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SUMMARY OF LICENSES

 

APPRENTICE

Education: 150 Hours of Core Curriculum Courses as outlined in the Course Tracking Worksheet.

Experience:  None

Examinations: State Exam within 10 days of receiving permit.

Scope of Practice:  Any property the supervising appraiser is permitted to appraise.

LICENSED RESIDENTIAL

Education: 150 Hours of Core Curriculum Courses as outlined in the Course Tracking Worksheet, and

Associate Degree or higher in any field of study. In lieu of the required degree, 30 semester credit hours of college level education from an accredited college, junior college, community college, or university.

Experience:  2,000 hours of acceptable appraisal experience over a period of not less than 12 months.

Examinations:  State and National Examinations.

Scope of Practice:  Any complex residential real estate of 1-4 units having a value of less than $250,000; non-complex real estate having a value of less than $1,000,000; and non-residential real estate having a value of less than $100,000.

CERTIFIED RESIDENTIAL

Education:  200 Hours of Core Curriculum Courses as outline in the Course Tracking Worksheet, and

Bachelor's Degree or higher in any field of study from an accredited college or university

Experience: 2,500 hours of acceptable appraisal experience over a period of not less than 24 months.

Examinations:  State and National Examinations.

Scope of Practice:  All residential real estate of 1-4 units without regard to value or complexity; non-residential real estate having a value of less than $100,000.

CERTIFIED GENERAL

Education:  300 Hours of Core Curriculum Courses as outlined in the Course Tracking Worksheet, and

Bachelor's Degree or higher in any field from an accredited college or university

Experience:  3,000 hours of acceptable appraisal experience over a period of not less than 30 months.

Examinations:  State and National Examinations.

Scope of Practice:  All real estate without regard to value or complexity.

Hours required for Qualifying Education can be taken by classroom or on-line. Only those courses approved by the Board will be accepted.

Hours required for qualifying educaton must include specific coverage of multiple topics. Please see the Course Tracking Worksheet for details.

Please note that individual states may adopt requirements more stringent than the above.  Applicants for a real estate appraiser license or certification should always check with each state for individual requirements.

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