Exit Realty Lyon

Real Estate Re-Invented

About Us


Our Background

Sue & James Lyon are no strangers to real estate. The couple followed the footsteps of Sue's mother (Ethel Carter) and James' father (William M. Lyon) making real estate their careers - each spanning over  3 decades.  Both James and Sue are native Mobilians and have a love for real estate that is evident in everything they do.

James (known as Jimmy) graduated college with a degree in building science and built homes in Mobile and the surrounding area for many years before getting his real estate license. He is a Life Spike member with the HBA (Home Builders Association of Metro Mobile). Jimmy developed many popular subdivisions including IronGate, Carrington, Heritage Woods, and the Magnolia Grove Communities- to name a few.

Sue graduated college from UAB with a Bachelors of Arts degree and taught ballet to all ages of students, performing as well. She also worked in various sales and management positions and was instrumental in forming her company’s first Rental Division where she was Department Manager. Sue is an active member of  Women's Council of Realtors (WCR) and served as President in 2005, She has served on various committees and associated with BNI (Business Networking International). 

Jimmy & Sue are both Qualifying Brokers and Sue serves as Sales & Office manager.


What's this EXIT?

 EXIT is a full-service Real Estate company with offices throughout North America. The name “EXIT” is branding genius! Millions and millions of EXIT signs point to the way to a desired destination . You see EXIT everywhere you go.  Think about it… 

• EXIT is the most advertised name in the world. 

• EXIT signs are always strategically located. 

• EXIT signs must be illuminated by law. 

• EXIT signs are paid for with other people’s money! 

• The word EXIT suggests “safe passage”.

• The Seller is making an “EXIT”. 

• Everyone is looking for an EXIT strategy! 

• EXIT has a tremendous subliminal effect. 

• EXIT is memorable with four letters and two syllables – the real purpose of advertising. 

Jimmy & Sue Lyon were drawn to the name and this unique business model of EXIT. In 2002, they jumped on board right away and purchased the first EXIT Realty franchise in the state of Alabama.They loved it's family-like culture, all the tech tools, and support only a franchise can bring. So the Lyon's selected a location and began building their new EXIT brand.

EXIT Realty Lyon has been a staple in Mobile, AL for many years with a growing agent count and market share (proudly ranking in the Top 20 Brokerages in total volume each month). The EXIT Realty Lyon brand expanded into the Baldwin County market and in 2016 opened its doors in popular Downtown Fairhope.  Great agents are joining EXIT everyday and sharing in the EXIT philosophy "We're Real Estate Reinvented!"


Close the deal

EXIT Realty Lyon attributes the company growth to their Value-Added Services, Marketing Strategy, Cutting-Edge Technology, and Expert Negotiating Skills. They provide great client services and skilled, knowledgeable agents to make your transaction go smoothly.  Whether you're a Buyer, Seller, Investor, or Agent - look to EXIT as your resource for everything real estate related. Their team of trusted advisers and excellent leadership are here for you. 

                               It's All About The Company You Keep!

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Mobile, AL (251) 450-1481                                  Fairhope, AL (251) 929-4545