Real Estate Appraiser in South Dakota

Real Estate Appraiser Information for the State of South Dakota

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 South Dakota, the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation, Appraiser Certification Program is in charge of this oversight.

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

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

Those new to a career in real estate appraisals must begin as a State-Registered Appraiser (Trainee).  There is no experience required.  However, it is necessary to complete the state required coursework to become a State-Registered Appraiser.  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 South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation, Appraiser Certification Program to view South Dakota specific requirements.

Online Courses for South Dakota 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:

South Dakota Qualifying Education (for the new appraiser)
South Dakota Continuing Education (for appraisers who need to satisfy CE requirements)
South Dakota Test Preparation (to help prepare for appraiser examinations)

Real Estate Appraiser Jobs in South Dakota


BGC Partners - Sioux Falls, SD (15 days ago)
Appraises real estate for the purposes of dispute resolution, mortgage underwriting, acquisition/disposition, portfolio analysis and estate purposes.... Apply Now

Senior Analyst, Valuation and Advisory

BGC Partners - Sioux Falls, SD (15 days ago)
Preference is given to MS or MBA in Real Estate. Preferably in real estate or related subjects such as Economics & Finance;... Apply Now

Valuations Administrator

1st Financial Bank USA - Sioux Falls, SD (2 days ago)
Direct experience with real estate valuations and/or managing the flow of real estate information in an office environment preferred.... Apply Now

Loan Originator

Supreme Lending - , SD (30+ days ago)
Stays abreast of trends and developments in the local real estate market and competitive environment, as well as, changes in rules and regulations pertaining to... Apply Now
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