Wednesday, June 28, 2017

General Appraiser Cert

Successfully complete 300 classroom hours of board-approved courses, covering the topics required by the Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) in subjects related to real estate appraisal and an official, certified transcript providing proof of a Bachelor’s Degree. This must include 15 hours of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. Past courses may be approved by the board and substituted on an-hour-for-hour basis.

  1. Submit a completed application, fingerprint card, and appropriate fee.
  2. On an RE 2300 Form, provide evidence of 3,000 hours of real property appraisal experienceobtained over a 30-month period in real property appraisal by furnishing, under oath, a detailed statement of the experience for each year of experience claimed. The experience claimed must have been acquired in no less than 30 months. At least 50% (1,500 hours) of the claimed experience must be in nonresidential appraisal work. Upon request, the applicant must provide the appraisal board, for its examination, copies of appraisal reports to support the claim for experience.
  3. Pass the General National Exam and the Florida Supplemental Exam.
  4. All appraisers are now required to register the firm or business name and location where they conduct appraisal services. To do so, you must submit a completed FREAB 18 form to the Department to register your Business/Firm information.