Real Estate Appraiser resources for Wisconsin

Real Estate Appraiser Information for the State of Wisconsin

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 Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services, Real Estate Appraisers Board is in charge of this oversight.

There are four classifications of real estate appraiser in the State of Wisconsin. These classifications are:

  1. Apprentice Appraiser (Trainee)
  2. Licensed Appraiser
  3. Certified Residential Appraiser
  4. Certified General Appraiser

Those new to a career in real estate appraisals must begin as a Apprentice Appraiser (Trainee). There is no experience required. However, it is necessary to complete the state required coursework to become a Apprentice 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 the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services, Real Estate Appraisers Board to view Wisconsin specific requirements.

Online Courses for Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin

Residential Real Estate Appraiser

S & S Real Estate Appraisal Service, Inc - Milwaukee, WI (26 days ago)
We are growing and looking to increase our appraisal staff we are hiring for all of Wisconsin and Illinois. We offer a benefit package that includes health and… Apply Now

Insurance Appraiser

EXL - Eau Claire, WI (30+ days ago)
We are interested in those knowledgeable in real estate and/or building materials and construction techniques. Tools or Items You Must Provide: Apply Now

Home Equity Specialist

Verve Credit Union - Oshkosh, WI (3 days ago)
˅ Continuously monitor personal pipeline, manage expected closing dates, provide timely and accurate information to borrowers, closing agents, real estate… Apply Now

Research Photographer - Madison

CoStar Group - Kenosha, WI (30+ days ago)
CSGP) is the premier information, marketing and analytic solution for tens of thousands of commercial real estate brokers, owners, developers, investors,… Apply Now

Research Photographer - Milwaukee

CoStar Group - Kenosha, WI (30+ days ago)
CSGP) is the premier information, marketing and analytic solution for tens of thousands of commercial real estate brokers, owners, developers, investors,… Apply Now

Business Banking Specialist

River Valley Community Bank - Wausau, WI (2 days ago)
Coordinate loan transactions with third parties such as appraisers, title companies, real estate agents, etc. Secure collateral by filing security interests and… Apply Now

Loan Originator

Supreme Lending - , WI (14 months ago)
Stays abreast of trends and developments in the local real estate market and competitive environment, as well as, changes in rules and regulations pertaining to… Apply Now

Appraisal Residential Lister

Tyler Technologies, Inc. - West Allis, WI (30+ days ago)
Strong desire to learn and grow in the real estate appraisal field. Current assessment technician and/or property appraiser certification a plus. Apply Now

Mortgage Architect (Lender)

Verve Credit Union - La Crosse, WI (30+ days ago)
˅ Continuously monitor personal pipeline, manage expected closing dates, provide timely and accurate information to borrowers, closing agents, real estate… Apply Now

(Mortgage) Loan Originator NE

PrimeLending - Appleton, WI (14 months ago)
Stays abreast of trends and developments in the local real estate market and competitive environment, as well as, changes in rules and regulations pertaining to… Apply Now
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