Real Estate Appraiser resources for Virginia
Real Estate Appraiser Information for the Commonwealth of Virginia
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 Virginia, the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation is in charge of this oversight.
There are four classifications of real estate appraiser in the Commonwealth of Virginia. These classifications are:
- Appraiser Trainee
- Licensed Residential Real Property Appraiser
- Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser
- Certified General Real Property Appraiser
Those new to a career in real estate appraisals must begin as an Appraiser Trainee. There is no experience required. However, it is necessary to complete the state required coursework to become an 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 Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation to view Virginia specific requirements.
Online Courses for Virginia Appraisers
Appraiser Sidekick is partnering with Mbition to offer online appraisal courses.
Use the buttons below for the type of real estate appraisal course that you are interested:
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