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John Lyons - Baird & Warner Real Estate Agent

John Lyons

Broker Associate

John Lyons is a dynamic real estate agent with Baird & Warner's Lincoln Park office. He specializes in buyer and listing brokerage, condominiums, investment properties, new construction, relocation and luxury homes in theChicagoland area. John's business philosophy is based around two simple concepts: The customer is everything and success is in the details! 

"My primary goal is to help people make decisions which will add to the quality of their life. I do this by simplifying the process of buying and selling real estate, and to satisfy the needs of my clients to the best of my ability. My extensive experience and proven track record are factors you can count on when working with me. I use the latest technology and keep up to date on the latest market trends to ensure my client's success."

This success is made clear in John’s selling statistics. His average list to sell ratio is 98.2% and his average days on market is 49 days (44 less than the rest of Chicagoland).

Before entering real estate, John worked in medical device and capital equipment sales for 11 years. During this time he acquired invaluable professional skills that serve him impeccably when representing his real estate client’s interests.

John graduated from Indiana University, Bloomington in 2001 as a Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs. He also served 6 years in the United States Marine Corps cryptography field and carried the billet of Platoon Sergeant for Det 2 ELMACO.

Currently, John lives in Lakeview with his wife Irina and their two dogs Logan and Eve. When John is not working, he enjoys working out, playing golf and snow skiing.

President’s Club
Bulldog Award
Marine of the Year
Good Conduct Medal

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"This is the best agent we have ever dealt with in real estate! I’m from Florida and was helping my son find his first condo near DePaul University where he attends graduate school. One quick google search and we found John Lyons. From the very beginning, we felt comfortable with our agent of choice. During the entire search, John was attentive to our exact criteria, answered every call/text/e-mail promptly and gave us unbiased information on each property we were interested in. After searching online for 3 months and 1 day of showings in person, we finally found the perfect condo. The closing transaction went off without a hitch because of John’s professionalism and choice of associates (especially the buyer attorney, Ernie Rose). My husband was not with us during the day of closing and John overheard me talking about needing the locks changed. Being the professional and personal agent he is, John took it upon himself to take care of the locksmith and changing the locks/keys without even asking! This was not a million dollar sale, but he always gave us five-star treatment. If you are lucky enough to be a client of his, not only will you find your perfect home but also you will feel like you have just done business with a trusted old friend. We will always use John in the future and highly recommend him!"


by zuser20170106185119776

"John was an absolutely amazing agent. He was extremely patient with us as first-time home buyers and answered our many, many questions :) John was extremely flexible and easily adjusted our search as we changed our mind multiple times regarding type of home and areas we were looking in. John is a great communicator and kept in touch via text and email and always kept us up to date with everything that was going on. I would highly recommend John!"


by Penny535

"John helped my wife and me through the difficult and emotionally draining process of selling our home while we prepared to retire from our jobs and move out of state to start entirely new lives. You take your sellers as they come, and John got a handful when he got us. John's pragmatism and transparency about the process; his great knowledge of markets and professional acumen; and his effusive and optimistic personal touch and his undying sense of humor kept these nervous sellers reassured and on course throughout. Every piece of advice John gave us was on point and productive. He is someone you will want to listen to and trust, and you will be happy you did."


by jiminlogansquare

"John is really personable , always available for communication and knows his stuff! He takes the time to really figure out what a person wants and is patient with buyers. He also is extremely professional when dealing with mortgage brokers, lawyers, fellow relators. I would seriously recommend him to family members and friends!"


by user236550

"John was truly helpful in assisting me and my wife as we looked for and bought a home in Chicago. From the outset we were impressed with his professionalism, willingness to provide complete counselling, ability to present data and explain its significance, and in general go the extra mile for his customers. John's responsiveness and flexibility to provide expert advice and answer questions when we needed this made our real estate purchase experience very smooth and pleasant. We highly recommend John to anyone looking for a home in the Chicago metro area. Thank you!"


by nt0512