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Fast-track your real estate appraisal career with an Ohio appraisal course package

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

Ohio 75-Hour Real Estate Appraiser Trainee Package

$899.00

SKU | 558OH069001 Hours | 75

Basic Appraisal Principles

Basic Appraisal Procedures

2018-2019 15-Hour Equivalent USPAP Course

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Complete with 75 hours of the new Associate Real Estate Appraiser Qualification Criteria. This package includes three courses: Basic Appraisal Principles, Basic Appraisal Procedures, and the 2018-2019 15-Hour Equivalent USPAP Course. Also included in this package is the USPAP Manual eBook.

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

All individual Ohio 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 | 558OH063001

$319.00

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Ready to gain a solid foundation in appraisal principles? This appraisal class 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 levels of Trainee up to Licensed Appraiser.

Basic Appraisal Procedures

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 30

Category | New License

SKU | 558OH014001

$319.00

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This online appraisal course provides you with a detailed walkthrough of how to complete the Uniform Residential Appraisal Report (URAR). You'll learn each step of the URAR process as the class guides you through the sections and necessary fields of the form. At completion of this appraisal CE course, you should have a full understanding of how to complete the URAR reports in compliance with USPAP.

2018-2019 15-Hour Equivalent USPAP Course

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 15

Category | New License

SKU | 558OH18065001

$289.00

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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.

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Basic Real Estate Appraisal, 9th Edition (E-Book)

Format | Download

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800448

$67.10

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Written by instructors for instructors, Basic Real Estate Appraisal covers the fundamentals of the appraisal business, making concepts accessible for aspiring real estate appraisers. It also helps real estate salespeople, brokers, consumers, investors, and all others seeking a better understanding of the role of appraisers in today’s real estate market. This ninth edition reflects the major changes in appraising and appraisal regulations in recent years, including changes to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) in the 2014–2015 Edition, as well as those approved for the 2016–2017 Edition. This edition also addresses the Uniform Appraisal Dataset (UAD) and the Market Conditions Addendum used in single-family residential appraisals for lending purposes.

Ohio Appraisal License Requirements

Learn about the Ohio appraisal education requirements for licensing and renewal.

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

Ohio Appraisal Licensure Levels:

  • Registered Real Estate Appraiser Assistant
  • Licensed Residential Real Estate Appraiser
  • Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser
  • Certified General Real Estate Appraiser 

Ohio 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 appraiser licensure
  • Must meet the experience requirement for the applying level of appraiser licensure
  • For Certified Residential level, one of the following is required:
    • Bachelor degree in ANY field
    • Associate's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Real Estate
    • Completion of 30 hours of (1) relevant coursework, or (2) College Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams (3) or some mix of both
    • For Certified General level: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree OR 30 college semester hours in specific subject matters is also required. An alternative to the education requirement is also available: 5 years of experience, 5 years without any disciplinary action and completion of specific additional education.
    • Satisfactory completion of the state examination
    • Submit application, required documents, and associated fees 

Ohio Appraiser Education Requirements:

  • 75 hours for the Registered Appraiser Assistant which consist of the following appraiser courses:  Basic Appraisal Principles (30 hours), Basic Appraisal Procedures (30 hours), 15 Hour National USPAP Course or its equivalent (15 hours). Additionally, Registered Appraiser Assistants need to have taken a Fair Housing course and a Supervisor/Trainee course.
  • 150 hours for the Licensed Residential Appraiser which include the same hour requirement as the Registered Appraiser Assistant level AND: Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use (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)
  • 200 Hours for the Certified Residential Appraiser which consist of the same 150 hours of Licensed Residential Appraiser education AND: 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 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:

  • Registered Appraiser Assistant – No experience required
  • Licensed Residential Appraiser – 1000 hours in 6 months
  • Certified Residential Appraiser – 1500 hours in 12 months
  • Certified General Appraiser – 3000 hours in 18 months with at least 1500 hours of experience in non-residential appraisals

Ohio Continuing Education Requirements:

  • All licenses are renewed annually from the date of last issuance 
  • All licensees must complete 14 hours of continuing education appraiser classes each year 
  • The 7 hour USPAP Update course must be taken every other year

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