California Appraiser
Qualifying Education (QE) Classes

Champions Now Offers Real Estate Appraiser Qualifying Education (QE) in California!

Prepare for a career in Real Estate Appraisal with a complete California qualifying education Program designed to help you succeed. Our appraiser courses will take you from the basic principles to the complex concepts you will need to understand to satisfy the California appraiser licensing requirements.

In compliance with the California Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers (BREA) and the Appraisal Qualifications Board (AQB), any person wanting to obtain an Appraisal License must complete the required education, submit an application and pass a national examination. Full licensing and educational requirements for a Trainee License, Residential License, Certified Residential License and Certified General License can be found here.

The following courses are offered under Provider #10601

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The following Appraisal QE programs are approved and available to students seeking an Appraisal license in California. Depending on state approvals and licensing requirements, some programs may not be all inclusive. Please read each program description for additional information before purchasing.

204-Hour
State Certified Residential Appraiser Program

$2098$3008
SAVE $910
This Package Includes:
  • 2020-2021 USPAP
  • Appraisal 1 - 6
  • Residential Report Writing & Case Studies
  • Specialized Residential Appraisal Topics
  • Statistics, Modeling, & Finance
  • Appraising for the Supervisor and Trainee
  • 204 TALCB Credit Hours
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154-Hour
Licensed Residential Appraiser Program

$1529$2281
SAVE $752
This Package Includes:
  • 2020-2021 USPAP
  • Appraisal 1 - 5
  • Residential Report Writing & Case Studies
  • Appraising for the Supervisor and Trainee
  • Appraisal Exam Prep (Live Broadcast Only)
  • 154 TALCB Credit Hours
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The following Appraisal QE courses are approved and available to students seeking an Appraisal license in California. For additional information on each course, click the title to view the course description.

2020-2021 15-Hour National USPAP Course

Gain an understanding of the application of USPAP in real world scenarios.

Familiarize yourself with the 2020-2021 Uniform Standard of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). This course explores changes to the 2020-2021 version of USPAP, dives into demanding and complex appraisal problems, and provides insights into how to confidently put forth property appraisals that adhere to USPAP standards

  • Approval #2010601039 (Classroom / Live)
  • Approval ## (Online)
  • 15 Credit Hours (TALCB)
  • Online course is taken via a 3rd-party provider

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$315
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Basic Appraisal Principles

Take an in-depth look at how real property concepts, characteristics, and legal descriptions influence real estate values. This is a foundational course for other advanced appraisal courses. It summarizes the educational requirements for appraisers, explains the characteristics of a market, and summarizes the process of market analysis.

  • Approval ## (Online)
  • 30 Credit Hours (TALCB)
  • Online course is taken via a 3rd-party provider

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$435
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Basic Appraisal Procedures

An overview of Real Estate Appraisal valuation procedures.

Continue to establish your foundation for the appraisal profession by learning the steps for appraising all types of real property. This course reviews the three approaches to value (the Cost Approach, Sales Comparison Approach, and the Income Capitalization Approach) and explores real-world examples of each approach to value.

  • Approval #1610601009 (Online)
  • 30 Credit Hours (TALCB)
  • Online course is taken via a 3rd-party provider

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$435
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Residential Market Analysis & Highest and Best Use

Learn to properly collect, analyze, and understand market data.

Market analysis and highest and best use are key elements involved in a credible real property valuation. This course will give you the tools and insights needed to expand your knowledge in these critical analyses. It reviews the basics of analysis, including definitions and terminology, boosts your knowledge of common methodologies used to extract information from the market, and explores the concept of highest and best use and the theory of consistent use.

  • Approval #1610601011 (Online)
  • 15 Credit Hours (TALCB)
  • Online course is taken via a 3rd-party provider

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$225
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Residential Site Valuation and Cost Approach

Explore the fundamentals of site valuation and cost approach with course content designed to meet the requirements of the Appraisal Qualifications Board as part of the required Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria. This course fulfills one of the elements of the AQB’s Required Core Curriculum for Licensed Residential Real Property Appraiser Classification and the Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser Classification.

  • Approval #1610601012 (Online)
  • 15 Credit Hours (TALCB)
  • Online course is taken via a 3rd-party provider

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$225
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Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches

Cover the basics of income property principles that affect the appraisal of residential properties. With this course, you will expand your knowledge of the two primary approaches used to value real property, boost your knowledge on the principles of income capitalization, and set a foundation for more advanced general appraiser classes.

  • Approval #1610601013 (Online)
  • 30 Credit Hours (TALCB)
  • Online course is taken via a 3rd-party provider

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Advanced Residential Applications and Case Studies

Designed to comply with the 2008 Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria established by the Appraiser Qualifications Board, this course is structured around four specialized areas of appraisal practice: complex property appraisal, market analysis, challenges in the sales comparison approach, and highest and best use analysis. This course provides a thorough explanation of complex properties, reviews the COMPETENCY RULE and the SCOPE OF WORK RULE aspects of USPAP, explains the valuation process and reporting process for complex properties, and examines 15 advanced case studies that illustrate the practical application of each principle discussed.

  • Approval #1610601016 (Online)
  • 15 Credit Hours (TALCB)
  • Online course is taken via a 3rd-party provider

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Residential Report Writing and Case Studies (QE)

An appraisal report is both the final step and a critical element in the appraisal process. Get up-to-speed on the techniques and procedures associated with writing a proper appraisal report and uncover the various reporting options available. Learn the foundational requirements for these reports, which are taken from USPAP and intended users such as Fannie Mae and HUD. You will also enhance your learning with interactive case studies on a single-family dwelling and a three-unit residential income property.

  • Approval #1610601014 (Online)
  • 15 Credit Hours (TALCB)
  • Online course is taken via a 3rd-party provider

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Statistics, Modeling, and Finance

From graphic analysis to measures of dispersion, this course takes you inside a range of topics relating to statistical analysis, mathematical modeling, and the principles of real estate finance as they apply to the appraisal profession. You will advance your skills through demonstrations of mathematical and valuation modeling, automated valuation models (AVMs), and linear and multiple regression analysis. Review the role of the Federal Reserve System and the history of financing in the United States. This course is structured to conform to the 2008 Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria established by the AQB.

  • Approval #1610601015 (Online)
  • 15 Credit Hours (TALCB)
  • Online course is taken via a 3rd-party provider

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Appraisal Course Breakdown:

  • Appraisal 1: Basic Residential Appraisal Principles
  • Appraisal 2: Basic Residential Appraisal Procedures
  • Appraisal 3: Residential Market Analysis & Highest & Best Use
  • Appraisal 4: Residential Appraiser Site Valuation & Cost Approach
  • Appraisal 5: Residential Sales Comparison & Income Approaches
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Appraisal Course Breakdown:

  • Appraisal 1: Basic Residential Appraisal Principles
  • Appraisal 2: Basic Residential Appraisal Procedures
  • Appraisal 3: Residential Market Analysis & Highest & Best Use
  • Appraisal 4: Residential Appraiser Site Valuation & Cost Approach
  • Appraisal 5: Residential Sales Comparison & Income Approaches
  • Appraisal 6: Advanced Residential Applications & Case Studies
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