15+ years affiliated with Sotheby’s International Realty

Local Expertise. Global Connections.

Desirée embraces the newest technologies and keeps pace with the latest real estate trends.

When you choose to work with her, you benefit from the experience of a full-time, lifetime professional who listens.



Desirée Lapin

Desirée Lapin has resided in Bel Air, California since 2000 and has been affiliated with Sotheby’s International Realty in Brentwood for over 15 years. She raised her two sons here in LA and keeps very active in her community with interests in education, hiking, and tennis.  Desiree enjoys traveling but she loves to call Los Angeles home. Contact Brentwood real estate agent & realtor, Desirée Lapin, to sell property & find condos, houses & gated community homes for sale in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Malibu, Bel Air & more.


In the Press 

The Sotheby’s International Realty name opens doors to exceptional properties and, with the assistance of our in-house PR team, captures the attention of journalists at key media outlets. As a result, agents affiliated with Sotheby’s International Realty generate maximum exposure for important listings, reaching qualified buyers around the world. Explore a selection below:

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Recent Blog Posts

Are Real Estate Agents Still Relevant in the Age of Tech?

May 2, 2023

Discover why a real estate agent is still your best asset when buying or selling a home.

Bel Air Real Estate Market Forecast 2023

April 25, 2023

What you need to know if you plan to buy or sell in this exclusive neighborhood in the new year.

The Art of Buying & Selling Your Home at the Same Time

December 3, 2022

What every simultaneous buyer and seller needs to know.

Why Your Home Search Needs to Include a Neighborhood Search

October 30, 2022

Search first for the neighborhood that best suits your lifestyle and interests before seeking the perfect home.

7 Reasons Why Brentwood Residents Love Living Here

October 19, 2022

All the reasons people never want to leave Brentwood.

A Lifetime of Experience: Five Reasons to Work With Desiree Lapin

July 26, 2022

Buying or selling your Bel Air home is a big step, so hire a passionate, experienced real estate agent.

Selling Your Home in Los Angeles? Consider These Upgrades for a Higher ROI

July 26, 2022

Upgrading the flooring, making your kitchen sparkle, and boosting your curb appeal can help you sell your fabulous Los Angeles home for top dollar.

Moving to Los Angeles from Abroad? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

July 26, 2022

When making this significant move, consider your finances, transportation, and other aspects of life to get you started on the right foot.

LA Real Estate Market Update for Q2-2019

April 4, 2022

Los Angeles real estate market started the year with rising inventory and stable prices.

Sotheby’s News January 2018

April 4, 2022

I welcome the opportunity to present a custom marketing program for your property.

California’s Propositions 60 & 90

April 4, 2022

Purchase of new Primary Residence of equal or lesser value.


Top 5 Things Home Buyers Should Know but (Often) Don’t

April 4, 2022

This may seem obvious but you’d be surprised how many newbies to buying a home in Los Angeles.


Guns N’ Roses Star Relists Hollywood Hills Home

April 4, 2022

Back on the market! Home owned by Slash of Guns N' Roses relisted for sale.


Coastal Properties with Can't Miss Ocean Views

April 4, 2022

3 Los Angeles beach homes offering luxury seaside living at its best.


Selling Your Home? Here Are 5 Kitchen Updates You Need to Make

April 4, 2022

Kitchen updates to make before listing your home for sale.


A Changing Buyers Market Could Be the Reason!

April 4, 2022

The main reason homes can have trouble selling, is because of a changing buyer’s market.


Most Costs Are Negotiable!

April 4, 2022

What Should A Seller Pay When Selling A Home In California?

Work with Desirée

While considered a veteran in the industry, Desirée embraces the newest technologies and keeps pace with the latest real estate trends. When you choose to work with her, you benefit from the experience of a full-time, life-time professional who listens.