Desiree Lapin has been affiliated with Sotheby’s International Realty in Brentwood, California for over eight years and has resided in Bel Air, California since 2000. As the mother of two teenaged boys and as someone very active in her community, she loves to call Los Angeles home. In 2010, Desiree was a Founding Board Member of the Parents Education League of LA (a non-profit organization dedicated to helping parents navigate schools and education) and currently serves as its President.
Prior to moving to California, Desiree 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, Desiree 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 Desiree 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, Desiree 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. Desiree knows that clear communication is critical to a successful transaction and an outstanding professional relationship.
Desiree 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).