About Chris Lyons

Chris Lyons has been active in the home financing industry for more than 20 years. In that time, she has developed both the experience and an approach to the loan process that has allowed her to help clients in her community achieve their goals. Chris’ approach is a personal one and involves open communications that focuses on each borrowers’ specific needs. Over two decades this has produced satisfied clients while also helping Chris develop and maintain long-term client relationships built on trust, honesty and integrity.


Chris loves working in the vibrant and unique Seattle market. There, she specializes in first-time homebuyers, new home constructions, investment home purchases and refinancing for those who want to cash out or improve their financial profile. Chris sees every client she takes on as an opportunity to provide excellence in service, knowledge and resources. Her work sets the foundation for continued trust long into the future.


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Andrea Swanson
Licensed Loan Partner
NMLS #309388
O: (206) 512-1718
F: (206) 512-1719

Andrea Swanson has been in the mortgage industry for over 25 years. Born and raised in Washington, she is passionate about making the homebuying or refinancing process a smooth one for all her clients in the local community.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors and with her daughter, Emily, and her dog, Daisy. You can also find her volunteering at her church and in her local community.


What Our Customers Say About Me

Matthew P. May-22
“Chris and her team were outstanding. I have owned 7 homes and Chris and Homebridge were by far the easiest and most professional group I have ever worked with.”
Matthew J. Mar-22
“This is the second time we've used Chris for a home loan, and once again she did not disappoint. Very professional, above-and-beyond helpful. Would highly recommend.”
Scott V. Feb-22
“Chris and her team did an excellent job from start to finish on my refi. Very happy throughout, I wouldn't hesitate to work with Chris and Homebridge in the future.The process was quick with minimal effort needed on my part. Much appreciated!”
David S. Jan-22
“Chris was fantastic - going above and beyond in my opinion. When we wanted to meet face-to-face, she made it happen; concerns with information, she called; and she worked with us to make things flow when we struggled with questions, and then because of virus challenges.”
Alan H. Jan-22
“Chris Lyons had helped us with a previous loan and she again demonstrated professionalism and thoroughness in her work on this loan. We appreciated her responsiveness and patience in helping us work through this complicated process.”
Chieh F. Dec-21
“I was very grateful that I have Chris to help me buying my first new home. And I would keep working with her”
Jonathan S. Sep-21
“Chris has been absolutely excellent and I enjoy working with her (along with her assistance Andrea Swanson). Chris is super knowledgeable, always responsive, and incredibly efficient. I have complete trust in her and know she can take care of my unique loan needs. I have recommended Chris to my friends and clients and I look forward to more opportunities working with her and her team for years to come.”
Sharon G. Jul-21
“Chris made our home search and closing process very smooth. She was quick to respond in helping us understand stand the process and what we could afford. We couldn't have gotten through this process in a crazy housing market without her continued support and open communication.”
Teri S. May-21
“Chris Lyons was our secret weapon in this terribly cut throat, competitive market. We strongly believe if it weren't for her, we would have not been in a position to purchase our dream home. If you need a dream team to purchase or refinance your home, make sure Chris is on it.”
Eva F. Apr-21
“Chris was AMAZING every step of the way. She walked us through the entire process and was very responsive. I look forward to working with Chris again!”
Kyle M. Apr-21
“Chris was an absolute pleasure to work with. I felt like I had an advocate for my process only a text or phone call away at any time. She worked hard on this deal, and she got it done. My only problem was with appraisal, which wasn't her fault. I would recommend Chris to anyone I know looking for a house, whether it's their first time or their 50th time, Chris will look out for your best interest and always be on your side.”
Ryan R. Mar-21
“This would be my second time closing a purchase with Chris and I would definitely say it would be difficult working with anyone else. Her knowledge, expertise, and responsiveness are all top notch. I look forward to working with her again in the future.”
Smita B. Dec-20
“Chris was amazing throughout the process. Right from the get go, she was thorough and detailed about the process and explained all of the steps. She was also extremely patient with me about all my silly questions.”
Linda R. Nov-20
