Candidate Residential Appraiser: 

Currently this position is unavailable.  For future consideration, please feel free to send your resume to Below is a list of prerequisites to becoming a candidate appraiser with the Appraisal Institute of Canada.

Requirements to start as a Candidate Appraiser:

At a minimum, the following steps are required before a working relationship can begin:

  1. Obtain a valid license with the Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) - Cost is $1,200 for initial course and approximately $500 per year to retain a valid license (see for details)
  2. Complete BUSI 330 Online Course through UBC, Sauder School of Business, Real Estate Division  - Cost is approximately $500 (see for details)
  3. Become a candidate member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada (see or call 403.207.7892 for details)
  4. Attend an AIC ethics seminar in Alberta
  5. Must have a Windows-based laptop or desktop to run software for appraisal reports.

The monthly costs to be an appraisal candidate, including MLS access with the Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB), AIC and RECA Dues, Errors and Omission Insurance, works out to approximately $425 per month.  Please don't hesitate to call or send an email to to see if this opportunity would work for you.  Thank you for your interest.