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What are typical real estate appraiser salaries? Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field?

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rodney singleton in Paron, Arkansas

84 months ago

What type of income can I expect to make as a real estate appraiser ?

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Luis Duarte in San Antonio, Texas

82 months ago

Good

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Mario the Appraiser in Whittier, California

79 months ago

I was hired by a sub-prime lender two years ago, to review incoming appraisal files for quality, value and of course, fraud. The salary was $80,000, and included medical and parking. Since then, I had great fun and saved them a zillion samoleans.

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David Brown123 in New Delhi

70 months ago

realme said: $43000-$82000, a degree in business or another related fiels will allow you be move into management and earn at the higher end of the scale

that is handsome amount

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este in Guilford, Connecticut

57 months ago

Train under a good appraiser. Work hard. Take more classess than you need to and diversify your clientelle; I do well over $100,000 in business, and net probably a little under $100,000. Become a memeber of profeesional organizations, be professional and you can get the best clients (attorneys) which pay the best. Although it is near impossible to fill your schedule with this work, it is the best. Mortgage work is annoying, doesn't pay well these days, but get good clients, fill your schedule, and oh yeah, I work 50-70 hours a week!!!!

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isela in Los Angeles, California

32 months ago

Mario the Appraiser in Whittier, California said: I was hired by a sub-prime lender two years ago, to review incoming appraisal files for quality, value and of course, fraud. The salary was $80,000, and included medical and parking. Since then, I had great fun and saved them a zillion samoleans.

Mario,

I have been considering getting my appraisal license. I have my degree but I don't currently work in real estate industry. Is this something that can be done part-time. I was reading that it may take a very long time to get the license due to the amount of training hours, especially now with the downfall in the economy. I live very close to Whittier and would love to be able to talk to someone about this. Would you mind chatting some more about this. I really want to make sure it will be worth while before I make a decision. You can contact me via email at isela_ortiz1@yahoo.com

Thanks,

Isela

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Certified Appraiser in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

22 months ago

I am a Certified Appraiser with 14 years experience- I was grandfathered in before the college degree requirement went into effect. I work as a staff appraiser for an appraisal management company which is owned by a major banking institution. I make between $110,000-130,000 a year. I get the corporate perks of health insurance, 401K, pension; equipment, MLS fees, license renewels, continuing education, E&O insurance, mileage, office supplies- all are paid for and I still get to work at home. Since I am an employee, I cannot accept any outside work, perform market value appraisals for friends/family, etc.- I am only limited to the workload they give me which is pretty steady. My assignments are strictly for this banking institution- refis, purchases, pre-foreclosures, reo, short sales. Before accepting this job, I was also offered a position with Fannie Mae working in an office environment and doing strictly appraisal reviews. Salary offered was $80,000 with health/401K benefits. I sometimes wish I did accept this 9-5 position because I work over 60 hours a week with my current job.

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trainee appraiser in Los Angeles, California

21 months ago

I just started working for a small real estate appraisal and business evaluations company in Los Angeles. I have a college degree from a good school, but no prior real estate experience. My starting salary was 36,000 with 1/2 medical insurance and no dental insurance, but my employer pays for the licensing classes. When I get licensed (which my employer would like to have happen in the next 3-4 months), I am supposed to get a raise. What is market value for a trainee appraiser? I'd like to know what I should expect, but have had a hard time finding any info.

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