“We have worked with Chris Lyons twice now and could not recommend her more enthusiastically! She is extremely patient with questions and concerns and works to tailor transactions to meet the personal needs and goals of each client. She is absolutely trustworthy and deeply caring; she is intrinsically motivated by truly helping people to find a way to financially thrive, even in difficult times. If you are looking for someone who will be committed to your best interest (even if that means not moving forward with a home purchase or refinance), you've found her in Chris Lyons!”
Michelle R. Nov-20
“Thank you Chris for helping us navigate our re-finance, both virtually and during a pandemic. We appreciate your responsiveness and patience while answering our questions.”
Lisa C. Oct-20
“We trust Chris Lyons explicitly with the mortgage lending process. She is extremely knowledgeable, efficient, trustworthy and provides excellent service and follow through.”
Zachary S. Oct-20
“When I first got in contact with Chris, I was already 4 months into a messy deal. I was convinced the deal would fall through and I was already beginning to look at what was on the market again. Chris drove the deal across the finish line. Her dedication to helping me close was very strong. Not only that, she got me a better rate than I was previously offered by my other lender. I have nothing negative to say. Chris is the reason I was able to close on my condo. Thank you so much Chris!”
Alexandria W. Sep-20
“Chris Lyons is an amazing loan officer to work with! She walked us through the process of being first time homebuyers and answered all of our questions quickly and thoroughly. We were given updates right away and she was so easy to get ahold of! We had a really quick closing period and Chris made sure we closed on time and followed up with us to make sure all the parties involved had gotten us information on time. She made the whole home buying process 100% stress free for us. It was incredible! We are so thankful she was recommended to us by our realtor. We'll definitely we recommending Chris and Homebridge to everyone we know who's looking to buy a home.”
Eric G. Sep-20
“Chris was an absolute pleasure to work with and went above and beyond to help us during the process. I have nothing but great things to say about Chris and will be referring her to other people in the market for a home loan.”
Walter R. Sep-20
“Great job as usual.”
James P. Aug-20
“Did an outstanding job for our unusual situation. ”
Craig R. Aug-20
“Chris is great to work with- very responsive and thorough in the process- works tirelessly to help customers!”
“Chris was exceptional! She was responsive and thorough, explaining everything in a way a lay person could understand. The process was seamless (there was a bottleneck which caused closing to be pushed out by one day, but that had nothing to do with Homebridge) and I couldn't be happier with how well it all went. Thank you, Chris!”
Roger K. Jul-20
“Chris was outstanding! She kept me up to date on everything that was happening, managed expectations and was able to adjust on the fly. I would and have receommended Chris to others. She does excellent work.”
“Chris was very helpful, informative, prompt, and thorough in her communications with us. She helped us understand the nuances of home financing that we were not aware of previously. We liked working with Chris very much. Would recommend.”
“Chris was very helpful, informative, prompt, and thorough in her communications with us. She helped us understand the nuances of home financing that we were not aware of previously. We liked working with Chris very much. Would recommend.”
KEVIN H. Apr-20
“We are so pleased with working with a Christine Lyons. We have used her services 3 times and she will always be our future go to for our next purchase. I will always recommend her to anyone I hear is looking at buying a house. She always goes above and beyond and is so fast and accurate. We never have doubts or surprises when working with her.”
SHAWN O. Jan-20
“Chris Lyons is a true professional and extremely proactive. Always communicated, every step of the process and stayed on top of the application from start to close. Best experience I have had working with a lender.”
Dilip H. – May 2018
“Chris was amazing and very helpful through out my new home search until the closing date. It took me around 3 months for the process and chris was patience and very much helpful even when we had to put offers during week ends and late hours. Her response to messages were quick and she helps you throughout the process with any hurdles. I strongly recommend her as your lender if you are looking for one. Thanks a lot Chris for all your support.”
Josh Apr 2018
“I’ve worked with Christine on a couple home purchases and a refi and I can say that she is the best loan officer out there. She is genuine, generous with her time, and truly wants to help you buy that dream home. Another great trait of Christine’s is that she’s super quick with everything. Many times during my home search I asked Christine for finance data regarding specific properties and she always got the data to me that day (even on weekends). As well, Christine was always available to work through various financial scenarios. This was extremely helpful as I was looking for a monthly rate that best fit my budget. Christine also helped out at all stages of the buying process. During the offer review, Christine spoke with the listing agent and advocated for us. This had a great impact as it’s the buyers who have a great team helping them that win in the bidding wars. And not only did we close on time, but we could have closed quicker had it been necessary. The speed at which Christine works is amazing and shows how professional, diligent, organized and committed she is to her clients. Christine is a rare find and I highly recommend her to anyone who wants a hassle-free home purchase.”
