Real Estate Appraiser resources for Texas

Real Estate Appraiser Information for the State of Texas

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 Texas, the Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board (TALCB) is in charge of this oversight.

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

  1. Appraiser Trainee
  2. Licensed Residential Appraiser
  3. Certified Residential Appraiser
  4. Certified General Appraiser

Those new to a career in real estate appraisals must begin as an Appraiser Trainee.  There is no experience required.  However, it is necessary to complete the state required coursework to become an Appraiser 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 Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board to view Texas specific requirements.

Online Courses for Texas 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 Texas

Associate, Acquisitions

USAA Real Estate Company - San Antonio, TX (18 days ago)
USAA Real Estate is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. Acquiring, developing, financing and managing quality real estate investments since 1982, USAA Real... Apply Now

Real Estate Review Appraiser II

Fannie Mae - Plano, TX (30+ days ago)
JOB INFORMATION Under limited supervision, utilize an advanced level of knowledge of appraisal standards and processes to conduct retrospective valuation... Apply Now

License or Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser needed- No trainees

Tita Associates LLC - Houston, TX (30 days ago)
Since this opportunity is for a licensed or certified appraiser, you already know what the profession entails.... Apply Now

Licensed or Certified Residential Appraiser

Maxavenue LLC - Austin, TX (14 days ago)
Innovative real estate company in Austin is re-inventing how consumers and Realtors® experience the process of selling and buying real estate in America.... Apply Now

Staff Field Appraiser II

Mr. Cooper - Houston, TX (15 days ago)
In working to bridge the offline and online worlds of real estate, we’ve opened new possibilities for home buyers/sellers and more business for real estate... Apply Now

Senior Associate - Multifamily Acquisitions

Westmount Realty Capital - Dallas, TX (7 days ago)
Dallas-based, privately held commercial real estate development and investment management company with exceptional performance specializing in value-add and... Apply Now

Certified General Real Estate Appraiser

Gill Group, Inc. - Dallas, TX (11 days ago)
General Real Estate Appraiser (Preferred). Is currently seeking a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser.... Apply Now

Entry Level Residential Appraiser

Travis Central Appraisal District - Austin, TX (30+ days ago)
Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferably in Real Estate, Appraisal, or Statistics.... Apply Now

Real Estate Appraisal Manager

Fannie Mae - Plano, TX (25 days ago)
6+ years’ experience in property appraising and/or real estate finance - preferably with an active license or certification.... Apply Now

Review Appraiser

REVIEW APPRAISAL DIVISION - Houston, TX (22 days ago)
Major in Real Estate or Finance preferred. Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification (TALCB) preferred. Registered Professional Appraiser (RPA) certification... 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

2. Appraisal Business Software

3. General Business Software

4. Appraisal Tools