Arkansas Real Estate Appraisal School
Wondering how to become an appraiser?
As your partner in Appraisal Education in Arkansas, Mbition is Arkansas real estate appraisal school, approved by the Arkansas Real Estate Appraisers Board to provide appraisal licensing and continuing education courses for real estate appraisal agents. Mbition provides all of the live and online appraiser license courses you will ever need for your career in real estate appraisal.
Browse online appraisal courses below to find the class that is right for you!
Arkansas Appraisal New License Requirements
In the state of Arkansas, there are various levels of appraisal licensure:
- State Registered Appraiser
- State Licensed Appraiser
- State Certified Residential Appraiser
- State Certified General Appraiser
- Be honest, truthful, and of good reputation.
To consider a career in real estate appraisal in the state of Arkansas, you must first meet these initial requirements:
- Must be 18 years of age or older
- Must hold a respectful, honest, and reputable character and conduct fair dealing in business transactions
- Complete required educational courses
- Pass the state examination
- Submit application and required documents and pay all associated fees
To become a State Registered Appraiser, you do not need any experience hours, but you must complete the 15 hour USPAP course or its equivalent. To advance to the State Licensed Appraiser level, 150 hours of additional educational courses are required along with 2000 hours of experience completed within 12 months. With Mbition, you can jumpstart your State Licensed Appraiser educational program with the Arkansas 60-Hour Registered Appraiser Package which includes the Basic Appraisal Procedures and Basic Appraisal Principles courses. Mbition also offers the remaining required courses as individual purchases so you can take your educational hours at your own pace.
Arkansas Appraisal Upgrade License Requirements
To upgrade your license from State Licensed Appraiser to the final two levels, you must first meet these educational prerequisites:
- For Certified Residential level: A minimum of an Associate’s Degree OR 21 college semester hours in specific subject matters
- For Certified General level: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree OR 30 college semester hours in specific subject matters
For the Certified Residential level, you will need an additional 50 hours of education and 2500 hours of experience completed within 24 months. To advance to the Certified General Level, you will need an additional 100 hours of education plus 3000 hours of experience completed within 30 months (including 1500 hours which must be nonresidential appraisals)
Arkansas Appraisal Continuing Education Requirements
What are the state of Arkansas requirements to become a licensed real estate agent?
The Arkansas State Registered Appraiser license expires annually on December 31st, while all other Arkansas appraiser licenses expire on June 30th annually. To renew the State Registered Appraiser license, 14 hours of continuing education are required, 7 of which must be covered by the National USPAP Update course or its equivalent. For higher level renewals, 28 hours of continuing education are required (7 of which must be covered by the National USPAP Update course). Mbition provides a variety of continuing education courses which can help you cover these renewal requirements. From the start of your career and onward, Mbition provides you with quality education.