Real Estate Appraiser resources for Montana

Real Estate Appraiser Information for the State of Montana

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 Montana, the Montana Board of Real Estate Appraisers is in charge of this oversight.

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

  1. Trainee Appraiser
  2. Licensed Appraiser
  3. Certified Residential Appraiser
  4. Certified General Appraiser

Those new to a career in real estate appraisals must begin as a Trainee Appraiser.  There is no experience required.  However, it is necessary to complete the state required coursework to become a Trainee 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 Montana Board of Real Estate Appraisers to view Montana specific requirements.

Online Courses for Montana 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 Montana

Independent Fee Appraiser

Solidifi - Billings, MT (26 days ago)
Collect and analyze relevant data to identify real estate market trends. Currently active State Certified Residential or State Certified General Real Estate… Apply Now

Insurance Appraiser

EXL - Billings, MT (7 months ago)
We are interested in those knowledgeable in real estate and/or building materials and construction techniques. Tools or Items You Must Provide: Apply Now

Utility Tax Appraiser

State of Montana - Helena, MT (4 days ago)
A bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance, economics, public administration, engineering, real estate, construction technology, or related field and; Apply Now

Insurance Appraiser

EXL Service - Billings, MT (6 months ago)
We are interested in those knowledgeable in real estate and/or building materials and construction techniques. Tools or Items You Must Provide: Apply Now

Residential Property Tax Appraiser

State of Montana - Bozeman, MT (8 days ago)
Two years of real estate job-related experience. One year of experience should be in real estate, construction, agriculture, forestry, surveying, auditing or… Apply Now

(Mortgage) Loan Originator NE

PrimeLending - Bozeman, MT (11 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

Residential Staff Appraiser (Valuation Specialist 2)

Wells Fargo - Bozeman, MT (30+ days ago)
Expert knowledge and experience performing complex and high end residential valuations and understanding of local real estate market (Bozeman, MT and… Apply Now

REAL ESTATE LOAN PROCESSOR

Rocky Mountain Credit Union - Belgrade, MT (30+ days ago)
Responsible for ensuring the timely and accurate packaging of all loans originated by real estate loan officers. One to two years of. Apply Now

Loan Originator

Supreme Lending - , MT (11 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
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