Texas Appraisal License Requirements

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Learn Appraisal Educational Requirements for Texas

This appraisal licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB). We recommend you contact the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB) for more detailed information or changes.

If you obtain real estate licenses in multiple states, we recommend you check each state's requirements.

Texas Appraisal: Trainee

Total Hours Required: 75
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 0

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Qualifying Education:
75 QE Hours.
15-hr Nat’l USPAP Update or Equivalent.
Basic Appraisal Principles – 30 hrs.
Basic Appraisal Procedures – 30 hrs.

2015 AQB Supervisor/Trainee Course Requirement: Both the Trainee Appraiser and Supervisory Appraiser shall be required to complete a course that, at minimum, complies with the specifications for course content established by the AQB. The course must be completed by the Trainee Appraiser prior to obtaining a Trainee Appraiser credential, and completed by the Supervisory Appraiser prior to supervising a Trainee Appraiser.

Experience
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College Education: N/A


TREC Announces Extension For All License Holders Affected By Hurricane Harvey

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the Texas Real Estate Commission and the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (the Agency) extended all deadlines for two months for all license holders and applicants statewide with license expiration or application deadlines in August and September. This extension ends on October 31, 2017.

After careful assessment of the significant impact and damage sustained by our license holders, the Agency has decided to further extend application and renewal deadlines by an additional period up to four months for those in the 60-county disaster area declared by Governor Abbott.

License holders who live in theaffected counties with licenses set to expire August 31, 2017 through January 31, 2018, will be extended until February 28, 2018.

Initial applicants who live in the affected counties with applications set to expire August 21, 2017 through February 27, 2018, will also be extended until February 28, 2018.

PearsonVue, the exam provider for all license applications, has been notified of these changes.

Learn more at: https://www.trec.texas.gov/article/trec-announces-extension-all-license-holders-affected-hurricane-harvey   

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Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB)
Phone: 5129363001
Fax: 5129369366
Address:
1700 North Congress Avenue
Suite 400
Austin, TX 78701

Texas Appraisal: Licensed

Total Hours Required: 150
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 0

Online Info

Qualifying Education:
150 QE Hours.
15-hour Nat’l USPAP or Equivalent.
Basic Appraisal Principles - 30 hours.
Basic Appraisal Procedures - 30 hours.
Residential Market Analysis & Highest and Best Use - 15 hours.
Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach - 15 hours.
Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches - 30 hours.
Residential Report Writing and Case Studies - 15 hours.

Experience: 2,000 hours of acceptable appraisal experience in not less than 12 months.

College Education: Must have an Associate Degree or higher. In lieu of the required degree, Thirty (30) semester credit hours covering specific subject matter courses may be used.


TREC Announces Extension For All License Holders Affected By Hurricane Harvey

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the Texas Real Estate Commission and the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (the Agency) extended all deadlines for two months for all license holders and applicants statewide with license expiration or application deadlines in August and September. This extension ends on October 31, 2017.

After careful assessment of the significant impact and damage sustained by our license holders, the Agency has decided to further extend application and renewal deadlines by an additional period up to four months for those in the 60-county disaster area declared by Governor Abbott.

License holders who live in theaffected counties with licenses set to expire August 31, 2017 through January 31, 2018, will be extended until February 28, 2018.

Initial applicants who live in the affected counties with applications set to expire August 21, 2017 through February 27, 2018, will also be extended until February 28, 2018.

PearsonVue, the exam provider for all license applications, has been notified of these changes.

Learn more at: https://www.trec.texas.gov/article/trec-announces-extension-all-license-holders-affected-hurricane-harvey

Online Limitations

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB)
Phone: 5129363001
Fax: 5129369366
Address:
1700 North Congress Avenue
Suite 400
Austin, TX 78701

Texas Appraisal: Certified Residential

Total Hours Required: 200
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 0

Online Info

Qualifying Education:
200 QE Hours.
15-hour Nat’l USPAP or Equivalent.
Basic Appraisal Principles - 30 hours.
Basic Appraisal Procedures - 30 hours.
Residential Market Analysis & Highest and Best Use - 15 hours.
Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach - 15 hours.
Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches - 30 hours.
Residential Report Writing and Case Studies - 15 hours.
Statistics, Modeling and Finance – 15 hours.
Advanced Residential Applications and Case Studies – 15 hours.
Appraisal Subject Matter Electives – 20 hours.

Experience: 2,500 hours of acceptable appraisal experience in not less than 24 months.

College Education: Must have a Bachelor’s degree or higher.


TREC Announces Extension For All License Holders Affected By Hurricane Harvey

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the Texas Real Estate Commission and the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (the Agency) extended all deadlines for two months for all license holders and applicants statewide with license expiration or application deadlines in August and September. This extension ends on October 31, 2017.

After careful assessment of the significant impact and damage sustained by our license holders, the Agency has decided to further extend application and renewal deadlines by an additional period up to four months for those in the 60-county disaster area declared by Governor Abbott.

License holders who live in theaffected counties with licenses set to expire August 31, 2017 through January 31, 2018, will be extended until February 28, 2018.

Initial applicants who live in the affected counties with applications set to expire August 21, 2017 through February 27, 2018, will also be extended until February 28, 2018.

PearsonVue, the exam provider for all license applications, has been notified of these changes.

Learn more at: https://www.trec.texas.gov/article/trec-announces-extension-all-license-holders-affected-hurricane-harvey

Online Limitations

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB)
Phone: 5129363001
Fax: 5129369366
Address:
1700 North Congress Avenue
Suite 400
Austin, TX 78701

Texas Appraisal: Certified General

Total Hours Required: 300
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 0

Online Info

Qualifying Education:
300 QE Hours.
15-hour Nat’l USPAP or Equivalent.
Basic Appraisal Principles - 30 hours.
Basic Appraisal Procedures - 30 hours.
General Appraiser Market Analysis & Highest and Best Use - 30 hours.
General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach - 30 hours.
General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach - 30 hours.
General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies - 30 hours.
Statistics, Modeling and Finance – 15 hours.
General Appraiser Income Approach – 60 hours.
Appraisal Subject Matter Electives – 30 hours.

Experience: 3,000 hours of acceptable appraisal experience in no less than 30 months. A minimum of 1,500 hours of the required experience must be in non-residential appraisal work.

College Education: Must have a Bachelor’s degree or higher.


TREC Announces Extension For All License Holders Affected By Hurricane Harvey

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the Texas Real Estate Commission and the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (the Agency) extended all deadlines for two months for all license holders and applicants statewide with license expiration or application deadlines in August and September. This extension ends on October 31, 2017.

After careful assessment of the significant impact and damage sustained by our license holders, the Agency has decided to further extend application and renewal deadlines by an additional period up to four months for those in the 60-county disaster area declared by Governor Abbott.

License holders who live in theaffected counties with licenses set to expire August 31, 2017 through January 31, 2018, will be extended until February 28, 2018.

Initial applicants who live in the affected counties with applications set to expire August 21, 2017 through February 27, 2018, will also be extended until February 28, 2018.

PearsonVue, the exam provider for all license applications, has been notified of these changes.

Learn more at: https://www.trec.texas.gov/article/trec-announces-extension-all-license-holders-affected-hurricane-harvey

Online Limitations

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB)
Phone: 5129363001
Fax: 5129369366
Address:
1700 North Congress Avenue
Suite 400
Austin, TX 78701

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