Harps & Harps, Inc.

Internet Contact

Email Address:  rharps@earthlink.net

Main Office

4120 Military Road NW
Washington, DC  20015

Cell: (202) 262-5907

Technical Staff

Richard R. Harps, MAI
Stephen Brennan


Commercial properties, industrial, multifamily residential hotels, shopping centers, historical properties, special purpose properties, mixed-use development. Consultant on zoning matters.

William S. Harps, MAI has 47 years experience as an appraiser and consultant.   He served as President of the Washington Board of Realtors in 1977, was Realtor of the Year in 1981 and was National President of the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers in 1981.   He was awarded the Martin Eisen Award in 1986 for service to the community by a member of the Washington D.C. Association of Realtors.

Richard R. Harps, MAI has 19 years experience as an appraiser and consultant. He was 1985 President of the Washington D.C. Association of Realtors and was a member of the Executive Committee of NAR for 1986 and 1987. He was Realtor of the Year in 1988 and was Chairman of the Housing Committee of the Legislative Committee of NAR in 1989.


Metropolitan Area of Washington, D.C.


Perpetual Federal Savings Bank – Member Board of Directors and Executive Committee: 1970-1987.
National Bank of Washington – Member Board of Directors and Executive Committee: 1971-1986.
Member Board of Directors – District Realty-Title Insurance Co.: 1982-1990.


Board of Appraisers, WashingtonD.C.

CLIENTS HAVE INCLUDED (partial listing):
Prudential Insurance Company of America Mobil Oil Corp.
North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Co. Shell Oil Co.
Federal Life Insurance Company Philadelphia Urban Renewal Agency
Southern Aid Society of Virginia Potomac Electric Power Company
Supreme Life Insurance Company National Security and Trust Company
Guardian Federal Savings & Loan Amerada Hess Oil Company
Union Life Insurance Company B..A. Mortgage Corp.
Home Federal Savings & Loan Otis Elevator Co.
Columbia Federal Savings & Loan Main Realty Holding Trust
Riggs National Bank Exxon
Department of Justice Lincoln Hotel Corp.
National Capital Housing Authority R.J.S. Development Corp. of Houston, Texas
National Capital Planning Commission Citibank of New York
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Commission L’Enfant Plaza Properties
Redevelopment Land Agency of D.C. Indo-Suez Banque
General Services Administration Electrical Workers Benefit Association
VA Oliver T. Carr Companies
FHA Consultant to many attorneys, investors and sellers of real estate
AMOCO Washington Gas Light Co.
FDIC Kentucky Fried Chicken
Columbia First Bank Bank One
Cities of Glenarden and Lakeland, MD Shawmut Bank of Connecticut
Howard University National Cooperative Bank
IBM Virginia Commonwealth, University

Professional Memberships Held by Members of the Firm:

American Society of Real Estate Counselors
Appraisal Institute
Lambda Alpha Honorary Land Economics Society
American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
Washington D.C. Association of Realtors
New York City Real Estate Board

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