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82B.11 CLASSES OF LICENSE.

Subdivision 1.Generally.

There are five classes of license for real estate appraisers.

Subd. 2. Trainee real property appraiser.

When a net income capitalization analysis is not required by the uniform standards of professional appraisal practice, a trainee real property appraiser may appraise residential real property or agricultural property.

Subd. 3.Licensed residential real property appraiser.

A licensed residential real property appraiser may appraise noncomplex residential property or agricultural property having a transaction value less than $1,000,000 and complex residential or agricultural property having a transaction value less than $250,000.

Subd. 4.Certified residential real property appraiser.

A certified residential real property appraiser may appraise residential property or agricultural property without regard to transaction value or complexity.

Subd. 5.Certified general real property appraiser.

A certified general real property appraiser may appraise all types of real property.

Subd. 6.Temporary practice.

(a) The commissioner shall issue a license for temporary practice as a real estate appraiser under subdivision 3, 4, or 5 to a person certified or licensed by another state if:

(1) the property to be appraised is part of a federally related transaction and the person is licensed to appraise property limited to the same transaction value or complexity provided in subdivision 3, 4, or 5;

(2) the appraiser's business is of a temporary nature; and

(3) the appraiser registers with the commissioner to obtain a temporary license before conducting appraisals within the state.

(b) The term of a temporary practice license is the lesser of:

(1) the time required to complete the assignment; or

(2) 12 months.

If more than 12 months are necessary to complete the assignment, a new temporary application and fee is required.