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Tom Bariether

1621 Wabash
Mattoon, IL 61938
(217) 258-4663
(217) 273-4842
(217) 258-5576
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1621 Wabash, Mattoon, IL 61938

I have been a full-time Realtor since 1997. Being a lifelong resident of Mattoon, property owner, and current farm owner, I have first-hand knowledge of the local real estate market. 

During my career, I have received the President's Silver Award for sales production, as well as Ruby Sales Level, selected as 2002 Realtor-Associate of the year, and most recently inducted into the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Foundation Donor Wall for philanthropic leadership in 2017.  I have served on the board of directors as well as numerous other committees for the Central Illinois Board of Realtors.  I am a member of the Providence Church in Mattoon, a lifetime member of Wabash Lodge #179 AF&AM and the AASR Valley of Danville.  

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What my clients are saying (30)

04/03/2018 - zuser20160316095015203

Tom helped my family purchase a home in Arcola, IL during 2014 and sell the same home in 2016 in record timing. In the sale, not only did Tom coordinate the sale, but he also assisted in some unexpected items that came up with the house to allow a timely sale.

03/24/2018 - gprhonda

Tom has shown us a few properties and we have purchased through him. His down to earth professionalism is refreshing in this cut throat world we live in. He has always been open and honest as to what he knows about a property and always knows his properties well.
When we decide to purchase other properties we will definitely call on Tom for his expertise.

02/18/2018 - zuser20180218100232876

Very familiar with our area and market. Found us exactly what we needed quickly and negotiated a deal under our budget. Would use again. a

02/14/2018 - fidelitycoinc

Tom always works hard for his clients, goes above and beyond to ensure a successful transaction for every client, every time. Tom has been our real estate agent in past years and we have been 100% satisfied with his work, communication, and knowledge of the properties, community, and surrounding area. Most recently, he assisted with looking over the next property we are getting ready to sell and provided some excellent insight on improving our chances to get the most for our home sale. He will be our real estate agent with the sale of this property as well. We will certainly continue doing business, both professionally and personally with Tom. Highly recommend Tom Bariether for all of your Real Estate needs!

02/09/2018 - user6350996

Tom has sold me my last two houses. In both cases, they were not houses I would have found on my own, and in both cases they were the perfect house for my family! Tom is very familiar with the local area, he is honest and ethical and truly knows the real estate business. Unlike some real estate professionals who sell houses part time to make money - Tom is a FULL TIME realtor, allowing him to obtain the knowledge necessary to find you the perfect house or find the perfect buyer for your house.

02/07/2018 - tabbz 92

Tom worked extremely hard to help us find the perfect home. He was very patient and showed us countless houses on multiple occasions. He was very honest with his thoughts about home locations and conditions. We won’t ever use anyone else!

02/07/2018 - ahartbank1978

Tom is great! We listed our house with him and it sold very quickly! What is usually a stressful process was a breeze with Tom. He knows all the ins and outs and most importantly we got top dollar for our home! If we were still in the area we would definitely use Tom again!

02/06/2018 - carol536

Tom was a professional when we were looking to buy a house, but more importantly, his down-to-earth friendly demeanor made us feel very comfortable and relaxed with the entire process. What can be an exhausting experience, going from place to place in search of the perfect one, was actually quite fun with Tom throwing in his outstanding humor between giving us precise details and answering all our questions with ease.

02/05/2018 - bkuphoff

I highly recommend Tom for your real estate needs. He's very responsive, knowledgeable, experienced, and knows the local area extremely well. Overall, he does an excellent job!

02/05/2018 - wjacksonil1

Tom is very familiar with the area and was a great help in negotiating the price down for things that needed to be fixed on the home i purchased. This was my first house so i did not know how any of this process went, but tom helped and took care of things and everything turned out great.

02/04/2018 - kives66

Tom was wonderful to work with. He showed my family many homes and worked with us to help us find our perfect home. I was a first time home buyer and had many questions. He was patient, understanding and very knowledgeable. He explained the entire process so I knew exactly what to expect. I recommend Tom to all of my family and friends.

02/04/2018 - ryantis81

The greatest in the industry. Worked with my wife and I for a while and helped us find the right house for our family. He took the time to work around our busy schedules and was always available for questions. I will use him again to buy my next place and sell any property that I have.

02/03/2018 - hily95

Great agent! Helped us in every aspect! Super responsive to all questions and inquiries. Met with us on a Saturday to go over contract. We will definitely be doing business again!

02/03/2018 - tjkastl1986

Tom was very easy to work with. He was responsive and very knowledgeable about the property in our areas. Any request we had, he was able to make happen. We would definiately work with him again.

