Real Estate Appraiser resources for Arizona

Real Estate Appraiser Information for the State of Arizona

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 Arizona, the Department of Financial Institutions, Real Estate Appraisal Division is in charge of this oversight.

There are five classifications of real estate appraiser in the State of Arizona.  These classifications are:

  1. Registered Trainee Appraiser
  2. State Licensed Real Estate Appraiser
  3. State Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser
  4. State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser
  5. Designated Supervisory Appraiser

Those new to a career in real estate appraisals must begin as a Registered Trainee Appraiser.  There is no experience required.  However, it is necessary to complete the state required coursework to become a Registered Trainee 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 Arizona Department of Financial Institutions, Real Estate Appraisal Division to view Arizona specific requirements.

Online Courses for Arizona 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 Arizona

Field Appraiser

Maricopa County, AZ - Phoenix, AZ (4 months ago)
High school diploma or GED and six (6) months' experience in an appraisal or property related environment such as real estate, construction, property inspection... Apply Now

Property Specialist

City of Phoenix - Phoenix, AZ (30 days ago)
Work is performed under the general supervision of a Project Manager, Review Appraiser, Assistant Real Estate Administrator or Real Estate Administrator.... Apply Now

Jr. Analyst

Belfiore Real Estate Consulting - Phoenix, AZ (27 days ago)
Belfiore Real Estate Consulting, Arizona’s leading real estate research firm supporting developers, homebuilders, lenders, land & lot brokers, and appraisers is... Apply Now

NACA In-House Real Estate Agent

Real Estate Department:. NACA IN-HOUSE REAL ESTATE AGENT. Real estate courses – Highly Preferred. Comprehensive knowledge of mortgage lending and real estate.... Apply Now


State of Arizona - Phoenix, AZ (5 days ago)
Real estate research techniques including internet research and sources of information for real estate transactions.... Apply Now

Property (Valuation) Specialist

City of Phoenix - Phoenix, AZ (30 days ago)
Five years’ experience in property and right-of-way acquisition, residential and commercial leasing, title examination, and real property management work,... Apply Now

Transaction Coordinator

Redfin - Phoenix, AZ (5 months ago)
Real estate license required. Redfin is redefining real estate in the consumer's favor. Experience in real estate or related field, including processing... Apply Now

Commercial Real Estate Appraiser (Phoenix)

GlassRatner - Phoenix, AZ (20 days ago)
Testify as a real estate valuation expert, if required; Position requires 3 or more years of experience in conducting commercial real estate appraisals.... Apply Now

Property Appraisal Aide/Trainee

Pima County - Tucson, AZ (30+ days ago)
Candidates that currently hold a Real Estate and/or Appraiser license may maintain those as employees of the Assessor's Office.... Apply Now

Appraiser IV

Yuma County, AZ - Yuma, AZ (7 days ago)
Local, State and Federal laws and regulations pertaining to real estate, land valuation, and personal property transactions;... Apply Now
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Tools of the Trade

View resources to help any real estate appraiser or aspiring appraiser. These resources include:

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