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Residential Appraiser License

Get the training you need to become a licensed residential real estate appraiser in the State of Maryland. In response to state requirements to increase the hours of classroom training from 90-150 hours, the community colleges of Maryland have revised their curriculum. For more information about licensing requirements and licensing examinations, visit the DLLR's Electronic Licensing website

For course descriptions and information about upcoming real estate courses including dates, times and locations, click on the course number below.

New Trainees
The program consists of the following courses which must be taken sequentially starting with RLT-523.

Course Sequence
RLT-523 - Real Estate Appraisal Principles 
RLT-503 - Appraisal Standards and Ethics
RLT-526 - Appraisal Practices and Analysis Part 1
RLT-527 - Appraisal Practices and Analysis Part 2

Attendance Policy
The Maryland Commission of Real Estate Appraisers and Home Inspectors requires students to attend all hours of each commission-approved session or course. If you arrive late or leave early, you will not pass the course. One hundred percent attendance is required in addition to passing the final exam with at least 70 percent accuracy. Sorry, no exceptions can be made. Contact the office of Continuing Professional Education if you have any questions, 410-777-2970.

For information about taking the Maryland State Appraiser Exam, contact the Commission of Maryland Real Estate Appraisers at 410-230-6165 or PSI Examination Services at 800-733-9267.

Please contact Gloria Lighthizer at 410-777-2625 or email at