a heart for our clients and our community.

SHELTER is a real estate company, changing lives through real estate for both our clients and our community. With SHELTER you will find a small team of passionate, creative problem-solvers dedicated to working hard for you. We have a passion for meeting the needs of both our clients with superior service and the needs of our community with love & compassion. Experience the shelter difference: A real estate company committed to valuing our clients as stories not transactions and to improving the lives of those in need of shelter in our community.

Shelter is a team-oriented company, weaving together each of our strengths & experience to provide you with a seamless approach to your home buying and/or selling experience. By leveraging our team’s collective wealth of experience, including geographic specialization, skillful negotiation and process expertise, you will feel the shelter difference from the first step to the last.


a wealth of experience & commitment to the real estate field.

Collectively, our team has more than 30 years experience in sales, customer service and nonprofit work, with over 10 years experience in real estate process development.

Our Founder & Lead Agent, Chip Parrish, has been professionally involved in the real estate industry for 18 years.  Five years as an investment banker in industrial real estate, five years as a residential home builder and the past eight years in residential sales and brokerage. 

All of this, along with our team’s deep commitment to continuing education, evidenced by hundreds of hours of courses, coaching and conferences, as well as teaching courses and mentoring other agents, puts us at the front of the line when it comes to understanding and protecting your best interests in real estate.

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our commitment to the greater good

Our core real estate capabilities empower us to build a sense of community with our clients and simultaneously pour back into our community through charitable giving with each transaction. We believe that we truly can change lives through real estate—for our clients during this important journey and those in need of spiritual, emotional or physical shelter.


we are ready to help.