Real Estate Appraiser resources for Tennessee
Real Estate Appraiser Information for the State of Tennessee
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 Tennessee, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance, Real Estate Appraiser Commission is in charge of this oversight.
There are four classifications of real estate appraiser in the State of Tennessee. These classifications are:
- Registered Trainee
- State Licensed Appraiser
- State Certified Residential Appraiser
- State Certified General Appraiser
Those new to a career in real estate appraisals must begin as a Registered Trainee. There is no experience required. However, it is necessary to complete the state required coursework to become a Registered 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 Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance, Real Estate Appraiser Commission to view Tennessee specific requirements.
Online Courses for Tennessee Appraisers
Appraiser Sidekick is partnering with Mbition to offer online appraisal courses.
Mbition offers continuing education courses for Tennessee appraisers. Use the button below to view available courses:
Real Estate Appraisal Career Information from the Appraiser Sidekick Blog
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