Georgia Real Estate Appraisal School
Wondering how to become an appraiser?
As your partner in Appraisal Education in Georgia, OnCourse Learning is an Georgia real estate appraisal school, approved by the Georgia Real Estate Appraisers Board to provide appraisal licensing and continuing education courses for real estate appraisal agents. OnCourse Learning provides all of the live and online appraiser license courses you will ever need for your career in real estate appraisal.
Browse online appraisal courses below to find the class that is right for you!
Georgia Appraisal New License Requirements
There are three levels of appraisal licensure in the state of Georgia:
- Registered Real Property Appraiser
- Licensed Real Property Appraiser
- Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser
- Certified General Real Property Appraiser
To begin the licensure process, you must first meet these initial requirements:
- Must be at least 18 years of age or older and possess a high school diploma or GED
- Pass the state exam
- Submit application, required documentation, criminal background check, and pay associated fees
No work experience is required to begin as a trainee, but you must complete 90 hours of educational credits to achieve the Registered Real Property Appraiser status. You can jumpstart your appraisal career at your own pace with OnCourse Learning’s Georgia 90-Hour Registered Real Estate Appraiser Package. Containing all mandatory 4 courses, this educational package is full of in-depth material and includes a USPAP Manual eBook.
Georgia Appraisal Upgrade License Requirements
If you’re ready to advance in your career, OnCourse Learning offers the perfect course package to get you there. The Upgrade to Licensed Level Package contains all additional 60 hours of mandatory courses: Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach; Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approach; and Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use. After completing this OnCourse Learning package, you’ll need to complete 2000 hours of experience within 12 months.
If you would like to advance to the senior levels, you must first meet these higher education requirements:
- For Certified Residential level: A minimum of an Associates Degree OR 21 college semester hours in specific subject matters
- For Certified General level: A minimum of a Bachelors Degree OR 30 college semester hours in specific subject matters
For the Certified Residential level, you need an additional 50 hours of coursework and 2500 hours of experience completed within 24 months. Certified General Real Property Appraiser licensing requires 100 additional hours of coursework plus 3000 hours of experience completed within 30 months (including 1500 hours of experience in nonresidential appraisals).
Georgia Appraisal Continuing Education Requirements
All Georgia real estate appraisal license must be renewed annually. The renewal process includes the following two documents: “secure and verifiable document” and a “signed and sworn affidavit verifying the applicant’s lawful presence in the United States;” and 14 hours of continuning education credits. The 7 hour USPAP Update course must be taken biannually. OnCourse Learning’s continuing education database offers various courses covering different topics. From Appraisal Math and Statistics to Sales Comparison Approach, you’ll find all the course you need to both excel in your career and meet your educational requirements.