Tom began his Real Estate career in 1989 as a salesman for GL and HJ Gross Real Estate on the East Side of Providence. After one year he accepted an offer to work as an appraiser for Jerome Appraisal in East Providence, RI. Within months he received certification as an appraiser. This appraisal work included single family homes, land, residential, commercial and industrial properties. Tom also appraised multifamily homes, condominiums and most other types of real estate.
Tom continued his education and became a licensed Broker in Rhode Island and Massachusetts and a member of the Rhode Island Board of Realtors. At this point Tom started Chace Real Estate Company. During a time when the real estate market was at a crossroads he joined East Shore Properties in Portsmouth, Rhode Island where he worked for three years as a Broker Associate.
Prior to 2006, he became interested in the idea of auctioning real estate as a method of quickly and efficiently selling property. In June of 2007 Tom completed all classroom requirements and became a licensed auctioneer in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Tom is a member of the National Association of Auctioneers and specializes in the auctioning of real estate and marine properties (yachts).
Tom¿s experience goes well beyond his sale¿s skills. He is well versed in all aspects of real estate purchasing, developing, appraisal, analysis and sales. His knowledge of a large segment of the real estate market helps his clients with successful real estate investments. He has experience in the development of high-end residential property and commercial properties and expertise in most aspects of real estate development and value added enhancement of the real estate market. Tom¿s extensive knowledge and network in Real Estate, Contracting, Building, Appraisal, Auctioning and Sales will help his clients make informed decisions when buying or selling property. As your Broker, Tom will help you to make knowledgeable choices in all aspects of the housing market from the ground up.