New Jersey Appraisers are required to complete 28 continuing education hours every 24 months including the 7-hour National USPAP Update Course and a 2-hour course on New Jersey real estate appraising laws and rules.
New Jersey appraisal licenses must be renewed by 12/31 in the year of your license cycle, and all credit hours may be completed online.
New Jersey Appraisal Regulatory Agency
New Jersey State Real Estate Appraiser Board
P.O. Box 45032
Newark, NJ 07101
VanEd offers a range of online New Jersey Appraisal Continuing Education (CE) courses, including the mandatory USPAP 7-Hour Update Course, to help you renew your real estate appraiser license.
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New Jersey Laws and Regulations for Appraisers (2 hours)
The NJ Laws and Regulations course is designed to assist professional real estate appraisers in the state of New Jersey in understanding the state laws and regulations in order to perform in a more professional and legal manner. This course fulfills the mandatory two-hour New Jersey law requirement for appraiser continuing education.
The course provides a national and historic perspective specific to regulatory programs. It covers the basic functions of the ASC, the Real Estate Appraisers Act, FIRREA, Dodd-Frank and other legislation related to appraisal law. We discuss the establishment of the New Jersey Board of Real Estate Appraisers and its functions and roles.
The Uniform Enforcement Act and the Licensee Duty to Cooperate, apply to a number of professions in New Jersey, including real estate appraisal. The Real Estate Appraiser Law and the Real Estate Appraiser Regulations are germane to only appraisers.
This course also reviews New Jersey licensing and certification type, scope of practice and regulations related to supervisors and trainees.
7-Hour National USPAP Update Course
This course is designed to fulfill the requirements for New Jersey licensed and certified appraisers who must complete a 7-hour USPAP Update Course every two years.
The course will present and explain the changes to USPAP and the rationale expressed by the ASB (Appraisal Standards Board) for the most recent round of revisions. Students will gain understanding regarding why, when and how changes are made to USPAP. The rationale and implementation of new regulations will be reinforced through case studies, illustrations and poll questions.
Each student is provided a digital copy of the latest USPAP publication including Advisory Opinions, the Index, and the USPAP FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions).
Appraising Energy Efficient Residential Properties (8 hours)
This course provides practitioners with a step-by-step, bulletproof methodology for appraising energy efficient homes, including proprietary forms and terminology that can be integrated into New Jersey appraisal reports.
We share valuable phrases that will help clearly identify the limitations of the appraiser’s observations; reduce liability for all parties, while providing the tools to accurately value energy-efficient homes. This course is designed to provide appraisers with ability to complete appraisals that will be acceptable to the secondary mortgage market in New Jersey, even when comps do not exist.
A Brief Historic Stroll through America’s Architecture for Appraisers (7 hours)
This New Jersey appraisal course takes the appraiser on a journey from the Capes constructed on the shores of Plymouth Rock to the energy-efficient Smart houses of the 21st century. Common construction details for each period will be discussed and demonstrated with numerous graphics and video.
The object of the course is to provide today's appraiser with an observation matrix they can employ to identify architectural styles when completing New Jersey appraisal assignments.
This course is relevant for both residential and commercial appraisers and provides examples of both types of properties. Fannie Mae UAD (Uniform Appraisal Data Set) reporting changes requirements identified the need to correctly identify architectural styles.
Environmental Hazards Impact on Value (7 hours)
This New Jersey appraisal CE course evaluates and describes environmental hazards impact on value and reviews the regulatory implication appraisers are faced with. Environmental hazards can have a negative impact on value, but can the impact be calculated using cost to cure methods or is there diminution from stigma?
We will review several of the most common environmental hazards and how they impact both residential and commercial property values. The course explores appraiser environmental due diligence reporting; as established by USPAP, HUD and Secondary Mortgage Market.
Our instructor shares his courtroom proven methodology for calculating diminution created from stigma. This seminar relevant for both residential and commercial New Jersey appraisers.
FHA Site Inspection for New Jersey Appraisers (7 hours)
This course provides practitioners with a step-by-step, bulletproof methodology for conducting FHA or conventional residential appraisal site inspections.
It includes proprietary forms and terminology that can be integrated into New Jersey appraisal reports. We share valuable phrases that will help clearly identify the limitations of appraiser’s observations; reduce liability for all parties, while they accurately portray the conditions at the subject property.
Mold a Growing Concern (3.5 hours)
The object of the seminar is to provide New Jersey appraisers with an observation matrix they can employ to identify the characteristics exhibited by mold growth or conditions that can support mold growth. This course is relevant for both New Jersey residential and commercial appraisers and provides examples of both types of properties.
Learning about mold will help appraisers avoid liability, meet their regulatory responsibilities, and protect the unintended and user from unhealthy conditions. The course also includes a downloadable PDF documents that will supply the students with a tremendous resource going forward.
Victorian Era Architecture for New Jersey Real Estate Professionals (3.5 hours)
This enjoyable New Jersey appraisal continuing education course informs the student with the help of graphics and video. We will take the appraiser on a journey through the Victorian Era of architecture.
The object of the course is to provide appraisers with an observation matrix they can employ to identify Victorian architectural styles when completing appraisal assignments. This course is relevant for both residential and commercial New Jersey appraisers and provides examples of both types of properties.