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.

Click on the link for the type of real estate appraisal course that you are interested:

Texas Qualifying Education (for the new appraiser)
Texas Continuing Education (for appraisers who need to satisfy CE requirements)

Real Estate Appraiser Jobs in Texas

Licensed Real Estate Appraisers

Manufactured Housing Appraisal - Baytown, TX (26 days ago)
Commercial Real Estate Valuations. Excellent position for Licensed Insurance Adjusters, Licensed Real Estate Appraisers and entry-level career-minded candidates... Apply Now

Appraiser I - Commercial, Residential, Business Industrial Divisions

Harris County Appraisal District - Houston, TX (30+ days ago)
Major in Real Estate, Accounting or Finance preferred. Appraiser I - Multiple Openings. A residential or general appraiser license currently active with the... Apply Now

Residential Appraiser

First American - Westlake, TX (17 days ago)
Presents final evaluations and property value estimates to home buyers, sellers, investors, creditors, leasing and real estate agents.... Apply Now

Associate, Asset Management

Invesco - , TX (30+ days ago)
A commitment to continued education in real estate will be encouraged. Communicate with third party property management and leasing personnel as well as... Apply Now

Analyst/Appraiser - Valuation & Advisory Services - Ft. Worth, TX

JLL - Fort Worth, TX (21 days ago)
Real estate related internship strongly preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, economics, finance, and/or real estate.... Apply Now

Real Estate Analyst

UBS - Dallas, TX (30+ days ago)
Verify property level information for appraisers and real estate tax consultants; Undergraduate or graduate degree with emphasis on business, real estate and... Apply Now

Residential Analyst

Altisource Labs - Plano, TX (30+ days ago)
It serves as an intermediary that uses a nationwide panel of appraisers and real estate professionals to expedite real estate appraisal and valuation products.... Apply Now

Associate Appraiser

Cushman & Wakefield - Dallas, TX (30+ days ago)
Bachelor’s degree preferred in business, finance, real estate. 3 years of experience appraising commercial real estate required.... Apply Now

Office Manager RE Company

Southwest Realty Advisors, LLC - Austin, TX (5 days ago)
Real Estate License (Preferred). We are a full service Appraisal & Brokerage company practicing both Residential & Commercial Real Estate with over 50 agents... Apply Now

Residential Analyst

Altisource - Plano, TX (30+ days ago)
It serves as an intermediary that uses a nationwide panel of appraisers and real estate professionals to expedite real estate appraisal and valuation products.... Apply Now
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