Real Estate Appraiser Information for the State of Tennessee

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 Tennessee, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance, Real Estate Appraiser Commission is in charge of this oversight.

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

  1. Registered 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 Registered Trainee.  There is no experience required.  However, it is necessary to complete the state required coursework to become a Registered Trainee.  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 Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance, Real Estate Appraiser Commission to view Tennessee specific requirements.

Online Courses for Tennessee 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:

CWS does not offer Qualifying Education courses for Tennessee (for the new appraiser)
Tennessee Continuing Education (for appraisers who need to satisfy CE requirements)

Real Estate Appraiser Jobs in Tennessee

RIGHT-OF-WAY APPRAISER

Tennessee Department of Transportation - , TN (10 days ago)
Upon appointment, applicants must possess an active Certified General Real Estate Appraiser License as issued by the Tennessee Real Estate Appraiser Commission... Apply Now

Appraiser

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

Manager Acquisitions and Development

CHS Corporate - Nashville, TN (30+ days ago)
Business valuation, provider compensation, real estate, etc.). Work alongside third party appraisers and legal advisors to draft and finalize fair market value... Apply Now

Asset Manager

Chronos Solutions - Nashville, TN (17 days ago)
Chronos Solutions is a national technology-enabled real estate financial services provider delivering complete, end-to-end, elite mortgage and real estate... Apply Now

Realty Trust Group Associate

PYA - Johnson City, TN (30+ days ago)
The Associate provides project leadership for various client engagements involving Strategic Real Estate Planning Initiatives, Portfolio Optimization and... Apply Now

Loan Originator

Supreme Lending - , TN (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

RIGHT-OF-WAY APPRAISER 3-110718-171758

Middle Tennessee Mental Health - , TN (10 days ago)
Upon appointment, applicants must possess an active Certified General Real Estate Appraiser License as issued by the Tennessee Real Estate Appraiser Commission... Apply Now

(Mortgage) Loan Originator NE

PrimeLending - Memphis, TN (28 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

Real Estate Agent

Harris Realty Inc. - Cordova, TN (30+ days ago)
Real estate agent responsibilities include:. Remain knowledgeable about real estate markets and best practices.... Apply Now
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