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Education Information for Upgrading an Authorization/License/Certification






Upgrade from Trainee to State Licensed

Appraisers holding a valid trainee authorization may satisfy the educational requirements for a state license by completing the following additional education hours:

Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use 15 Hours
Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach 15 Hours
Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches 30 Hours
Residential Report Writing and Case Studies 15 Hours
Total Hours Required 75 Hours

You must also prove the 15-Hour National USPAP course was completed after February 1, 2002.


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Upgrade from Trainee to Certified Residential

Appraisers holding a valid trainee authorization may satisfy the educational requirements for residential certification by completing the following additional education hours:

Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use 15 Hours
Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach 15 Hours
Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches 30 Hours
Residential Report Writing and Case Studies 15 Hours
Statistics, Modeling and Finance 15 Hours
Advanced Residential Applications and Case Studies 15 Hours
Appraisal Subject Matter Electives
(may include hours over minimum shown above in other modules)
20 Hours
Total Hours Required 125 Hours

You must also meet the college requirement and prove the 15-Hour National USPAP course was completed after February 1, 2002.


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From Trainee to Certified General

Appraisers holding a valid trainee authorization may satisfy the educational requirements for general certification by completing the following additional education hours:

General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use 30 Hours
General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach 30 Hours
General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach 30 Hours
General Appraiser Income Approach (Part I and II) 60 Hours
General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies 30 Hours
Statistics, Modeling and Finance 15 Hours
Appraisal Subject Matter Electives
(may include hours over minimum shown above in other modules)
30 Hours
Total Hours Required 225 Hours

You must also meet the college requirement and prove the 15-Hour National USPAP course was completed after February 1, 2002.


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Upgrade from State Licensed to Certified Residential

Appraisers holding a valid state license may satisfy the educational requirements for residential certification by completing the following additional education hours:

Statistics, Modeling and Finance 15 Hours
Advanced Residential Applications and Case Studies 15 Hours
Appraisal Subject Matter Electives
(may include hours over minimum shown above in other modules)
20 Hours
Total Hours Required 50 Hours

You must also meet the college requirement and prove the 15-Hour National USPAP course was completed after February 1, 2002.


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Upgrade from State Licensed to Certified General

Appraisers holding a valid state license may satisfy the educational requirements for residential certification by completing the following additional education hours:

General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use 15 Hours
General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach 15 Hours
General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach 15 Hours
General Appraiser Income Approach (Part I and II) 45 Hours
General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies 15 Hours
Statistics, Modeling and Finance 15 Hours
Appraisal Subject Matter Electives
(may include hours over minimum shown above in other modules)
30 Hours
Total Hours Required 150 Hours

You must also meet the college requirement and prove the 15-Hour National USPAP course was completed after February 1, 2002.


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Upgrade from Certified Residential to Certified General

Appraisers holding a valid residential certification may satisfy the educational requirements for general certification by completing the following additional education hours:

General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use 15 Hours
General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach 15 Hours
General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach 15 Hours
General Appraiser Income Approach (Part I and II) 45 Hours
General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies 10 Hours
Total Hours Required 100 Hours

You must also meet the college requirement and prove the 15-Hour National USPAP course was completed after February 1, 2002.


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