Appraisal Institute - Austin Chapter

Appraisal Institute
1321 Antoine Drive
Houston, TX 77055
Tel. (713) 375-2731


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BBG, Inc. is looking for talented appraisers of all experience levels to join our team. This is an exciting professional growth opportunity with a national appraisal and assessment firm that is continuing its expansion.

About Us:

BBG, Inc. is a leading national commercial real estate valuation and assessment company with a reputation for personal attention, on-time delivery, and deep expertise in all property sectors. Our management team has established and maintained professional relationships throughout a broad spectrum of clients including financial institutions, agency lenders, equity investors, real estate fund advisors, REITs, and insurance companies. We have over 35 offices nationwide and provide service in all major markets.

What we Offer:

  • Industry-competitive fee split/compensation package based on experience
  • Flexible work options
  • A national platform offering deep database and resources
  • Advanced report-writing software and IT support
  • Research and administrative support
  • Full licensing and professional dues coverage
  • Competitive benefits package including, but not limited to medical, dental, and vision coverage as well as 401k.

Job Requirements

The Appraiser position requires a self-motivated, driven individual who can complete high-quality appraisals while meeting strict deadlines. The individual must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, outstanding analytical and research abilities, and have a strong desire to obtain and maintain professional designations. The Appraiser will be responsible for managing their own time and therefore is responsible for communicating with BBG colleagues and clients on appraisal status. The Appraiser must be able to travel independently.

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT (November 2020)

Wanted: Staff Review Appraiser

Cadence Bank is currently seeking a Staff Review Appraiser in their Appraisal Risk Management Department. This position will be involved in frequent in-depth underwriting discussions and appropriate communication with appraisers to resolve appraisal related issues and provide coaching. The position will occasionally handle high volumes and be held to a service level agreement to ensure our sales force maintains superior Customer Service

Summary: Under the general supervision of the Residential Appraisal Review Manager, conduct appraisal reviews ordered by the Centralized Appraisal Department highlighting real estate valuation risk management issues and ensuring that the bank's appraisal practices conform to bank/mortgage appraisal regulations, professional appraisal standards and established policies. Key responsibility will includes reviewing 1-4 unit residential real estate appraisal reports.

Essential Job Duties

  • To serve as a bank resource in real estate appraisal activities to minimize potential losses by providing credible risk-based valuation services and advice 
  •  Help ensure quality of appraisal work product
  • Apply process expertise and knowledge of department functions to coordinate with appraisers for any necessary corrections on appraisals prepared for the Bank
  •  Act as liaison between the appraiser, lending staff, management and others to ensure that independence in the process is maintained in accordance with regulatory requirements
  •  Assist with training of lender and other Bank associates regarding appraisal regulations, rules and policy
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires four-year college degree or equivalent education
  • Minimum four years of appraisal experience and a Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser License
  • Strong analytical, communication and customer services skills
  • Preferred bank appraisal department experience and membership or candidacy in professional appraisal organizations (SRA preferred)

If Interested Contact:

Paul A. Noyd, SRA

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT (November 2020)

Wanted: Research Position with opportunity to move to Commercial Appraiser Trainee

Paul Hornsby & Company, a litigation based appraisal firm in Austin, has an opening for a real estate researcher position.  The successful applicant will have the opportunity to move into a commercial appraiser trainee position.  We practice primarily in Texas in the areas of eminent domain, ad valorem tax, and general commercial litigation. Dedication to quality, organization and good writing skills are necessary.  A degree or background in Real Estate, Finance or Economics is a plus.

Please forward a resume or email to:

Paul Hornsby at

 JOB ANNOUNCEMENT (November 2020)

Wanted: Residential Appraiser

KTB Real Estate Services, LLC is an appraisal firm who specializes in commercial appraisals mainly throughout Central Texas.  We also provide residential and commercial desktop appraisal reviews throughout the state of Texas.  We pride ourselves on quality and the ability to ALWAYS meet deadlines.  We are looking to bring on an experienced certified residential appraiser to lead our new residential appraisal division in Central Texas.  The right candidate will be motivated, detail oriented and willing to take on a possible leadership role in the future.  An existing client relationship is helpful but not necessary given KTB’s current client base and work flow.  This will be an independent contractor position; however, software, a computer and office space (Cedar Park) will be provided if necessary.  However, the candidate may choose to work from home.  A competitive and generous fee split will be agreed upon.
For more information, please contact:

Keith Bodungen, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS

 JOB ANNOUNCEMENT (October 2020)

Wanted: Supervisor for Appraisal Trainee, Austin, TX   

I am a Texas A&M Aggie Grad who has been in the mortgage industry for 6 years, ordering appraisals and being the liaison between the Appraisal Management Companies, Appraisers, Loan Officers and Realtors. I no longer can sit only behind a desk and I see the great and ever so needed work that you do. I want to join in this work, with my integrity, honesty and hardworking disposition. I learn quickly and effectively. I am a great support system as well to help you get the job done.
Please contact me if you feel we can help each other. I look forward to being your Trainee.

Laura Williams



Clario Appraisal Network, Inc. is a full-service residential real estate appraisal firm comprised of highly experienced appraisers, providing the highest quality services across the nation. We specialize in real estate valuations for the mortgage lending and financial services industries. 

Clario is powered by Clear Capital’s unmatched technology platforms, service, and data, providing our partners with the insight to make confident financial decisions.

If you are looking to work for a top-rated real estate valuation firm that prides itself with world-class customer service, quality control, and innovative technology application, this is the perfect opportunity for you.

We are Hiring in the following location(s): Austin, TX

Key Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of the Staff Field Appraiser is to accept and complete market value residential property appraisal orders according to Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) guidelines, federal and state appraisal laws, and client directives ensuring that quality and quantity guidelines are met and that the conclusions reached in the report are accurate and/or appropriate.  

FSA’s will complete real estate appraisals within a defined territory from non-complex to highly complex assignments.  Responsible for data management including collection, verification and analysis of sales, pending sales, listings, as well as maintaining other information required for the valuation process.  Work in a team environment to accomplish production and service goals and consistently meets or exceeds customer service expectations.

We realize the value of our employees and offer an excellent competitive salary and benefits package which includes: 

•Eligibility to enroll in all health plans, effective the 1st of the month following 30 days of uninterrupted employment

•Two Anthem Blue Cross medical insurance plan options: Premier PPO and Basic (high deductible) PPO

•$30,000 of life insurance ($25k with Anthem, $5k with UNUM)

•Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for all members of your household

•Mass Mutual 401(k) plan – eligible to participate upon hire; company matching

•10 days of PTO and 11 holidays

•Expense reimbursement (including mileage)


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Wanted: Sponsor for Appraisal Trainee, Austin, TX

Would you agree to be my supervisor so I can gain my Residential Appraiser Trainee Authorization? 

I just need your helping hand to start this process.  I am a History teacher in Leander and have taught for 10 years so I do not need immediate income from this.  I want to help you make money while bringing my grit and integrity.  Having a bachelor’s degree along with years of teaching and sales experience I will successfully work through this learning process as a quick learner.  

I have seen through the completion of many appraisals as I worked beside my father, a licensed appraiser, for many years in Oklahoma.  

Please reach out if you feel I can help you.

Patrick Meyer


Wanted: Sponsor for Appraisal Trainee, Austin, TX

Currently Professional Inspector in good standing, since 2015.

Glenn Carnes, TREC 21581

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT (February 2020)

Wanted Appraisal Sponsor for reinstating my Certified General Appraisal License.  

I have extensive experience in appraising all types of commercial property. 
Per TALCB, I will have to complete 10 commercial appraisals.

Larry Weber, MAI