Frequently Asked Questions - Licensed Residential Real Property Appraiser

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I currently hold a trainee license.  Will I be required to have a degree to upgrade from a trainee to the licensed residential real property appraiser?
Answer:  Yes, the current AQB criteria requires an Associate degree to upgrade to the licensed residential real property appraiser level.

I don’t have a degree, are there any exceptions to the degree requirement?
Answer: Yes. 30 semester hours from an accredited college or university will be accepted lieu of an ssociate degree.

If I have a degree, do I have to take the core curriculum appraiser courses as well?
Answer: Yes.

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            

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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.

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Last Updated: February 19, 2015