Upgrade Your Career
Are You Ready to Upgrade Your Career?
We’ve mapped out your next steps toward becoming a residential licensed or certified appraiser, or a certified general appraiser (who focuses on commercial appraisal). Each path assumes that you’ve already completed the three introductory qualifying education courses and trainee course. Not sure if you have? Visit our Begin Your Career page for more details.
Explore each option below to learn about education, experience and exam requirements.
Residential or Commercial?
Licensed Residential Appraiser
A licensed residential real property appraiser can appraise one to four (non-complex) residential units with a transactional value less than $1 million and one to four (complex) residential units with a transactional value less than $400,000.Learn more
Certified Residential Appraiser
A certified residential real property appraiser can appraise one to four residential units without regard to value or complexity. This can be achieved with additional education and hours of experience.Learn More
Certified General Appraiser
A certified general real property appraiser can appraise residential and commercial properties. If you would like to focus on commercial properties, you can become a Certified General Appraiser.Learn more