Lynette Williamson, a seasoned agent and Des Moines native with more than 15 years of experience in the real estate industry, joined the CENTURY 21® team here in central Iowa! She’s excited to accelerate her business here at C21® out of our growing Altoona office with the supportive staff and helpfulness of our close-knit team of REALTORS®.



Full Q&A


What is your name, where are you from, and where do you currently live?

My name is Lynette Williamson; I was born in Des Moines, grew up in Johnston, and I currently live in Ankeny.

Tell me about your family.

I have four children, from 19 to 27, and then I have my real estate partner, my dog, Squirt!

When you’re not busy in real estate, what do you enjoy doing?

I enjoy relaxing, spending family time with the kids, and watching TV.

How long have you been a REALTOR® and what did you do before being a REALTOR®?

I have been licensed for 16 years. Before that, I worked for Principal Financial Group as the liaison between the IT team and the production teams.

Why did you choose C21®?

I chose CENTURY 21® because of the support they give me as an agent so I can portray that along to my clients.

What do you like about the culture here at C21®?

Everyone is so giving and ready to help anybody and everybody.

What is your favorite neighborhood in Des Moines/Ankeny/Ames?

My favorite area is in Ankeny because I have lived here for 21 years. I am also concentrating in the Altoona area, but I work anywhere in Central Iowa!

What are 3 words your clients would use to describe you?

Dedicated, trustworthy,  and knowledgeable.

Any advice for new agents?

Be open, honest, and talk to/consult other agents that have been in the business for a while. This isn’t an easy job and we’re all always learning.

Why are you passionate about being a REALTOR®?

I love bringing buyers and sellers together!