Real Estate Appraiser resources for Massachusetts

Real Estate Appraiser Information for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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 Massachusetts, the Office of Consumer Affairs & Business Regulation (OCABR), Board of Registration of Real Estate Appraisers is in charge of this oversight.

There are four classifications of real estate appraiser in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  These classifications are:

  1. Appraiser Trainee
  2. State Licensed Appraiser
  3. Certified Residential Appraiser
  4. Certified General Appraiser

Those new to a career in real estate appraisals must begin as a Appraiser Trainee. There is no experience required. However, it is necessary to complete the state required coursework to become a Appraiser Trainee. 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 Office of Consumer Affairs & Business Regulation (OCABR), Board of Registration of Real Estate Appraisers to view Massachusetts specific requirements.

Online Courses for Massachusetts 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.

Career WebSchool offers continuing education for Massachusetts appraisers. Use the button below for continuing education courses:


Continuing Education

Real Estate Appraiser Jobs in Massachusetts

Insurance Appraiser

EXL - Boston, MA (30+ days ago)
We are interested in those knowledgeable in real estate and/or building materials and construction techniques. Castle High Value Surveys, a division of Overland... Apply Now

Financial Analyst

WS Development - Chestnut Hill, MA (25 days ago)
2-4 years of related experience in real estate or asset management. Participating in the communication to third parties including lenders, appraisers,... Apply Now

NACA In-House Real Estate Agent

NEIGHBORHOOD ASSISTANCE CORP. OF AMERICA - Boston, MA (30+ days ago)
Real Estate Department:. NACA IN-HOUSE REAL ESTATE AGENT. Real estate courses – Highly Preferred. Comprehensive knowledge of mortgage lending and real estate.... Apply Now

Insurance Appraiser

EXL Service - Boston, MA (12 days ago)
We are interested in those knowledgeable in real estate and/or building materials and construction techniques. Castle High Value Surveys, a division of Overland... Apply Now

Appraiser

NAI Hunneman - Boston, MA (13 days ago)
Certified General Real Estate Appraiser sought to join experienced and diversified real estate appraisal and consulting practice.... Apply Now

Real Estate Analyst

Clarendon Valuation Advisors - Boston, MA (5 days ago)
Economics, Business, Finance, Real Estate, Mathematics. Maintain market knowledge of real estate values, economic trends, and property developments.... Apply Now

Right of Way Specialist

Pike Corporation - Mansfield, MA (1 day ago)
Real Estate license preferred.  Utilize working knowledge of real estate law along with engineering knowledge in applying solutions to company acquisition... Apply Now

Right of Way Specialist

Pike Engineering - Mansfield, MA (1 day ago)
Real Estate license preferred.  Utilize working knowledge of real estate law along with engineering knowledge in applying solutions to company acquisition... Apply Now

Valuation Specialist

Colliers International - Boston, MA (30+ days ago)
Active Certified General Real Estate Appraiser license. You have experience in commercial real estate and providing high quality property valuations.... Apply Now

Associate - Valuations

Clarendon Valuation Advisors - Boston, MA (5 days ago)
Bachelor's degree in Real Estate, Finance or Economics preferred. Experience in Multifamily/Commercial Real Estate research and market analysis preferred.... Apply Now
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