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Virginia Appraisal Board

Virginia Real Estate Appraiser Board regulates people and firms associated with the job of appraisal anywhere in the state. The board came into existence in 1990 after the passage of a federal act that necessitated the formation of a separate board in each state for the regulation and licensure of the real estate appraisers who perform federally-related appraisals. The main objective of the Virginia Appraisal Board is to serve community by providing qualified and honest real estate appraisers and also by taking immediate actions upon the complaints it receives from the consumers. It is the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation that provides support to Virginia Real Estate Appraisal Board in executing its tasks.

Virginia Appraisers License

As the laws of the state do not allow a person to perform appraisal jobs in a professional way without having a license from the Virginia Real Estate Appraiser Board, it is important for a professional appraiser to know in detail the rules and regulation of the board regarding the issue of its various kinds of licenses and certificates. Even the person who has just started his/her appraisal career needs to be registered with the Virginia Appraisal Board.

There are different levels of educational and other requirements for different kinds of Virginia Appraisal License. You can have the complete information regarding this from the site of Virginia Real Estate Appraiser Board as well as that of Appraisal Qualifications Board (AQB). In fact, it is the AQB that issues guidelines for the minimum standards in education for the award of a certain kind of Virginia Appraisal License. An exam is also conducted by the Virginia Appraisal Board to evaluate the abilities of the applicants for appraisal licensure.

VA Real Estate Appraisal Board: Services Offered to Consumers

The Virginia Real Estate Appraiser Board also offers services to benefit other real estate professionals and consumers. The real estate professionals, such as real estate agents or brokers can search the database of listed real estate appraisers to find the one for their appraisal related tasks. Similarly consumers can also locate a qualified residential appraiser to assess the value of a real property they may want to purchase or sell. They can also file a complaint against a real estate appraiser and get immediate justice.

The website of the VA Appraisal Board contains all the information, you may want to know about the real estate appraisal network and appraisers in the state of Virginia.

Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Virginia Real Estate Appraiser Board
9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Phone: (804) 367-2039
Website: http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/dporweb/apr_main.cfm


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