Cost-effective Online
Appraisal New License Education

Career WebSchool offers high-quality, state-approved online appraisal licensing education to anyone who wants to start a career as a real estate appraiser.

What is a real estate appraiser?

A real estate appraiser is someone who determines the value of a property – the land and the buildings on the land. Appraisals are done before a property is sold, mortgaged, taxed, insured or developed.

INSPECTING

INSPECTING

new and existing properties

VERIFYING

VERIFYING

legal descriptions of real estate properties

PHOTOS

PHOTOS

of the inside and exterior of the properties

CATALOGING

CATALOGING

unique or special aspects of properties

FINDING

FINDING

comparables to determine the value of a property

COMPILING

COMPILING

reports and data on the property’s value

Benefits of becoming a real estate appraiser:

  • Flexible hours
  • Family-friendly career
  • Stable industry
  • Good income potential
  • Different tasks each day
  • Not stuck in a cubicle all day

Steps to become a real estate appraiser:

  1. Become an Appraisal Trainee
  2. This level can also be referred to as Registered Appraiser, Apprentice Appraiser or Beginning Appraiser and is the beginning level for a career in appraisal.

    To "qualify" to become an Appraisal Trainee, a person must meet the following requirements:

    • Education: 75 hours of state-approved coursework.
      • Basic Appraisal Principles (30 hours)
      • Basic Appraisal Procedures (30 hours)
      • USPAP (15 hours)
    • Experience: There is no prerequisite experience at this level
    • Supervision: As an Appraisal Trainee, you must be under the direct supervision of a Certified Appraiser at all times and complete a mandatory trainee/supervisor course before logging experience hours. Click here to help find a Certified Appraiser.
    • License Exam: You do not have to pass an exam at the national level, but some states require it. To find out if your state requires an exam,  click here and contact your state appraisal regulatory agency.
    • Application: Because there is no national level license at this stage, you do not have to complete an application, but some states require it. To find out if your state requires an application, click here and contact your state appraisal regulatory agency.
  3. Upgrade your appraisal license
    • There are many additional license levels for a real estate appraiser. Each level requires additional education and work experience. .

Have Questions?

Career Webschool’s enrollment advisors can walk you through what education training you will need to begin a career in appraisal or answer any questions you have.

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