Getting Your Appraisal License

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What is An Appraiser

According to The Appraisal Foundation, an appraiser is one who develops and reports an opinion of value on a specific type of property. Appraisers may opt to specialize in various disciplines such as: Real Property appraisal, which is the valuation of real estate.

An appraiser gives an estimate of the value of real estate property before it’s sold, taxed, mortgaged, insured, or developed. As an appraiser you will be creating reports with detailed overviews of the worth of the property. Appraiser will take photos, verify public records, interact with clients and do property comparisons. 

Appraisers spend a lot of their time in the field, visiting properties and assessing the value. Many appraisers work from a home office.  Appraisers often create their own schedules.  You can work full time or part time. 

The job prospects for people considering a career in real estate appraisal are strong. The industry is projected to have a higher than average growth in number of positions. Many existing appraisers are approaching the retirement age. There is a large need for new appraisers. If you are considering a career in real estate appraisal, then you can be confident that you are considering a career path with a strong job outlook.

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How to Get your License in NYS?

The process of becoming an appraiser differs among the various appraisal disciplines. Real property appraisers are required to have a certain number of hours of education and experience. In addition, if an individual would like to become state licensed or certified in real property or become “designated” by an appraiser organization, they must also pass a comprehensive examination.

All Appraiser Licensing Courses are only available in the classroom setting. Online or Distance Learning courses are not approved in New York State.

Role:

Type and value of appraisable property depends on the credentials of the supervising Certified Appraiser


Qualifications: 

College Education: Not required

State Exam:None

Experience Hours: Not required

Training Hours: 150


Required Courses:

R5 - Basic Appraisal Principles - 30 hour

Supervisory/Training Course - 4 hour

R6 - Basic Appraisal Procedures - 30 hour

R7 - Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use - 15 hour

R8 - Residential Site Valuation and Cost Approach - 15 hour

R9 - Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approach - 30 hour

R10 - Residential Report Writing and Care Studies - 15 hour

National USPAP Course - 15 hour


 

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Role

Non-complex 1-4 family residential units valued under 1,000,000 or complex 1-4 family units valued under $250,000


Qualifications:

College Education: Associates Degree or 30 Semester Hour Credits

State Exam: Yes - Valid for 24 months

Experience Hours: 2000 hours in no less than 24 months

Training Hours: 150


Required Courses:

R5 - Basic Appraisal Principles - 30 hour

Supervisory/Training Course - 4 hour

R6 - Basic Appraisal Procedures - 30 hour

R7 - Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use - 15 hour

R8 - Residential Site Valuation and Cost Approach - 15 hour

R9 - Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approach - 30 hour

R10 - Residential Report Writing and Care Studies - 15 hour

National USPAP Course - 15 hour


 

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Role: 

Qualified to perform federally-related residential real estate appraisals on 1 to 4 unit residential properties without regard to the complexity or dollar amount. These appraisers are also permitted to appraise non-residential properties having a transaction value of $250,000 or less.


Qualifications: 

College Education: Bachelor's Degree

Federal Exam: Yes

Experience Hours: 2500 hrs in no less than 24 months

Training hours: 200


Required Courses: 

R5 - Basic Appraisal Principles - 30 hour

R6 - Basic Appraisal Procedures- 30 hour

R7 - Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use- 15 hour

R8 - Residential Site Valuation and Cost Approach- 15 hours

R9 - Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approach- 30 hour

R10 - Residential Report Writing and Care Studies- 15 hour

R11 - Advanced Residential Report Writing and Case Studies

National USPAP Course - 15 hour

Statistics, Modeling, Finance - 15 hour

One of the following electives:

RE-1 - Introduction to Residential Income Properties- 20

RE-2 - Fair Housing, Fair Lending and Environmental Issues

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Role:

Able to appraise all types of real property


Qualifications: 

College Education: Bachelors Degree

Federal Exam: Yes

Experience hours: 3000 hrs in no less than 30 months

Training hours: 300


Required Courses:

R5 - Basic Appraisal Principles - 30 hour

R6 - Basic Appraisal Procedures- 30 hour

National USPAP Course - 15 hour

Statistics, Modeling, Finance - 15 hour

G4 - General Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use - 30 hour

G5 - General Appraisal Sales Comparison Approach- 30 hour

G6 - General Appraisal Site Valuation and Cost Approach

G7 - Part 1 - General Appraisal Income Approach - 30 hour

G7 - Part 2 - General Appraisal Income Approach- 30 hour

G8 - General Appraisal Report Writing and Case Studies - 30 hour

GE-1 - Fair Housing, Fair Lending and Environmental Issues- 15 hour

One of the following electives:

GE-2 - Specialty Appraisals -15 hour

GE-3 - Using the HP12C Calculator -15 hour

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Helpful Resources

NYS Department of State - FAQ - Real Estate Appraiser

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