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

Commercial Appraiser

Douglas County, CO - , CO (30+ days ago)
A bachelor's degree from an accredited university in a field related to real estate, such as business, finance, accounting, real estate, planning, engineering,... Apply Now

Residential Real Estate Appraiser

Impact Valuation Group - Loveland, CO (30+ days ago)
Thorough knowledge of the real estate market, neighborhoods and market trends that exist within this position’s assigned geographic location.... Apply Now

Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser

Summit Valuation Services - Denver, CO (1 day ago)
We are Appraiser owned and operated, and we are looking for Appraisers wanting to find an easier way of doing things.... Apply Now

Real Estate Executive Assistant

The Thomas | Ratay Team - Boulder, CO (8 days ago)
Real Estate Admin:. Real Estate Transaction Coordination:. Title closers, lenders, inspectors, appraisers, surveyors, financial advisers, legal counsel, real... Apply Now

Certified Residential Appraiser

Impact Valuation Group LLC - Greeley, CO (10 days ago)
Certified Appraiser (Required). Thorough knowledge of the real estate market, neighborhoods and market trends that exist within this position’s assigned... Apply Now

Conservation Land Protection and Acquisition Manager

The Trust for Public Land - Denver, CO (18 days ago)
Strong, entrepreneurial negotiator, able to secure complicated real estate deals. Experience with land acquisition or other conservation real estate projects... Apply Now

Residential Appraiser

Impact Valuation Group LLC - Colorado Springs, CO (10 days ago)
Certified Appraiser (Required). Thorough knowledge of the real estate market, neighborhoods and market trends that exist within this position’s assigned... Apply Now

JR Regional Manager

Solidifi US Inc - Denver, CO (30 days ago)
Solidifi, a Real Matters company, is one of North America’s leading independent providers of valuation and closing services in the residential real estate... Apply Now

Instructor, Real Estate Appraisal

Kaplan Professional - Denver, CO (30+ days ago)
Familiarity with the real estate appraisal procedures and laws. As a Real Estate Appraisal Instructor, you will be responsible for providing exceptional... Apply Now

Appraisal Reviewer

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. - Denver, CO (2 days ago)
3-5 years appraisal review or real estate related experience preferred. The Appraisal Reviewer conducts reviews of real estate appraisals to ensure compliance... Apply Now
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View resources to help any real estate appraiser or aspiring appraiser. These resources include:

1. Online Education – Qualifying, Continuing (CE), and Test Prep

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3. General Business Software

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