Real Estate Appraiser in 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.

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

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

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


BGC Partners - Philadelphia, PA (30+ days ago)
Under minimal supervision, appraises real estate properties for the purposes of dispute resolution, mortgage underwriting, acquisition/disposition, portfolio... Apply Now

Associate, Real Estate Valuation

KPMG - Philadelphia, PA (30+ days ago)
Prepare real estate market research. Prepare valuation models and reports for various types of commercial real estate.... Apply Now


Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Pittsburgh, PA (3 days ago)
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services has a position available for a residential real estate appraiser. Appraiser – Pittsburgh Area.... Apply Now


Hanna Holdings, Inc. - Pittsburgh, PA (4 days ago)
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services has a position available for a residential real estate appraiser. Appraiser – Pittsburgh Area.... Apply Now


First American - Pittsburgh, PA (15 days ago)
Presents final evaluations and property value estimates to home buyers, sellers, investors, creditors, leasing and real estate agents.... Apply Now

Appraisal Coordinator

Brown Appraisers - York, PA (11 days ago)
Minimum of 2 years experience in Real Estate/Finance. Strong attention to detail.... Apply Now

Debt Associate

Exeter Property Group - Conshohocken, PA (11 days ago)
Prior experience with a commercial real estate borrower is preferred. Exeter Property Group is a Philadelphia-based private equity real estate investment... Apply Now

Real Estate Analyst

Velocity Commercial - Fort Washington, PA (1 day ago)
Must have excellent knowledge of real estate and appraisal practice. Knowledge of USPAP and FIRREA guidelines and regulations pertaining to Real Estate... Apply Now

Residential Real Estate Appraiser

Commonwealth of PA - Oil City, PA (2 days ago)
Possession of a valid Pennsylvania Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser certification. Securing legal rights-of-way or acquiring real estate for other... Apply Now
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View resources to help any real estate appraiser or aspiring appraiser. These resources include:

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