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Fast-track your real estate appraisal career with a Kentucky appraisal course package

Our packages contain everything you need to jumpstart your appraisal career, including all mandatory Kentucky real estate appraisal classes.

Kentucky 90-Hour Registered Appraiser Package

$949.00

SKU | 558KY069001 Hours | 90

Basic Appraisal Principles

Basic Appraisal Procedures

2018-2019 15-Hour Equivalent USPAP Course

Residential Report Writing and Case Studies

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Complete with 90 hours of the new Real Estate Appraiser Qualification Criteria for Indiana, this package includes four courses: Basic Appraisal Principles, Basic Appraisal Procedures, Residential Report Writing and Case Studies, and the 2018-2019 15-Hour Equivalent USPAP Course. Also included in this package is the USPAP Manual eBook.

Choose the Kentucky online real estate appraisal courses that are right for you

All individual Kentucky real estate appraisal courses are self-paced, state-approved and conveniently available anytime, anywhere.

Basic Appraisal Principles

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 30

Category | New License

SKU | 558KY063001

$349.00

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Ready to gain a solid foundation in appraisal principles? This appraisal course provides the knowledge needed for an appraisal career, including: legal considerations, what influences the value of real estate, real property concepts and characteristics, principles of economics, types of value, real estate markets and analysis, ethical considerations and highest and best use. This 30-hour online course fulfills the Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria for the Associate Appraiser level.

Basic Appraisal Procedures

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 30

Category | New License

SKU | 558KY014001

$349.00

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Need a thorough insight into the process of valuation? Then this course is for you! During this 30-hour appraisal course curriculum, you'll learn the three approaches used by appraisers to reach the opinion of value - income capitalization, sales comparison and cost - and how to derive multipliers and rates. You'll also be guided through the sales comparison approach, which is comprised of checking the validity of information, organizing a comparative analysis, making adjustments, selecting comparison units, and how to conduct market research and reconciliation. You'll get hands-on experience by completing crucial sections of an appraisal report as well as gain insight into property description, design basics and construction. This course fulfills 30-hours of Real Property Appraisal Qualification Criteria for the Associate Appraiser level.

2018-2019 15-Hour Equivalent USPAP Course

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 15

Category | New License

SKU | 558KY18065001

$279.00

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This mandatory course will introduce aspiring appraisers to the requirements for ethical behavior and competent performance set forth in the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).

With the use of practice tests and interactive appraisal scenarios, you will get a full understanding of the history of appraisal standards, the structure of USPAP, essential steps in the appraisal process, USPAP definitions, and how to follow USPAP standards in your new career as a real estate appraiser. 

The mandatory Appraisal Foundation USPAP manual ($75 value) is included at no additional cost.

Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 15

Category | New License

SKU | 558KY012001

$189.00

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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 Associate 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.

Kentucky Appraisal License Requirements

The information contained below is designed to provide a summary of the minimum education, experience, and examination requirements established by the Kentucky 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.

Kentucky Appraisal Licensure Levels:

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

Kentucky 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 (Associate Appraisers are not required to take a state exam)
  • Submit application, required documents (including criminal background check), and associated fees.

Kentucky Appraisal Education Requirements:

  • 90 Hours for the Associate Real Property Appraisal 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 Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use (15 hours)
  • 180 hours for the Licensed Appraiser which consist of the same 90 hours of Associate Real Property Appraiser education AND:  Income Property Appraisal (15 hours), Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach (15 hours), Residential Report Writing and Case Studies (15 Hours), Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approach (30 hours), Statistics, Modeling and Finance (15 hours), Advanced Residential Application and Case Studies (15 hours)
  • 200 Hours for the Certified Residential Appraiser which consist of the same 150 hours of Licensed Appraiser education AND:  Appraisal Subject Matter Electives (20 hours)
  • 300 hours for the Certified General Appraiser which includes the same 200 hours for the Certified Residential Appraiser education AND:  Income Property Appraisal (60 hours), General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies (10 hours), General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use (15 hours)  

Experience Requirements:

  • Associate Real Property Appraiser – No experience requirement
  • Licensed Appraiser – 2000 hours in no less than 12 months
  • Certified Residential Appraiser – 2500 hours in no less than 30 months
  • Certified General Appraiser – 3000 hours in no less than 30 months with at least 1500 hours of experience in non-residential appraisals 

Kentucky Appraisal Continuing Education Requirements:

  • All Kentucky licensed/certified appraisers must complete a total of 14 hours of continuing education by June 30th of each year. 
  • All Kentucky licensed/certified appraisers must complete a 7 hour National USPAP Update course every even number year 
  • Continuing Education is due on or before May 16 of each year, beginning with the 2014 renewal year. Although the date for completing continuing education will change, the renewal period will continue to begin July 1 and end June 30.

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