How to Become A Certified Residential Appraiser in Ohio
You must complete the requirements to become an Licensed Residential Appraiser before moving forward with becoming a Certified Residential Appraiser.
Step 1 - Education & Experience
Complete an additional 50 hours of pre-licensing courses and additional hours of experience. You must meet one of the five college level education requirements for an associates degree in 50 specific subject matters or a bachelor’s degree in any field. Hondros College of Business Associate Degree meets these education requirements. Call 1-614-350-5748 for more information.
Options for the college level education requirements can be found at www.com.ohio.gov/real
Step 2 - Submit Application
Once you’ve completed the additional education and experience, you must apply with the state to become a Certified Registered Appraiser. Learn More.
Step 3 - Background Check
Complete and pass another Ohio BCI and FBI fingerprint-based background check.
Step 4 - Pass the Exam
Once you’ve received your Notice of Eligibility, you have 1 year to pass the state exam.
We can help you pass the exam the first time. Click here to view our exam prep options.
*All Hondros College classroom and online appraisal courses are AQB approved.*