Get to Know a Parks Agent: Nick Shuford

11 Years of experience
3 Years with Parks


Nick is originally from Mobile, Alabama. His family moved to Franklin in 1992, and he graduated from Centennial High School. He attended Auburn University and Middle Tennessee State University, earning a Bachelors degree in Marketing with a minor in Business Administration.

After obtaining his real estate license in 2007, he went to work for National Land Partners. He won top producer back to back in '08 and '09, selling recreational land in Tennessee and Kentucky. 

In addition to land sales, he worked with TN Real Estate Group where he specialized in listing properties and assisting buyers in the Nashville area. He then joined nationwide home builder, NVR/Ryan Homes, where he represented the builder in two Williamson County communities. 

Nick joined Parks after interviewing several brokerages around town and seeing the benefits and opportunities Parks offered. He currently works with developers to find land deals for development purposes, as well as assisting home buyers and sellers in the Middle Tennessee area.

Nick lives in Brentwood with his wife, Karen, and their three children, Sam, Sadie, and Jack. 

Apps You Can't Live Without:

One Thing You're Happy to Splurge On:
Customer gifts and an upcoming vacation

What Would Your Dream Home Include?
Killer outdoor area with a pool

Your Motto
When you start your day, think about someone in your life that you want to work for that day. Don't work with yourself in mind, work with your wife, daughter, Mom/Dad, or someone in mind

Favorite Place to Grab a Bite in Your Community
Siam Pad Thai

If You Hadn't Gotten Into Real Estate, What Would You Be Doing?

What Is the Key To Success?
Show up every day with a good attitude and believe you're going to have a new opportunity in front of you. 

What Gave You a Magnificent Life in 2017?
My children and financial freedom

What Word or Phrase Do You Overuse?

Biggest Lesson Learned from 2017
Maturing more with experience as a licensed realtor

Your Spirit Animal
Bald Eagle

Your Favorite TV Show to Binge Watch
Currently, binge-watching Stranger Things

Favorite Real Estate Trend Right Now
Exposed cedar beams and painted brick

What Emoji Best Describes You?