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Trisha Bird

1621 Wabash
Mattoon, IL 61938
(217) 258-4663
(217) 273-4872
(217) 258-5576
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1621 Wabash, Mattoon, IL 61938

 Moving is always an emotional experience, but who says it has to be a difficult one?

I challenge that and say that with the right professional in your corner, your transition can be near seamless, efficient, and (dare I say) enjoyable!
 Services for Sellers:
·         Upfront, Honest and Clear Communication: Everyone’s situation is different. I actively listen, allowing your needs, expectations, and concerns to be heard. Sensitivity, respect, and integrity are of the upmost importance to me.
Market Information: Staying informed of the current market conditions and sharing that information with you is my job, and I am passionate about it! Knowledge is an extremely valuable asset……Let my research and analysis work for you!  
Expert Guidance: I will present you with a concise and thorough Comparative Market Analysis (CMA), providing an accurate assessment of your home’s current market value, and assisting you in assembling an effective pricing strategy.
Creative Marketing Approach: Now, I get excited about this… aggressive marketing campaign is key to a successful and expedient sale. In addition to traditional marketing techniques, I utilize the vast exposure potential of the newest technologies, including internet, video, and social media. My personal goal is to be the local leader in the use of innovative, cutting edge marketing tools to maximize your home’s exposure in the market.
Services for Buyers:
·         Demystifying the Buying Process: Purchasing a home can be complicated, and it will most likely be the biggest investment that you will ever make. I am here, as a professional resource, to educate you and to help you stay organized, focused, informed and at-ease throughout every step of the process. 
Personal Approach: “Home” conjures up many feelings that can’t be contained in four walls. Home is where we create our memories, feel safe and secure, dream, and grow.   There aren’t many experiences in life that are more human and personal as that of selecting a new home, and I’m honored to be able to share in that experience with you. Trust me; this will be a fun adventure!
Location, Location, Location: I was born and raised in the Neoga and Lake Mattoon area, and have lived in Mattoon and Arcola. This is where I’m from and this is where I know. I can provide you with community and school information, as well as additional resources with which you can perform further research.
Finding Your Dream Home: This is the fun part! I have access to ALL of the listings in the area and you will be exposed to all of the homes that meet your criteria, price range, and needs. I can navigate through the listings quickly and with ease, saving you time and energy.
Market Information/ Making an Offer: When we find “the one”, and you are ready to make a purchase offer, you can be confident that you have been equipped with extensive, objective market information to aid you in making an informed offer. The keys will be in your hands in no time!

What my clients are saying (41)

06/15/2018 - dandsheyn

Trisha was incredibly helpful with the staging and getting the best pictures of our home. Then, she was very honest and helpful with managing an offer/home inspection - and follow-up with the details from the inspector — All while we had moved to another state. We felt very comfortable with her representing us and keeping an eye on our property while we were so far away.

06/14/2018 - scha4r

This was our second attempt at selling our home. The first was with a different agent. To say we were pleased with Trisha would be the understatement of the year. We're even making her a prime rib dinner as an extra thanks!!! Trisha was in constant contact with the pictures, assessment, showings, social media postings, etc. This agent is a work horse! We received the recommendation to go with Trisha through a former client of hers who was also ecstatic with her work. You will be in great hands with Trisha with all of your real estate needs.

06/14/2018 - akwoodruff88

Trisha gave recommendations of small things we could do to help sell our house and get our house picture perfect ready. Trisha'S description and pictures of our house were awesome and helped lead in two different buyers within only a few days of it being listed with her. Trisha was detailed, open, honest, and very professional with us throughout the whole process. I would highly recommend her to anyone I know that is wanting to sell their house!

06/13/2018 - jess61479

Trisha is the best realtor ever! She is knowledgeable about everything having to do with the home buying process. Her patience is much appreciated and I highly recommend her to anyone looking to buy or sell a home.

