New York Real Estate Appraisal School
Wondering how to become an appraiser?
As your partner in Appraisal Education in New York, OnCourse Learning is an New York real estate appraisal school, approved by the New York Real Estate Appraisers Board to provide appraisal licensing and continuing education courses for real estate appraisal agents. OnCourse Learning 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!
New York Appraisal New License Requirements
In New York, there are four levels of licensure for real estate appraisals:
- Appraisal Assistant
- Licensed Residential Appraiser
- Certified Residential Appraiser
- Certified General Appraiser
The licensure process involves the following requirements and steps:
- Must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED
- Possess good character
- Complete the state exam (for licensed and certified levels)
- Submit application and pay associated fees
To begin your real estate appraisal career in the state of New York, you need to complete 7 courses which cover 150 hours of educational credits. The New York 150-Hour Real Estate Appraiser Assistant Package offered by OnCourse Learning covers all of the mandatory courses and includes and additional USPAP Manual eBook. Covering basic appraisal procedures and principles and cost and sales approaches, this course provides everything you need to begin a career in real estate appraisal. Completion of this coursework will earn you appraisal assistant status. The solid educational foundation provided by this course is essential to move onto the licensed and certified levels.
New York Appraisal Upgrade License Requirements
To achieve licensed status, you will need to pass the state exam and complete 2000 hours of experience in no less than 24 months (1,500 of the hours must cover appraisals of residential properties listed on the Appraisal Experience Report).
If you would like to move onto the certified levels, you must first meet the following higher education requirements:
- 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 need 50 additional hours of educational credits plus 2500 hours of experience completed in no less than 24 months. For the certified general level, you need 3000 hours of experience completed within no less than 24 months (must contain experience in multi-family and commercial/industrial).
New York Appraisal Continuing Education Requirements
All New York appraisal licenses expire two years from the original date of issuance. To qualify for renewal, licensees must complete 28 hours of continuing education (including the 7 hour USPAP Update course). For an easy renewal process, OnCourse Learning provides various continuing education packages that include the USPAP Update.