Jodi M. – Apr 2018
“There are two words that you should use to describe Christine; she is Superwoman or Wonder Woman (or both). Christine was able to save a transaction that was falling apart with another bank that won't be mentioned here (ahem... BECU). If not for Christine, we don't think we would've been able to salvage both sides of a transaction and she actually did in about 10 days, with time to spare. The communication that Christine brings is top notch; she is with you every step of the way and never ever leaves you hanging...not like another bank that won't be mentioned here again (ahem...BECU). I would highly recommend Christine any chance I get and we feel so lucky that we found her. Thank you Christine!!”
Ryan R. – Apr 2018
“Chris did a great job of keeping me informed throughout the home buying process and was quick to answer any questions I had. Her speed and flexibility were excellent to have in getting the loan finalized efficiently.”
Mark T. – Apr 2018
“Christine was very organized, caring, and helpful during and after the home buying and financing process. Thanks Christine!”
Daniel M. – Mar 2018
“Chris was awesome! We did a HELOC with her and she was very responsive, customer service was the best we have ever seen or had in the banking industry. Always available and at my time regardless of the hour of the day she always responds.”
Tosha J. – Mar 2018
“Thorough, efficient, attention to detail, frankly, the best in the business!!!”
Craig R. – Mar 2018
“We did a complex financing transaction for a home in California, living in Seattle, and Chris did a super job making everything really simple. She took care of so much, and made it easy for us. From what documentation to provide, to insurance, to forms and signatures, all very smooth. This was the 2nd time using Chris, expect to have her help us again! Great work Chris! Thanks!”
Daphne K. – Mar 2018
“Chris went above an beyond for me in a tough situation. She never gave up, and helped me find a unique solution. I'd highly recommend Chris to any homebuyer or if you're looking for a re-fi - easy processes, always kept me apprised of status and developments, and truly focused on customer satisfaction. Chris is great!!!”
Heather S. – Mar 2018
“I won't go to anyone other than Christine for anything financial. She is simply just the best, period. I met Christine when she was working with Wells Fargo and I will follow her wherever she goes, and working with HomeStreet has been icing on the cake. They are lucky to have her! She's been there for us when we were new to the area, giving us advice and directing us through the process of buying our first home, all the way to now when we unexpectedly bought our forever home. Our offer for this forever home came with a two week closing, which is realistically almost impossible to pull off. But, of course, our amassing advocate made it happen seamlessly and flawlessly. I trust her completely and am forever grateful to her for everything she has done for us financially and otherwise. She has changed the course of our lives for the better and I cannot recommend her enough!! She is a wonderful human being and I am proud to call her a friend.”
Brian D. – Feb 2018
“Christine did a great job with our Re-Fi's and Home Equity Loan. Easy, paperless communication and speedy work. I totally recommend her!”
Dan J. – Feb 2018
“Service above and beyond what i expected. Chris goes the extra mile every step of the way. I was so thankful for her help. Like everyone, there is a lot to do every day, and her willingness to help and follow through was a pleasant surprise. 2 thumbs up and 5 stars, first choice for me on a loan.”
Tana G. – Feb 2018
“I recommend Christine Lyons without reservation ! She is so reliable, has great communication, is detail oriented, is personable, and will be with you through the entire process. I have found the process of refinancing flawless with Christine. I am not one to love a process such as refinancing, and she made it be great. I knew I could ask any question, she made me feel comfortable. She has really gone ' above and beyond ' for me and I can't thank her enough. She is an amazing person, whom I appreciate very much.”
Darrion S. – Feb 2018
“My home loan experience was awesome with Christine . As a first time home buyer she took the time to walk me threw the process and answer any questions that I had. She also offered advice that was unique to my situation . She was also there for my refinance and kept me informed of rates along the way. To me buying a home is personal and she understands that.”
Stacy S. – Feb 2018
“Christine did an amazing job, she turned everything around very quickly, answered my many questions without making me feel silly or stupid. She took the time to understand my situation and goals, then outlined my options. Great service, I have recommended her to everyone I know who is looking to buy a house and will continue to do so.”
