Real Estate Appraiser resources for Ohio

Real Estate Appraiser Information for the State of Ohio

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 Ohio, the Ohio Department of Commerce, Division of Real Estate & Professional Licensing is in charge of this oversight.

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

  1. Registered Appraiser Assistant (Trainee)
  2. Licensed Residential Appraiser
  3. Certified Residential Appraiser
  4. Certified General Appraiser

Those new to a career in real estate appraisals must begin as a Registered Appraiser Assistant (Trainee).  There is no experience required.  However, it is necessary to complete the state required coursework to become a Registered Appraiser Assistant.  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 Ohio Department of Commerce, Division of Real Estate & Professional Licensing to view Ohio specific requirements.

Online Courses for Ohio 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 Ohio

Appraiser Apprentice

FAST Appraisals - , OH (9 months ago)
The Appraiser Apprentice will obtain these requirements through on-the-job paid training, with potential to qualify for tuition reimbursement, and commit… Apply Now


First American - Columbus, OH (10 days ago)
Presents final evaluations and property value estimates to home buyers, sellers, investors, creditors, leasing and real estate agents. Apply Now

Appraisal Processer

FAST Appraisals - , OH (9 months ago)
Help process and write real estate appraisals and administer procedures to support appraisal processing team. The job as an Administrative Real Estate Appraiser… Apply Now

Real Estate Appraiser

Union Savings Bank - Columbus, OH (30+ days ago)
Union Savings Bank has an immediate full time opening in the Columbus, Ohio area for an experienced high-caliber, certified real estate appraiser. Apply Now

Legal Secretary/Receptionist

Charles H. McClenaghan, LLC. - Columbus, OH (14 days ago)
Weare a general practice law firm located in Hilliard, Ohio with a focus onestate planning, probate, real estate, and small business. Apply Now

Junior Underwriter

M/I Homes - Columbus, OH (9 months ago)
Reviews Conventional real estate appraisals to evaluate and recommend approval in accordance with underwriting guidelines, regulations and M/I Financial… Apply Now

Residential Appraiser/Property Assessor (1978 - 20)

Hamilton County, Ohio - Cincinnati, OH (30+ days ago)
Experience with valuation of residential real estate for ad valorem taxes preferred. Residential Appraiser/ Property Assessor (1978-20). Apply Now

Commercial Real Estate Appraiser

Integra Realty Resources - Columbus, OH (6 months ago)
Integra Realty Resources – Columbus is looking for a certified general real estate appraiser. Strong analytical and communication skills are paramount. Apply Now

NACA In-House Real Estate Agent

NACA IN-HOUSE REAL ESTATE AGENT. NACA IN-HOUSE REAL ESTATE AGENT. Real estate courses – Highly Preferred. Remains knowledgeable about real estate markets and… Apply Now

Asst. Director of Real Estate Commercial Evaluation (1818 - 20)

Hamilton County, Ohio - Cincinnati, OH (7 months ago)
Commercial Appraiser to lead the Commercial Real Estate Valuation Division. Director of Real Estate Commercial Evaluation (1818-20). Amy Humphrey or email Ms. Apply Now
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