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Real Estate Appraiser Qualifying Courses


Our Residential Real Estate Appraiser Licensing/Certification program satisfies the course requirements of New York State Department of State for three levels of residential appraiser licensing in New York:  Appraiser Assistant, State Licensed, and State Certified. 

Please visit Department of State website for additional information on other requirements for becoming a real estate appraiser in New York.

Required Courses for Appraiser Assistant & State Licensed Appraiser

Basic Appraisal Principles (R-5)


Basic Appraisal Procedures (R-6)

15 Hour National USPAP  

Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use (R-7)


Residential Appraisal Site Valuation and Cost Approach (R-8)


Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approach (R-9)


Residential Report Writing and Case Studies (R-10)

Required Courses for State Certified Appraiser (the seven courses above plus the following three courses)
Statistics, Modeling and Finance (SMF)  
Advanced Residential Applications and Case Studies (R-11)  

Introduction to Residential Income Properties (RE-1)


Fair Housing/Fair Lending and Environmental Studies (RE-2)



Call for more information on these courses - (631) 732-6200



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