Residential Appraiser (353475) Santa Monica, California

Rels Valuation is seeking an experienced residential real estate appraiser to join our expanding team of full time staff appraisers. Persons in these positions are responsible for completing a variety of appraisal products within their assigned territory.

If you have extensive residential appraisal experience within the greater Los Angeles County area, share our commitment to providing a quality product, and are dedicated to providing a high level of customer service, we want to talk to you!

Essential Functions

  • Accurately complete a variety of residential appraisal products in a timely manner.
  • Personally complete all functions involved in the completion of the appraisal process.
  • Professionally respond to requests for assistance.
  • Manage a changing workload and meet production goals.
  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner and maintain a professional image for Rels Valuation and our clients.
  • Successfully interact with and provide ongoing updates to various departments within Rels Valuation and others involved in the valuation process.
  • Keep current with and adhere to Rels guidelines, order/client guidelines, secondary market requirements and regulatory changes.
  • Effectively manage time, be detail orientated, self motivated and able to work independently.


  • Certified Residential or Certified General Real Estate Appraiser license in good standing.
  • 5+ years of experience as a residential real estate appraiser with a demonstrated history of appraising a wide variety of property types within this position's location/county.
  • Current member of the FHA Roster and an in-depth familiarity with their appraisal requirements.
  • Thorough knowledge of the real estate market, neighborhoods and market trends that exist within this position's location/county.
  • Familiarity with Rels processes/working knowledge of accepting and delivering completed appraisals to us via our systems is preferred.
  • High school diploma or GED required; college degree preferred.
  • A valid driver's license and ability to travel locally as necessary to complete appraisal assignments.
  • Strong analytical, communication and customer service skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, internet search skills, math skills, appraisal software and the ability to operate standard office equipment.