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Maryland Commission of Real Estate Appraisers, Appraisal Management Companies and Home Inspectors

Important COVID-19 Information for Customers
(Updated April 21, 2020)

The offices of the Commission of Real Estate Appraisers, Appraisal Management Companies and Home Inspectors currently have limited access to the public. Please be patient with us, as it may take longer than usual to respond to voicemails and e-mails. E-mails are preferable to phone calls at this time. We can be reached using our contacts page for telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of individual staff members, or you may send your concerns to our general e-mail address and your message will be routed to the appropriate person.

It is important to note that all license expiration dates have been temporarily extended per an Executive Order from Governor Larry Hogan. You are encouraged to continue taking your continuing education courses, renewing your licenses online, and performing all other activities that are required for your license to the extent that you are able.

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Information
Coronavirus/COVID-19 Information

The Commission of Real Estate Appraisers, Appraisal Management Companies and Home Inspectors licenses and regulates individuals who perform real estate appraisal services in connection with federally related transactions. As defined in the federal Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989, this includes appraisal management companies.

The Commission regulates individuals who provide appraisal services pursuant to the provisions of Business Occupations and Professions Article, Annotated Code of Maryland, Title 16 and the Code of Maryland Regulations, Title 9, Subtitle 19.

Further, the Commission regulates individuals who provide home inspection services pursuant to the provisions of Business Occupations and Professions Article, Annotated Code of Maryland, Title 16 and Code of Maryland Regulations, Title 9, Subtitle 36.

The Commission also regulates appraisal management companies pursuant to the provisions of Business Occupations and Professions Article, Annotated Code of Maryland, Title 16 and Code of Maryland Regulations, Title 19, Subtitle 39.

Further, the Commission of Real Estate Appraisers, Appraisal Management Companies and Home Inspectors is proud to protect the public by ensuring professional competency of its licensees through fair and consistent enforcement of the Federal and State statutes and regulations.

News and Updates

New! Exam candidates: The testing vendors that administer licensing exams for our boards and commissions have begun reopening Maryland test sites. Check the status of your testing center directly for updated scheduling and exam information. (Updated June 24, 2020)

Effective October 1, 2019, Senate Bill 20 - Appraisal Management Companies - Notice and Response Requirements for Violations - Repeal of Exception, established that an appraisal management company (AMC) must always provide notice to an appraiser and an opportunity for the appraiser to respond when the AMC removes an appraiser from its appraiser panel or otherwise refuses to assign requests for real estate appraisal services.
Read the new law.

Proposed Regulations Currently Open for Public Comment

None at this time.


Contact the BoardContact the Commission
Maryland Real Estate Appraisers, Appraisal Management Companies and Home Inspectors
500 North Calvert Street, 3rd Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202-3651
410-230-6363    Fax: 410-333-6314
e-mail: DLOPLRealEstateAppraiser-LABOR@maryland.gov