Real Estate Appraiser resources for Washington, DC

Real Estate Appraiser Information for Washington, District of Columbia

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 Washington, DC, the District of Columbia Board of Real Estate Appraisers is in charge of this oversight.

There are four classifications of real estate appraiser in the District of Columbia.  These classifications are:

  1. Real Estate Appraiser Trainee
  2. Licensed Residential Real Property Real Estate Appraiser
  3. Certified Residential Real Property Real Estate Appraiser
  4. Certified General Real Property Real Estate Appraiser

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

Online Courses for District of Columbia 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 Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia

Asset Management Analyst-Pembroke Real Estate

Fidelity Investments - Washington, DC (30+ days ago)
Demonstrated interest in real estate and desire todevelop within the industry. At Pembroke, we’re united by a belief that real estate ismore than just buildings… Apply Now

Field Staff Appraiser - Clario Appraisal Network

Clear Capital - Washington, DC (4 months ago)
Complete real estate appraisals within a defined territory from non-complex to highly complex assignments. FHA Approved appraiser in good standing. Apply Now


First American - Fairfax, VA (6 months ago)
Presents final evaluations and property value estimates to home buyers, sellers, investors, creditors, leasing and real estate agents. Apply Now

Real Estate Transaction Coordinator

Keller Williams Realty - Arlington, VA (30+ days ago)
Act as liaison between real estate agents, clients, attorneys, escrow companies, and mortgage brokers during the process of a real estate sale and effectively… Apply Now


BRAUN - Washington, DC (10 months ago)
Minimum 2 years experience as a licensed real estate appraiser. Braun is currently hiring a Certified Real Estate appraiser to cover our territory in Washington… Apply Now

NACA In-House Real Estate Agent

NACA IN-HOUSE REAL ESTATE AGENT. NACA IN-HOUSE REAL ESTATE AGENT. Real estate courses – Highly Preferred. Remains knowledgeable about real estate markets and… Apply Now

Real Estate Appraiser II

Fairfax County Government - Fairfax, VA (6 months ago)
Experience in mass appraisal for real estate assessments. Plus four years field experience in the appraisal of real property. Apply Now

Commercial Appraiser - Seattle Area

Kidder Mathews - Washington, DC (5 months ago)
The Appraiser is responsible for preparing market value appraisals for commercial real estate and other properties, preparing appraisal reports, keeping up to… Apply Now

Director, User Interface and User Experience

CoStar Group - Washington, DC (11 months ago)
CoStar serves nearly 150,000 Commercial Real Estate professionals in North America, UK & Europe, including owners, lenders, brokers, appraisers, institutional… Apply Now

Business Development Professional

Bowery Valuation - Washington, DC (30+ days ago)
Previous real estate experience is a plus. Startup culture with a real estate education. 1-2 years of sales experience, preferably in real estate or technology. Apply Now
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