Real Estate Appraiser resources for Minnesota

Real Estate Appraiser Information for the State of Minnesota

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 Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Commerce is in charge of this oversight.

There are four classifications of real estate appraiser in the State of Minnesota.  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 the Minnesota Department of Commerce, Licensing Department to view Minnesota specific requirements.

Online Courses for Minnesota 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 Minnesota

Real Estate Valuation Analyst / Appraiser

Shenehon Company - Minneapolis, MN (30+ days ago)
Basic understanding of real estate. 0 – 3 years of experience with commercial real estate appraisal. Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret various... Apply Now


Old National Bank - Saint Paul, MN (10 days ago)
Reviewing appraisals performed on commercial real estate properties to determine that:. 5+ (five+) years of overall experience in commercial/residential real... Apply Now

Market Analyst (Desktop Appraiser)

Kris Lindahl Real Estate - Minneapolis, MN (30+ days ago)
Kris Lindahl Real Estate is Minnesota’s fastest-growing real estate company and one of America’s premier independent real estate brokerages.... Apply Now

Senior Analyst/Commercial Real Estate Appraiser

Integra Realty Resources - Minneapolis - Minneapolis-Saint Paul, MN (30+ days ago)
Certified General Real Estate Appraisal License. Degree in real estate, finance/accounting, business and/or experience in these fields are preferred.... Apply Now


SRF Consulting - Minneapolis, MN (8 days ago)
Minnesota Real Estate License or the ability to obtain one within 6-months of employment. The ideal candidate will be expected to continue to promote SRF’s... Apply Now

Transaction Coordinator

The Broll Team - Hutchinson, MN (17 days ago)
Real Estate Licensed preferred, but not required to start. Background in Administrative work or Real Estate is encouraged to apply.... Apply Now


County of Goodhue - Red Wing, MN (24 days ago)
Appraisers are responsible for valuing and classifying new and existing residential real estate. Further education in real estate, business administration, math... Apply Now

Associate, Real Estate Valuation

KPMG - Minneapolis, MN (30+ days ago)
Prepare real estate market research. Prepare valuation models and reports for various types of commercial real estate.... Apply Now

(Mortgage) Loan Originator NE

PrimeLending - Maple Grove, MN (7 months ago)
Stays abreast of trends and developments in the local real estate market and competitive environment, as well as, changes in rules and regulations pertaining to... Apply Now

County Assessor

Cook County MN Government - Grand Marais, MN (30+ days ago)
Investigates the validity of complaints of inequity or fairness of real estate values and classifications.... Apply Now
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View resources to help any real estate appraiser or aspiring appraiser. These resources include:

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