Real Estate Appraiser resources for West Virginia

Real Estate Appraiser Information for the State of West Virginia

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 West Virginia, the West Virginia Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board is in charge of this oversight.

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

  1. Apprentice (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 Apprentice (Trainee).  There is no experience required.  However, it is necessary to complete the state required coursework to become an Apprentice (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 West Virginia Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board to view West Virginia specific requirements.

Online Courses for West Virginia 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 West Virginia

Independent Fee Appraiser

Solidifi - Morgantown, WV (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

Field Staff Appraiser - Clario Appraisal Network

Clear Capital - Charleston, WV (30+ days ago)
Complete real estate appraisals within a defined territory from non-complex to highly complex assignments. FHA Approved appraiser in good standing. Apply Now

Insurance Appraiser

EXL - Charleston, WV (30+ days ago)
We are interested in those knowledgeable in real estate and/or building materials and construction techniques. Tools or Items You Must Provide: Apply Now

Appraiser, Senior - Division of Highways

State of West Virginia - , WV (11 months ago)
Selected positions may require certification as a Certified General Appraiser by the West Virginia Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board. Apply Now

(Mortgage) Loan Originator NE

PrimeLending - Lewisburg, WV (8 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

Insurance Appraiser

EXL Service - Charleston, WV (30+ days ago)
We are interested in those knowledgeable in real estate and/or building materials and construction techniques. Tools or Items You Must Provide: Apply Now

Appraiser - Division of Highways

State of West Virginia - , WV (11 months ago)
Selected positions may require certification as a Certified Residential Appraiser by the West Virginia Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board. Apply Now

Mortgage Loan Originator

PrimeLending - Martinsburg, WV (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

Appraiser Manager - TAX - See Posting

State of West Virginia - , WV (14 days ago)
Selected positions may require certification as a Certified General Appraiser by the West Virginia Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board. Apply Now

Appraiser Manager - Division of Highways

State of West Virginia - , WV (11 months ago)
Selected positions may require certification as a Certified General Appraiser by the West Virginia Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board. Apply Now
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