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

Property Appraiser III

West Bloomfield Township - West Bloomfield Township, MI (30+ days ago)
Three or more years experience with appraisal of real estate. Real estate appraisal field work: 3 years (Required). Appraiser III in our Assessing Department. Apply Now


First American - Detroit, MI (30+ days ago)
As a global leader in providing title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, First American (NYSE: FAF) is an ideal… Apply Now

Real estate appraiser apprentice

DUGGINS APPRAISAL - Ann Arbor, MI (30+ days ago)
Opportunity to apprentice under certified residential appraiser. Must be willing to work minimum 4 hours a day five days a week. Salary: $10.00 to $15.00 /hour. Apply Now

Appraisal Account Specialist

Equity Solutions, Inc. - West Bloomfield Township, MI (10 days ago)
Recruit and add approved appraisers to an approved panel of qualified appraisers. The primary focus of an account specialist is to assist both lenders and… Apply Now

Field Staff Appraiser - Clario Appraisal Network

Clear Capital - Detroit, MI (5 months ago)
A minimum of 5 years of experience in completing residential real estate appraisals. Complete real estate appraisals within a defined territory from non-complex… Apply Now

Analyst I, Valuation/Advisory

JLL - Royal Oak, MI (30+ days ago)
Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, economics, finance, and/or real estate preferred. Real estate related internship strongly preferred. Apply Now

Property Appraiser I

City of Ann Arbor - Ann Arbor, MI (30+ days ago)
Explaining assessments, procedures, and tax laws to taxpayers and real estate professionals. Inspecting real properties that have applied for building permits. Apply Now

Account Manager

Synergy Appraisal Services - Troy, MI (3 days ago)
Be able to assign orders to the best appraiser to meet Client requirements and service expectations. Synergy Appraisal Services was formed in 1996 to provide… Apply Now


REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL - Lambertville, MI (27 days ago)
We are an established real estate appraisal business, Currently servicing the NW Ohio and SE Michigan areas. E and O insurance provided. Apply Now

NACA In-House Real Estate Agent

The NACA Agent must be an experienced licensed real estate broker or agent in each jurisdiction in which he or she may provide real estate services. Apply Now
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View resources to help any real estate appraiser or aspiring appraiser. These resources include:

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

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