Frequently Asked Questions - Licensed Residential Real Property Appraiser

Click HERE to view general questions regarding the Office of Professional & Occupational Regulation.

My current supervisor is a licensed residential appraiser (AP), will I be allowed to keep the same supervisor after 12/31/2007?
Answer:  All supervisors must be either certified residential or certified general after 12/31/2007.

I currently hold a trainee license and will have 90 qualification education (QE) hours before 12/31/2007, but will not have completed the 2000 hours of appraisal experience by then.  Will I qualify for a licensed residential real property appraiser under the transition provision?
Answer:  In order to qualify under the transition provision, a licensee must do two things:

  1. Submit an application to the board between 01/01/2008 and 12/31/2009 and
  2. Complete the education, experience and exam requirements before 12/31/2009.

I currently hold a trainee license.  Will I be required to have a college degree to upgrade my license after 01/01/2008?
Answer:  The 2008 criteria does not require a college degree to upgrade to a licensed residential appraiser, but an associates degree will be required to upgrade to the certified residential level and a baccalaurate degree will be required to upgrade to the certified general level.

What is the core curriculum requirement for the licensed residential real property appraiser?

  • 30 hours basic appraisal principles
  • 30 hours basic appraisal procedures
  • 15 hours the 15-hour national USPAP course or its equivalent
  • 15 hours residential market analysis and highest and best use
  • 15 hours residential appraiser site valuation and cost approach
  • 30 hours residential sales comparison and income approaches
  • 15 hours residential report writing and case studies
  • 150 hours            

Click here to see the approved core curriculum.
Click here to see a list of approved education providers.


Is my application confidential?

No. With the exception of Social Security Number, all application information is public. Contact information provided to the Board is posted on our website.

If you cannot find the answer to your question, click HERE to send an e-mail message to the Board of Real Estate Appraisers.


Last Updated: March 5, 2014