Texas Appraiser
Qualifying Education (QE) Classes

Everything You Need to Succeed as a Texas Appraiser! Prepare for a career in Texas Real Estate Appraisal with a complete education program designed to help you succeed as an Appraisal professional. Our courses will take you from learning basic principles of the business to having hands-on Appraisal experience. We provide every course you will need in order to meet the Texas Appraiser license requirements set forth by the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB)!

Please Note - We recommend that you familiarize yourself with the Real Estate Appraisal licensing requirements in Texas 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 the TALCB to earn a Texas Real Estate Appraiser Trainee license all the way up to a Certified Residential Appraisal License. The additional education required to upgrade your Trainee license are included in the higher priced programs. 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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75-Hour Licensed Residential Appraiser Upgrade Program

$840$1110
SAVE $270

Courses included:

  • 15-Hour Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use
  • 30-Hour Residential Valuation: Sales Comparison Approach and Income Approach
  • 15-Hour Residential Valuation: Site Valuation and Cost Approach
  • 15-Hour Residential Valuation: Report Writing and Case Studies
Already working as an Appraiser Trainee? Purchase this package to upgrade to a Licensed Residential Appraisal 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.

TALCB Required Qualifying Education (QE) Courses

The following courses are required by the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB) and must be completed by every license applicant.

Texas Appraiser Trainee/Supervisory Appraiser Course

4 Credit Hours (TALCB)

The Supervisor-Trainee Appraiser course addresses the requirements and responsibilities of supervisory appraisers as well as expectations for Trainee Appraisers. This course meets the requirements established by the Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) of The Appraisal Foundation in its 2015 Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria. This course will increase your understanding of the responsibilities and obligations of both the Trainee Appraiser and the Supervisory Appraiser within the context of the Trainee – Supervisor relationship. You will also learn the applicable state and local jurisdictional requirements and review relevant USPAP obligations.

  • TALCB Course #27783

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2024-2025 15-Hour National USPAP Course

15 Credit Hours (TALCB)

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

  • TALCB Course #48107

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Real Estate Appraisal: Principles (Appraisal 1)

30 Credit Hours (TALCB)

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.

  • TALCB Course #27856

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Real Estate Appraisal: Practices and Procedures (Appraisal 2)

30 Credit Hours (TALCB)

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.

  • TALCB Course #27855

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Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use (Appraisal 3)

15 Credit Hours (TALCB)

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.

  • TALCB Course #27853

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Residential Valuation: Site Valuation and Cost Approach (Appraisal 4)

15 Credit Hours (TALCB)

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.

  • TALCB Course #27852

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Residential Valuation: Sales Comparison Approach and Income Approach (Appraisal 5)

30 Credit Hours (TALCB)

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.

  • TALCB Course #27854

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Advanced Residential Applications and Case Studies (Appraisal 6)

15 Credit Hours (TALCB)

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.

  • TALCB Course #27797

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Residential Valuation: Report Writing and Case Studies (Appraisal 7)

15 Credit Hours (TALCB)

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.

  • TALCB Course #27871

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Statistics, Modeling, and Finance

15 Credit Hours (TALCB)

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.

  • TALCB Course #27851

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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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Austin  -  
512-244-3545
Dallas  -  
972-867-4100
Fort Worth  -  
214-687-0000
Houston Galleria  -  
713-629-4543
Houston North  -  
281-893-4484
San Antonio  -  
210-349-7600
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