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Are you a Trainee Appraiser looking to take your career to the next level? Becoming a State Certified Residential Appraiser is the next step towards advancing your career.

A State Certified Residential Appraiser is a person qualified to issue appraisal reports for residential real estate property of one to four residential units, without regard to transaction value or complexity.

If you have any questions, please contact our helpful Career Counselors at 1-800-732-9140.  We are happy to assist.

Florida Certified Appraiser License Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Complete 200 hours of approved appraisal education (Some of these were fulfilled when you took your Trainee course, and the remaining will be fulfilled through taking all of the State Certified Residential Appraiser courses.)
  • Acquired a documented 1,500 hours of experience over 12 months
  • Performed at least 150 appraisals
  • Must possess a bachelors degree or higher.
  • Pass the Residential National exam and Florida Supplemental exam

Applicants must also fulfill one of the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field
  • Associates degree in specific fields*
  • At least 30 specific semester credit hours*
  • At least 30 specific semester CLEP hours*
  • A combination of the above two to equal 30 approved hours*

Learn more about our program by viewing the course schedule tab, or by calling our helpful Career Counselors at 1-800-732-9140.

Course approvals:
*Taking your education from state approved providers is crucial for successful license renewal.  All Gold Coast appraisal courses are state approved guaranteeing that you will receive full credit upon successful completion.  To view course approval numbers, Click Here!  Choose “Real Estate Appraisers” from the board menu, select the requirement you are fulfilling, and enter “Gold Coast” in the provider field.

To register online, use the drop down menu in the “Schedule Your Course” box above to select a campus location and start date, or click on the “Register Now” button next to the course below. If you have any questions or would like to register by phone, please contact our helpful Career Counselors at 1-800-732-9140.


Advanced Residential Applications & Case Studies (15-Hours)  $299  Approval Letter
With the aid of case studies, students will develop and apply the techniques for market analysis, including the application and use of matched pairs and capitalization rates and gross rental multipliers. This course includes a discussion of current Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Guidelines and relevant USPAP requirements.

No classes are scheduled for the selected course.

Statistics, Modeling & Finance (15-Hours)  $299   Approval Letter
This course incorporates the use of statistics into appraisals. It provides both the theory and practice of statistics, real estate finance, and valuation modeling for today’s residential appraiser.

No classes are scheduled for the selected course.

Mastering Unique Properties (20-Hours) $349  Approval Letter

The property types discussed in this course will include mixed use, income producing, unusual, and one of a kind properties.

No classes are scheduled for the selected course.

Residential Report Writing (15-Hours) $299   Approval Letter
This is a Pre-Certification course introduces how to use the various residential forms and reports for the appraisal.

No classes are scheduled for the selected course.

Residential Site Valuation & Cost Approach (15-Hours) $299  Approval Letter
This course discusses the theory and application of site valuation techniques as well as the cost approach through theory and hands-on examples of these processes.

No classes are scheduled for the selected course.

Market Analysis & Highest and Best Use (15-Hours) $299  Approval Letter
The course will discuss the theory and application of market analysis and the difficult but necessary highest and best use application.

No classes are scheduled for the selected course.

Residential Sales Comparison and Income Applications (30-Hours) $399  Approval Letter
With the aid of case studies, students will develop and apply the techniques for market analysis, including the application and use of matched pairs and capitalization rates and gross rental multipliers. This course includes a discussion of current Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Guidelines and relevant USPAP requirements.

No classes are scheduled for the selected course.

Contact our Career Counselors at 1-800-732-9140 for questions and registration assistance

 

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You can now complete your State Certified Residential Appraiser pre-license education entirely online at your own pace. Online courses are convenient because they provided flexibility, but it is important to understand exactly how online appraisal courses work before enrolling.

*Note: Online State Certified Pre-License courses do not count towards the fulfillment of Trainee Post-License education requirements.  They are for Trainee Appraisers who have already completed post-licensing and are now pursing the State Certified Appraiser license.

Please read the following details about completing online appraisal courses:

  1. These courses require a Proctored Exam:   Learn More

For available online courses and pricing click:   View Online Courses

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Boca Raton, FL 33431

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Tamarac, FL 33321

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3577 N.E. 163rd Street
North Miami, FL 33160

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11250 N.W. 20th Street
Miami, FL 33172

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3505 Lake Lynda Dr Building 300
Orlando, FL 32817

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