Real Estate Appraiser resources for Tennessee

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.

Qualifying Education is for new and upgrade licenses and Continuing Education is for appraisers to maintain current licensing.

Career WebSchool offers continuing education courses for Tennessee appraisers. Use the button below to view available courses:

Continuing Education


Real Estate Appraiser Jobs in Tennessee


First American - Nashville, TN (7 months ago)
Presents final evaluations and property value estimates to home buyers, sellers, investors, creditors, leasing and real estate agents. Apply Now

Appraisal Service Coordinator

CITIZENS BANK - Franklin, TN (30+ days ago)
Appraisal and evaluation reports that are obtained through third party vendor relationships with an AMC who manage real estate appraisers to complete the… Apply Now

Real Estate Appraiser

Avaluations - Nashville, TN (22 hours ago)
A minimum of 2 years completing residential real estate appraisals preferred. If you are an experienced real estate appraiser looking for long term stability… Apply Now

Market Research Assistant

Farm Credit Mid-America - , TN (14 days ago)
Collecting real estate sales supporting data including, but not limited to FSA maps and information, aerial maps, soils maps, public records (tax cards, deeds,… Apply Now

Appraisal Analyst III

CITIZENS BANK - Franklin, TN (30+ days ago)
Knowledge of all types of real property, terms, types of ownership in real estate, deeds, mortgages, etc. General appraisal techniques and analysis experience… Apply Now

Virtual Property Adjuster

Allstate - Nashville, TN (5 days ago)
Have previous experience in construction, restoration, or real estate appraisals. As a condition of employment, your office/area may require you to obtain an… Apply Now

NACA In-House Real Estate Agent

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

Senior Appraiser

CBRE - Memphis, TN (21 days ago)
Prepares real estate appraisal reports from start to finish on simple or non-complex properties, including all Appraiser responsibilities as well as performing… Apply Now

(Mortgage) Loan Originator NE

PrimeLending - Memphis, TN (11 months 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

Mortgage Loan Processor (Greater Memphis)

IBERIABANK - Murfreesboro, TN (30+ days ago)
Communicate with originators, borrowers, real estate agents and appraisers. Loan applications, credit documents, appraisals, etc.). Apply Now
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