Thomas Massam was born and bred at Bruce Rock in the central wheat-belt of WA. He later entered the work force and completed a five-year trade certificate in Building and Joinery.
During this time he was involved in cycle racing, winning state championships and representing WA for 2 years in the 125 mile Australian Road Championship, with a famous gold medal win in the 125 mile team championship. Thomas also competed in ballroom dancing, winning state championships and a Pan Pacific competition.
Thomas spent 5 years as a National Service Man in the Australian Army Third Field Regiment as a gunner. He proudly wears his medals and marches in St Georges Terrace with his association every ANZAC Day.
Thomas was then appointed construction manager of a Civil Engineering Company which held contracts to lay, relay, re-sleeper and ballast railroads and marshalling yards across the state. He then purchased a farm of 3750 acres in the Dandaragan area, sold this and purchased 4000 acres at Nyabing, sold this and purchased 2 properties at Kudardup running 2000 merino sheep. He was elected president and local area representative of the local farmers union, captain of the volunteer fire brigade, volunteer ambulance driver, President of the local church council, president of the local political party and Regional & State councillor. With children requiring high school education Thomas sold these two Kudardup properties and moved to Perth.
Thomas commenced his Real Estate career in July of 1968 and was top Sales Person in his first month and Branch Manager within 3 months. He then joined Kevin Sullivan and Associates and was promoted to Sales Manager and Auctioneer where he consistently won the Top Salesman awards.
In 1981, Thomas opened his own business "Thomas Massam Real Estate" at the Karrinyup Shopping Centre and later branches at Kingsley, Heathridge and Doubleview. He sold out in 1995 joining our team as Licensee and Manager of a branch office.
Thomas Massam's real estate experience includes; 14 land auctions, many other land subdivisions, residential unit developments and shopping centre developments.
Thomas developed "Mullaloo Waters," a 20 unit development of town houses and villas on Dampier Avenue in Mullaloo, "Sevenoaks," a 41 unit development of retirement villas on Marangaroo Drive in Marangaroo, “Heathridge City,” a 12 shop Shopping Centre on Caridean Street in Heathridge and other small Shopping Centres and developments across the city.
Harcourts Joondalup is a world class office, being the most successful office in Western Australia and top office in Australia in the “Harcourts” Group.
A giant leap forward in our office is in the use of IT databasing and in the accurate appraisal of property. This also maximises the exposure of your property to the world market through our Virtual Tours and dominant internet presence. We have superior advertising in all other advertising media. This combined with our huge database of buyers will ensure you get the result that you want.
Thomas is recognised as one of Western Australia’s most powerful real estate negotiators. His tenacity and skills are unparalleled. He will sell your property at the highest price in the shortest time with a seamless changeover. He has over 6000 happy clients, over one billion dollars worth of sales and over 3000 property sales to prove it.
As a client of Thomas's you will be guaranteed to be in control of your business dealings at all times. He will listen to what you have to say and will work with you on every aspect that is important to you. Thomas understands that working with you is a privilege. His commitment to achieve the best possible results for his clients is his guiding ethos whilst consistently striving to help you achieve your dreams.
At our recent end of year function a new award was introduced. “The Hall of Fame” gives recognition and the highest accolade possible within the firm. Thomas is very honoured and humbled that this award has been named the “Thomas Massam Award for Excellence.”
Professional experience and qualifications include:
• Elected a fellow of the prestigious “Australian Property Institute” in 1989.
• Appointed a Justice of the Peace in 1980
• Arbitrator with the Real Estate Institute of WA in 1979 and Chairman in 1986 to 1993
• Appointed to the Steering Committee of the Real Estate Employers Federation of WA and elected Inaugural President in 1990 and 1991 and Councillor until 1994
• Elected to the committee of the Northern Agents Real Estate Group in 1983 and Chairman from 1988 until 1991
• Awarded life membership of the Master Salesman's Club of the Real Estate Institute of WA in 1987
• Elected Steering Committee Chairman of the Real Estate Sales Person's Association of WA in 1975, Chairman in 1982 and 1983 and on the Committee from 1975 to 1985
• Appointed a Commissioner for Declarations from 1970
• Appointed a Licensed Auctioneer from 1977