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

Real Estate Valuation Specialist 3

SunTrust - Atlanta, GA (30+ days ago)
Prepares/reviews/approves real estate evaluations. Real Estate Valuation Services (REVAL) team are responsible for administering commercial real estate... Apply Now


Cushman & Wakefield - Atlanta, GA (30+ days ago)
Bachelor’s degree required in business, finance, real estate or economics. Inspect property and interview market participants along with a Senior Appraiser.... Apply Now

Valuation Analyst

Colliers International - Atlanta, GA (30+ days ago)
Experience in commercial real estate. Commitment to becoming a licensed appraiser, progressing towards your trainee and certified genera licenses.... Apply Now

Commercial Real Estate Analyst

Birdsey Group Commercial - Atlanta, GA (3 days ago)
0-2 years commercial real estate experience. Undergraduate degree in Real Estate, Finance, Economics or related field preferred.... Apply Now

Jr. Real Estate Analyst

CGI Group, Inc. - Atlanta, GA (22 days ago)
Commercial or federal real estate management. Real Estate Analyst will be responsible for providing support in the following areas:.... Apply Now

Associate – Asset Management

StockBridge - Atlanta, GA (26 days ago)
Candidates should have three to five years of real estate industry experience. All candidates must have a BA or BS degree from an accredited institution,... Apply Now

Sales Development Representative (SDR)

MountainSeed - Atlanta, GA (30+ days ago)
Experience with Banking or Real Estate Preferred. Our full-time staff of review appraisers includes former members of state appraisal boards, MAIs/SRAs, former... Apply Now

Residential Real Estate Appraiser

Jar House LLC - Sandy Springs, GA (9 days ago)
JAR House is a boutique real estate brokerage exclusively representing Najarian Capital LLC, one of Metro Atlanta’s largest residential real estate investment... Apply Now

President of Cortland Build

Cortland Partners - Atlanta, GA (3 days ago)
Stellar 10+ years of experience in financial and operational leadership with a leading construction or real estate company.... Apply Now

Market Analyst

Realty ONE Group Edge - Woodstock, GA (30+ days ago)
Licensed real estate agent or appraiser a plus. Realty ONE Group is a dynamic, full-service lifestyle Real Estate brand and franchise model, dedicated to... Apply Now
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