02/03/2018 - zuser20160104122755435

Tom is extremely knowledgeable on the local area. He had a knack for finding a needle in a stack of needles! He will find the right home for you! He helped me with the process, the price, and the closing.

02/03/2018 - lawgal9

Tom workmen tirelessly to help us find our forever home when we moved to Mattoon. He was very knowledgeable about the housing market and was considerate of our time with his well selected homes for us to view. I highly recommend Tom!

02/03/2018 - raifperry

Tom is great to work with and has great communication skills. He was quick in his response time and sold the house in an appropriate amount of time. He will work hard to sell any home and will treat each individual with the upmost respect. Additionally he is a lifelong resident of Mattoon and with that has a wealth of knowledge to share with any individual whom is considering a move to the Mattoon/Charleston area.

02/03/2018 - davidmoberley0

I have used Tom to sell 2 homes and buy 1. He did a great job on all 3 transactions. I couldn't have asked for better service. He kept in contact with everybody and kept things progressing smoothly.

02/03/2018 - pat wallace91

Tom has help our family with purchase of many homes in Mattoon/Charleston Illinois area. His long career in the real estate business makes him a valuable agent to have working for you. We would not use anyone else & would highly recommend him to anyone needing to sell/buy property/homes.

02/02/2018 - bobbck

We cannot speak highly enough of our experience with Tom. When we bought our first property we interviewed several agents. He was the only one willing to take the time to educate us about the local market. Tom invested extra time in us to ensure we purchased what we were looking for. One of Tom's greatest assets is his honesty. He never tries to pressure you into something you are going to regret.

02/02/2018 - jswblaw1

My office has dealt with Tom Bariether for many years. We have always found our professional dealings with Tom to be handled with the utmost care, concern, and expedience. Tom is a very ambitious and hard-working individual. We have always found that he handles his client's needs with great professionalism. Tom is a very jovial and personable individual to work with. He goes above and beyond what is required of him to ensure that each and every person he assists receives top-notch service. He is an asset to his profession, and I would highly recommend Tom Bariether as your realtor.

02/01/2018 - mattoonprinting

He was very helpful in advising me on what to do to get my parents house sold very quickly. Also knew how to help with power of attorney. Overall a very good experience. Would recommend him to anyone wanting to buy or sell home.

02/01/2018 - dbash99

Tom Bariether is always easy to work with and goes above and beyond. Tom's local knowledge, responsiveness and negotiation skills are exceptional. Not to mention, he is an all-around great guy and makes the experience enjoyable and as low stress as possible. He loves to build a relationship and takes his time in making sure the client is confident with the purchase.

I would highly recommend Tom. He is one of the best in the area and you will not be disappointed.

02/01/2018 - desi98

tom is a very personable person, friendly and willing to help. Property was a foreclosure. Tom walked us through the process with ease and negotiated for us with issues with the Seller.

01/31/2018 - mistyann9

We were so fortunate to have found Tom when we moved to Illinois. As our Realtor, he helped us find the right house for us. He was patient as we traveled from West Virginia to look at homes (many homes) over several months and cautioned us about making unreasonable offers when we fell too quickly for overpriced homes.

In short, he was always on our side working to make our house purchase as simple and successful as possible. The best part about working with Tom was that he was always more focused on answering our questions, giving us good advice, and finding homes that met our needs than he was on closing a deal. We would recommend him to anyone.

Tom is one of a Kind!

01/31/2018 - creece63

Tom Bariether is top notch! And let me tell you he went above and beyond, he showed us around 35-40 houses over the course of two months or so, he held a crying baby, corralled a dog, fed us and drove us town to town and county to county. He has become a close family friend we still are in touch years later.

01/31/2018 - dixie curry38

No real estate transaction is too big or too small for Tom, both get special attention from him .
Tom explains everything about the properties and everything about the whole process in purchasing the properties. I haven’t had properties for sale but I have purchased two properties through him and he made it really easy for me .
Tom Bariether will find the kind of property that you were looking for and he will make the purchasing easy for you
Dixie L. Curry
Curry Rentals
Arcola, Illinois

01/31/2018 - ceastin9

Tom is a friendly man with a great attitude. He was very helpful giving advice during negotiations. He was always quick to respond to messages and phone calls. I would recommend Tom to anyone.

01/31/2018 - coffey46

Tom has been a long time friend who has handled several if not most of the real estate transactions for the Coffey Family for several years. He is honest and will tell it like it is even if it is not something you want to hear. Tom has always gone that extra mile in all of the dealings we have had and makes sure everyone understands what is happening and why. I have no problem recommending him highly.

