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 (10 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 (10 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

Collateral Analyst

AgCredit - , OH (12 days ago)
Using information provided by association appraisers and account officers, completes the Real Estate Valuation Report (Short Form Report) which provides an… Apply Now

Independent Fee Appraiser

Solidifi US Inc - Columbus, OH (30+ 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

Property Field Assistant

Columbus Turnkey - Columbus, OH (30+ days ago)
Real Estate Investing focusing on turnkey real estate assets, property management, quality renovations. We are a private real estate investment company whose… Apply Now

Feasibility Analyst/Appraiser

Hotel & Leisure Advisors - Cleveland, OH (30+ days ago)
Bachelor’s or Graduate Degree in Hospitality Management, Real Estate, Finance, Accounting, Business, and/or Economics. May perform other duties as assigned. 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

Development Manager

Wallick Communities - New Albany, OH (3 days ago)
Four-year degree plus experience in real estate development or MBA. Develop effective relationship with attorneys, lenders, equity providers, appraisers,… Apply Now

NACA In-House Real Estate Agent

NEIGHBORHOOD ASSISTANCE CORP. OF AMERICA - Cleveland, OH (11 months ago)
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

Commercial Appraisal Review Officer

WesBanco Bank, Inc. - Mason, OH (30+ days ago)
Potentially solicit, award, and track commercial real estate appraisals ordered on behalf of the Bank. Perform detailed technical and compliance reviews of… Apply Now
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