North Carolina Real Estate Appraisal School
Wondering how to become an appraiser?
As your partner in Appraisal Education in North Carolina, OnCourse Learning is an North Carolina real estate appraisal school, approved by the North Carolina 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!
North Carolina Appraisal New License Requirements
There are three levels of real estate appraisal licensure in the state of North Carolina:
- Registered Trainee
- Certified Residential Appraiser
- Certified General Appraiser
Any North Carolina resident pursuing appraisal licensure, must:
- Be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED
- Possess good character
- To move from trainee to certified, the following higher education is required:
- 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
- State exam must be taken for certified levels
- Submit application and pay fees
All trainees must complete 90 hours of educational credits. The mandatory courses that account for these credits cover basic appraisal procedures and principles and market analysis. Trainee education sets a solid foundation of professional knowledge.
North Carolina Appraisal Upgrade License Requirements
To move to the certified residential level, you need 110 more hours of educational credits plus 2500 hours of experience to be completed in no less than 24 months. You can find two of the mandatory course - Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach ; Residential Report Writing and Case Studies - on OnCourse Learning’s upgrade license database. The certified residential level requires 100 more education hours plus 3000 hours of experience to be completed within no less than 30 months (must include a certain percentage of nonresidential appraisals).
North Carolina Appraisal Continuing Education Requirements
North Carolina appraisers must complete 28 hours of continuing education every two years to renew their license (must include the 7 hour USPAP Update). The USPAP Update must be completed on the even year it is revised and the remaining 21 hours must be completed by June 1st of every odd year.