Real Estate Owner/Broker
Tom Clements, Broker/Owner and Founder of The Village REALTORS® has been a licensed real estate broker since 1974. His BA/MBA degrees in Economics and Business from the University of California, Davis enables him to offer his clients a solid foundation in marketing and navigating the complex requirements of the home selling & buying process in most economic climates. He is a certified Residential Broker C.R.S putting him in the top 4% of Real Estate Professionals. He has closed over 2,700 Real Estate Transactions equaling almost $600,000,000 in sales since 1989. He is a member of the National and California Association of REALTORS® and a local member of the Multiple Listing Service. His most proud of the following two achievements: Being Voted the “BEST” REALTOR® in Alameda County by his past Clients by the Alameda Newspaper Group and being named “MAN OF THE YEAR” by the California State Legislature and Assemblyman Johan Klehs for his community involvement and volunteer work such as Toys for Tots and his sponsorships of Local Community Groups such as Little League, Soccer, Senior Sociable’s and Bobby Sox!
The Village REALTORS®
Memberships, Affiliations, & Awards
WHEN IS A REAL ESTATE AGENT A REALTOR®? A real estate agent is a REALTOR® when he or she becomes a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, The Voice for Real Estate®, the world’s largest professional association. The term “REALTOR®” is a registered collective membership mark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and abides by its strict Code of Ethics.
THE CONTRA COSTA AND THE BAY EAST ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS MLS is dedicated to serving its members by providing programs and services to enhance their ability to conduct business with integrity and competence, assuring a high level of professional conduct which benefits the community and encourages the preservation of real property rights
WHAT DOES CRS STAND FOR? The C.R.S. is for a real estate agent who has gone through extensive advance courses in real estate to become a Certified Residential Specialist. The C.R.S. graduate has the equivalent of a Masters or Doctorate Degree in Real Estate.
WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THE CRS PROGRAM? This program motivates real estate agents and brokers to continually increase their level of education. Only 4% of Real Estate Brokers and Agents have taken the time and effort to earn their CRS designation.
CERTIFIED DISTRESSED PROPERTY EXPERT! is a real estate professional with specific understanding of the complex issues confronting the real estate industry, and the foreclosure avoidance options available to homeowners. Through comprehensive training and experience, CDPEs are able to provide solutions for homeowners facing hardships in today’s market, specifically short sales.
BBB STANDARDS FOR TRUST! Build Trust by establishing and maintaining a positive track record in the marketplace. Advertise Honestly, Tell the Truth, Be Transparent, Honor Promises, Be Responsive, Safeguard Privacy against mishandling & fraud, and Embody Integrity!
AN AWARD PRESENTED TO THE VILLAGE REALTORS® voted the “BEST” REALTOR® and the BEST Real Estate Company by readers of the Daily Review – a publication published by the Alameda Newspaper Group.