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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,…
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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…
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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…
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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.…
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The People of Lyons Mortgage

Client Review: Katherine Levonja

[caption id="attachment_8155" align="alignright" width="195"] Katherine Levonja  NMLS ID: 1148321 kleandrou@elyons.com 516.589.3995[/caption] Read what our clients are saying about Lyons Business Development Manager, Katherine Levonja: Katherine Levonja was a dream come true. We had already met with two other mortgage officers at other companies, who had politely tried to get a loan approved for the house…
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Happy Easter from Lyons

Warmest greetings to all friends and neighbors celebrating Easter this week!  This festive season is a time of re-birth and renewal.  Welcoming the spring season draws all our communities together to rejoice and renew our commitment to our shared goals for a brighter future. From our Lyons families to yours, Happy Easter and we wish everyone celebrating---a very joyful holiday! Kalo Pasxa!    …
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5 Most Common Social Media Mistakes That Real Estate Agents Make

How can I use social media effectively to build my real estate business? Let’s start by talking about five of the most common mistakes real estate agents make in their social media strategy.  When you know what the mistakes are, then you can avoid them and be more effective in how you use your social media platforms.…
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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…
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