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The National Association of Real Estate Appraisers (NAREA) offers the following professional designations to qualified members. Submit your application today and become a recognized professional within our industry.

CREA - Certified Real Estate Appraiser
For the professional appraiser, state licensed or certified, who performs appraisal assignments on residential properties, condominiums, vacant land, small commercial properties and similar types of real estate. Requires a full-level state appraiser's license or higher.

CCRA - Certified Commercial Real Estate Appraiser
For the professional appraiser, state certified, who performs appraisal assignments including commercial, industrial, vacant land and residential. Requires a certified general-level license.

RTA - Registered Trainee Appraiser

RPM - Registered Professional Member
For the individual in the real estate industry (e.g., salesperson, broker, review appraiser, underwriter) wanting to stay abreast of the latest developments in the appraisal industry.

Affiliate Member
For the individual who is not a state-licensed or certified appraiser but is working toward that goal.