How to Become a Real Estate Appraiser in New York

The NY Board of Real Estate Appraisal certifies, licenses and registers real estate appraisers to perform real estate appraisals. You must get the Trainee Appraiser License to obtain the experience hours that qualify you to take the test for licensed, certified, and certified general licenses. The required time to gain the 2,000 experience hours for licensing is 24 months.

New York Appraiser Assistant

Basic Requirements: Must be 18 years or older and submit a completed application
Training Requirements: None
Education Requirements: 150 hours of qualifying education courses and completion of approved supervisor/trainee course
Fee: $275.00
State Required Test: No

New York Licensed Residential Appraiser

Basic Requirements: Must be 18 years or older and submit a completed application
Training Requirements: 2,000 hours of experience in no fewer than 24 months
Education Requirements: Must have an Associate’s degree or higher OR 30 semester credit hours in specified courses; 150 hours of qualifying education courses
Fee: $355.00
State Required Test: Yes

New York Certified Residential Appraiser

Basic Requirements: Must be 18 years or older and submit a completed application
Training Requirements: 2,500 hours of experience in no fewer than 24 months
Education Requirements: Must have a Bachelor’s degree or higher; 200 hours of qualifying education courses
Fee: $355.00
State Required Test: Yes

New York Certified General Appraiser

Basic Requirements: Must be 18 years or older and submit a completed application
Training Requirements: 3,000 hours in no fewer than 30 months of which a minimum of 1,500 hours must be in non-residential appraisal work.
Education Requirements: Must have a Bachelor’s degree or higher; 300 hours of qualifying education courses
Fee: $355.00
State Required Test: Yes

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Resources

NY Board of Real Estate Appraisal

 

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