Destin, FL – RE/MAX Southern Realty – a member of the locally owned and operated Southern family of companies and leading provider of Destin real estate services – is pleased to announce that Destin Lowery has been presented with the RE/MAX Lifetime Achievement Award. This award, which has been received by less than six percent of the RE/MAX network, honors highly successful agents who have earned more than $3 million in commissions and been a part of the RE/MAX network for at least seven years.

Lowery has been helping her customers buy and sell real estate on the Gulf Coast for more than 16 years, and has been instrumental in the growth of the Susie Kirkland Team since the start of her career.

“Our clients and coworkers only have positive things to say about Destin,” said RE/MAX Southern Realtor and Team Leader, Susie Kirkland. “I couldn’t imagine someone more worthy of this award.”

The Lifetime Achievement Award marks one of many prestigious career accomplishments for Lowery. Since 1999, Destin has earned a spot within the RE/MAX Hall of Fame, The Chairman’s Club, Platinum Club and the 100% Club, in addition to becoming a series regular on HGTV’s House Hunters: Destin,and “House Hunters: Where Are They Now?”

2015 was an especially exciting time for Destin, as she and the Susie Kirkland Team finished the year earning RE/MAX Southern’s coveted “Top Team for Transactions” and “Top Team for Sales Volume” awards with 91 transactions totaling over $37 million in sales.

“Destin is a real go-getter, and I am so proud of her,” said Kirkland. “She gets the tiger by the tail, and she doesn’t let it go!”

If you are interested in learning more about Destin Lowery and the Susie Kirkland Team, please call 850.225.5009, or visit

RE/MAX Southern Realty has been a leader in the real estate industry and proud member of Southern Rentals and Real Estate since its inception. Southern Rentals and Real Estate is a premier provider of vacation rental, residential leasing, real estate and property management services in Northwest Florida and Coastal Alabama. Established in 1995, the company is owned and operated by two sets of brothers, Brad and Mike Shoults and Kevin and Kerry Veach, and Susan Carleton.  Together, the Southern family of companies, which includes Southern Vacation Rentals, Southern Residential Leasing, Southern Real Estate Sales, Southern Real Estate and RE/MAX Southern, represent nearly 1,000 vacation rentals, approximately 1,100 long term rentals, 40 associations and countless real estate opportunities along the Gulf Coast. For more information, visit