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Appraisal Licensing & Certification
Come find out why we train more Arizona real estate professionals
Offering Appraisal Licensing & All Certifications
Prepare to be a Licensed Residential Appraiser, Certified Residential Appraiser or a Certified General Appraiser with the Arizona School of Real Estate & Business.

Come and find out why so many choose our school for their appraisal education. Meet our instructors and staff who are here to assist you as you qualify yourself for an Appraisal career. 
  • Our proven class format involves classroom instruction, interactive discussions that include case study examples, exam prep and a final exam. You will find our courses to be professional in their approach and challenging in their content.
  • Our instructors are qualified professionals and committed to helping you achieve your educational and career goals.
  • We are available to help guide you through the steps to licensure.
  • We are the only school in the southwest that offers the Certified General Appraiser program.
Our Appraisal Licensing Certification Programs are laid out in an easy to follow format.

The First Step
The first step will be to decide which type of appraiser's credential you want to obtain.  There are three different types, with different requirements for each.
 

Type of Licenses What This License permits
Licensed Residential Appraiser Appraisal of non-complex residential properties, less than $1,000,000 in value. Click for program details
Certified Residential Appraiser Appraisal of residential properties of any value or complexity, including those requiring FHA financing. Click for program details
Certified General Appraiser Appraisal of any type of real estate. Click for program details

Requirements - Three Separate Components for each license
Each type of certification has three separate components that must be satisfied.  They are:  Education, Experience and Examination.  These requirements will vary depending on which type of license you choose to obtain, and on how quickly you complete each component.

General Information
An applicant must be at least 18 years of age. candidates must be a citizen of the United States, or a legal resident alien. A license applicant may be subject to a background check, including fingerprinting. Representations may be checked against local, state and federal records. Conviction of a serious felony or serious civil judgments could cause a license or certificate to be denied. The school does not make this determination; for more information, contact the Arizona Board of Appraisal. *Minimum class sizes are required in order for classes to run.

Student Appraiser Guide 
The Appraisal Foundation has also published a STUDENT APPRAISER GUIDE, Understanding and Navigating the Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria, which is available for download from the Appraisal Foundation's website,www.appraisalfoundation.org.  

Appraisal students are strongly encouraged to download and review the entire Guide.