Srijith R. – Feb 2018
“We are first time home buyers and were totally in the blank when we started looking for pre-qualification. We contacted Christine and she made all the procedures, right from getting our pre-qualification to closing, look very easy. She was always available for any queries we had, even late at night or during holidays. We cannot thank her enough for working so quickly and effectively and helping us get the loan on time and managing all the procedures for closing quickly. We are really impressed with how helpful and effective her services were. Christine even went a step further to talk to the listing agent for us and put in a good word. Overall, very happy and satisfied with Christine's services and we highly recommend her as the Loan Officer.”
Enrico D. – Feb 2018
“We have completed 2 different transactions with Christine and she has gone well beyond the call of duty to get us the best deal for both transactions. Would not want to work with anyone else in the future.”
Nathan B. – Feb 2018
“Chris is awesome. My fiancee and I were purchasing our first home and she was great at walking us through all the different pieces of the paperwork we had to sign. The process was pretty stress-free for us thanks to Chris's superb communication and the knowledge she had to answer all our questions. We couldn't have asked for a better person to work with!”
Paula S. – Feb 2018
“Christine Lyons has been an amazing loan officer for my husband and me. When we were purchasing our home, she worked closely with us so we always knew exactly what the financial situation was for each home we looked at. She really took the time to understand our own personal situation and watched out for us if she thought we might be getting into a situation that was not in our best interests for our future goals. Her involvement did not stop once we got the loan. She continued to watch the interest rates and contacted us when she knew we could save substantial money by refinancing. Chris has continued to keep us informed about interest rates and the current market value of our home. She is always quick to reply to any questions we have about our loan, interest rates, or any other related topics. We have referred her often to friends and family and would not hesitate to use her services again.”
Kyla K. – Feb 2018
“Christine was an absolute joy to work with throughout every step of our home buying process. From our very first interaction, we felt cared for and confident working with her. She did such a great job explaining everything to us in accessible language and anticipated our every move. Her attention to detail was outstanding. We would absolutely recommend working with Christine!”
Emily C. – Feb 2018
“Christine helped me with my home loan which allowed me to buy my first home in Seattle! It was a crazy time and so stressful so it was amazing that Christine helped to make the process as stress free and easy as possible. She also has great follow up and emails me back immediately whenever I have questions!”
Lisa L. – Feb 2018
“Chris Lyons is amazing! So very quick to respond to any questions I have had. She is very knowledgeable, and offers terrific advice. I love her wealth of experience and that not only does she answer my questions, but is quick to think outside the box to come up with different ways to help us reach our financial goals. I would highly recommend anyone to work with her.”
Carrie M. – Feb 2018
“Christine was extremely helpful to me as it was my first time buying a home. She knows the business so well that she knew of ways to create the best loans for my situation. If I ever need her again for refinance or a new home loan, I will not hesitate to ask for her assistance.”
Missy D. – Feb 2018
“Christine did a great job for me! I was unfamiliar with the loan ap process and I had a few issues to solve and she handled them all. Great experience.”
Kristin R. – Feb 2018
“Chris is very responsive and creative. She has helped me with multiple new home purchases over the years. Each time I was confident that she had my best interests at heart and ensured a timely close!”
Patrick A. – Feb 2018
“Christine was very helpful and hard working with me. She responded quickly and completely to my questions. She was sympathetic when problems arose, and worked hard to get things resolved. We had to have a loan in place very quickly, which required overcoming some difficulties along the way. In the end, we closed on time, much to the relief of the sellers. I can highly recommend working with Christine Lyons.”
Doreen S. – Feb 2018
“Christine has overseen a property purchase and a refi for us. On each occasion she was focused, determined, energetic and forthright. Would we seek her services again...yes, we most certainly would.”
Stephanie N. – Feb 2018
“I have worked with Christine Lyons a few times and have found her to be very knowledgeable and easy to work with. She really cares about her clients and bends over backward to make what can be a stressful situation a lot easier. I would not hesitate to recommend her.”

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