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Real Estate Appraisal License

Real Estate Appraisal Online Training

Prices & EnrollmentStart your career off right! Allied provides you with everything you need to build a new career, from the moment you enroll in your real estate appraisal course to when you open your door for business. You get a solid educational foundation that meets your state requirements, and the best study materials to pass the state exam the first time.

Affordable Appraisal License Programs

Select from a range of affordable program options to put your career training within reach. Simply determine what your state licensing requirements are and enroll in the program that meets your needs. We’ve got you covered - our programs are priced to stay in line with your budget.

Live Student Support

Our staff includes a team of employees dedicated to the success of all of our students in every Allied course. Throughout your appraisal program, you have access to personalized, one-on-one student support through e-mail, phone and fax during regular business hours. You are not alone in your education!

High Pass Rate on the Real Estate Appraisal Licensing Exam

Allied has a high pass rate on the state appraisal licensing exam.* Choose the online school that is a leader in appraisal education and has an excellent record of success.

*Based on students reporting back to us.

Professional Membership

You will receive a one-year membership at no additional charge to a professional association when you successfully complete your real estate appraisal training program. Become part of a leading association and enjoy access to membership benefits, up-to-date news and information, and great networking opportunities for your career. 

In-House Proctor Included

Allied’s Proctoring Service is available for students enrolled in any appraisal licensing course that requires a proctored final. To schedule an appointment, students should access the "Proctor" button in the course’s toolbar. From there, students may launch a calendar of available dates and times. Once scheduled, students will receive a confirmation email with additional instructions.

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Take the first step and enroll in an appraisal course today – your future as a licensed real estate appraiser is within reach!

Real Estate Appraisal License

  • Affordable and convenient
  • 100% online real estate appraisal courses
  • State approved

Prices & EnrollmentFulfill your state appraisal requirements with convenient distance education courses. Allied’s Appraisal Licensing Package meets the 2008 educational changes. Get the skills to work as a licensed appraiser with an education that keeps you up to date.

The real estate appraisal licensing courses teach you the appraisal process from start to finish and enable you to become an expert on property appraisal. The material is approved by the Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB), and provides you with a solid background in real estate appraisal practices and USPAP guidelines. Pass the state exam with hands-on practice tests and start your career as a professional in this growing field. 

Allied’s Proctoring Service is available for students enrolled in any appraisal licensing course that requires a proctored final. To schedule an appointment, students should access the "Proctor" button in the course’s toolbar. From there, students may launch a calendar of available dates and times. Once scheduled, students will receive a confirmation email with additional instructions.

Note: Students will enroll in a real estate appraisal program, which consists of individual courses as described below.

Start Your Real Estate Appraisal Education Today!

Please Note: The Appraisal Qualifications Board (AQB) has come out with new changes to qualifications effective January 1, 2015. These changes are concentrated on the minimum qualifications appraisers need to obtain a license or upgrade to another license level. The following requirements are effective for individuals seeking a real property appraisal license after January 1, 2015. However, these changes may apply to current licensed appraisers as well under certain circumstances, such as moving to a new state without reciprocity. Your own state agency may choose to implement additional criteria and you are urged to contact your state regulator for more information.


California Real Estate Appraisal Licensing

158-Hour Real Estate Appraisal Residential Licensing Package (CA Students Only)

Allied’s 158-Hour Real Estate Appraisal Residential Licensing Package enables you to complete your required 158 hours* of appraisal education from the comfort of your home - with all of the courses you need! This includes 4 hours of trainee/supervisor training and 4 hours of federal and state laws and regulations. Allied’s appraisal courses cover all of the topics included in the pre-licensing requirements established by The Appraiser Qualification Board (AQB) of the Appraisal Foundation.

*Additionally, BREA recently announced new requirements related to Federal and State Laws and Regulations education. Effective 1/1/17, BREA requires that the 4-hour Federal and State Laws and Regulations course include a final examination and be required qualifying education for anyone applying for an AT (Trainee) or AL (Residential) license.

