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.

Click on the link for the type of real estate appraisal course that you are interested:

Montana Qualifying Education (for the new appraiser)
Montana Continuing Education (for appraisers who need to satisfy CE requirements)

Real Estate Appraiser Jobs in Montana

Modeler

State of Montana - Billings, MT (17 days ago)
A bachelor’s degree in economics, statistics, real estate, business administration, engineering, or closely related field and:.... Apply Now

Residential Property Tax Appraiser

State of Montana - Billings, MT (17 days ago)
Two years of real estate job-related experience. One year of experience should be in real estate, construction, agriculture, forestry, surveying, or related... Apply Now

LOAN FILE ADMINISTRATOR

Stockman Bank - Great Falls, MT (17 days ago)
Process engagement letters to appraisers. Our people, philosophy and the way we do business have positioned Stockman Bank as Montana’s premier financial center... Apply Now

Loan Originator

Supreme Lending - , MT (30+ days 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

(Mortgage) Loan Originator NE

PrimeLending - Bozeman, MT (28 days 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

Real Estate Loan Processor

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