The Tarpley Agencies and Tarpley, Realtors®
Today, the firm offers professional service to its clients as real estate brokers, real estate appraisers and consultants and property management specialists, and represents buyers and sellers of homes, farms, commercial, industrial, and business properties will full knowledge of the local markets and a wide ranging portfolio of products and services to meet the needs of the homebuyer, investor, or corporate client.
Our story is one for which are proud, but we do not rest on our longevity alone…we are ready, willing and able to meet the challenges of today with up to date technology, training and commitment to our clients. We welcome the opportunity to serve you!
Originally established as the R.E. Tarpley Agency in 1927, The Tarpley Agencies and Tarpley, Realtors® remains one of the oldest businesses in Greenville and Hunt County under the daily administration of family members of the founder. R.E. Tarpley, Sr. was joined by his son R.E. “Dick” Tarpley, Jr in 1940 and later by his grandson Randall E. “Randy” Tarpley in 1969. Randy Tarpley has been a licensed Realtor® for more than 50 years and is still active today. Amy Tarpley Wade continues the legacy of her family as a fourth-generation Realtor® committed to continuing the traditions established in 1927.
R. E. Tarpley, Sr
The firm specialized in life insurance products and Tarpley was recognized as a leader in the life insurance industry in north Texas.
R.E. Tarpley later added real estate and loan originations to his company’s services and worked daily in the office with his son and grandson until his death at the age of 83 in 1969.
R.E. “Dick” Tarpley, Jr
Dick Tarpley followed his father into the family business and was responsible for implementing the fire and casualty insurance agency and appraisal services, and expanding the brokerage services.
Tarpley was a noted expert on real estate appraisal and valuation and was widely sought after for expert testimony in matters of litigation and eminent domain matters.