Package Includes:

  • Real Estate Trainee/Supervisor (Hours: 4) - Syllabus
  • Federal and State Laws and Regulations (Hours: 4) - Syllabus
  • Real Estate Appraisal Principles and Practices (Hours: 60) - Syllabus
  • Real Estate Appraisal Report Writing (QE) (Hours: 15) - Syllabus
  • 2018/2019 National USPAP (Hours: 15) - Syllabus
  • Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use (Hours: 15) - Syllabus
  • Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches (Hours: 30) - Syllabus
  • Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach (Hours: 15) - Syllabus
  • Professional Development for Appraisal Trainees - Syllabus

How does Allied’s package set you apart? Allied has the revised Federal and State Laws and Regulations course you need, plus additional trainee/supervisory training all in one package!

There are several Federal and California State laws and regulations that provide the basis for appraisals and appraiser activity in California. Therefore, it is incumbent on all state-licensed or certified real property appraisers to understand and comply with these laws and regulations. This course is designed to comply with the requirement established by California for each state-licensed or certified real property appraiser to take 4 hours of education on federal and state laws and regulations.

Also, the Real Estate Appraisal Trainee/Supervisor course addresses the expectations and responsibilities of both the Supervisory Appraiser as well as the Trainee Appraiser. In order for a Trainee to earn acceptable experience, both the Supervisor and the Trainee must meet their duties and obligations. The main function of the Supervisory Appraiser is to help prepare a Trainee to demonstrate professional competence and work independently upon issuance of full licensure.

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Colorado Real Estate Appraisal Licensing

150-Hour Real Estate Appraisal Residential Licensing Package (CO Students Only)

Allied’s 150-Hour Colorado Real Estate Appraisal Residential Licensing Program enables you to complete your required 150 hours of appraisal education and prepare to become a Licensed Appraiser.

Package Includes:

  • Real Estate Appraisal Principles and Practices (Hours: 60) - Syllabus
  • Real Estate Appraisal Report Writing (QE) (Hours: 15) - Syllabus
  • National USPAP (Hours: 15) - Pending Approval
  • Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use (Hours: 15) - Syllabus
  • Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches (Hours: 30) - Syllabus
  • Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach (Hours: 15) - Syllabus
  • Professional Development for Appraisal Trainees - Syllabus

Real Estate Appraisal Trainee & Licensing (MI, TX, VA, WA)

Appraisal Trainees: Start Here!

79-Hour Real Estate Appraisal Trainee Package

(IA, MI, VA, WA)

The 79-hour trainee package provides 75 hours of qualifying real estate appraisal education, plus an additional four hours that focus on trainee/supervisory training.

Package Includes:

  • Real Estate Appraisal Principles and Practices (Hours: 60) - Syllabus
  • National USPAP (Hours: 15) -Pending Approval
  • Real Estate Appraisal Trainee/Supervisor (Hours: 4) - Syllabus
  • Professional Development for Appraisal Trainees - Syllabus

 


79-Hour Texas Real Estate Appraisal Trainee Package

(TX Only)

The Texas 79-hour trainee package provides 75 hours of qualifying real estate appraisal education, plus an additional four hours that focus on Texas-specific trainee/supervisory training.

Package Includes:

  • Real Estate Appraisal Principles and Practices (Hours: 60) - Syllabus
  • National USPAP (Hours: 15) - Pending Approval
  • Texas Real Estate Trainee/Supervisor (Hours: 4)- Syllabus
  • Professional Development for Appraisal Trainees - Syllabus

 


Appraisal Licensees: Start Here!

75-Hour Real Estate Appraisal Licensing Package

(MI, TX, VA, WA)

Upgrade your appraisal trainee license to become a licensed residential appraiser. This package meets the minimum state required 75-Hour pre-license requirement to apply for the residential appraiser license exam, including the 15-hour Appraisal Report Writing course. Students must already be a trainee to take this course.

Package Includes:

  • Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use (Hours: 15) - Syllabus
  • Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches (Hours: 30) - Syllabus
  • Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach (Hours: 15) - Syllabus
  • Real Estate Appraisal Report Writing (QE) (Hours: 15) - Syllabus

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Real Estate Appraisal License Upgrade

50-Hour Certified Residential Appraisal Package

(CA, CO, TX, VA, WA)

Increase your income potential by changing your license classification. You can earn more and grow your career opportunities when you upgrade your license to certified residential appraiser.

Note: A certified residential appraiser is an individual that can appraise a one-to-four unit residential property without regard to complexity or transaction value, and non-residential property up to a transaction value of $250,000.

