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.

Click on the link for the type of real estate appraisal course that you are interested:

Arizona Qualifying Education (for the new appraiser)
Arizona Continuing Education (for appraisers who need to satisfy CE requirements)

Real Estate Appraiser Jobs in Arizona

Real Estate Sales Agent

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Tempe, AZ (2 days ago)
Proven working experience as a real estate agent or real estate salesperson. Real estate agent’s or broker’s licence.... Apply Now

Field Appraiser

Maricopa County, AZ - Phoenix, AZ (13 days 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

Residential Real Estate Appraiser

Impact Valuation Group - Glendale, AZ (9 days ago)
Certified Residential Appraiser (Preferred). Thorough knowledge of the real estate market, neighborhoods and market trends that exist within this position’s... Apply Now

Valuation and Advisory Analyst

BGC Partners - Phoenix, AZ (30+ days ago)
Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) is one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisory firms. Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in related subjects such as... Apply Now


State of Arizona - Phoenix, AZ (30+ days ago)
Ideal candidate will have college level professional courses in real property appraisal, real estate, property management, economics, finance, and/or statistics... Apply Now

Residential Real Estate Appraiser

The Property Sciences Group, Inc. - Phoenix, AZ (8 days ago)
Previous work experience in residential real estate appraisals. Founded in 1984, with expertise in all major categories of real estate, many of the largest... Apply Now

LAND DISPOSITION PROJECT LEADER 2 (Sales & Commercial Leasing)

State of Arizona - Phoenix, AZ (30+ days ago)
Real estate values and uses; A minimum of 5 years of experience in commercial real estate, land sales, rights-of-way transactions, or real estate management.... Apply Now


Farm Credit West - Tempe, AZ (30+ days ago)
State of Arizona General Real Estate Appraiser Certification. The Appraiser serves Farm Credit West’s internal and external customers by conducting real estate... Apply Now

Transaction Coordinator

Redfin - Phoenix, AZ (30+ days 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

Insurance Appraiser

EXL - Flagstaff, AZ (30+ days ago)
We are interested in those knowledgeable in real estate and/or building materials and construction techniques. Castle High Value Surveys, a division of Overland... Apply Now
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