Sarasota Waterfront Property Specialist – Debra Pitell-Hauge hails from London, England. She made the move to Florida in 1980 – and one year later settled in Sarasota. Since 2015 she has lived in Esplanade by Siesta Key, where she enjoys an active lifestyle enhanced by giving back to the community she has served for over three decades.
2018 Presidents Award Recipient
2018 marks Debra’s 36th year selling real estate in Sarasota, highlighting a truly impressive career that has seen her cultivate unrivaled expertise in the diverse communities and lifestyles available in this extraordinary region. From grand waterfront estates, to downtown condominiums and charming golf course villas, As a Sarasota waterfront property specialist, Debra has always possessed a natural ability of finding the perfect home for buyers. Equally well, she has been recognized for her sophisticated marketing efforts on behalf of sellers – with a comprehensive web presence that previously earned her the Florida Realtor Magazine’s number one agent website award.
Debra believes in continuing education to advance professionally, and has earned numerous designations:
- Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), which is earned by less than one percent of Realtors nationwide
- Graduate Realtor’s Institute (GRI)
- Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS), setting the standard in luxury real estate marketing
Debra’s personal approach to real estate is consistently passionate about offering personalized service. Of the utmost importance is attention to detail and putting her customer’s best interests first. Many of Debra’s customers have been so thrilled with her services they have been confident in recommending her to their family and friends. In fact, 95% of Debra’s business is generated from past customer referrals.
Debra has accompanied her husband, Dr. Les Hauge on several plastic surgery mission trips to Guatemala with Hearts in Motion, a Christian organization dedicated to providing vital medical and surgical care to poverty-stricken children and their families. When Debra is not focused on real estate or her philanthropic endeavors, she enjoys spending time on the gorgeous Gulf Coast beaches, photography, and Pure Barre workouts.