Desirée Lapin

Realtor®

Get to Know Desirée

Desirée Lapin has been affiliated with Sotheby’s International Realty in Brentwood, California for over fifteen years and has resided in Bel Air, California since 2000. As the mother of two college-aged boys and as someone very active in her community, she loves to call Los Angeles home. In 2010, Desiree was the President & Founding Board Member of the Parents Education League of LA, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping parents navigate schools and education.

Prior to moving to California, Desirée received her Nevada Sales Associate/Broker license in 1990 and formed CENTURY 21 Consolidated with her mother, Bette Leal. As co-owner of the company, Desirée recruited, trained and managed over 250 Realtors® during the Las Vegas boom years when there were over 10,000 people a month relocating to Las Vegas. She holds a B.A. in International Business Administration from the American University of Paris.

What makes Desirée stand apart from her peers is her natural enthusiasm, her dedication to her clients, a lifelong commitment to the real estate profession, as well as the highest integrity in dealing with her clients and other professionals. 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, lifetime professional who listens. Desirée knows that clear communication is critical to a successful transaction and an outstanding professional relationship.

Desirée Lapin holds the following designations: CRB (Certified Residential Broker), CRP (Certified Relocation Professional) and GMS (Global Mobility Specialist). She is working towards attaining the CIPS designation (Certified International Property Specialist).

WHAT MY CLIENTS SAY
It was our distinct pleasure to appoint Desirée Lapin of Sotheby’s Real Estate in Los Angeles to sell our home there in 2013. Desirée is one of the most professional people we have ever met in our long and varied business and personal lives. She guided us with apparent ease towards a successful sale and completion in April 2013. Although Desirée made the entire process of selling a house seem almost effo...

— Alan & Jeannette S.

WHAT MY CLIENTS SAY
Thank you so much for making our life so much better. We could have gone with so many brokers and you were our first choice and are we happy we did. You sold our house during a challenging time in the market. We are so unbelievably lucky to have sold our home in multiple offers when that was unheard of and so quickly too. Best of all you helped us buy the house of our dreams when we thought all was lost....

— Sherry & Geoff G.

WHAT MY CLIENTS SAY
Desirée is such a hard-working, straight-shooting, amazing agent that you will want on your side. She has now represented us as buyers and sellers and I am so impressed with her enthusiasm, sage advice, and great communication. She was originally recommended to us by another broker in Orange County over a decade ago when we moved to Los Angeles and he told us she would be a great fit. Wow, was he right. ...

— Ezzy S.


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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.