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

Staff Field Appraiser II

Mr. Cooper - , OH (30+ days ago)
In working to bridge the offline and online worlds of real estate, we’ve opened new possibilities for home buyers/sellers and more business for real estate... Apply Now

Appraiser Apprentice

FAST Appraisals - , OH (5 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

Appraisal Processer

FAST Appraisals - , OH (5 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

Appraiser Assistant/Trainee

Appraisal Co. - Columbus, OH (30+ days ago)
Real Estate / Previous Insurance Adjuster experience a plus. We are looking for an appraiser assistant/trainee.... Apply Now

Junior Analyst

Novogradac & Company - Cleveland, OH (30+ days ago)
Assist in writing market feasibility studies and appraisals of proposed and existing real estate developments. This includes collecting and coalescing pertinent... Apply Now

Appraisal Residential Reviewer

Tyler Technologies, Inc. - Dayton, OH (5 months ago)
College level or degree in mathematics, statistics or real estate is desirable. Two years or more experience as a residential data collector or review appraiser... Apply Now

Real Estate Transaction Coordinator

Dwelling Network - Beachwood, OH (30+ days ago)
Must be willing to get a real estate license. The Transaction Coordinator on our team aids our agents in the real estate transaction from contract to close.... Apply Now

Real Estate Salesperson

Columbus Turnkey - Columbus, OH (22 days ago)
Real Estate Investing focusing on turnkey real estate assets, property management, quality renovations. Just getting started in real estate?... Apply Now


Civista Bank - Sandusky, OH (30+ days ago)
Participate in the ongoing development of commercial real estate appraisal and environmental risk policies that safeguard the bank.... Apply Now

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

Hamilton County, Ohio - Cincinnati, OH (30+ days ago)
Commercial Appraiser to lead the Commercial Real Estate Valuation Division. Director of Real Estate Commercial Evaluation (1818-20).... 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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3. General Business Software

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