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

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

South Dakota 75-Hour Real Estate Trainee Package

$899.00

SKU | 558SD069001 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 Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria for South Dakota, 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 South Dakota online real estate appraisal courses that are right for you

All individual South Dakota 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 | 558SD063001

$349.00
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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 | 558SD014001

$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 levels of Trainee to Licensed Appraiser.

2018-2019 15-Hour Equivalent USPAP Course

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 15

Category | New License

SKU | 558SD18065001

$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)

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.

South Dakota Appraisal License Requirements

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

South Dakota Appraisal Licensure Levels:

  • Registered Appraiser
  • Licensed Appraiser
  • Certified Residential Appraiser
  • Certified General Appraiser

 South Dakota 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 Associate’s Degree OR 21 college semester hours in specific subject matters is also required. 
  • For Certified General level:  A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree OR 30 college semester hours in specific subject matters is also required. 
  • Satisfactory completion of the state examination
  • Submit application, required documents, and associated fees.

South Dakota Appraisal Education Requirements:

  • 75 hours for the Registered Appraiser 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)
  • 150 hours for the Licensed Appraiser which include the same hour requirement as the Registered Appraiser 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 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:

  • Appraiser Apprentice – No experience required
  • Licensed Appraiser - 1000 hours in no less than 12 months 
  • Certified Residential Appraiser – 2500 hours in no less than 24 months including at least 1,250 hours of residential experience 
  • Certified General Appraiser – 3000 hours in no less than 30 months with at least 1500 hours of experience in non-residential appraisals

South Dakota Appraisal Continuing Education Requirements:

  • All South Dakota appraisal certificates, including those on inactive status, expire on September 30 of each year except for those issued after the first week of July. New licenses issued after the first week in July will not expire until September 30 of the following year.
  • A minimum of seven of the 28 classroom hours must be completed prior to June 30 of each even-numbered year in the most current edition of the 7-hour National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) Update Course or its equivalent. (For the 2013 renewal cycle, an applicant must have completed the 2012-2013 7-hour National USPAP Update course between January 1, 2012 and June 30, 2012.) 
  • With the exception of the 7-hour National USPAP Update Course, to meet the requirements, approved courses must be taken between October 1 of the previous odd numbered year and the end of the current continuing education reporting period. (For the 2013 reporting period, classes must be taken between October 1, 2011 and September 30, 2013 to fulfill the continuing education requirements.)

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