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Washington Appraisal Board

Washington Real Estate Appraiser Commission is a section of the Washington State Department of Licensing, which administers and regulates appraisal licensing processes in the state of Washington. It is a statutory body that came into existence when each and every state of the US was asked by the federal government to have a regulatory body of its own for real estate appraisers. Thus, the licenses provided by the Washington Appraisal Board allow appraisers across the state and also from other states to perform appraisal tasks in the state of Washington.

The Washington Real Estate Appraiser Commission is also responsible for the enforcement of the appraisal laws made by the state legislature. Hence, after licensing real estate appraisers, the Washington State Appraisal Board performs frequent investigations and receives complaints to ensure that the licensed professionals are behaving in accordance with the law. The government has also vested the Washington Appraisal Board with constitutional power to take disciplinary actions against persons who are found in violation of state or federal laws.

Washington Real Estate Appraiser License

Washington Appraisal License can be classified into several kinds. Each with different purpose and different scope of operation. The minimum educational qualifications and other standards will also, naturally, vary for each of these licensing types. The kinds of licenses that Washington Appraisal Board offers include State-Registered Real Estate Appraiser Trainee, State Certified Residential Appraiser, State Certified General Appraiser, State Licensed Real Estate Appraiser, Real Estate Appraiser by Reciprocity and Real Estate Appraiser Temporary Permit. Contact the board officials or visit the official site of the board to know about the minimum qualifications you may require to apply for any these.

Washington Appraisers

Real estate appraisers do not work on their own, rather they work in association with other real estate professionals, such as brokers, realtors or real estate agents in Washington . They also assist home insurers and loan providers by appraising the real property involved in the transactions. As a result, the abilities and integrity of Washington appraisers are desirable for the success of these businesses. The objective of Washington Real Estate Appraiser Commission is to ensure this.

Find more on the site of Washington Appraisal Board.

Washington Real Estate Appraiser Commission
2000 4th Avenue West
Olympia, WA 98502

Mailing address
Real Estate Appraiser Section
Department of Licensing
PO Box 9048
Olympia, WA 98507-9048

Phone: (360) 664-6504
Fax: (360) 586-0998

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