Real Estate Appraiser resources for Washington, DC
Real Estate Appraiser Information for Washington, District of Columbia
Real estate appraisers are required to be licensed, per Title XI of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act (FIRREA) of 1989. This act required that each of the states establish an agency for the licensure, certification, and regulation of appraisers.
In Washington, DC, the District of Columbia Board of Real Estate Appraisers is in charge of this oversight.
There are four classifications of real estate appraiser in the District of Columbia. These classifications are:
- Real Estate Appraiser Trainee
- Licensed Residential Real Property Real Estate Appraiser
- Certified Residential Real Property Real Estate Appraiser
- Certified General Real Property Real Estate Appraiser
Those new to a career in real estate appraisals must begin as a Real Estate Appraiser Trainee. There is no experience required. However, it is necessary to complete the state required coursework to become a Real Estate Appraiser Trainee. The trainee must then work under a supervisor for a specified number of hours in order to be eligible to become a licensed or certified appraiser.
Please see the links below for additional resources:
Visit our page that provides an overview of appraisal classifications and requirements.
Visit the website for the District of Columbia Board of Real Estate Appraisers to view Washington DC specific requirements.
Online Courses for District of Columbia Appraisers
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