Our Blog

President’s Day Greetings from Lyons Chairman, George Sophocleous

Leadership is what made this country of ours strong, inspirational, innovative and above all a country where people can live and think freely. This nation guarded its freedom through time by choosing to come together at times of adversity, finding solutions and fighting for true values. Exceptional leaders are those who put their people first,…
More

Summer Social Media Tips for Real Estate Pros

  by Monika Bialokur, Director of Digital Strategy Summer is in full swing and everyone is ready to grab their beach blankets and head out to the shore. But before you pack your  suitcases,  make sure you clean up your Social Media profiles and strategy.  With over 90% of real estate searches starting online these days, the savvy real estate professional knows that Social Media…
More

4 Social Media New Year Resolutions for 2015

The New Year is the time we prepare our personal to-do lists,  kick-off new projects and create initiatives for the upcoming year.  And if you are a savvy real estate professional, it's also the perfect time to clean up and improve your social media profiles. Bad social media habits can hold back your online reputation and make it more difficult for clients…
More

Cyprus House “Children and Autism” Event

On October 14, 2014, the Consulate of the Republic of Cyprus along with the Panpaphian Association of America and the Hellenic Medical Association of NY hosted a special event on Autism & Children.  Lyons Mortgage Services Chairman, George Sophocleous is also the President of the  Panpaphian Association of America, a non-for-profit 501 (c) (3)  organization.…
More

The People of Lyons Mortgage

The Casil Report: A Financial Commentary on the Mortgage Markets

Good afternoon, Today, Monday (02/05/18): The 10 Year Treasury Yield dropped to 2.82%, meaning moderately lower mortgage rates than Friday. - The January 2018 U.S. ISM (Institute for Supply Management) Non-Manufacturing (Services) Index increased to an Index Level of 59.9 (56.0 Index Level during the previous month), coming in better than market expectations (56.2 Index Level).  This report shows continued strength in the U.S. service industry and was due primarily to a continued rise in new service orders and service…
More

Lyons Mortgage Wins BEST OF THE BORO 2018

Lyons Mortgage Services, Inc. has been honored with the Best of the Boro in Mortgage Companies 2018 Award. This is the 2nd year in a row that Lyons has won this widely popular reader's choice awards, where visitors to local Queens websites and publications nominate businesses in their neighborhood and has grown to be a coveted award for Queens’s best…
More

Mortgage and Housing Outlook: 2018

by Stephen Casil Vice President Secondary Marketing Manager scasil@elyons.com Where do I see mortgage rates going in 2018? According to the Freddie Mac Weekly Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS), the average 30 Year Fixed Mortgage Rate dropped by approximately 0.25% in 2017, from 4.20% at the beginning of 2017 to 3.99% at the end of…
More

Best of Lyons 2017 in Photos

2017 was a special year for everyone at Lyons Mortgage!  Let’s take a look back at some of the most memorable moments and events of the year. Here’s the top 6...       Lyons President, Nicos Tziazas, was honored at Terrace on the Park at the KING OF QUEENS 2017 event. This event spotlights business leaders for their contributions to the…
More