Real Estate Appraiser resources for Illinois

Real Estate Appraiser Information for the State of Illinois

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 Illinois, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) is in charge of this oversight.

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

  1. Associate Real Estate Trainee Appraiser
  2. Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser
  3. Certified General Real Estate Appraiser

Those new to a career in real estate appraisals must begin as a Associate Real Estate Trainee Appraiser.  There is no experience required.  However, it is necessary to complete the state required coursework to become a Associate Real Estate 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 Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to view Illinois specific requirements.

Online Courses for Illinois 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 Illinois

Senior Property Appraiser

Gallagher - Rolling Meadows, IL (30+ days ago)
Appraises residential and commercial real estate and determines the fair market value and property rating to offer guidance to lending officers in the extension... Apply Now

Appraiser

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

Branch Processor

Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation - Hinsdale, IL (30+ days ago)
Solid knowledge and understanding of state and federal real estate lending regulations. Communicates with title company, appraiser, and other vendors as... Apply Now

Client Services and Support Specialist

Appraisal Linx, Inc. - Glen Ellyn, IL (30+ days ago)
Knowledge of real estate industry. Knowledge of standards, laws and organizations related to real estate appraisal.... Apply Now

Real Estate Quality Control Analyst

First Look Appraisals - Chicago, IL (30+ days ago)
Real Estate Appraisal Quality Control Analyst. First Look Appraisals is a national, customer-service-driven AMC that coordinates the residential valuation... Apply Now

Underwriter I

Barnett Capital - Northbrook, IL (10 days ago)
The real estate investment finance division's underwriter reviews applicants' documentation and information in order to determine their and their projects'... Apply Now

Appraisal Coordinator - Relationship Manager in Training Program

First Look Appraisals, LLC - Chicago, IL (22 days ago)
Appraisal Coordinator - Relationship Manager in Training Program, Real Estate. First Look hires the best and brightest in the real estate industry.... Apply Now

Associate Broker

JLL - Chicago, IL (12 days ago)
Understanding of real estate fundamentals. Real Estate IL Salesperson’s License required. Contact and meet regularly with other real estate professionals... Apply Now

Sr. Analyst - Valuation & Advisory Services - Chicago, IL

JLL - Chicago, IL (3 days ago)
Real estate related internship strongly preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, economics, finance, and/or real estate.... Apply Now

Sr Analyst/Appraiser - Valuation & Advisory Services - Chicago, IL

JLL - Chicago, IL (30+ days ago)
Real estate related internship strongly preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, economics, finance, and/or real estate.... Apply Now
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Tools of the Trade

View resources to help any real estate appraiser or aspiring appraiser. These resources include:

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