Appraiser

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Appraiser Statutes, Rules and Regulations effective January 1, 2015

January 1, 2015 Appraiser Rules and Regulations

Arkansas Statutes

 

STATE LICENSED TO CERTIFIED RESIDENTIAL:

 

Required Education

Statistics, Modeling and Finance 15 hrs
Advanced Residential Applications and Case Studies 15 hrs
Appraisal Subject Matter Electives 20 hrs
Total 50 hrs

 

A. Applicants for the certified residential license must hold a Bachelor's Degree, or higher, from an
accredited college or university.

 

Required Experience

Two thousand five hundred (2,500) hours of experience obtained during no fewer than twenty-four (24) months is required.  While the hours may be cumulative, the required number of months must accrue before an individual can be certified.

 

 

STATE LICENSED TO CERTIFIED GENERAL:


Required Education

General Appraiser Market Analysis & Highest and Best Use 15 hrs
Statistics, Modeling and Finance 15 hrs
General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach 15 hrs
General Appraiser Site Valuation & Cost Approach 15 hrs
General Appraiser Income Approach 45 hrs
General Appraiser Report Writing & Case Studies 15 hrs
Appraiser Subject Matter Electives 30 hrs
Total 150 hrs


A. Applicants for the Certified General license must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university.
 

Required Experience
Three thousand (3,000) hours of experience obtained during no fewer than thirty (30) months is required, of which, one thousand five hundred (1,500) hours must be in non-residential appraisal work.  While the hours may be cumulative, the required number of months must accrue before an individual can be certified.

 

 

CERTIFIED RESIDENTIAL TO CERTIFIED GENERAL:

 

Required Education

General Appraiser Market Analysis & Highest and Best Use 15 hrs
General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach 15 hrs
General Appraiser Site Valuation & Cost Approach 15 hrs
General Appraiser Income Approach 45 hrs
General Appraiser Report Writing & Case Studies 10 hrs
Total 100 hrs

A. Applicants for the Certified General license must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university.

Required Experience

Three thousand (3,000) hours of experience obtained during no fewer than thirty (30) months is required, of which, one thousand five hundred (1,500) hours must be in non-residential appraisal work.  While the hours may be cumulative, the required number of months must accrue before an individual can be certified.

 

How to Apply/Renew Reciprocity or Temporary licenses:

Non-Resident initial application:  As of January 1, 2017 you must submit to a background check.  This will take time so please plan accordingly.
How to apply (if any of these are missing upon receipt to the Arkansas Board it will be returned):

  1. The application must be filled out and notarized prior to submitting to the Arkansas Appraisal Board.  Application
  2. The fee of $340 for non-resident status must accompany the application.


How to renew your non-resident (1 year) license:  Renewing 1 year licensees DO NOT have to submit to a background check provided they are within 30 days of their current expiration date.

  1. The application must be filled out and notarized prior to submitting for renewal to the Arkansas Appraisal Board.  Renewal Application
  2. The fee of $340 must accompany the application.
  3. You must have 14 hours of continuing education taken within the last year you have been licensed with Arkansas.

Temporary application: 

  1. The application must be filled out and notarized prior to submitting to the Arkansas Appraisal Board.   Temporary Application
  2. The fee of $150 for temporary status must accompany the application.

 

 

Please send all correspondence to 101 E. Capitol, Suite 430, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Arkansas no longer requires a letter of good standing for new or renewing non-resident or temporary appraisers

 

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