12/07/2017 - cberk214

Trisha was EVERYTHING we were looking for in a Realtor! Hardworking, honest and a go-getter! We made the mistake of using another realtor when we first listed our house and then had Trisha come in and cleanup the mess.. and of course she didn’t let us down!! We now live in our dream house and we’re able to give another family the opportunity to make memories in our old house!!

12/03/2017 - sam barr77

Trisha was excellent to work with. She knew just what I was looking for and as soon as it came on the market she scheduled a showing immediately. The house was only on the market for 2 days when my offer was accepted. Thank you Trisha for everything!

11/28/2017 - katrina farris

The most stressful thing we thought we would do by selling and buying ended up being smooth and easy thanks to Trisha. She is highly motivated in helping in anyway she can. She is professional, orginazed and we highly recommended her!

11/28/2017 - chelscaye11

Trisha was great and so helpful in the process of buying our first home! She made finding our perfect house so easy and stress free! She took us to multiple houses and listened to our wants and needs and didn't give up until she knew we had found just what we wanted (which happened to be a house that was no longer on the market). I would definitely recommend Trisha to anyone looking to buy or sell their home!

11/28/2017 - cynthia montesdroca

Worked with Trisha to sell our current house and to buy our forever home. She gave us perfect tips to get the house ready, and it sold within 2 weeks. She was always available to show us houses and to give us advise. She made this experience easier and it was totally worth it. We are in the house of our dreams. Thank you!

06/30/2017 - kristyburson

Trisha helped me navigate the process of buying my first home. She's very knowledgeable about the homes and neighborhoods. We looked at about 10-12 homes before finding the perfect one. She was very patient and honest about what to expect and was a great negotiator. I can't imagine an easier buying experience. If you are looking for a motivated, dedicated, honest agent, Trisha is the one to call!

06/04/2017 - mjones279

Trisha did a great job selling our house. She told us her goal was to have an offer on the table within 60 days, and she did : ) I have recommended her to people every chance I have.

05/28/2017 - megpolk263

All I can say is WOW! You will not find a better realtor! Trisha's dedication to her clients is like no other. She sold our house in less than three months after it had been on the market for over a year not to mention showed at least a bagillion houses before helping us settle into our new home. She is kind, super knowledge and was a true pleasure to work with. Thank you Trisha!

05/23/2017 - zsmith0183

Trisha was always easy to get a hold of (morning, noon, and night) and at times went above and beyond what I expected. Aside from the initial contact with my lender, Trisha handled everything with the lender and sellers making it a seamless transition from 1st contract to closing! Very helpful....Read Full Review

05/22/2017 - zuser20150510052140522

I would highly recommend Trisha! She made selling my parent's home extremely easy. She took care of many details for me and saved me a few trips there. Everything about the transaction ran very smoothly and quickly. Thanks, Trisha!!!

05/22/2017 - bodinken53

In our home search and sale, Trisha Bird performed as the consummate real estate industry professional. She was articulate, personable, and had an extensive knowledgeable of the local market. Due to an extremely low inventory of homes in our area of interest, our home search was grueling and took over 18 months. Trisha stayed on top of all homes coming onto the market to allow us the first peek. Her extensive web of local contacts smoothed over issues before they became problems. I highly recommend Trisha for your real estate needs.

01/30/2017 - cbfields5

My husband and I worked with Trisha on the purchase of our first home. She was very professional and had great communication throughout our entire purchasing process. She assisted in finding a home with all of our "must haves" when we didn't think it was possible within our budget. Trisha thoroughly walked us through the home buying process as we were new to this experience. She was very flexible in meeting around our work schedules. We are extremely satisfied with our new home and with the experience we had with Trisha. She made home buying fun and simple. We HIGHLY recommended her!!

01/04/2017 - jreece82

I would not hesitate to call Trisha the next time I am buying or selling property. She made the entire process so easy. When the banks slowed the process down she stepped in to help make sure everything was moving along so we close quickly. Trisha is friendly and easy to work with. I would recommend her to any of my friends and family.

