Appraiser Licensing
Appraiser licensing varies from state to state. To participate in what is called a "federally-related transaction," which is, for example, a mortgage being underwritten by a national bank, an appraiser must be licensed or certified by his or her state. The Florida Certified Residential and Certified General Appraiser certifications evidence that the appraiser has completed 180 to 300 classroom hours of education and completed the required number of hours in no less than two years as a residential trainee, and no less than three years as a general appraisal trainee, under the supervision of a practicing Certified Residential or General appraiser. After the classroom education and trainee requirements have been satisfied the the appraiser must then pass the the comprehensive residential or general appraiser examinations to become certified. After certification, the State of Florida requires 30 hours of Continuing Education Training every two years in order to remain certified.

We have worked hard to establish a reputation for quality and prompt work, performed professionally and ethically, with outstanding customer service. You should never just look for any licensed appraiser; you should be discriminating in choosing your service providers.  Tour our website for valuable information on the experience we have and the service we provide.

You should always be sure your appraisal service provider is licensed or certified and in good standing. The Appraisal Subcommittee (ASC) of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) maintains a national database of appraisers and their license/certification status.  It is available publicly at this link.

Among other things, this database, which relies on reports from each state appraisal board, will tell you if a service provider you are considering has had his or her license suspended, revoked, or whether the license has lapsed.You can rest assured that our license is current and in good standing!

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