Appraisers, Real Estate :

Appraise real property to determine its value for purchase, sales, investment, mortgage, or loan purposes.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $42,860.00
Average Time to Fill 40 days
Typical Education Bachelor's Degree
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
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
Information Gathering
Critical Thinking
Written Communication
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Oral Communication
Following Directions
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 property values
Edit documents for completeness, accuracy, or conformance to standards

Processing Information

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

Analyzing Data or Information

Analyze market conditions or trends
Analyze sales activities or trends
Analyze business or financial data

Getting Information

Request reports or records
Gather financial records
Conduct interviews to gather real estate or property related information
Research property records

Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information

Prepare cost estimates
Estimate costs of goods or services
Measure work site or construction dimensions

Documenting/Recording Information

Prepare financial documents
Prepare financial reports
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
Customer Contact
Market Analysis
Market Trend

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