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College of Southern Maryland
conedops@csmd.edu
8730 Mitchell Rd
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
301-539-4760

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Home Appraisers start at $25,000 and earn up to $74,800 dependent upon experience.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

  Financial Assistance is available for this  program 

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Real Estate Appraiser    High Demand

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A Real Estate Appraiser provides objective and unbiased opinions about the value of real property-providing assistance to those who own, manage, sell, invest in, and/or lend money on the security of real estate. Appraisers assemble a series of facts, statistics, and other information regarding specific properties, analyze this data, and develop opinions of value. Most appraisers are self-employed, business owners.

CAREER STARTER

Real Estate Appraiser
Receive the 150 hours of classroom training that is required by the Maryland Department of Labor Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) prior to obtaining your Maryland Real Estate Appraiser license. Learn the techniques to assess and evaluate the value of property.

 


TRAINING PROGRAM
Course Class Hours
REL 5040 Real Estate: Appraisal Principles & Procedures 60
REL 5050 Real Estate: Appraisal Practices and Analyses Part 1 30
REL 5060 Real Estate: Appraisal Practices and Analyses Part 2 45
REL 5020 Real Estate: Appraisal Standards and Ethics 15

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CAREER ADVANCEMENT

Advance your career by passing the following licensure exam:

In addition to the 150 hours of classroom training required, workers must complete at least 2,000 hours of appraisal work experience with a licensed appraiser over a period of at least two calendar years (24 months) and pass the Maryland State Real Estate Appraisers examination to become licensed.

For more information contact:
Dr. Ricky C. Godbolt
Director
301-539-4733
rgodbolt@csmd.edu

Rob Manley
Course Coordinator
301-539-4730
rmanley@csmd.edu


Connie Coyle
Program Assistant
301-539-4721

For a complete listing of courses that CSM offers, please refer to the Continuing Education Schedule of Classes.

“Employment of appraisers will grow with increases in the level of real estate activity. Additionally, more appraisers will be hired to help with litigation claims, probate cases, foreclosures, business valuations, and divorce settlements.”

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics