trainee appraiser

Do You Plan to Hire a Trainee Appraiser? Why or Why Not?

We recently asked our real estate appraisal community, “Do you plan to take on a trainee appraiser in the next 5 years?” About half of survey respondents said no, while the other half said yes or maybe. To gain further insight into these answers, we asked the same appraisers to explain, “Why or why not?” Read their comments below. Do …

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How Long Does It Take to Become an Appraiser?

If you are considering a career in the appraisal field, you may be curious about how long it takes to get licensed and start earning an income as a real estate appraiser. The exact answer will vary due to a number of factors, including what state you live in. Here is some information to help answer the frequently asked question, …

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Upgrade Your Appraisal License and Earn More

Only 36% of the 97,000 state-credentialed appraisers in the United States are certified general appraisers. If you’re growing tired of appraising simple properties or you’re ready to take on more complex assignments with more income potential, it may be a good time to upgrade your appraisal license. An upgrade can give you a much-needed advantage in the local market. It …

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