Real Estate Appraiser resources for Alabama

Real Estate Appraiser Information for the State of Alabama

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 Alabama, the Alabama Real Estate Appraisers Board (AREAB) is in charge of this oversight.

There are five categories of real estate appraiser in the State of Alabama.  These categories are:

  1. Trainee Real Property Appraiser
  2. State Registered Real Property Appraiser
  3. Licensed Real Property Appraiser
  4. Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser
  5. Certified General Real Property Appraiser

Those new to a career in real estate appraisals must begin as a Trainee Real Property Appraiser.  There is no experience required.  However, it is necessary to complete the state required coursework to become a Trainee Real Property 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 Alabama Real Estate Appraisers Board to view Alabama specific requirements.

Online Courses for Alabama 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 Alabama

Real Estate Manager

The Personnel Board of Jefferson County - Birmingham, AL (5 months ago)
Certified General Real Property Appraiser. Possession of a Real Estate license (State of Alabama preferred). Experience in the acquisition of commercial and/or... Apply Now

ERM Appraisal Review Officer I

Cadence Bank - Birmingham, AL (8 days ago)
Under the general supervision of the Director of Appraisals or his designee, conduct appraisal and evaluation reviews highlighting real estate valuation risk... Apply Now

Qualified Commercial Appraisers

Real Estate Matrix - Birmingham, AL (25 days ago)
Real Estate Matrix, LLC. Real Estate Matrix, LLC (REM), a regional, progressive, state-of-the art, growth-oriented commercial real estate valuation firm... Apply Now

Full-time In-House Appraiser

CB&S Bank - Russellville, AL (1 day ago)
Seven to ten years real estate analysis/underwriting or equivalent. Responsible for initiating, engaging, monitoring and reviewing consumer and commercial real... Apply Now


Alabama Farm Credit - Cullman, AL (2 days ago)
General Real Estate Appraiser Certification and experience with equipment, livestock, and crop evaluation preferred.... Apply Now

Mortgage Loan Processor - Birmingham

IBERIABANK - Birmingham, AL (30 days ago)
Communicate with originators, borrowers, real estate agents and appraisers. Obtains necessary information (i.e.... Apply Now

(Mortgage) Loan Originator NE

PrimeLending - Opelika, AL (7 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

Mortgage Loan Originator/Tuscaloosa , AL

Synovus - Tuscaloosa, AL (15 days ago)
Provides lending services to the real estate community by serving and identifying financial needs. Knowledge of and ability to interpret real estate laws,... Apply Now

Loan Originator

Supreme Lending - , AL (7 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

Wealth Personal Trust Officer

BB&T - Birmingham, AL (30 days ago)
Trust, estate, agency) accounts. Seven years experience in administering trusts, estates and investment accounts.... Apply Now
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