Washington Appraiser
Qualifying Education (QE) Classes

Prepare for a career in Real Estate Appraisal with a complete Washington 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 Washington appraiser licensing requirements.

Please Note - We recommend that you familiarize yourself with the Real Estate Appraisal licensing requirements in Washington before proceeding. To check the state licensing requirements, click here.

Appraisal License Program Options
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The programs listed below include the Qualifying Education (QE) courses required by to earn a Washington Real Estate Appraiser Trainee license all the way up to a Licensed Residential Appraisal License. The additional education required to upgrade your Trainee license are included in the higher priced program. Champions does not currently offer a Certified General program.

154-Hour Licensed Residential Appraiser Program

$1790$2400
SAVE $610

Courses included:

  • 15-Hour USPAP
  • 30-Hour Real Estate Appraisal: Principles
  • 30-Hour Real Estate Appraisal: Practices and Procedures
  • 15-Hour Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use
  • 15-Hour Residential Valuation: Site Valuation and Cost Approach
  • 30-Hour Residential Valuation: Sales Comparison Approach and Income Approach
  • 15-Hour Residential Valuation: Report Writing and Case Studies
  • 4-Hour Appraising for the Supervisor and Trainee

Additional details:

  • FREE Books / PDFs Included
  • 154 TALCB Credit Hours
Become an Appraiser Trainee and then upgrade to a Licensed Residential Appraiser in the Virtual Classroom using Zoom.

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79-Hour Appraiser Trainee Program (Live)

$950$1290
SAVE $340

Courses included:

  • 15-Hour USPAP
  • 30-Hour Real Estate Appraisal: Principles
  • 30-Hour Real Estate Appraisal: Practices and Procedures
  • 4-Hour Appraising for the Supervisor and Trainee

Additional details:

  • FREE Books / PDFs Included
  • 79 TALCB Credit Hours
Complete the courses needed to become an Appraiser Trainee in the Virtual Classroom using Zoom.

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Set Your Appraiser License Education Course Schedule.
Online or in the Virtual Classroom!

Virtual Classroom

Attend live classes from the comfort of your home! Our ChampionsLive virtual classrooms are perfect for students who prefer at-home learning, but also want live instruction.

Online (3rd-Party)

These courses are delivered via online modules without the use of textbooks. Ideal for remote learners who prefer a guided learning experience. Internet connection is required for this format.

Please Note - This delivery method is only available for certain loan origination and appraisal courses.

Required Qualifying Education (QE) Courses

The following courses must be completed by every license applicant.

2024-2025 15-Hour National USPAP Course

15 Credit Hours

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

  • Course #A23035642

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Real Estate Appraisal: Principles

30 Credit Hours

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.

  • Course #A23017445

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Real Estate Appraisal: Practices and Procedures

30 Credit Hours

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.

  • Course #A23017503

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Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use

15 Credit Hours

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.

  • Course #A23017519

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Residential Valuation: Site Valuation and Cost Approach

15 Credit Hours

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.

  • Course #A23024099

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Residential Valuation: Sales Comparison Approach and Income Approach

30 Credit Hours

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.

  • Course #A23017457

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Residential Valuation: Report Writing and Case Studies

15 Credit Hours

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.

  • Course #A23017510

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National Appraising for the Supervisor and Trainee

4 Credit Hours

A course that aims to assist in creating competent appraisers who promote and reinforce ethical appraisal practice.

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 state 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 state-specific requirements, and especially noting the credentialing requirements for supervisory and trainee appraisers.

  • Course #A23017514

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We also offer Appraisal Education Online

Champions School of Real Estate has partnered with McKissock Learning to offer Appraisal education online.
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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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