Real Estate Appraiser resources for Colorado

Real Estate Appraiser Information for the State of Colorado

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 Colorado, the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) is in charge of this oversight.

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

  1. Licensed Ad Valorem Appraiser (only for appraiser employees of county tax assessment offices)
  2. Licensed Appraiser
  3. Certified Residential Appraiser
  4. Certified General Appraiser

Those new to a career in real estate appraisals must begin as a Beginner Appraiser (trainee). There is no experience required. However, it is necessary to complete the state required coursework to become a Beginner 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 Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) to view Colorado specific requirements.

Online Courses for Colorado 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 Colorado


BGC Partners - Denver, CO (21 days ago)
Under minimal supervision, appraises real estate properties for the purposes of dispute resolution, mortgage underwriting, acquisition/disposition, portfolio… Apply Now

Appraiser II, Greeley TERM

State of Colorado Job Opportunities - Greeley, CO (30+ days ago)
A Certified General Appraiser License issued by the State of Colorado Board of Real Estate Appraisers is required. It is in your interest to apply early. Apply Now

Real Estate Appraiser

ARC Valuation & Consulting, LLC - Colorado Springs, CO (20 days ago)
Very busy Appraisal office looking for a certified, FHA Residential Appraiser to cover Colorado Springs and the surrounding areas. Apply Now

Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser

Summit Valuation Services - Denver, CO (30+ days ago)
We are Appraiser owned and operated, and we are looking for Appraisers wanting to find an easier way of doing things. We are not a large corporate firm. Apply Now

Field Staff Appraiser - Clario Appraisal Network

Clear Capital - Denver, CO (30+ days ago)
Complete real estate appraisals within a defined territory from non-complex to highly complex assignments. FHA Approved appraiser in good standing. Apply Now

Lending Assistant

Independent Bank Group - Denver, CO (30+ days ago)
Experience supporting commercial and real estate lending, preferred. Files and releases financing statements and real estate mortgages. Apply Now

Host Success Agent

Cohost, LLC - Littleton, CO (14 days ago)
Proven working experience as a real estate agent or real estate salesperson. Real estate agent’s or broker’s license. Proven track of successful sales record. Apply Now

Commercial Real Estate Underwriter - Colorado

TCF Bank - Centennial, CO (30+ days ago)
Commercial Real Estate Underwriter - Colorado(Job Number: 3-5 years experience in a credit analysis role relative to Commercial Real Estate lending. Apply Now

Valuations Analyst

Computershare - Denver, CO (1 day ago)
The analyst utilizes many resources and tools to assist in determining a reconciled value of real estate, such as Web-based real estate clearing houses, public… Apply Now

Appraiser I (Personal Property)

Douglas County, CO - Castle Rock, CO (5 days ago)
Knowledge of accounting principles and practices provided by a minimum of three years of progressively responsible business experience in a related field such… Apply Now
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