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What order should I take my Appraisal Qualifying or Upgrade courses?

Please note that you can take your courses in any order. However, many of our instructors recommend the following order. Be sure to check with your state requirements for any restrictions.

For the following States: AL, CT, DE, DC, ID, IL, IA, LA, ME, MD, MI, MN, MS, MO, NJ, ND, OK, OR, PA, RI SD, TX UT, VT, VA, WA, WY

Trainee/Licensed

  1. Basic Appraisal Principles
  2. Basic Appraisal Procedures
  3. 15 Hour USPAP
Certified Residential Upgrade
  1. Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use
  2. Residential Site Valuation Valuation and Cost Approach
  3. Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches
  4. Residential Report Writing and Case Studies
  5. Statistics, Modeling, and Finance
  6. Appraisal Subject Matter Electives
  7. Advanced Residential Applications

Certified General Upgrade

  1. General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use
  2. General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach
  3. General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach
  4. Statistics, Modeling, and Finance
  5. General Appraiser Income Approach
  6. General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies
  7. Appraisal Subject Matter Electives

For the Following State: OH

Trainee/Licensed

  1. Basic Appraisal Principles
  2. Basic Appraisal Procedures
  3. 15 Hour USPAP
  4. Ohio Fair Housing (No Proctored Exam Required)
Certified Residential Upgrade
  1. Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use
  2. Residential Site Valuation Valuation and Cost Approach
  3. Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches
  4. Residential Report Writing and Case Studies
  5. Statistics, Modeling, and Finance
  6. Appraisal Subject Matter Electives
  7. Advanced Residential Applications

Certified General Upgrade

  1. General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use
  2. General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach
  3. General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach
  4. Statistics, Modeling, and Finance
  5. General Appraiser Income Approach
  6. General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies
  7. Appraisal Subject Matter Electives

For the Following State: OR

Trainee/Licensed

  1. Basic Appraisal Principles
  2. Basic Appraisal Procedures
  3. 15 Hour USPAP
  4. Supervisor Trainee Course (no proctored exam required)
Certified Residential Upgrade
  1. Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use
  2. Residential Site Valuation Valuation and Cost Approach
  3. Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches
  4. Residential Report Writing and Case Studies
  5. Statistics, Modeling, and Finance
  6. Appraisal Subject Matter Electives
  7. Advanced Residential Applications

Certified General Upgrade

  1. General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use
  2. General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach
  3. General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach
  4. Statistics, Modeling, and Finance
  5. General Appraiser Income Approach
  6. General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies
  7. Appraisal Subject Matter Electives

For the Following States: GA, IN, KY

Trainee/Licensed

  1. Basic Appraisal Principles
  2. Basic Appraisal Procedures
  3. 15 Hour USPAP
  4. Residential Report Writing and Case Studies
Certified Residential Upgrade
  1. Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use
  2. Residential Site Valuation Valuation and Cost Approach
  3. Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches
  4. Statistics, Modeling, and Finance
  5. Appraisal Subject Matter Electives
  6. Advanced Residential Applications

Certified General Upgrade

  1. General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use
  2. General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach
  3. General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach
  4. Statistics, Modeling, and Finance
  5. General Appraiser Income Approach
  6. General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies
  7. Appraisal Subject Matter Electives

For the Following States: CA, CO, HI, KS, WI

Trainee/Licensed

  1. Basic Appraisal Principles
  2. Basic Appraisal Procedures
  3. 15 Hour USPAP
  4. Residential Report Writing and Case Studies
  5. Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use
  6. Residential Site Valuation Valuation and Cost Approach
  7. Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches
Certified Residential Upgrade
  1. Statistics, Modeling, and Finance
  2. Appraisal Subject Matter Electives
  3. Advanced Residential Applications

Certified General Upgrade

  1. General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use
  2. General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach
  3. General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach
  4. Statistics, Modeling, and Finance
  5. General Appraiser Income Approach
  6. General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies
  7. Appraisal Subject Matter Electives

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