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GETTING STARTED
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Determine which Program you wish to complete
  • Licensed Appraiser Program (150 hours) which includes the required 75 education hours for a trainee license plus our prep course and a special DVD or
  • the Appraiser Trainee Program (75 hours) which includes on the mandatory 75 hours of education for a Trainee license.
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Once you become an Appraiser Trainee, you will need to earn 2000 experience hours working for a Certified General or Residential Appraiser.
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Complete remaining 75 hours of courses and submit the application for an Appraiser license.
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Select your Program and get started today!

Texas Appraisal License

Prepare for a career in real estate appraisal with a complete Texas appraiser education Program designed to succeed as an appraiser professional. Our appraiser courses take you from the basic principles to appraisal experience and have everything you need to meet the Texas appraiser license requirements, and to help you obtain your Texas appraisers license and succeed in your new career! To get started, check out our
6 Steps to a Texas Appraisal License page!


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75-Hour Appraiser Trainee Program

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM:

The 75 hour Appraiser Trainee Program is $771. This program price includes the courses and textbooks. Congratulations! You can now begin earning Appraisal experience hours in order to become a Licensed Texas Appraiser.

TEXAS APPRAISER Program OUTLINE:

  • 30-hour Basic Appraisal Principles, Appraisal I (30 hrs AQE)
  • 30-hour Basic Appraisal Procedures, Appraisal II (30 hrs AQE)
  • 15-hour Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) (15 hrs AQE)
    • This course must be completed within 24-months of filing your TALCB application.

75-Hour Appraiser Online Trainee Program

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM:

The 75 hour Appraiser Trainee Online Program is $771. The 75-hour online program includes the courses required by TALCB to obtain your license. Congratulations! You can now begin earning Appraisal experience hours in order to become a Licensed Texas Appraiser. **Textbooks not included for online Appraisal courses**

TEXAS APPRAISER Program OUTLINE:

Some of the topics covered in this Texas Appraiser program include:

  • 30-hour Basic Appraisal Principles, Appraisal I (30 hrs AQE)
  • 30-hour Basic Appraisal Procedures, Appraisal II (30 hrs AQE)
  • 15-hour Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) (15 hrs AQE)
    • This course must be completed within 24-months of filing your TALCB application.

79-Hour Appraiser Trainee Program w/ Supervising the Trainee

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM:

The 79 hour Appraiser Trainee Online Program with the Supervising the Trainee Course is $849. The 79-hour online program includes the courses required by TALCB to obtain your trainee license. Congratulations! You can now begin earning Appraisal experience hours in order to become a Licensed Texas Appraiser. **Textbooks not included for online Appraisal courses**

TEXAS APPRAISER PROGRAM OUTLINE:

  • 30-hour Basic Appraisal Principles, Appraisal I (30 hrs AQE)
  • 30-hour Basic Appraisal Procedures, Appraisal II (30 hrs AQE)
  • 15-hour Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) (15 hrs AQE)
    • This course must be completed within 24-months of filing your TALCB application.
  • 4-hour Texas Appraising for the Supervisor and Trainee

Texas Appraising for the Supervisor and Trainee

Texas Appraising for the Supervisor and Trainee is designed to assist in creating competent appraisers who can continually promote and reinforce ethical appraisal practice, abide by Texas and national laws and regulations, and uphold an appropriate supervisory/trainee appraiser relationship. An overview is provided of the rules, requirements, and USPAP standards for supervisory and trainee appraisers, identifying the AQB and Texas state-specific’s requirements, and especially noting the credentialing requirements for supervisory and trainee appraisers.

150-Hour Licensed Appraiser Program

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM:

The 150 hour Licensed Appraiser Program is $1784. This program price includes the courses, textbooks, prep course, 30 question prep CD, trial Click forms software, and "Through the Eyes of an Appraiser" DVD. Congratulations! As a Licensed Appraiser, you may appraise Residential 1-4 non-complex properties with a transaction value of less than $1,000,000 and complex properties with a transaction value of less than $250,000.

TEXAS APPRAISER PROGRAM OUTLINE:

  • 30-hour Basic Appraisal Principles, Appraisal I (30 hrs AQE and 28 hrs CE)
  • 30-hour Basic Appraisal Procedures, Appraisal II (30 hrs AQE and 28 hrs CE)
  • 15-hour Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use, Appraisal III (15 hrs AQE and 14 hrs CE)
  • 15-hour Residential Site Valuation and Cost Approach, Appraisal IV (15 hrs AQE and 14 hrs CE)
  • 30-hour Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches, Appraisal V (30 hrs AQE and 28 hrs CE)
  • 15-hour Residential Report Writing for Appraisers, Appraisal VI (15 hrs AQE and 14 hrs CE)
  • 15-hour Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP)* (15 hrs AQE and 14 hrs CE)
    • *This course must be completed within 24-months of filing your TALCB application.
Individual Courses

COURSE
ENROLL (CHOOSE METHOD)
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Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP)

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

This USPAP course encompasses the National USPAP Course Module materials and is instructed by an AQB Certified USPAP instructor as required by the Appraisal Qualifications Board (AQB). The course offers hands-on real life situations to give you the real meaning of professional standards, the code of ethics, and your obligations under the law. You will receive the latest edition of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) to keep for your use. Also included are copies of the Federal Financial Institutions Standards and, the latest Appraisal Standards Board Advisory Opinions.

This course includes pre-tests, chapter reviews, homework and exams, all designed to enable you to target the most relevant topics and test your understanding of the materials.

