About Lora

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Lora Mwaniki-Lyman, M.S., M.S.


Residential & Investment Properties -

Building strong families & wealth through real estate

Lora works with serious sellers, investors, and buyers who view real estate as an important part of their family legacy or investment portfolio and therefore value her background.

Lora is a member of the National Association of Realtors (NAR). As a NAR certified Seller Representative Specialist, Accredited Buyer Specialist, Seniors Real Estate Specialist, and Real Estate Negotiation Expert, and Economist, Lora is comfortable working with all types of real estate transactions that include residential, investment and commercial transactions. Her expertise in residential transactions range from traditional purchases such as Vastu Shastra homes to more complex investment-related transactions that include 1031 exchanges.

Backed by 15 years as an accomplished regional and research economist advising business leaders and policy-makers on Arizona’s economy, Lora brings exceptional market knowledge, superior negotiation skills, and professionalism to your real estate transaction ensuring outstanding service for a stress-free and smooth close.

A highly productive agent, Lora delivers a unique set of skills and customized services that ensure her clients get the highest level of customer satisfaction.

“My background in sales prior to being an economist provides me with a strong insight into the importance of delivering a high-value proposition through superior pricing and marketing strategies and customer service throughout the full listing-to-close process,”.  As your fiduciary, Lora places her clients’ real estate experience ahead of those of herself and others.

You can depend on her for a well-informed, communicative and superior real estate experience.  When she is not working with her clients, Lora spends her time with her family. She is also involved in philanthropic activities with various nonprofits in Arizona.


  • MS Management of Finance, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • MS Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • BS Agricultural and Resource Economics, Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya


  • Real Estate Agent, State of Arizona


13+ years as a Research and Regional Economist, at various departments at Arizona State University, the Maricopa Association of Governments and the University of Arizona. 10+ years in international business and sales.