About Debra Wellins

Meet Debra Wellins, a Miami luxury real estate advisor providing exceptional service with uncompromising integrity and grace. With her deep market insight, expertise and joy for serving others, Debra successfully guides her clients through the intricacies of buying and selling homes while making the process as stress-free and pleasant as possible.

Debra is committed to delivering outstanding results. She has completed over $32 million in residential sales and has an unparalleled career record of closing every single transaction. In 2023, she was the number one agent in her office and third companywide for the most closings. Knowing how to negotiate and close complex and challenging deals is her forte.

Debra is also a Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist who brings fresh perspective, ideas and enthusiasm to every sale. She prepares detailed sales analytics and trend awareness for clients so that they can make the most educated and informed decisions on pricing. Debra then curates a customized marketing experience with compelling advertising and stunning multi-media marketing that generates a buzz locally and across the globe.

With 15 years of experience as a trusted advisor, Debra has formed many lasting relationships in the community and abroad. Whether it’s selling a luxury home or working with a first-time home buyer, her vast network gives her a distinct edge in connecting the right buyer and seller.  Her relationships, built on mutual trust, are the cornerstone to her success.

Originally from Chicago, Debra spent most of her life in PinecrestCoconut Grove, and Coral Gables. Her passion for the community and giving back is contagious once you meet her. Debra serves on the board of two non-profit corporations, The Barnacle Society, in support of The Barnacle Historic State Park in Coconut Grove,  the Garden Fund, in support of Pinecrest Gardens.

Debra was educated at Northwestern University and Florida International University and hold a Masters Degree in Biology, a Bachelors Degree in Environmental Science and a license in Dental Hygiene.  Before her career in real estate, she served as an adjunct professor at FIU, a dental hygienist and co-founder of Captain Rick’s Gourmet Foods with her husband Rick, a retired 747 Captain. Debra also holds a private pilots license. Their family includes son Josh, who lives in Denver and Zoe, their Hungarian Vizsla fur baby. And for fun, Debra is an avid skier and pickleball player and loves hosting dinner parties, courtesy of Rick’s amazing cuisine.


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