Real Estate Appraiser Information for the State of Florida

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 Florida, the Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board (FREAB) is in charge of this oversight.

There are three classifications of real estate appraiser in the State of Florida.  These classifications are:

  1. Registered Trainee Appraiser
  2. Certified Residential Appraiser
  3. Certified General 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 aRegistered 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 Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board (FREAB) to view Florida specific requirements.

Online Courses for Florida 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:

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

Real Estate Appraiser Jobs in Florida

Residential Staff Appraiser

SingleSource Property Solutions, LLC - Palm Beach, FL (30+ days ago)
Licensed real estate agents and brokers, certified appraisers, title agents and licensed notaries who are eager to provide our boutique style services to our... Apply Now

Appraiser

BGC Partners - Winter Park, FL (30+ days ago)
Under minimal supervision, appraises real estate properties for the purposes of dispute resolution, mortgage underwriting, acquisition/disposition, portfolio... Apply Now

Real Estate Appraiser

Trademark Appraisal Services, Inc. - Orlando, FL (30+ days ago)
Real Estate Appraiser (Preferred). Established company of over 24 years is seeking a Certified Residential or Certified General Real Estate Appraiser for full... Apply Now

Staff Appraiser

The William Fall Group - Tampa, FL (10 days ago)
Real Estate Appraisal (Required). The William Fall Group, Inc., one of the nation's largest independent residential appraisal firms, has immediate, full-time... Apply Now

Real Estate Specialist

City of St. Petersburg - Saint Petersburg, FL (4 days ago)
Florida Real Estate Broker License, State Certified General Appraiser, or State Certified Residential Appraiser -or- possess a minimum of seven years of... Apply Now

Appraiser

First American - Naples, FL (30+ days ago)
Presents final evaluations and property value estimates to home buyers, sellers, investors, creditors, leasing and real estate agents.... Apply Now

Staff Appraiser - Commercial

Valley National Bank - Clearwater, FL (30+ days ago)
State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser License and valid driver's license. Make specific recommendations for the addition of Commercial and Special-Use... Apply Now

Entry Level Financial Associate

Rizzetta & Company - Citrus Park, FL (30+ days ago)
Real estate knowledge/experience is preferred. This position combines elements of finance, accounting and real estate.... Apply Now

Residential Real Estate Appraiser

The Property Sciences Group, Inc. - Jacksonville, FL (30+ days ago)
Previous work experience in residential real estate appraisals. Residential Appraiser (Required). Founded in 1984, with expertise in all major categories of... Apply Now

Senior Appraiser

CBRE - Boca Raton, FL (30+ days ago)
Prepares real estate appraisal reports from start to finish on simple or non-complex properties, including all Appraiser responsibilities as well as performing... Apply Now
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