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Congratulations on taking your first step toward a career as a Real Estate Appraiser in New York!

OnCourse Learning is the first in New York to offer state-approved online real estate appraisal qualifying education!

Why take your Real Estate Appraisal courses with OnCourse Learning?

The First: OnCourse Learning is the first in New York to offer state-approved online real estate appraisal qualifying education.

Experienced: OnCourse Learning is a trusted source of training, licensing and continuing education. It has helped more than 650,000 real estate, appraisal and home inspection professionals begin and advance their careers.

Quality Education: Our high-quality, state-approved courses are built using a scientific methodology focused on maximizing retention—taught in small, digestible learning segments followed by content-related questions. 

Convenient Learning: Access courses on your computer, 24/7, and work at your own pace.

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Review the requirements here and enroll in the mandatory courses to become an Appraisal Assistant below.

Result(s): 6
  1. $349.00

    Basic Appraisal Principles

    Gain a foundation in appraisal principles. This course is an introduction to topics including legal considerations, what influences the value of real estate, real property concepts and characteristics, principles of economics, types of value and real estate markets and analysis, ethical considerations and highest and best use. This 30 hour course fulfills the Real Property Appraiser Qualification …
    • Format: Online - Self Paced
    • Credit Hours: 30
    • SKU: 558NY063001
  2. $349.00

    Basic Appraisal Procedures

    Want thorough insight into the process of valuation? Then this course is for you! During this 30-hour curriculum, students will learn the three approaches used by appraisers to reach the opinion of value (income capitalization, sales comparison and cost) and how to derive multipliers and rates. Also included is a guide through the sales comparison approach, which is comprised of checking the…
    • Format: Online - Self Paced
    • Credit Hours: 30
    • SKU: 558NY014001
  3. $349.00

    Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches

    Round out your foundational understanding of appraisal valuation approaches. Focusing on the two types of valuation concepts other than cost approach, this course fulfills 30 hours of Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria for appraisers from the Trainee level to the Licensed Appraiser level. Learn the process for both as well as how to gather and analyze needed information. Highlights…
    • Format: Online - Self Paced
    • Credit Hours: 30
    • SKU: 558NY019001
  4. $199.00

    Residential Appraiser Site Valuation & Cost Approach

    Gain confidence in your appraisal valuation skills! A more in-depth dive into appraisal valuation concepts and cost approach applications, this course meets 15 hours for the Trainee level up to the Licensed Appraiser level of Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria. Develop a stronger understanding of the process of the cost approach as this covers step-by-step the appraisal value process…
    • Format: Online - Self Paced
    • Credit Hours: 15
    • SKU: 558NY011001
  5. $199.00

    Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use

    Make solid decisions in the valuation process. Understand the interdependence within the application of market analysis and highest and best use. Meeting 15 hours of Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria for appraisal Trainees up to Licensed Appraisers, this course highlights the association between cost, income capitalization and sales comparison (the three valuation concepts), highest…
    • Format: Online - Self Paced
    • Credit Hours: 15
    • SKU: 558NY012001
  6. $199.00

    Residential Report Writing and Case Studies

    Get a crash course in appraisal report writing! Students will enjoy this hands-on constructive course focused on learning how to create effective, well-formed reports for appraisals. Both content and exercises focus on appraisal writing techniques, gaining a real understanding of and ability to apply residential valuation procedures and grammar guidelines. Specific residential case studies are…
    • Format: Online - Self Paced
    • Credit Hours: 15
    • SKU: 558NY013001

Just what does a Real Estate Appraiser do?

Often referred to as the "eyes and ears of lenders," real estate appraisers determine the value of property before it is sold, mortgaged, taxed, insured or developed.


both new and existing properties

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the legal descriptions of real estate properties are correct in public records

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photos of the interior and exterior of the property

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the unique or special aspects of a property

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similar properties in the area to accurately determine the value of a property

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reports and data on the property's real estate value

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Why a Career in Real Estate Appraisal?

Flexible Hours

Appraisers don’t have to keep a strict 9-5 schedule.

Stable Industry

Appraisals are needed in circumstances beyond home sales (tax purposes, leasing needs, government acquisitions) and in all types of market conditions (short-sells, foreclosures).

Healthy Income Potential

Appraisers can make up to six figures annually in some areas of the United States once they have the needed job history and education. The current average annual salary for a real estate appraiser in the state of New York is $61,919, 17% above the national average.*

Get Out of the Office

Roughly half of a real estate appraiser's time is spent onsite doing inspections, making every day different and new.