DC Board of Real Estate Appraisers Licensing information
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The DC Board of Real Estate Appraisers regulates the practice of real estate appraisal, including the functions of a state appraiser certifying and licensing agency under Title XI of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989, approved August 9, 1989. Additionally, the Board protects consumers by enforcing the District of Columbia real estate license law PDF. The real estate license law is defined by the District of Columbia Second Omnibus Regulatory Act of 1998 (Omnibus), which took effect on April 20, 1999.
The Board consists of five members appointed by the Mayor. Three members shall be real estate appraisers licensed in the District, one shall be a real estate broker licensed in the District, and one shall be a consumer member. Three members of the Board constitute a quorum.
The Board meets on the third Wednesday each month at 10:00 a.m. at the DCRA headquarters, located at 1100 4th Street SW, Washington, DC 20024. The Board can be reached by phone: (202) 442-4320 or fax: (202) 698-4329.
Executive Director: Leon Lewis, Leon.Lewis@dc.gov
Board Administrator: Patrice Richardson, Patrice.email@example.com
Education Coordinator: Kevin Cyrus, Kevin.Cyrus@dc.gov
Board Assistant: Stephanie Johnston, Stephanie.Johnston@dc.gov
Current Board Members
- Tamora Papas – Appraiser Chair
- Todd Canterbury – Appraiser Member
- Marguerite Allen – Consumer Member
- Margot Wilson – Real Estate Broker Member
- Vacancy – Appraiser Member
2016 Meeting Dates:
|January 20||July 27|
|February 17||August - Recess|
|March 16||September 21|
|April 20||October 19|
|May 11||November 16|
|June 22||December 14|
Board meeting minutes are available at www.open-dc.gov.
Search / News / Examinatins / Publications and Forms
Since January 1, 2015, all individuals who become Supervisory Appraiser and Trainee Appraisers are required to take a Supervisor/Trainee Course per the 2015 Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria.
AARO Newsletter Winter 2016 PDF
On December 26, 2014, final rulemaking amending Title 17 Chapter 23 (Real Estate Appraisers) was published in the DC register. Read more PDF
Publications and Forms
These links take you to resource information and forms regarding District of Columbia licensure.
- Appraiser Experience Log Sheet PDF
- AQB CAP Approved Courses PDF
- Course Tracking Worksheet PDF
- Candidate Handbook PDF
- 2015 AQB Content Outlines for examinations taken on or after January 1, 2015 PDF
- List of DC Approved Providers and Courses PDF
- Education Provider Course Approval Application PDF
- Other Publications
Licensing / Continuing Education Services / Resources
Online licensing services are a quick, convenient, and environmentally responsible way to manage your licensing needs.
The Board is committed to professional development and consumer protection. The following links provide a wealth of additional information.