Hofstra University and The Columbia Society of Real Estate Appraisers proudly present the Residential Real Estate Appraiser Licensing/Certification program. This program is recommended for individuals looking to enter the real estate appraising field, as well as for investors and real estate agents looking to gain some knowledge in appraising.
These courses offer the educational prerequisites for three levels of Residential licensing in New York State:
- Appraiser Assistant, State
- Licensed, and State Certified.
There are seven courses totaling 150 hours required for all three levels, and three additional courses totaling 50 hours required for the State Certified level.Educational Requirements for New York State Appraiser Assistants:
- Residential 5 Basic Appraisal Principles (30 hours) Q-0318
- Residential 6 Basic Appraisal Procedures (30 hours) Q-0319
- USPAP Uniformed Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (15 hours)
- Residential 7 Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use (15 hours) Q-0320
- Residential 8 Residenial Appraisal Site Valuation and Cost Approach (15 hours) Q-0321
- Residential 9 Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approach (30 hours) Q-0322
- Residential 10 Residential Report Writing and Case Studies (15 hours) Q-0323
|Real Estate Appraisal Course Offerings|
|H5150||Basic Appraisal Principles (R-5)|
|H5151||Basic Appraisal Procedures (R-6)|
|H5153||Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use (R-7)|
Note: It is advisable to take the courses in sequential order but not required. The course sequence begins in September. The 150 hours can be completed in a school year with R-5, R-6 R-7 offered in the Fall semester and R-8, R9, R-10 offered in the Spring semester. The USPAP Uniformed Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice will be offered by The Columbia Society of Real Estate Appraisers. Please check the Columbia Society of Real Estate Appraisers website at: www.Columbiasociety.org. for scheduling.