Real Estate Appraiser resources for Maine

Real Estate Appraiser Information for the State of Maine

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 Maine, the State of Maine Professional & Financial Regulation, Board of Real Estate Appraisers is in charge of this oversight.

There are four classifications of real estate appraiser in the State of Maine.  These classifications are:

  1. Trainee Real Property Appraiser
  2. Licensed Residential Real Property Appraiser
  3. Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser
  4. Certified General Real Property Appraiser

Those new to a career in real estate appraisals must begin as a Trainee Real Property Appraiser.  There is no experience required.  However, it is necessary to complete the state required coursework to become a Trainee Real Property 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 State of Maine Professional & Financial Regulation, Board of Real Estate Appraisers to view Maine specific requirements.

Online Courses for Maine 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 Maine

Appraisal Review Specialist

Camden National Bank - Augusta, ME (27 days ago)
The successful candidate will have a genuine interest in real estate, real estate market changes, and customer service. The essential functions are noted below; Apply Now

Insurance Appraiser

EXL - Portland, ME (30+ days ago)
We are interested in those knowledgeable in real estate and/or building materials and construction techniques. Tools or Items You Must Provide: Apply Now

Senior Retail Banker/Retail Department Manager

Partners Bank - Sanford, ME (30+ days ago)
Solid knowledge of real estate lending policies and procedures. Writes proposals to expand current residential real estate lending business. Apply Now

Transaction Coordinator

The Mateja Group - Keller Williams Realty - Scarborough, ME (6 days ago)
Real estate license (preferred by not required). The Mateja Group at Keller Williams Realty has a mission to deliver the best real estate experience and be the… Apply Now

Insurance Appraiser

EXL Service - Portland, ME (30+ days ago)
We are interested in those knowledgeable in real estate and/or building materials and construction techniques. Tools or Items You Must Provide: Apply Now

Residential Underwriting Manager

Camden National Bank - Kennebunk, ME (10 months ago)
Develop and maintain in-depth knowledge of Camden National Bank Loan Policy, Department procedures, mortgage products, loan documentation, compliance related… Apply Now
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