Package Includes:

  • Statistics, Modeling and Finance (Hours: 15) - Syllabus
  • Advanced Residential Applications and Case Studies (Hours: 15) - Syllabus
  • Selected Topics in Appraisal (Hours: 20) - Syllabus

Receive the 50 hours you need to meet the certified residential education requirement for your state. Once you pass the Certified Residential Appraisal state exam, you will have the skills to identify and complete challenging assignments more efficiently, use statistical concepts to process data, and ultimately complete assignments faster.


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Professional Membership

You will receive a one-year membership to the National Association of Real Estate Appraisers (NAREA) when you successfully complete your program. There is no additional cost to you. Enjoy a professional advantage with membership to the leading association for appraisal professionals.

Real Estate Appraiser Trainee Professional Development Program

Are you ready to prepare for your new career as an Appraiser Trainee? Allied’s Real Estate Appraiser Trainee Professional Development program is a career development and hands-on learning opportunity that teaches you about the day-to-day duties of a real estate appraiser.

By partnering with Metro-West Appraisal Company, LLC, Allied will apprise you of the expectations and responsibilities of the Appraiser Trainee position. It is the first step in securing long-term employment with an industry leader in real estate appraisal!

About the Program

The program presents an overview of the various State Board requirements leading to licensure, gaining experiential hours, and continuing education requirements. Students who successfully complete the professional development course and are accepted into the Appraiser Trainee program at one of our partnering sites* will have an opportunity to practice the skills they have learned under direct supervision in an actual work environment.

Prior to this hands-on training, all students will develop a professional portfolio, as required for the interview process. Students will also develop a professional networking profile.

Throughout the training, students will find helpful and useful tips for a successful training experience. Upon completion of the professional development course, students will utilize their job search abilities and learn how to negotiate for employment as an Appraiser Trainee, if not already enrolled in an apprentice program.

Performance is measured by:

To successfully complete this course, students must complete: professional portfolio, 10 online modules, including all reading, and successfully pass all quizzes and case studies.

About Metro-West

Metro-West is the nation’s largest and premier appraisal firm with 225+ staff appraisers nationwide and has been in business since 1987. It was founded by appraisers and is still managed by appraisers today. Greg Stephens, the Program Chair and Chief Appraiser, oversees the Associate Program, bringing 40 years of appraisal industry experience and qualifications.

*The partnering site will have the discretion of accepting or declining any student for an Appraiser Trainee position. Likewise, the student is not required to accept an Appraiser Trainee position with a partnering site.

Build an Appraisal Career

Prices & EnrollmentTake your career in a new direction! Choose to start a successful home-based business or join an existing company as a licensed appraiser. Real estate appraisal provides you with the opportunity to set your own hours, work out in the field and experience long-term career success. Enroll in an AQB-approved course and get the foundation you need to pass the state exam.

Anytime, Anywhere

It’s flexible and convenient to fulfill your real estate appraisal requirements with online and traditional correspondence courses. Set the pace of your education and complete your studies whenever and wherever you want. Keep your current job while you advance your career. Live student support and job assistance will give you the extra tools you need to succeed with your training and transition into your role as a licensed appraiser.   

Appraisal Career Opportunities

Real Estate Appraiser Career Outlook

Due to a growing population over the next decade, the real estate industry is projected to provide additional employment opportunities as more people require housing. With a thriving economy, individuals will be more likely to buy a new house or re-finance their existing house.

Employment of real estate appraisers is expected to grow as levels of real estate activity increase in markets across the country. This activity will result in a greater need for licensed appraisers to provide accurate and reliable property valuations.

What is a real estate appraiser?

A person who provides an analysis, opinion or conclusion about the nature, quality or value of identified real property.

Real Estate Appraiser Duties:

  • Evaluate the property and surrounding neighborhood.
  • Obtain land values from county sources and sales information about nearby properties.
  • Estimate building replacement costs using building valuation manuals and professional cost estimators. 
  • Prepare a written description of the property and make an estimate of its value.

Take the First Step Today

Prices & EnrollmentAllied’s real estate appraisal courses provide you with the comprehensive training you need to make accurate property valuations and prepare informative reports. You will receive everything you need to complete your appraisal and USPAP course requirements and prepare for the state exam. Get started today with no money down and be one step closer to realizing your dream of becoming a licensed real estate appraiser. Call or click below for more information!

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