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Appraisal: State Certified Residential Appraiser

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Gold Coast’s Appraisal program is the best in the state. Our graduates are the most experienced in the industry, and our license renewal courses keep you up to date with current information while providing the education needed to stay active in the industry. Click the tabs below for more information on this course. For assistance with registration, contact our Career Counselors at 1-800-732-9140.


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. Trainee Appraisers must work for a State Certified Appraiser. (subject to limitations as outlined in Florida law).

 

Proceed to Course Details:   

Please select your prefered Class, Type of Class, Location and Start Date from the menu below:


Example: 63-Hour Sales Associate License Course

Example: West Palm Beach,
Boca Raton, North Dade, etc.

Example: 7-day class,
4 week evening class, etc.

Example: 2/14/2014, 6/20/2014, 11/24/2014, 12/12/2014, etc.


You can register for individual courses online by selecting your course using the dropdown menu above, or by contacting our Career Counselors.

 If you have any questions or would like to register by phone, feel free to contact our Career Counselors at 1-800-732-9140.
 

Residential Site Valuation & Cost Approach
2 Days  |  9:00am- 5:00pm  |  Mon & Tue
Broward Doral
Jan 5 Nov 2 Jul 27
Residential Site Valuation & Cost Approach (15-Hours) $299

This is a Pre-certification course for the State Certified Residential applicant and can be used for part of the Post-license requirements for Trainee appraisers. 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.
Approval Letter

 

Market Analysis & Highest and Best Use
2 Days  |  9:00am- 5:00pm  |  Wed & Thurs
Broward Doral
Jan 7 Nov 4 Jul 29
Market Analysis & Highest and Best Use (15-Hours) $299

This is a Pre-certification course for the State Certified Residential applicant and can be used for part of the Post-license requirements for Trainee appraisers. The course will discuss the theory and application of Market Analysis and the difficult but necessary Highest and Best Use application.
Approval Letter

 

Advanced Residential Applications & Case Studies
2 Days  |  9:00am- 5:00pm  | Mon & Tues
Broward Doral
Jan 12 Nov 9 Aug 3
Advanced Residential Applications & Case Studies (15-Hours) $299

This is a Pre-certification course for the State Certified Residential applicant and can be used for part of the Post-license requirements for Trainee appraisers. 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.
Approval Letter

 

Statistics, Modeling & Finance
2 Days  |  9:00am- 5:00pm  |  Wed & Thurs
Broward Doral
Jan 14 Nov 11 Aug 5
  Statistics, Modeling & Finance (15-Hours) $299

This is a Pre-certification course for the State Certified Residential applicant and can be used for part of the Post-license requirements for Trainee appraisers. The 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.
Approval Letter

 

Mastering Unique Properties
3 Days  |  Mon/Tue  9:00am-6:00pm  /  Wed  9:00am-11:00am
Broward Doral
Mar 23 Oct 5 Jul 6
Mastering Unique Properties (20-Hours) $349

This is a Pre-certification course for the State Certified Residential applicant and can be used for part of the Post-license requirements for Trainee appraisers. The property types discussed will include mixed use, income producing, unusual, and one of a kind properties.
Approval Letter

 

Residential Sales Comparison and Income Applications
4 Days  |  Mon/Tue/Wed  9:00am-6:15pm /  Thu  9:00am- 11:15am
Broward Doral
Mar 30 Nov 16 Sep 8 (Tues start)
Residential Sales Comparison and Income Applications (30-Hours) $399

This is a Pre-certification course for the State Certified Residential applicant and can be used for part of the Post-license requirements for Trainee appraisers. 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.
Approval Letter

Residential Report Writing
Days:  2 Days  |  Thu  12:00p-6:00p  /  Fri  9:00a- 6:00p
Broward Doral
Feb 12 Aug 27 Jun 18
May 7 Dec 11  
Residential Report Writing (15-Hours) $299

This is a Pre-Certification course for the Trainee & State Certified Residential applicant that introduces how to use the various residential forms and reports for the appraisal.
Approval Letter

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

 

Proceed to Requirements:

Gold Coasts State Certified Residential Appraiser program provides everything you need for taking your career beyond the Trainee. Requirements are as follows:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Complete 200 hours of approved appraisal education (75 hours 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 2,500 hours of experience over 24 months
  • Received an Associate degree or higher from an accredited college, or completed at least 21 semester hours in the following courses:
    • English Composition
    • Principles of Economics (Mirco or Macro)
    • Finance
    • Algebra, Geometry, or higher mathematics
    • Business or Real Estate Law

*Special Note: Effective January 1, 2015, the use of accredited college courses in the above fields of study will no longer be accepted. All newly licensed Certified Residential Appraisers must possess a bachelors degree or higher after this date.

  • Pass the Residential National exam and Florida Supplemental exam

 

 Proceed to Campus Locations:

The locations are listed from North to South. Call for locations of classes running at the other locations.

Gold Coast - West Palm Beach
New Location!

West Palm Beach

6216 S. Congress Avenue
Lantana, FL 33462

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Phone: 800-940-7277

Directions:

From I-95:
Take I-95 to Lantana Road. Exit west on Lantana Road to Congress Ave. Turn left on Congress and then left into Atlantis Plaza.

From Turnpike:
(From the North) Take the turnpike to Lake Worth Road. Exit east on Lake Worth Road to Congress Ave. Turn right on Congress and then just past Lantana Road turn left into Atlantis Plaza.

(From the South) Take the turnpike to Boynton Beach Blvd. Exit east on Boynton Beach Blvd to Congress. Turn left (north) on Congress. Turn into Atlantis Plaza, just south of Lantana Road.
Gold Coast - Boca Raton

Boca Raton

Pointe Center Building

7035 Beracasa Way
Suite 206
Boca Raton, FL 33433

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Phone: 800-940-7277

Directions: Located just 3 minutes West of I-95 on the North West corner of Palmetto & Powerline.

Gold Coast - BROWARD

Broward

5600 Hiatus Road
Tamarac, FL 33321

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Phone: 1-800-940-7277

Directions: This Gold Coast building is located on the NE Corner of Hiatus Road and Commercial Blvd., approx. 1/8 mile East of the Sawgrass Expwy off of Commercial Blvd.

Registration for all Insurance and Construction classes are handled by the Gold Coast Professional Schools office at the Broward campus.

Gold Coast - North Dade

North Dade

Intracostal Mall

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

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Phone: 800-940-7277

Directions: Located just minutes East of the Gold Glades Interchange (I-95, 826 and the Turnpike.) Exit on 163rd street and go East. Located in the Intracoastal Mall at N.E. 35th Ave.

Gold Coast - DORAL

Doral

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

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Phone: 1-800-940-7277

Directions: Because this is a new building, on a new street, you will not be able to find us on map search sites yet. Here are directions:

From the North:
Take the Florida Turnpike Extension south to NW 12th Street (exit # 27). Head east.Turn left on NW 111th Ave (just past the mall). Turn left on NW 20th Street. Building is on the left.

From the South:
Take the Florida Turnpike Extension north to NW 12th Street. Head east Turn left on NW 111th Ave (just past the mall). Turn left on NW 20th Street. Building is on the left.

From the East and Downtown Miami:
Head west on 836 to NW 107 Ave exit. Exit north on NW 107 Ave.Turn left on NW 12 St. Turn right on NW 111 Ave. Turn left on NW 20th St. Building is on left.


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