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Appraiser PA: Taking Certification Exams

Take The Certified Appraiser ExamFinally, You’ll Take A Certified Appraiser Examination

Depending on the certification sought, qualified applicants will take different exams to become either a certified resident or certified general appraiser. A passing grade is a score of 75 or better. You will qualify to take either exam only after you have fully and adequately completed all the steps outlined earlier to become a certified residential appraiser or certified general appraiser.

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