Real Estate Appraiser resources for Michigan

Real Estate Appraiser Information for the State of Michigan

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 Michigan, the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) is in charge of this oversight.

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

  1. Limited Appraiser
  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 Limited Appraiser (Trainee).  There is no experience required.  However, it is necessary to complete the state required coursework to become a Limited 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 Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs to view Michigan specific requirements.

Online Courses for Michigan 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 Michigan

City Assessor

City of Ann Arbor - Ann Arbor, MI (12 days ago)
Provide assistance to other divisions and departments within the City regarding real estate valuation issues and the determination of special assessments on... Apply Now

Valuation Services Real Estate Manager

Plante Moran - Southfield, MI (15 days ago)
Completion or progress on Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) Real Estate designation or other real estate appraisal certification.... Apply Now

Property Appraiser I

City of Ann Arbor - Ann Arbor, MI (20 days ago)
Explaining assessments, procedures, and tax laws to taxpayers and real estate professionals. Experience in real or personal property appraisal:.... Apply Now

NACA In-House Real Estate Agent

NEIGHBORHOOD ASSISTANCE CORP. OF AMERICA - Detroit, MI (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

Real Estate Appraiser Trainee I

Oakland County Michigan - Pontiac, MI (8 days ago)
Have three (3) months full-time work experience in appraising real property in the assessing field, equalization field, construction trade field, fee appraising... Apply Now

Valuation Analyst

HealthCare Appraisers - Detroit, MI (26 days ago)
Compensation & Service Arrangements, Business Valuation, Fixed Asset Valuation, Real Estate Valuation, Transaction Advisory, Strategic Consulting, Litigation... Apply Now

Junior Quality Control Reviewer

Metro-West Appraisal - Detroit, MI (3 hours ago)
Answer appraiser questions about requested revisions. By continuously analyzing local real estate trends and staying current on valuation techniques through... Apply Now

MDOT Unit Supervisor - Property Manager 14

State of Michigan - Lansing, MI (5 days ago)
Possession of a valid Michigan Real Estate Salesperson License, Michigan Real Estate Broker License, or Michigan Real Estate Appraiser License.... Apply Now

Commercial Lending Appraiser

Advia Credit Union - Southgate, MI (4 months ago)
General knowledge and familiarity with real estate loan documentation. This position assists in leading a team of real estate specialists responsible for... Apply Now

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Keller Williams Grand Rapids North - Grand Rapids, MI (19 days ago)
Real Estate Sales Agent Benefits & Perks*. As a Real Estate Agent, You Will Be:. If you are looking to build a career in real estate, or looking to take your... Apply Now
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Tools of the Trade

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

1. Online Education – Qualifying, Continuing (CE), and Test Prep

2. Appraisal Business Software

3. General Business Software

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