Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate :

Appraise real property and estimate its fair value. May assess taxes in accordance with prescribed schedules.


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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $42,860.00
Average Time to Fill 40 days
Typical Education Associate's degree
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 1,770
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 16.31 %

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Skills Profile


Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Decision-making
Information Gathering
Critical Thinking
Integrity
Written Communication
Oral Communication
Problem-solving
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Following Directions
Leadership
Resource Allocation
Intellectual Risk-taking
Technology and Tool Usage

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Set reasonable prices
Appraise personal property or equipment
Appraise real estate values
Appraise value of documents, manuscripts, photographs, or artifacts
Appraise property values
Select tenants for rental properties
Edit documents for completeness, accuracy, or conformance to standards

Analyzing Data or Information

Analyze business or financial data
Analyze sales activities or trends
Examine financial records or processes
Analyze financial data or information
Analyze market conditions or trends

Getting Information

Gather financial records
Request reports or records
Calculate data to inform organizational operations
Review loan applications
Conduct interviews to gather real estate or property related information
Research property records

Processing Information

Compute property equity
Determine tax liability
Compute state and federal taxes
Calculate financial data
Compile data or information for financial reports

Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards

Review records for accuracy and completeness
Verify investigative information
Verify accuracy of records
Verify application data to determine program eligibility

Documenting/Recording Information

Prepare tax returns
Prepare financial reports
Prepare financial documents
Maintain real estate or property related records, reports, or files


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Certified General Appraiser
Business Administration
Cost Estimation
Mortgage Underwriting
Economics
Customer Contact
Market Analysis
Market Trend


Related Licensing Requirements


Appraiser Temporary Permit (18-0000000124)

IC 25-34.1-8-10 Qualification of applicants; criminal background checks; evidence of compliance Sec. 10. (a) To be licensed or certified as a real estate appraiser, an individual must meet the following conditions: (1) Not have a conviction for any of the following: (A) An act that would constitute a ground for disciplinary sanction under IC 25-1-11. (B) A crime that has a direct bearing on the individual's ability to practice competently. (C) Fraud or material deception in the course of professional services or activities. (D) A crime that indicates the individual has the propensity to endanger the public. (2) Have satisfied the requirements established under IC 25-34.1-3-8(f). (b) After December 31, 2008, the board shall require each applicant for initial licensure or certification under this chapter to submit fingerprints for a national criminal history background check (as defined in IC 10-13-3-12) by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, for use by the board in determining whether the applicant should be denied licensure or certification under this chapter for any reason set forth in subsection (a)(1). The applicant shall pay any fees or costs associated with the fingerprints and background check required under this subsection. The board may not release the results of a background check described in this subsection to any private entity. (c) The board may request evidence of compliance with this section in accordance with subsection (d). Evidence of compliance with this section may include any of the following: (1) Subject to subsections (b) and (d)(2), criminal background checks, including a national criminal history background check (as defined in IC 10-13-3-12) by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. (2) Credit histories. (3) Other background checks considered necessary by the board.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Real Estate Appraiser Licensure & Certification Board (3172343047)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/appraiser.htm

Certified General Appraiser (18-0000000016)

To qualify for licensure, candidates must: Have completed 300 hours of pre-licensing education requirements. Must have a bachelor degree or higher. Course substitutions in certain areas may be allowed in lieu of the required degree. Have completed 3,000 hours of appraisal experience (a minimum of 2,000 hours must be in General Appraising). Successfully pass the board-administered examination. Pay all application and examination fees. Not have been convicted of a felony nor have been subject to disciplinary action that would interfere with the ability to carry out professional duties.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Real Estate Appraiser Licensure & Certification Board (3172343047)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/appraiser.htm

Certified Residential Appraiser (18-0000000015)

To qualify for licensure, candidates must: Have completed 200 hours of pre-licensing education.Must have an Associate Degree or higher. Substitutions of certain courses may be allowed in lieu of the required degree. Have completed 2,500 hours of appraisal experience with certain time-of-completion requirements. Successfully pass the board-administered examination. Pay all application and examination fees. Not have been convicted of a felony nor have been subject to disciplinary action that would interfere with the ability to carry out professional duties.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Real Estate Appraiser Licensure & Certification Board (3172343047)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/appraiser.htm

Licensed Residential Appraiser (18-0000000014)

To qualify for licensure, candidates must: Have completed 90 hours of classroom instruction in appraisal-related courses as specified by the board. Have completed 2,000 hours of appraisal experience with certain time-of-completion requirements. Successfully pass the board-administered examination. Pay all application and examination fees. Not have been convicted of a felony nor have been subject to disciplinary action that would interfere with the ability to carry out professional duties.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Real Estate Appraiser Licensure & Certification Board (3172343047)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/appraiser.htm

Appraiser Trainee (18-0000000013)

To qualify for licensure, candidates must: Have completed 90 hours of classroom instruction in appraisal-related courses as specified by the board. Successfully pass the board-administered examination. Pay all application and examination fees. Not have been convicted of a felony nor have been subject to disciplinary action that would interfere with the ability to carry out professional duties. Licenses and certifications must be renewed every two years, subject to extensive continuing education requirements. More detailed information, including application materials and test dates, may be obtained directly from the Indiana Real Estate Appraiser Licensure Certification Board.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Real Estate Appraiser Licensure & Certification Board (3172343047)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/appraiser.htm


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