Charles & Donna Coffey

01/31/2018 - fastgraphics69

Tom is a great Realtor with extensive knowledge of Coles County and the surrounding area. He is the only Realtor that gets our phone call, and follows up quickly and expertly every time. He has always gone far above the level of support and service expected, and has never disappointed us in any way.

Tom has handled every real estate transaction in Illinois for us in the last 20 years, most recently, this last Spring, and will continue to be our Realtor for many years to come.

Active Listings (15)

Property Address Details Price
1700 Lake Land, Mattoon, IL 61938 Property Photo
1700 Lake Land
Mattoon, IL 61938
1 Story(s) | 15,635 SqFt | 500 Office SqFt$225,000
3322 MOULTRIE AVE, Mattoon, IL 61938 Property Photo
3322 Moultrie Ave
Mattoon, IL 61938
1 Story(s) | 3,594 SqFt | 175 Office SqFt$175,000
2321 Shelby Ave, Mattoon, IL 61938 Property Photo
2321 Shelby Ave
Mattoon, IL 61938
3 Bed(s) | 2 Total Bath(s) | 1,872 SqFt$149,750
4019 DOLE RD, Mattoon, IL 61938 Property Photo
4019 Dole Rd
Mattoon, IL 61938
3 Bed(s) | 2 Total Bath(s) | 1,656 SqFt$139,900
1416 Annis Ave, Mattoon, IL 61938 Property Photo
1416 Annis Ave
Mattoon, IL 61938
4 Bed(s) | 2 Total Bath(s) | 1,776 SqFt$127,900
1001-1005 N 15th Street, Mattoon, IL 61938 Property Photo
1001-1005 N 15th Street
Mattoon, IL 61938
1 Story(s) | 1,554 SqFt | 180 Office SqFt$124,500
108 Arbor Ln, Mattoon, IL 61938 Property Photo
108 Arbor Ln
Mattoon, IL 61938
3 Bed(s) | 2 Total Bath(s) | 1,633 SqFt$119,900
2204 Western Ave, Mattoon, IL 61938 Property Photo
2204 Western Ave
Mattoon, IL 61938
1 Building(s) | 0 SqFt | 0 Unit(s)$119,850
301 Madison Ave, Charleston, IL 61920 Property Photo
301 Madison Ave
Charleston, IL 61920
1 Building(s) | 0 SqFt | 0 Unit(s)$105,900
3404 OAK AVE, Mattoon, IL 61938 Property Photo
3404 Oak Ave
Mattoon, IL 61938
3 Bed(s) | 1 Total Bath(s) | 1,056 SqFt$97,500
616 Dakota, Mattoon, IL 61938 Property Photo
616 Dakota
Mattoon, IL 61938
3 Bed(s) | 2 Total Bath(s) | 1,196 SqFt$94,500
44 Apple Ct, Mattoon, IL 61938 Property Photo
44 Apple Ct
Mattoon, IL 61938
3 Bed(s) | 2 Total Bath(s) | 1,064 SqFt$67,700
917 N 28th St, Mattoon, IL 61938 Property Photo
917 N 28th St
Mattoon, IL 61938
3 Bed(s) | 1 Total Bath(s) | 925 SqFt$61,000
916 BROADWAY AVE, Mattoon, IL 61938 Property Photo
916 Broadway Ave
Mattoon, IL 61938
2 Bed(s) | 1 Total Bath(s) | 1,008 SqFt$54,900
58 Clear Creek Dr, Neoga, IL 62447 Property Photo
58 Clear Creek Dr
Neoga, IL 62447
R-1 Zoning | 0.12 Acre(s)$39,900

Recent Listings Sold (2)

Property Address Details
39 Clear Creek Drive
Neoga, IL 62447
2 Bed(s) | 1 Total Bath(s) | 864 SqFt
305 W State St
Charleston, IL 61920
3 Bed(s) | 2 Total Bath(s) | 2,222 SqFt

Recent Buyer Sales (6)

Property Address Details
39 Clear Creek Drive
Neoga, IL 62447
2 Bed(s) | 1 Total Bath(s) | 864 SqFt
229 N 35th St
Mattoon, IL 61938
3 Bed(s) | 2 Total Bath(s) | 1,252 SqFt
1005 N 30th St
Mattoon, IL 61938
2 Bed(s) | 1 Total Bath(s) | 754 SqFt
8410 Country Club Rd
Charleston, IL 61920
3 Bed(s) | 3 Total Bath(s) | 2,944 SqFt
214 W Walnut
Ashmore, IL 61912
3 Bed(s) | 1 Total Bath(s) | 2,392 SqFt
2417 Lakeland Blvd.
Mattoon, IL 61938
1 Story(s) | 5,545 SqFt | 5,545 Office SqFt

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