Get your Virginia pre-license appraisal education at a school you can trust. With Allied Real Estate Schools, you can take ABQ approved appraisal license courses 100% online. Whether you’re just starting your appraisal career or looking to upgrade your current license, Allied has the program for you. Select the program you need below.
Before you can sit for the appraisal state exam, you will need to complete and pass at least 75 hours of pre-license appraisal education, 15 of which must include the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).
The real estate appraiser examination is offered daily Monday through Friday throughout the year. It is administered by PSI Examination Services at various locations. To obtain an application package or check on the status of your application, you can contact the Virginia Real Estate Appraiser Board. You should allow two weeks for the processing of the application and fee. You can take the exam at locations in Falls Church, McLean, Norfolk, Richmond, and Roanoke, Virginia, as well as Johnson City, Tennessee, and Salisbury, Maryland.
All licensed appraisers must complete 28 hours of continuing education during their two-year license term, which includes the seven-hour course, The National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice.
To become a licensed appraiser in Virginia, you must have met educational, experience and examination requirements that are equivalent to those required in Virginia. You need to submit letters of certification from other jurisdictions where you are licensed. Call for further details.
A temporary license is issued to appraisers whose business is of a temporary nature and is limited to one specific assignment not to exceed 12 months. You must be currently licensed in another jurisdiction, must have met educational, experience and examination requirements that are substantially equivalent to those required in Virginia, and must submit letters of certification from other jurisdictions where licensed.
Please send a check for $25 made payable to the Treasurer of Virginia, along with a written request for a letter of certification. You should state whether the certification should be sent to you or directly to the other state board.
Allied has been offering a quality real estate education since 1992 and the online course format makes it convenient for students to complete their education on their own time.
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The 79-hour trainee package provides 75 hours of pre-license appraisal education, plus an additional four hours that focus on trainee/supervisory training. This package will help you prepare to become a trainee and is the starting point for a new appraisal career.
The 15-Hour National USPAP Course is a requirement for all new appraisal students, providing information on the generally-accepted and recognized standards of appraisal practice in the United States.
The 75-Hour Appraisal Licensing Package is the next step after you have achieved trainee status and met applicable state requirements. It provides the additional 75 hours of pre-licensing education you need, with a focus on residential market analysis and highest and best use, site valuation and cost, report writing, and sales comparison to meet the education requirements.
The Real Estate Appraisal Exam Prep Online helps you study with interactive, timed practice tests and mock state exam, which help you review important concepts, such as appraisal standards and ethics, cost approach, economic principles, highest and best use analysis, income approach, and many more – plus, you can effectively pinpoint topics needing extra attention.
As an existing appraiser, you are required to complete the 7-Hour National USPAP Update Course every two years with instruction in overall USPAP updates as well as issues that appraisers face in their daily appraisal assignments and common USPAP violations.
Upgrade your appraisal license with Allied’s 50-Hour Certified Residential Appraisal Package and get the education you need to change your license classification with coursework in the areas of Statistics, Modeling and Finance, Advanced Residential Applications and Case Studies, and Selected Topics in Appraisal.