Alaska real estate broker license: 15 hours (in addition to the 40 required of salespersons)
Alaska requires an additional 30 hours of post-license real estate classes
If you hold a current real estate license in another state, you may obtain a reciprocal license by doing the following:
Complete 40 hours of an Alaska-approved pre-license real estate course
Pass the Alaska real estate salesperson exam
Submit a Salesperson License by Examination application (#08-4179) for licensure under a broker with the appropriate licensing fees (Note: If an individual holds or has ever held a real estate license in another state, a license history is required from each state before a license will be issued.)
Alaska Continuing Education (CE) and License Renewal Requirements:
Alaska real estate CE must be completed every two years on even years by January 31
Must include 12 hours of electives, as well as the 8-hour designated core course
Alaska Appraisal Licensing Requirements
The information contained below is designed to provide a summary of the minimum education, experience, and examination requirements established by the Alaska Board of Certified Real Estate Appraisers. The information provided below can be found on the Board’s website. However, we recommend you contact the Board for more detailed information and for any changes which may have occurred.
Alaska Appraisal Licensure Levels:
Residential Real Estate Appraiser
General Real Estate Appraiser
Institutional Real Estate Appraiser (This is an appraiser who is employed full time by a financial institution with offices in the state. This appraiser may not perform real estate appraisal service for the general public or for a fee other than salary.
Alaska Appraisal Licensure Requirements:
Must not have committed any crimes of moral turpitude
Must meet the educational requirement for the applying level of licensure
Must meet the experience requirement for the applying level of licensure
For Certified Residential level: A minimum of an Associate’s Degree OR 21 college semester hours in specific subject matters is also required.
For Certified General level: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree OR 30 college semester hours in specific subject matters is also required.
Satisfactory completion of the state examination
Submit application, required documents, and associated fees.
Alaska Appraisal Education Requirements:
75 hours for the Registered Trainee which consist of the following courses: Basic Appraisal Principles (30 hours), Basic Appraisal Procedures (30 hours), 15 Hour National USPAP Course or its equivalent (15 hours)
200 Hours for the Residential Real Estate Appraiser which consist of the same 75 hours of Trainee education AND: Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use (15 hours), Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach (15 hours), Residential Report Writing and Case Studies (15 Hours), Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approach (30 hours) Statistics, Modeling and Finance (15 hours), Advanced Residential Application and Case Studies (15 hours), Appraisal Subject Matter Electives (20 hours)
300 hours for the General Real Estate Appraiser which includes the same 200 hours for the Residential Real Estate Appraiser education AND: General Appraiser Sales Comparison and Income Approach (15 hours), General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach (15 hours), General Appraiser Income Approach (45 hours), General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies (10 hours), General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use (15 hours)
Appraisal Experience Requirements:
Registered Trainee – No experience required
Residential Real Estate Appraiser – 2500 hours in no less than 24 months
General Real Estate Appraiser – 3000 hours in no less than 30 months with at least 1500 hours of experience in non-residential appraisals