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21 college hours needed in specific classes from an accredited college
4-yr college degree required
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|APPRAISAL SPECIFIC EDUCATION|
Additional 50 hours for Certified Residential applicants, and 100 hours for Certified General applicants in specific courses. See AQB 2015 Criteria. Both require a 15-hour USPAP class with exam to be taken within 2 years prior to application
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For Certified Residential applicants must have 2500 hours of experience in no fewer than 24 months. This equates to 500 additional hours from licensed to Certified Residential. For Certified General applicants, 3000 hours of experience is required and a minimum of 1500 hours of experience must be in non-residential appraisal work. The 3000 hours experience must be in no fewer than 30 months from start of experience.
Licensed appraisers must work with Certified Residential or Certified General appraisers, but are not considered as trainees. Certified General applicants must work with a Certified General for non-residential assignments but are also not considered as trainees. Licensed and Certified Residential appraisers cannot sign appraisals above their level.