Licensed Real Estate Broker in Upstate New York

Lincoln House Realty is a licensed real estate broker in Upstate, New York with a focus on the Albany area. With a rich history is the Center Square area, we hope to make a positive impact to the history of downtown Albany.

What Our Clients Have To Say

  • Zillow 5 Star Review  John put in a tremendous effort in selling my house and it paid off. He presented a wonderful open house and I received several offers. I would not hesitate to recommend John for purchasing or selling a house.

    April 18, 2018

    Zillow 5 Star Review  John was excellent to work with. He listened to my needs, concerns and wants. John helped me find the perfect home for me to downsize to. His communications skills were excellent and he was readily available whenever I had questions or concerns. John made buying a home a walk in the park

    October 1, 2015

    Zillow 5 Star Review  John went above and beyond for me while I was searching for my first home. He is always available and an excellent communicator. It was truly a pleasure working with him!

    September 30, 2015
  • Zillow 5 Star Review  John was such a pleasure to work with! He helped us find and purchase our dream "starter home" in downtown Albany, and we couldn't be happier. We were living a few hours away throughout the process, which could be tricky, but John's responsiveness, dedication, professionalism, and flexibility made...

    May 5, 2016

    Zillow 5 Star Review  Was professional and thorough in listing and showing our property. He was always available for questions, and gave knowledgable and honest answers. Came up with a plan of attack to make sure our listing was reaching the masses.

    Our house was on the market for a very short time. We had multiple...

    April 18, 2018

    Zillow 5 Star Review  Very motivated, detail-oriented, always available and quick to respond to inquiries. A true professional who is a pleasure to work with. John helped us buy this home and then when we needed to rent it, he was a tremendous help in doing that, too.

    April 19, 2018
  • Zillow 5 Star Review  John showed my house several times and always followed up with interested parties after they attended an Open House, or anyone who seemed interested based on his advertising alone.
    I feel John represents himself professionally and is always polite. I would recommend him to anyone who is looking...

    Stacie F Pappas
    November 22, 2014

    Zillow 1 Star Review  When I was initially transferred to John, he immediately asked me what my intentions were for the property, no basic rapport was built, just a full investigation into what I could want with the property. I began to feel defensive, because after answering one question there came another. I’m still...

    January 18, 2022

    Zillow 5 Star Review  John assisted us with selling our condo and made it the easiest experience possible. He sold our property in record time and he gained our business for years to come. Thank you John!

    matt hathaway
    September 5, 2020

Are you ready to buy or sell your home? Contact John today to discuss.

Buyer's Agent

  • We represent clients
  • looking to purchase
  • homes and have a history
  • of working tirelessly
  • to get you the deal
  • you’re looking for

Listing Agent

  • We help clients
  • stage their home
  • get it on the market
  • and sell it as quickly
  • and efficiently
  • as possible


  • We consult clients
  • on all real estate
  • matters, including
  • buying, selling
  • and leasing property
  • in Upstate, New York

Property Management

  • We manage property
  • collect rent from
  • tentants and
  • manage the process
  • of being a landlord
  • so you don’t have to worry


  • We buy property
  • in the Center Square
  • area of Albany, NY
  • and rent to qualified
  • tenants at or below
  • current market rates


  • We are always
  • on the lookout
  • for quality investment
  • properties in Upstate, NY
  • and working with partners
  • to maximize investments


John M. Alund is the principal broker/ owner of Lincoln House Realty and has been buying, selling and leasing real estate in downtown Albany for the better part of decade. A born and raised Albany native, John knows and understands the downtown market inside and out – particularly the Center Square area. Being an owner and operator of several buildings in Center Square gives John and his clients a leg up on the competition enabling him to find them the best deals possible! Not only that – his background in accounting and finance means John can really drill down on the numbers when making sure you are getting the best possible return on investment when ready to buy or sell your home. Give him a call today – you’ll be glad that you did!


Make a positive impact on the culture and tradition of Upstate New York’s real estate market.


Provide the ver best buying, selling and rental experience for all clients, at all times.

Our Team

A decade of experience buying, selling, and leasing real estate in downtown Albany and beyond!

Looking to buy, sell or lease property?

We’d Love to Help! Contact today!