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

Director Of Acquisitions

Mayfair Management Group, LP - Dallas, TX (4 months ago)
Experience supporting the acquisition of real estate. Strong understanding of, and experience working with, real estate capital markets (debt, equity, hybrid… Apply Now

Independent Fee Appraiser

Solidifi US Inc - Austin, TX (30+ days ago)
Collect and analyze relevant data to identify real estate market trends. Currently active State Certified Residential or State Certified General Real Estate… Apply Now

Appraisal Reviewer

Planet Home Lending - Irving, TX (25 days ago)
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Real Estate or related field from an accredited institution preferred; Recommend removal of appraisers when warranted. Apply Now


First American - San Antonio, TX (6 months ago)
Presents final evaluations and property value estimates to home buyers, sellers, investors, creditors, leasing and real estate agents. Apply Now

Residential and Commercial Field Appraisers

Guardian Solutions Inc. - Houston, TX (30+ days ago)
Guardian Solutions Inc is an Appraisal Company, not an AMC, that hires full time Real Estate Appraisers. Certified Residential or Certified General Real Estate… Apply Now


Heritage Land Bank - Tyler, TX (30+ days ago)
State of Texas General Real Estate Appraiser Certification required. Specialized knowledge of real estate instruments and records. Apply Now


Capital Farm Credit - Temple, TX (18 days ago)
State of Texas General Real Estate Appraiser Certification required. Specialized knowledge of real estate instruments and records. Apply Now

Outside Sales Consultant - New Home Sales

Ravenna Homes - Cypress, TX (21 days ago)
Open and close real estate transaction files. Coordinate and communicate with all parties for each sale and closing - appraisers, lenders, inspectors,… Apply Now

Valuation Associate

CBRE - Austin, TX (6 days ago)
Requires basic knowledge of financial real estate terms and principles. Assists senior appraiser in the preparation of real estate appraisal reports, including… Apply Now

Part-time Appraiser

DAL-TECH Engineering, Inc. - Dallas, TX (30+ days ago)
Be at Texas Certified General Real Estate appraiser in good standing with the Texas Licensing Board. Review parcels to be acquired and prepare packages to be… 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

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