Real Estate Appraiser Information for the State of Georgia

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 Georgia, The Georgia Real Estate Commission & Appraisers Board (GREC) is in charge of this oversight.

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

  1. State Trainee Appraiser
  2. State Registered Appraiser (similar to State Trainee Appraiser, except when purpose of the appraisal is for use in a federally related financial transaction)
  3. State Licensed Appraiser
  4. State Certified Residential Appraiser
  5. State Certified General Appraiser

Those new to a career in real estate appraisals must begin as a State Trainee Appraiser.  There is no experience required.  However, it is necessary to complete the state required coursework to become a State 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 The Georgia Real Estate Commission & Appraisers Board (GREC) to view Georgia specific requirements.

Online Courses for Georgia 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:

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

Real Estate Appraiser Jobs in Georgia

Residential Staff Appraiser

SingleSource Property Solutions, LLC - Atlanta, GA (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

Residential Real Estate Appraiser

Jar House - Atlanta, GA (30+ days ago)
Jar House looking for a Real Estate Appraiser to work remotely on an independent contractor basis. Licensed or Certified residential appraiser in the state of... Apply Now

Appraiser 1 (AUD)

State of Georgia - , GA (1 day ago)
Assists with appraiser training on software and computer equipment. Provides technical support to appraisers in absence of supervisor or directors;... Apply Now

Real Estate Valuation Specialist

SunTrust - Atlanta, GA (30 days ago)
Required is a Commercial Real Estate Appraiser, State General Certified Appraiser. Prepares/reviews/approves real estate evaluations.... Apply Now

Real Estate Appraiser

GlassRatner - Atlanta, GA (30+ days ago)
Candidate will perform real estate appraisals of commercial properties, real estate developments and undeveloped real estate for financial reporting purposes... Apply Now

Analyst - Valuation and Advisory

BGC Partners - Atlanta, GA (3 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


Glynn County - , GA (5 days ago)
Property Appraiser II:. Conducts field reviews of real property. Calculates appraised values of real and/or personal property.... Apply Now

Junior Analyst

Novogradac & Company - Atlanta, GA (30+ days ago)
Assist in writing market feasibility studies and appraisals of proposed and existing real estate developments. This includes collecting and coalescing pertinent... Apply Now

CAMA Modeler

DeKalb County, GA - , GA (11 days ago)
Conducts research and analysis on local and national real estate market trends and economic activity to ensure all factors influencing real estate value are... Apply Now

Real Estate Manager

Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc - Atlanta, GA (7 days ago)
The Real Estate Manager is the primary point-of-contact between Havertys’ Real Estate department and outside property management companies, landlords, and... Apply Now
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