Real Estate Appraiser resources for Florida

Real Estate Appraiser Information for the State of Florida

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 Florida, the Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board (FREAB) is in charge of this oversight.

There are three classifications of real estate appraiser in the State of Florida.  These classifications are:

  1. Registered Trainee Appraiser
  2. Certified Residential Appraiser
  3. Certified General Appraiser

Those new to a career in real estate appraisals must begin as a Registered Trainee Appraiser.  There is no experience required.  However, it is necessary to complete the state required coursework to become aRegistered Trainee Appraiser.  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 Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board (FREAB) to view Florida specific requirements.

Online Courses for Florida Appraisers

Appraiser Sidekick is partnering with Career WebSchool to offer online appraisal courses.

Qualifying Education is for new and upgrade licenses and Continuing Education is for appraisers to maintain current licensing.

Use the buttons below for the type of real estate appraisal course that you are interested:

Qualifying EducationContinuing Education

Real Estate Appraiser Jobs in Florida


US Department of Housing and Urban Development - Jacksonville, FL (11 days ago)
In addition to meeting specialized experience, applicants must have a State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser License. As an Appraiser, you will: Apply Now

APPRAISER II - 73000310

The State of Florida - Lake City, FL (3 days ago)
Conduct research and analyze property data and sales data through field inspections, review of courthouse records, appropriate sales services, and other… Apply Now


The State of Florida - Orlando, FL (26 days ago)
COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE APPRAISER - 73002224. This is a Senior Appraiser – Commercial Real Estate Appraiser position with the Department of Revenue's Property… Apply Now

Real Property Appraiser

Hillsborough County, Florida - , FL (30+ days ago)
Knowledge of real estate appraisal methods and techniques. Coordinates and reviews private appraisals performed by professional real estate appraisers for… Apply Now

Residential Real Estate Appraiser

Impact Valuation Group LLC - Fort Myers, FL (10 days ago)
Experience in residential real estate appraisals. Thorough knowledge of the real estate market, neighborhoods and market trends that exist within this position… Apply Now

Real Estate Appraiser

Appraisal Direct, Inc - Casselberry, FL (8 days ago)
Proven working experience as a real estate appraiser. We are looking for a diligent real estate appraiser to produce credible and viable results for clients and… Apply Now

Property Appraiser Seasonal Appraiser

Miami-Dade County - Miami, FL (1 day ago)
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Real Estate, Finance, Economics, Accounting or related field; Apply Now

Commercial Appraiser IV - Property Appraiser's Office

Volusia County, FL - DeLand, FL (11 days ago)
Graduation from high school or possession of a GED and eight (8) years of experience in a Property Appraiser's office, real estate or property appraisal. Apply Now

Administrative Assistant - Real Estate

The Nickley Group at KW - Orlando, FL (9 days ago)
Real estate knowledge is not required, though helpful if you understand some of the terminology. The Administrative Assistant (aka Sales Office Assistant) is an… Apply Now

Seeking Extra Ordinary Licensed Real Estate Agents

Properties By Neptune LLC - Pensacola, FL (19 days ago)
Proven working experience as a real estate agent or real estate salesperson. Real estate agent’s or broker’s licence. Manage property auctions or exchanges. Apply Now
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