Lori Murphy

(608) 347.2281

We like to think the phrase “calm, cool and collected” was coined after Lori. With her warm, inviting nature and creative personality, Lori guides her clients through the home buying process with a natural sense of ease and professionalism. The friend and connector in the room, Lori brings a vibrant energy to her work and loves nothing more than brainstorming ideas from location to renovation, and everything in between. Her humble work ethic leaves her clients happy and confident in their new home, and that brings Lori the greatest satisfaction.


When I think of my experience working with Lori Murphy, the first word that comes to mind is integrity. After meeting her for the first time, it is obvious that she is a genuine person who cares about others. Her patience, ability to truly listen, and tact in knowing when to take a firm stance or ease off were all appreciated traits as she helped us navigate both the sale of our home and purchase of a new one. Lori’s experience and market knowledge were invaluable and helped us sell our home for more than we thought possible. She also was able to help us find a house to buy that we had never considered, and it has turned out to be a great home for our family. I would encourage anyone to use Lori as their agent, as she took what could have been a stressful process and made it very enjoyable.

—Mary Cullen

Lori did a great job for us. We moved to Madison from a northern Chicago suburb. We had friends refer us to Sprinkman and they referred us to Lori. She listened to our needs and help find the right are and the right place.

It was new construction and she visited the site weekly to make sure the work was done right and on time. What separates Lori from other real estate agents is her attention to detail. She works for her clients and keeps them in the “loop” on the process. I highly recommend Lori when looking for an agent that knows the Madison area market.

—Bob O.

  • Wisconsin native
  • Grew up in Middleton and has lived in the area ever since;  Maple Bluff resident for 18+ years (In her own words, “Madison is such an amazing place. Why would you want to live anywhere else?!”)
  • Though she started at barber school, she graduated from McConnell Travel School in Minnesota and ran a travel agency for over 15 years
  • Served on the Maple Bluff Village Board, serves on various Maple Bluff Country Club committees and volunteered at her kid’s schools
  • What she loves about her home: “I love to entertain, so the fact that my house is open and inviting is my favorite thing about it. As far as where I spend the most time, that’s easy – in front of the big fireplace in the family room.”
  • When not helping clients find a place to call home, she is: Playing! Whether she’s hitting balls on the tennis court or golf course, walking the dog, biking around town or boating, Lori loves to be outdoors. Better yet if she’s outdoors while traveling! When running the travel agency she was lucky enough to visit countries around the world and has a fondness for beaches, drinking wine in Napa Valley and doing anything at all in Italy.