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

REAL ESTATE OFFICER

Miami-Dade County - Miami, FL (15 days ago)
A State of Florida Real Estate Salesperson license, State of Florida Real Estate Broker license, Certified General Appraiser, or Community Association Manager's... Apply Now

Sales Contract and Closing Coordinator

Park Square Homes - Orlando, FL (30+ days ago)
Furnish copies of letter to real estate brokers, construction, sales, and mortgage and title companies. Assist appraisers with comparable sales information... Apply Now

Trainee or Jr. Level Commercial Real Estate Appraiser

Commercial Real Estate Appraisal - Fleming Island, FL (26 days ago)
Level Commercial Appraiser. The applicant should have a 4 year degree in Real Estate or Finance. This is a full time position with a leading commercial real... Apply Now

Appraiser

First American - Clearwater, FL (30+ days ago)
Active Real estate Appraiser Certification as required by state’s regulatory agency. Presents final evaluations and property value estimates to home buyers,... 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

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

EXEMPTIONS COMPLIANCE INVESTIGATOR I

Orange County Property - Orlando, FL (30+ days ago)
Engage in any real estate activities such as, but not limited to, buying, selling or acting as a broker for others;... Apply Now

APPRAISER I - 73002575

The State of Florida - Tallahassee, FL (8 days ago)
Certified Real Estate Appraiser in the State of Florida. APPRAISER I - 73002575. Experience in real estate appraisal, appraisal review, procedural reviews or... Apply Now

Analyst - Valuation and Advisory

BGC Partners - Tampa, FL (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

Sr Appraiser

Cushman & Wakefield - Tampa, FL (18 days ago)
8 years of experience appraising commercial real estate. Bachelor’s degree required in business, finance, real estate or economics.... Apply Now
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