Category: Appraisal Pre-Licensing

Would I be paid as an apprentice appraiser by the mentor who is training me?

Situations vary – this is a question to ask as you interview with mentors in your area. Some appraisal companies have all appraisal staff as independent contractors; while others have employees. Please contact Student Services at 888-HONDROS (614-466-3767) and we will try our best to answer any que...
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Is there an exam involved in licensing or certification for appraisers?

Yes, the exam is a test that is the same nation-wide that you would take at the end of your appraisal education, experience hours, and college courses/degree. Hondros College is here for you every step of the way.  We offer an Appraisal Review Crammer Course, CompuCram exam preparation software and...
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What is the process to becoming a licensed or certified appraiser?

It is state-specific; every state has its own set of rules.  All will require what is called “pre-licensing” appraisal education hours (they are available online right here at Hondros College), plus experience hours where you will train with a mentor; plus the higher-level licensing levels will requ...
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How do I obtain experience hours?

You will need to find a mentor who is willing to train you in the field. This experience will most likely involve viewing properties and writing reports.  (There are some circumstances where the training may involve other aspects of appraisal). The mentor will need to hold certain credentials with t...
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What is the first step to become an appraiser?

You will need to take appraisal education courses, available right here at Hondros College. Classes are available online for your convenience. Your state will then have an application process to become an apprentice appraiser. Click here to read more about the steps to becoming an appraiser.
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