The S.T.A.R.T. Program - The Future of Real Estate Appraising
The future of real estate appraising
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the National consortium for appraisal training

S.T.A.R.T. Program


Standards To Assure Responsible Training

The S.T.A.R.T. Program is a solution for training the next generation of appraisers. It is developed by a national consortium of industry experts to solve the challenge of declining numbers of appraisers entering the profession. Our objective is to develop a systematic recruitment, training, supporting, and certification program so trainees and new appraisers have the requisite knowledge and skills to complete appraisals.

Here, you will find valuable resources to make appraisal training easier for trainees and supervisors, plus the latest news on solutions for the appraisal industry. 


Resources for the appraisal industry

want to join the appraisal profession?

The S.T.A.R.T. program is a great path to enter the real estate appraisal profession with responsible, accurate training. To get started, visit our appraisal trainee resources here.

our sponsors and participants

The S.T.A.R.T. Program - Standards To Assure Responsible Training is an industry solution to encourage modernization of the appraisal industry to meet the demands of today's marketplace. These tools were compiled by a national consortium of companies preparing for the future of the real estate appraising business.

can you supervise a trainee?

You can now. In the past, the supervision burdens have left many appraisers without options for using trainees. These appraiser training resources are the tools you need to responsibly train for success.

contact us

Interested in contributing to the S.T.A.R.T. Program? Contact us for more information.

participate in the start program

From checklists to online testing modules, we have valuable resources to help you with appraiser trainees. Use these tools to expand your business and reduce your own workload. 


The future of the appraisal industry depends on participation in the S.T.A.R.T. Program.
— Collateral Risk Network