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)!

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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.

79-Hour
Trainee the Basics Package

$950$1147
SAVE $197
This Package Includes:
  • 2020-2021 USPAP (15-Hours)
  • Basic Appraisal Principles (30-Hours)
  • Basic Appraisal Procedures (30-Hours)
  • Supervisor-Trainee Course for Texas (4-Hours)

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Upgrade Programs

$799.95 - $2499.95
This Package Includes:
  • Appraisal Trainee to Licensed Residential Appraiser
    154 Appraisal Hours (79 hours + 75 additional hours)
  • Appraisal Trainee to Certified Residential Appraiser
    204 Appraisal Hours (79 hours + 125 additional hours)
  • Appraisal Trainee to Certified General Appraiser
    304 Appraisal Hours (79 hours + 225 additional hours)

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

Virtual Classroom

Combination of instructor-led ChampionsLIVE!® streaming and home-study.

Best for remote students who want the classroom experience streamed to their home or office. Study before class and spend time with a real-teacher remotely at home.

Online (3rd-Party)

An online, module based course that works on any mobile device with an internet connection.

For remote students who learn best with video and interactive activities. Work through online material at your own pace and then take the proctored exam on any device with an internet connection.

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.

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 #38250 (Classroom / Live)
  • Approval ## (Online)
  • 15 Credit Hours (TALCB)
  • Online course is taken via a 3rd-party provider

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Appraisal 1: 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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Appraisal 2: 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 #27855 (Online)
  • 30 Credit Hours (TALCB)
  • Online course is taken via a 3rd-party provider

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Appraisal 3: 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 #27853 (Online)
  • 15 Credit Hours (TALCB)
  • Online course is taken via a 3rd-party provider

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Appraisal 4: 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 #27852 (Online)
  • 15 Credit Hours (TALCB)
  • Online course is taken via a 3rd-party provider

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Appraisal 5: 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 #27854 (Online)
  • 30 Credit Hours (TALCB)
  • Online course is taken via a 3rd-party provider

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Appraisal 6: 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 #27797 (Online)
  • 15 Credit Hours (TALCB)
  • Online course is taken via a 3rd-party provider

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Appraisal 7: Residential Report Writing and Case Studies

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 #27871 (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 #27851 (Online)
  • 15 Credit Hours (TALCB)
  • Online course is taken via a 3rd-party provider

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Supervisor-Trainee Course for Texas

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.

  • Approval #27783 (Online)
  • 4 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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