Welcome , My name is Barbara Jo Drake , I'am a Associate Broker for All American Realty in Mattoon Il. I would be very pleased and excited to show you the Central Illinois area . I know this area . I'am a native and was born and raised here . I'am blessed to be in this area where there are green pastures and good soil . I believe you are making a smart choice choosing this area . I find it to be very safe in today's world . Whether you are looking to live by the lake or need some woods in your life , Land , Agriculture , or that Commercial hot spot you have found the right scout . My Grandfather's and Father fought for this country and I'am proud to be an American Realtor . Mother and Grandmother . As far as residential Real Estate goes I can introduce you to the most desired areas , or easy and affordable for today's new investor . (Land the only thing in this world worth working for , worth fighting for , worth dying for , because it's the only thing that lasts) . I believe this along with trust and honesty , it is essential in all aspects of conduct . I can not wait to help you achieve the American dream .