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The SRA designation is received
upon the successful completion of an undergraduate level curriculum
, which includes a comprehensive exam, a written demonstration appraisal report and attaining 3,000 hours of qualifying experience requirements.
Also, designees must abide by both the appraisal profession’s Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and the
Appraisal Institute’s Standards of Professional Practice and Code of Ethics.

The SRPA membership designation is held by professionals who can provide a wide range of services relating to all types of real property, such as providing opinions of value and review, among others.  Property types may include valuation of commercial, industrial, agricultural, residential, vacant land and others.

Real estate appraisalproperty valuation or land valuation is the process of developing an opinion of value for real property

The role of the appraiser is to provide objective, impartial, and unbiased opinions about the value of real property—providing assistance to those who own, manage, sell, invest in, and/or lend money on the security of real estate.

Appraisals may be required for any type of property, including single-family homes, apartment buildings and condominiums, office buildings, shopping centers, industrial sites, and farms.