COURSE OUTLINE:

  • Study Latest Edition of USPAP
    • History, Professionalism, Valuation and Appraisal Practice
    • Preamble and Structure of USPAP
    • USPAP Definitions and Rules
    • Standards 1-10
    • Statements on Appraisal Standards
    • Advisory Opinions
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Appraisal 1, Basic Appraisal Principles

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

This course is a fundamentals course in real estate appraisal. It explores the basic concepts of value, the appraisal process and the principles involved. This course is relevant for any beginner appraiser to have a thorough understanding of basic principles. Knowledge of these principles is paramount to a successful career in the appraisal of real estate.

This course includes pre-tests, chapter reviews, homework and exams, all designed to enable you to target the most relevant topics and test your understanding of the materials.

COURSE OUTLINE:

Some of the topics covered in this course include:

  • Introduction to Appraisal and Real Property Concepts and Characteristics
  • Fundamental Definitions of Legal Interests (Legal Terms in Real Estate)
  • Economic Principles
  • Real Estate Market Analysis
  • Value and Types of Value
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Appraisal 2, Basic Appraisal Procedures

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

This course covers approaches to value, geographic characteristics of the land/site, valuation procedures, location and neighborhood characteristics, collecting/analyzing data, land/site considerations for highest and best use, reconciling and final value opinion, architectural styles and types of construction and communicating the appraisal. This course can be used for your Appraisal license or can be used towards 30-Hours of course real estate coursework.

This course includes pre-tests, chapter reviews, homework and exams, all designed to enable you to target the most relevant topics and test your understanding of the materials.

COURSE OUTLINE:

Some of the topics covered in this course include:

  • Overview of Approaches to Value
  • Geographic Characteristics of the Land/Site
  • Valuation Procedures
  • Location and Neighborhood Characteristics
  • Collecting/Analyzing Data
  • Land/Site Considerations for Highest and Best Use
  • Reconciling and Final Value Opinion
  • Architectural Styles and Types of Construction
  • Communicating the Appraisal
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Appraisal 3, Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

This course offers a comprehensive introduction to Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use. This class is needed by every appraiser due to the fact every appraisal report has a highest and best use section. The purpose of this course is for the appraiser to determine what the most profitable use of the land is for the subject property.

This course includes pre-tests, chapter reviews, homework and exams, all designed to enable you to target the most relevant topics and test your understanding of the materials.

COURSE OUTLINE:

Some of the topics covered in this course include:

  • Market Analysis
  • Defining the Market
  • Analyzing the Market
  • Drawing Conclusions from the Market
  • Highest and Best Use
  • Land Use Restrictions
  • Economic Considerations
  • Final Highest and Best Use Analysis
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Appraisal 4, Residential Site Valuation and Cost Approach

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

This course teaches what every student needs to know about depreciation and site valuation. Most appraisal reports require the appraiser to do the cost approach that includes site valuation and depreciation of subject property. This course is extremely important because it teaches the student how to properly complete the cost approach.

This course includes pre-tests, chapter reviews, homework and exams, all designed to enable you to target the most relevant topics and test your understanding of the materials.

COURSE OUTLINE:

  • Land and Site Valuation
  • Overview and Estimation of Cost New
  • Estimation of Accrued Depreciation
  • Case Studies of the Cost Approach and Site Valuation
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Appraisal 5, Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

This course will teach the student how to analyze data and present that information into an opinion of value to the customer. The course will also teach matched comparison analysis and how to do research and verification of commercial sales data.

This course includes pre-tests, chapter reviews, homework and exams, all designed to enable you to target the most relevant topics and test your understanding of the materials.

COURSE OUTLINE:

Some of the topics covered in this course include:

  • Valuation and Sales Comparison
  • Assembling And Verifying the Data
  • Selecting Comparable Sales
  • Adjusting Comparable Sales
  • Final Sales Comparison Analysis
  • The Income Approach to Appraisal
  • Investor Considerations
  • Income Capitalization
  • Final Income Approach Analysis
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Appraisal 6, Advanced Residential Case Studies

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

This course will teach the student the student how to properly report appraisals, the correct forms to use and the best techniques and tool available in the field. Each student will get to partticipate in mock appraisals.

COURSE OUTLINE:

  • Theories and techniques used in the appraisal field
  • Hands-on examples of residential forms and reports
  • Appraisal process procedures
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Appraisal 7, Residential Report Writing
Demonstrate basic knowledge of data usage, how to select and perform sales comparisons, how to properly fill out various forms, USPAP rules and other guidelines.
TREC MCE # 15-00-066-26969
Appraisal Class - Residential Report Writing (Classroom) Classroom

$199
Appraisal Class - Residential Report Writing (Online) Online

$199

Statistics, Modeling and Finance

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

Develop a basic understanding of important statistics and analysis and how to apply them to homes. Learn about models and real estate financing and gain an understanding of payments and balances according to real estate law.

COURSE OUTLINE:

  • Statistics overview and applications
  • Modeling
  • Financial payments and balances
  • Case Studies
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Mastering Unique & Complex Property Appraisal
Better understand how an assignment can become complex and considerations of appraiser competency.
20 Hours Appraisal Prelicense Credit
Appraisal Class - Mastering Unique & Complex Property Appraisal (Classroom) Classroom

$249

Specialty Course Topics - Online Only

COURSE
ENROLL (CHOOSE METHOD)
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Texas Appraising for the Supervisor and Trainee

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

Texas Appraising for the Supervisor and Trainee is designed to assist in creating competent appraisers who can continually promote and reinforce ethical appraisal practice, abide by Texas and national laws and regulations, and uphold an appropriate supervisory/trainee appraiser relationship. An overview is provided of the rules, requirements, and USPAP standards for supervisory and trainee appraisers, identifying the AQB and Texas state-specific’s requirements, and especially noting the credentialing requirements for supervisory and trainee appraisers.

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