The IPAI Board of Directors has announced updates to the CIAO Certified Appraiser option. Anyone using this path to obtain a CIAO designation must possess a “Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser” or “Certified General Real Estate Appraiser” license in good standing. (Associate Real Estate Trainee Appraiser does not qualify). The following requirements must also be met:
(These courses are taken in the classroom)
In addition to the above courses and exam, those seeking the CIAO Certified Appraiser Option must successfully complete a 100-question exam covering material from:
(Materials provided for home study leading up to scheduled exam)
This option will be available July 1, 2019. Applicants may begin registering for courses now, but the 100-question exam and completion of the CIAO Certified Appraiser application may not be completed until after July 1.