About Us

Thomas Zia & Gwyneth Thomas

Tom and Gwen

Helping people find their perfect properties since 1978

Thomas Zia

Thomas Zia has been a Real Estate professional in California since 1972, in both the public and private sectors.  He has been a licensed broker since 1978, owning brokerages in Los Gatos and Santa Clara while providing services in Santa Cruz and Santa Clara Counties.   Mr. Zia has  MBA and BA degrees in marketing from San Francisco State University in addition to a Real Estate Certificate from DeAnza College.

Mr. Zia has a broad range of real estate knowledge, skills and abilities including real estate appraisal, financing and marketing.   In addition, he taught real estate at Foothill, Mission and Gavilan Colleges.

Thomas is widely regarded as an expert in the relocation industry.

Thomas Zia – DRE # 00384654

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Gwen Thomas

Gwyneth Thomas has lived and worked in the Santa Cruz area for over 30 years. She obtained her real estate license 32 years ago and worked in the real estate relocation industry helping others find unique spaces to suit their needs.

She earned her AA from DeAnza College, her BA from San José State University, and she earned her MSL and JD law degrees form Peninsula University College of Law.   

Ms. Thomas has owned Avalon Visions since 2007 and has been providing retail and new age services, including teaching classes and helping others make the spaces they already have work better for them. 

She is an expert at helping people find what they need.

Gwyneth Thomas – DRE #01042327

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Together, Tom and Gwen have teamed up to find you the perfect home!