11/16/2016 - dirtroan

Trisha helped us sell her our home. She was very professional and always in communication. We had listed with another realtor before her without much progress, but she sold our home in 2 months. Everything went smoothly. I would recommend her to anyone selling in the area.

11/15/2016 - Shanna House

I love Trisha! I had my house on the market with another realtor for six months with almost no viewings even scheduled. As soon as I hired Trisha she was scheduling bookings and open houses right away! She was up front about the entire process, and continually supported me (which was very helpful as I am pretty neurotic at times!). She never gave up on my house, and as a result it finally sold, and I was able to breathe easy considering I had already moved 2,000 miles away. I would recommend Trisha to anyone who was looking to buy or sell a house in the Mattoon/Charleston area.

11/15/2016 - nanj 79

We were not smart buyers. We bought a new house before we had our current home on the market. Trisha came in, told us what to do and found a buyer in 2 days!!! She does not know the weight she lifted off our shoulders. She is the BEST!!!

05/12/2016 - rond8399

Did a very detailed and professional listing that showed the home very favorably. She was very helpful in guiding us as we had never sold any property. Gave us detailed breakdown of our net after selling based on serval different selling prices within our properties value.

05/05/2016 - SamSchnorf

Trisha was the best person for the job: knowledgeable, professional, and dedicated. She helped us navigate through the many options, working with our budget and preferences. Trisha was always quick to respond and ready to answer, or find the answer, to our many questions.

04/28/2016 - stevepolk30

I had been trying to sell my house for two years. I had some offers and quite a few people who wanted to walk through the home but couldn't get it sold. I contacted Trisha Bird and we got it on the market quickly and she had the house sold in 47 days. She would go above and beyond to help get things done and move along the process all the way up to closing.

04/21/2016 - benge jamie

She did a amazing job helping us find the prefect house. She was always there when we had a question. She made buying a new home fun!!! Thank you for a great job!!!!

02/16/2016 - averyrylan

We were very picky on what we were looking for, and Trisha was very helpful with our search for our new home!! If we ever move, she will be our realtor again!!!

02/13/2016 - oiost8fan

Trisha was very down to earth and easy to talk to. She taught us a few things we didn't know from our first home purchase, and she fought (and unfortunately paid) to ensure we got what was advertised when we went to close.
The previous owner had advertised a home theatre system in the finished basement with the listing, but just a few days before closing said that they wanted extra to leave it with the house because it cost them so much. Sad part was the system was in the photos of the listing, which were actually the file photos the realtor had from the first time it sold, so they didn't even buy it. Trisha helped us fight to get it as part of the deal, but ultimately she split the cost of the system with the listing agent and they paid the seller at close, which we didn't find out till we walked out of the title company. I just don't think that you would find a lot of realtors out there that are going to follow through with something they know is not right to the point of paying for something out of their own pocket.

02/08/2016 - nccda05

Trisha was very professional and knowledgeable about the property and the ins and outs of the buying process. Would recommend her very highly. She was also very likeable in that even after the sale she was still available to help in any way.

02/04/2016 - kma 92

Trisha did an incredible job!! Not only did she quickly have showings scheduled for us to view, but she also gave us plenty of information to help us make our decision. We now have our dream home and would recommend her to everyone!!

01/29/2016 - amers73

I LOVED working with Trisha! She was so patient with me, showing me numerous listings, some more than once. She really understood what I was looking for and was always honest with me when I had questions. She is very knowledgeable in the local market and guided me through the whole process. I would recommend her to anyone! Thank you Trisha, for everything :)

01/28/2016 - eboernge

Trisha was great to work with and she went way above and beyond what was required. She provided market analysis, plenty of social media coverage, and industry knowledge. I highly recommend her!

