Real Estate Appraiser resources for Pennsylvania

Real Estate Appraiser Information for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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 Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania State Board of Certified Real Estate Appraisers is in charge of this oversight.

There are three classifications of real estate appraiser in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  These classifications are:

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

Those new to a career in real estate appraisals must begin as a Appraiser Assistant (Trainee).  There is no experience required.  However, it is necessary to complete the state required coursework to become a Appraiser Assistant.  The trainee must then work under a supervisor for a specified number of hours in order to be eligible to become a 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 Pennsylvania State Board of Certified Real Estate Appraisers to view Pennsylvania specific requirements.

Online Courses for Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania

Residential Staff Appraiser

SingleSource Property Solutions, LLC - Philadelphia, PA (30+ days ago)
Licensed real estate agents and brokers, certified appraisers, title agents and licensed notaries who are eager to provide our boutique style services to our... Apply Now

Appraiser Trainee

Valiant Appraisal Services - Bensalem, PA (30+ days ago)
PA & NJ State Certified Real Estate Appraiser seeking licensed appraiser trainee looking to become certified. Licensed Appraiser Trainee (Preferred).... Apply Now


First American - Philadelphia, PA (30+ days ago)
Presents final evaluations and property value estimates to home buyers, sellers, investors, creditors, leasing and real estate agents.... Apply Now

Residential Real Estate Appraiser

Tyler Technologies, Inc. - Media, PA (29 days ago)
College level or degree in mathematics, statistics or real estate is desirable. Successful completion of initial education required of appraisers or assessors.... Apply Now

Residential Real Estate Appraiser

Commonwealth of PA - Clearfield, PA (13 days ago)
Possession of a valid Pennsylvania Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser certification. As a leading Organization in Pennsylvania's activities associated... Apply Now

Field Assessor

Beaver County - Beaver, PA (27 days ago)
Real estate assessment:. General Appraisers Certification. Associate’s degree or Vocational/Technical degree with training emphasis in real estate;... Apply Now

Real Estate Professional Intermediary

Tap Into 360 - Williamsport, PA (16 hours ago)
Remain knowledgeable about real estate markets and best practices. We are looking for a real estate professional to be an intermediary between sellers and... Apply Now

Valuations Analyst

LendingHome - Pittsburgh, PA (14 days ago)
5 years of experience valuing residential real estate in a multi-state lending environment. A qualified Real Estate Valuation Analyst provides analytical... Apply Now

Chief Assessment Officer

City of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA (20 days ago)
Evaluating and analyzing trends and activity in the real estate market. Appraising and assessing high value and diverse real estate parcels and interest.... Apply Now


Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Pittsburgh, PA (30+ days ago)
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services has a position available for a residential real estate appraiser. Appraiser – Pittsburgh Area.... 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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