Are you thinking to become a real estate appraiser in California? If so, this is the perfect career series for you.
As a real estate appraiser in California, your job is to provide an assessment of the properties’ market value for your clients. Your appraisal report could be used by a home buyer or seller, a mortgage lender who wants to understand the value of the collateralize assets, an individual who needs it for tax assessment or even lease negotiation.
There are over 39.35 million people residing in California, of which, Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose are some of the most populous cities. The greater the population, the more likely of real estate transactions, which leads to higher demand of appraisal works. According to the RedFin, there were 33,968 homes sold between April 2021 to April 2022.
When we reviewed the Active Appraiser Credentials Summary Report (as of April 2022) displayed on the Appraisal Subcommittee website, there are a total of 8,710 appraisers in California. The breakdown is as follow:
- # of Certified General Appraisers 2,768
- # of Certified Residential Appraisers 4,959
- # of Licensed Residential Appraisers 983
To help you get to know what it is like to be a real estate appraiser in California, I did extensive research through different sources. In the “California Real Estate Appraiser Career Series.”, you’ll learn the following:
- How to Obtain a Real Estate Appraiser License in California?
- How Much do Real Estate Appraiser Make in California? (Trainee| Residential| Commercial)
- How to pass the real estate appraisal exam?
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