01/28/2016 - rmcobb52

Trish was fantastic in the process of selling our home. She was thorough, very knowledgeable and very professional! We were very ignorant when it came to selling our home and she very patiently answered all of our questions. She was always available and used a variety of methods to sell our home. AND, She sold our home the first day it was listed.

01/26/2016 - dmhphoto

Trisha was more than just an agent to us. She coached us through the rigorous purchase process and made the transaction entirely painless. She is super fun to work with and extremely prompt. I would definitely use her expertise again.

01/26/2016 - agoodson19

Trisha helped us with the sale of our first home, and purchase of our second. She had our first house sold before it even got put on the market!! We love Trisha and would recommend her to anyone needing help with the buying/selling process. She is the best!

01/26/2016 - mminer1977

Was friendly and knowledgeable. A pleasure to deal with. Had alot of ideas on how to market out home. It sold real fast. She also helped us on a purchase of a new home. Showed us several homes and helped us figure out exactly what we wanted.

01/26/2016 - huberr71

Trisha was very helpful ... always got back in touch with we ... wasn't pushy on anything ... showed me any property I wanted to see ... good to work with

01/26/2016 - ryanmoore319

Trisha was wonderful! We looked at homes she was very informative and on time! Trisha worked hard for us and sold us our first home! If we are ever in the market for another, we will use Trisha! I always send my friends family and customers to her. ????????????????

11/04/2015 - phillipsbillee

Trisha recently helped us sell and buy our new house. Trisha was very vested in both transactions. Trisha always gave me her honest opinion, which I appreciated. She was always quick to answer any questions.

06/29/2015 - nslogan5

We bought our new home through Trisha and she was the listing agent for us selling our home. It was on the market FIVE days and we signed a purchase agreement. She is very knowledgeable, personable and definitely know the business. I would highly recommend her!!

06/27/2015 - geroldjewell7

Excellent salesperson. Couldn't ask for a better person to work with buying and selling a home. Very knowledgable about her profession. Trisha answered questions and explained every part of the home buying and selling process.

08/16/2013 - Dave Wall

Trisha took the time and put in the effort to allow me to buy my first home! She is understanding to my needs and helped out alot. Highly recommended!

08/16/2013 - user4364838

Trisha is a wonderful caring person she uses all the technology available to keep in contact and research things as needed. I would absolutely recommend her she was so helpful to me during a very hard time in my life. I had just lost my husband and was buying a new home. She made it so easy for me to make my choice in the home that I truly wanted. She also made sure that I had all the information before putting an offer in and accepting the counter offer.

Great person!!!

Active Listings (13)

Property Address Details Price
3809 Western Ave, Mattoon, IL 61938 Property Photo
3809 Western Ave
Mattoon, IL 61938
4 Bed(s) | 3 Total Bath(s) | 4,245 SqFt$329,000
800 W Main St, Lerna, IL 62440 Property Photo
800 W Main St
Lerna, IL 62440
5 Bed(s) | 4 Total Bath(s) | 5,184 SqFt$210,000
1104 MEADOW VIEW CT, Mattoon, IL 61938 Property Photo
1104 Meadow View Ct
Mattoon, IL 61938
3 Bed(s) | 3 Total Bath(s) | 1,952 SqFt$163,500
1108 Lafayette Ave, Mattoon, IL 61938 Property Photo
1108 Lafayette Ave
Mattoon, IL 61938
3 Bed(s) | 2 Total Bath(s) | 2,184 SqFt$149,500
2901 Western Ave, Mattoon, IL 61938 Property Photo
2901 Western Ave
Mattoon, IL 61938
4 Bed(s) | 2 Total Bath(s) | 2,342 SqFt$136,000
920 S 35th St, Mattoon, IL 61938 Property Photo
920 S 35th St
Mattoon, IL 61938
3 Bed(s) | 2 Total Bath(s) | 1,438 SqFt$133,500
409 Price Ave, Mattoon, IL 61938 Property Photo
409 Price Ave
Mattoon, IL 61938
4 Bed(s) | 3 Total Bath(s) | 3,752 SqFt$131,000
3200 Oak Ave, Mattoon, IL 61938 Property Photo
3200 Oak Ave
Mattoon, IL 61938
3 Bed(s) | 2 Total Bath(s) | 1,704 SqFt$125,000
2921 CHAMPAIGN AVE, Mattoon, IL 61938 Property Photo
2921 Champaign Ave
Mattoon, IL 61938
2 Bed(s) | 1 Total Bath(s) | 1,422 SqFt$93,500
1421 Marshall Ave, Mattoon, IL 61938 Property Photo
1421 Marshall Ave
Mattoon, IL 61938
2 Bed(s) | 1 Total Bath(s) | 1,230 SqFt$79,500
227 W Middle St, Lovington, IL 61937 Property Photo
227 W Middle St
Lovington, IL 61937
3 Bed(s) | 1 Total Bath(s) | 1,200 SqFt$79,000
257 W Main St, Arcola, IL 61910 Property Photo
257 W Main St
Arcola, IL 61910
2 Bed(s) | 1 Total Bath(s) | 1,454 SqFt$72,400
2100 Moultrie Ave, Mattoon, IL 61938 Property Photo
2100 Moultrie Ave
Mattoon, IL 61938
2 Bed(s) | 1 Total Bath(s) | 961 SqFt$59,900

