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 Specialist

Metropolitan Council - Saint Paul, MN (30+ days ago)
Real Estate background. The ideal Real Estate candidate will:. Be versed in Minnesota real estate property requirements.... Apply Now

NACA In-House Real Estate Agent

Real Estate Department:. NACA IN-HOUSE REAL ESTATE AGENT. Real estate courses – Highly Preferred. Comprehensive knowledge of mortgage lending and real estate.... Apply Now


County of Goodhue - Red Wing, MN (5 days ago)
Additional specialized training in appraisal of real estate and personal property. Seven to ten years of experience as a property appraiser.... Apply Now

Senior Analyst/Commercial Real Estate Appraiser

Integra Realty Resources - Minneapolis - Minneapolis-Saint Paul, MN (1 day ago)
Certified General Real Estate Appraisal License. Degree in real estate, finance/accounting, business and/or experience in these fields are preferred.... Apply Now

Assessing Internship

City of Bloomington, MN - Bloomington, MN (11 days ago)
Completion of two academic years of a four-year Real Estate degree program. The Assessor's Office will provide on-the-job training with another appraiser.... Apply Now

Real Estate and Title Specialist

United States Solar Corporation (“US Solar”) - Minneapolis, MN (26 days ago)
5+ years real estate experience in brownfield/industrial development, energy/utilities development and related real estate transactions.... Apply Now

Right of Way Specialist (011906)

SRF Consulting - Minneapolis, MN (30+ days ago)
Minnesota Real Estate License or the ability to obtain one within 6-months of employment. Related degree OR 1-5 years of experience in general right of way and/... Apply Now

Real Estate Agent Twin Cities

The Servion Group - New Brighton, MN (5 months ago)
Our real estate agents have been helping buyers and sellers attain their housing goals. Their real estate transactions, thanks to in-house business units that... Apply Now

Team Leader, Valuation Services

CoreLogic - Bloomington, MN (30+ days ago)
Join the team that powers the global real estate economy - CoreLogic is an innovative, future focused company whose vision is to deliver unique property-level... Apply Now

Appraiser Internship

Dakota County - Hastings, MN (30+ days ago)
Must be currently licensed in a real estate field or have 6 months previous work experience in a real estate field.... 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

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