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

Residential Real Estate Appraiser

Value Analytics - Minneapolis, MN (15 days ago)
Certified Real Property Appraiser (Preferred). Licensed Real Property Appraiser (Preferred). Certified General Real Property Appraiser (Preferred). Apply Now

Property Appraiser

Faribault County - Blue Earth, MN (2 days ago)
Diploma or G.E.D., training and experience in real estate appraisal and assessment helpful but not required. Appraises (physically inspects, measures, determine… Apply Now


County of Goodhue - Red Wing, MN (30+ 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

Appraiser Internship

Dakota County - Hastings, MN (13 hours ago)
Must be currently licensed in a real estate field or have 6 months previous work experience in a real estate field. Come join us at Dakota County and "Be more"! Apply Now

Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser

Heartland Real Estate Appraisal Services - Rochester, MN (7 days ago)
Proven working experience as a real estate appraiser. We are looking for a diligent real estate appraiser to produce credible and viable results for clients and… Apply Now

Real Estate Appraisal Customer Associate

Home Value Real Estate, LLC - Appraisal Management Services - Maple Grove, MN (15 days ago)
Home Value Real Estate manages the appraisal process between banks and appraisers. Appraiser Management – contacting appraisers for status updates on… Apply Now


First American - Saint Paul, MN (4 months ago)
As a global leader in providing title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, First American (NYSE: Apply Now

Researcher Commercial Real Estate

Integra Realty Resources - Minneapolis, MN (30+ days ago)
The job requires working closely with commercial real estate appraisers internally and various external data sources, including third party data aggregators,… Apply Now

Senior Analyst Commercial Real Estate Appraiser

Integra Realty Resources - Minneapolis, MN (11 months ago)
Certified General Real Estate Appraisal License. Degree in real estate, finance/accounting, business and/or experience in these fields are preferred. Apply Now

Internship: Residential & Commercial Real Estate Appraisal

Hennepin County - Minneapolis, MN (5 days ago)
Think beyond the desk with your education in real estate, finance, or economics. Current enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in real… Apply Now
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