Recent Listings Sold (12)

Property Address Details
256 Lincoln Ave
Arcola, IL 61910
3 Bed(s) | 2 Total Bath(s) | 1,144 SqFt
3100 Richmond Ave
Mattoon, IL 61938
3 Bed(s) | 2 Total Bath(s) | 1,650 SqFt
1008 N 16th St
Mattoon, IL 61938
2 Bed(s) | 2 Total Bath(s) | 1,128 SqFt
101 Arborgate Dr
Mattoon, IL 61938
3 Bed(s) | 3 Total Bath(s) | 2,402 SqFt
316 W Illinois St
Arthur, IL 61911
3 Bed(s) | 2 Total Bath(s) | 1,344 SqFt
569 County Road 750
Neoga, IL 62447
3 Bed(s) | 3 Total Bath(s) | 2,780 SqFt
1200 Lake Land Blvd
Mattoon, IL 61938
2 Bed(s) | 1 Total Bath(s) | 1,192 SqFt
5181 Lake Rd
Mattoon, IL 61938
3 Bed(s) | 2 Total Bath(s) | 1,728 SqFt
223 W Jefferson St
Arcola, IL 61910
4 Bed(s) | 2 Total Bath(s) | 2,407 SqFt
608 Woodlawn Ave
Mattoon, IL 61938
2 Bed(s) | 1 Total Bath(s) | 720 SqFt
1019 S Madison St
Sullivan, IL 61951
5 Bed(s) | 4 Total Bath(s) | 2,724 SqFt
512 N 32nd St
Mattoon, IL 61938
2 Bed(s) | 1 Total Bath(s) | 954 SqFt

Recent Buyer Sales (7)

Property Address Details
3100 Richmond Ave
Mattoon, IL 61938
3 Bed(s) | 2 Total Bath(s) | 1,650 SqFt
801 N 31st St
Mattoon, IL 61938
3 Bed(s) | 3 Total Bath(s) | 2,316 SqFt
2279 Paradise Rd
Mattoon, IL 61938
3 Bed(s) | 2 Total Bath(s) | 2,624 SqFt
569 County Road 750
Neoga, IL 62447
3 Bed(s) | 3 Total Bath(s) | 2,780 SqFt
631 14th St
Charleston, IL 61920
3 Bed(s) | 2 Total Bath(s) | 1,622 SqFt
8764 Old State Rd
Mattoon, IL 61938
3 Bed(s) | 2 Total Bath(s) | 1,583 SqFt
821 Richmond Ave
Mattoon, IL 61938
1 Building(s) | 0 SqFt | 0 Unit(s)

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