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Harvey Lindsay School of Real Estate

The Harvey Lindsay School of Real Estate reaches well beyond the Commonwealth of Virginia, drawing national distinction as a rigorous and enterprising center for real estate education. Collaborations with key industries in Hampton Roads and beyond give students real-world business experiences through internships, project and case analysis, and national industry conferences and competitions.



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Be challenged and engaged through rigorous scholarly exploration and real-world application.

The Real Estate program at ODU embraces a comprehensive multi-disciplinary approach. The faculty bring real-world experience to the classroom to engage you in a curriculum that will assist you in developing the analytical and professional skills necessary for a career in real estate or economic development.

Students enjoy access to research programs involving real-time development issues in the Hampton Roads community, as well as internship opportunities throughout the region and beyond.

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The Harvey Lindsay name is synonymous with family, integrity, dedication, service and innovation.

Since 1919, the Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate company has represented unqualified integrity and fairness coupled with bold and innovative approaches to real estate marketing. The naming of the Harvey Lindsay School of Real Estate honors the establishment of the family's legacy by Harvey Lindsay, Sr. while also representing the forward-thinking ideals of Harvey Lindsay, Jr.


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ODU's Harvey Lindsay School of Real Estate undergraduate program has been approved by the Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) of The Appraisal Foundation. Graduates of the program will receive credit toward the Qualifying Educational (QE) requirements in the Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria as follows:

Trainee: 60 Hours
Licensed Residential: 133 Hours
Certified Residential: 171 Hours
Certified General: 244 Hours

Further, the AQB has determined that those who graduated with the above mentioned degree from Old Dominion University as of the 2017/2018 Academic Year or later can receive the above credit.

The Appraisal Foundation, located in Washington D.C., sets the standards and qualifications for real estate appraisers and the qualifications for personal property appraisers. The organization also provides guidance on valuation methods and techniques for valuation professionals. For more information about the Appraisal Foundation, visit their website.



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