Desiree Avila, REALTOR®
Board Certified
Trusted Local Real Estate Expert

Charles Rutenberg Realty Fort Lauderdale

954-853-7048 |

About Désirée Ávila, REALTOR®


"I measure my success as a REALTOR®, not in sales, but in the people I am able to help. That is the true reward."

Désirée Ávila, B.A., M.A., Ed.D. (ABD), an accomplished,  distinguished, cultured professional, and award winning  former teacher, joined Charles Rutenberg Realty Fort Lauderdale, to offer her high-level professionalism,  linguistic talents and analytical abilities to the people in her community that were interested in buying or selling real estate in South Florida.

Désirée uses her expertise of the real estate market to educate her clients and help them make informed decisions about their real estate transactions. Désirée recognizes that each and every client is unique and has unique needs. She dedicates her time, vast research experience, analytical acumen and outstanding professionalism to meet the needs of each  individual client. Whether you are buying or selling, Désirée will work hard on your behalf in order to make sure that your next move is the right one for you.

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In addition to working hard on behalf of her clients, Désirée brings vast experience in  working with people of different cultures and languages, an especially useful asset when  working in South Florida. Désirée prides herself in connecting her clients with buyers and  sellers from all over the world. Désirée has extensive training and broad knowledge of the local market, as well as in-depth knowledge and experience working with digital technologies.

Désirée continues to professionally develop herself every opportunity she gets. She recently earned the GRI (Graduate Realtor Institute) designation, which distinguishes her as one of few Realtors® with this professional designation. She also earned  the C2EX recognition of excellence by the National Association of Realtors and also has the following designations or certifications : Seller Representative Specialist (SRS), Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA), Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource (SFR), Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR),  e-Pro, and At Home With Diversity (AHWD). 

When you work with Désirée, as your real estate professional, you will be  working with a real estate professional of the highest caliber.  Want to know more? Check out her client reviews on, and

Désirée Ávila has a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and a Master’s Degree in Latin  American Studies from Florida International University. Désirée completed her doctoral studies  in Educational Technology at the University of Florida in the Fall of 2014. Désirée is fluent in  Portuguese, Spanish, French and Italian.