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Everything you need to advance from a Registered to a Licensed Appraiser

Our Georgia package contains everything you need to take the next step in your appraisal career, including all mandatory real estate appraisal courses.

Upgrade to Licensed Level Package

$695.00

SKU | 558GA062001 Hours | 60

Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches

Residential Appraiser Site Valuation & Cost Approach

Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use

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Ready to move from Trainee level to a Licensed Residential Appraiser? This appraisal online course package is designed just for you. It contains the required education to help you get to that next step in your career. This 60-hour appraisal course package includes: Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach, Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approach, and Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use.

Choose the Georgia online appraisal courses that are right for you

All individual Georgia appraisal courses are online, AQB-approved and conveniently available anytime, anywhere.

Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 30

Category | Upgrade License

SKU | 558GA019001

$349.00

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Get an understanding of the fundamental concepts of appraising with this online appraisal course. It guides you through the different data that needs to be collected and reviewed during the appraisal process. This course explains how to use sales comparison grids and how to search for public comparable sales data in a computerized database. You'll learn the process and steps in the income appoach. Completion of Basic Appraisal Principles and Basic Appraisal Procedures courses are a prerequisite for this course. This course fulfills 30 hrs of the Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria for the Licensed Appraiser level.

Residential Appraiser Site Valuation & Cost Approach

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 15

Category | Upgrade License

SKU | 558GA011001

$199.00

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Gain confidence in your appraisal valuation skills! This online appraisal course provides a more in-depth dive into appraisal valuation concepts and cost approach applications. Plus, it meets 15 hours of the requirement for the Licensed Appraiser level of the Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria. You'll develop a stronger understanding of the cost approach process with step-by-step examples of applying this appraisal value method. Course highlights include: interview methods and tips, market extraction, and data sources from professional services. Prerequisities: Basic Appraisal Principles and Basic Appraisal Procedures.

Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 15

Category | Upgrade License

SKU | 558GA012001

$199.00

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This appraisal course prepares you to make solid decisions in the valuation process. You'll get a solid understanding of the interdependence within the application of market analysis. This online course meets the 15-hours of Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria for the Licensed Appraiser level. It highlights the association between cost, income capitalization and sales comparison (the three valuation concepts), highest and best use reasoning and analysis of the market. Prerequisites: Successful completion of Basic Appraisal Principles and Basic Appraisal Procedures.

Georgia Appraisal License Requirements

The information contained below is designed to provide a summary of the minimum education, experience, and examination requirements established by the Georgia Real Estate Appraisers Board. The information provided below can be found on the Board’s website. However, we recommend you contact the Board for more detailed information and for any changes which may have occurred.

Georgia Appraisal Licensure Levels:

  • Registered Real Property Appraiser
  • Licensed Real Property Appraiser
  • Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser
  • Certified General Real Property Appraiser

Georgia Appraisal Licensure Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have a high school diploma or its equivalent
  • Must meet the educational requirement for the applying level of licensure
  • Must meet the experience requirement for the applying level of licensure
  • For Certified Residential level:  A minimum of an Associates Degree OR 21 college semester hours in specific subject matters is also required. 
  • For Certified General level:  A minimum of a Bachelors Degree OR 30 college semester hours in specific subject matters is also required. 
  • Satisfactory completion of the state examination
  • Submit application, required documentation (including criminal background check) and associated fees

Georgia Appraisal Education Requirements: 

  • 90 hours for the Registered Trainee which consist of the following courses: Basic Appraisal Principles (30 hours), Basic Appraisal Procedures (30 hours), 15 Hour National USPAP Course or its equivalent (15 hours) Residential Report Writing (15 hours)
  • 150 hours for the Licensed Real Property Appraiser which include the same hour requirement as the Registered Real Property Appraiser level AND:  Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use (15 hours), Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach (15 hours), Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approach (30 hours)
  • 200 Hours for the Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser which consist of the same 100 hours of Registered Trainee education AND:  Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use (15 hours), Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach (15 hours), Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approach (30 hours) Statistics, Modeling and Finance (15 hours), Advanced Residential Application and Case Studies (15 hours), Appraisal Subject Matter Electives (20 hours)
  • 300 hours for the Certified General Real Property Appraiser which includes the same 200 hours for the Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser education AND:  General Appraiser Sales Comparison and Income Approach (15 hours), General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach (15 hours), General Appraiser Income Approach (45 hours), General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies (10 hours), General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use (15 hours)

Experience Requirements:

  • Registered Real Property Appraiser – no work experience requirement 
  • Licensed Real Property Appraiser – 2000 hours in no less than 12 months
  • Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser - 2500 hours in no less than 24 months
  • Certified General Real Property Appraiser - 3000 hours in no less than 30 months with at least 1500 hours of experience in nonresidential appraisals 

Georgia Appraisal Continuing Education Requirements:

  • All appraisers who hold an active appraiser classification are required to complete 14 hours of Board approved continuing education during each one year renewal period.
  • In every two consecutive renewal periods, every appraiser must complete an AQB approved 7 hour USPAP course
  • A renewal period begins one year prior to the current renewal due date
  • Regulatory Requirement:  Beginning January 1st, 2012, you will be required to fill out a “secure and verifiable document” for identification purposes as defined in O.C.G.A. §50-36-2  and (2) a “signed and sworn affidavit verifying the applicant’s lawful presence in the United States” as required in O.C.G.A. §50-36-1. Before a license or classification can be renewed, this information must be submitted to the GREC either in person, via fax, via e-mail at verify@grec.state.ga.us , via courier, or via U.S. mail. The information must be legible.   If you typically renew online, please allow five business days from the submission of your information for the GREC to notate your license record so that you will be able to renew online.  If you renew using a paper renewal application, please attach the information to the application.   Click this link to access the form:  GREC Lawful Presence Verification Form

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