Online Real Estate
Continuing Education (MCE) Courses

Stay Current and Maintain Active Status with the Required Texas Real Estate Continuing Education (CE) Courses

Are you an aspiring Real Estate Sales Agent, Realtor, or Broker in Texas? Our TREC-approved Real Estate license classes are available to anyone seeking to complete their education 100% online. All of our courses are developed by industry leading professionals in Residential and Commercial Real Estate and designed to get you on the path to a successful career or complete your license renewal conveniently. Online courses are self-paced and accessible from any device with an internet browser and a stable internet connection! You can learn more about our online delivery method or choose a Real Estate education type to get started!

Most Popular Online Texas Real Estate CE Programs
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Champions School of Real Estate offers a number of different online packages designed to satisfy your Real Estate license renewal requirements. As an active Sales Agent, Realtor, or Broker, you are required to renew your license every two years by completing 18-hours of Continuing Education (formerly known as MCE) credit.

Please Note - If this is your first license renewal, you will need 98-hours of SAE credit to renew your license. Learn More

Texas Success Strategies CE Program (Online) Icon
Texas Success Strategies CE Program (Online)
$99 Save $81
This Package Includes:
  • Success Strategies (4HR)
  • Common Legal Issues (4HR)
  • Selling to Different Generations (2HR)
  • TREC Legal Update 1 & 2 (8HR)
  • 18 TREC Credit Hours
  • FREE Books or PDFs
Texas Broker Responsibility CE Program (Online) Icon
Texas Broker Responsibility CE Program (Online)
$99 Save $81
This Package Includes:
  • Broker Responsibility (6HR)
  • Common Legal Issues (4HR)
  • TREC Legal Update 1 & 2 (8HR)
  • 18 TREC Credit Hours
  • FREE Books or PDFs
8-Hour TREC Legal Update Program Icon
8-Hour TREC Legal Update Program
$80
This Package Includes:
  • Required Legal Update Courses
  • 8 TREC Credit Hours
  • FREE Books or PDFs

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Online Real Estate CE Required Courses
(Online Textbook Available)

Each of the courses listed below are required by the Texas Real Estate Commission for anyone looking to renew a license. All of these courses include downloadable materials when taking them via our Online-Correspondence delivery method. All of the courses are also available at a discounted rate when purchased together in one of the CE programs listed above.

Books / Materials Included
Hours
Price

Broker Responsibility

Learn more about operating your own Real Estate Brokerage in Texas.
6
$60

This Continuing Education course addresses the regulatory aspects of the management, operation and supervision of a Real Estate brokerage firm in Texas. The course provides an understanding and working knowledge of the law of agency, planning and organization of business entities, requirements for written policies and procedures, records retention and control, advertising, recruitment and training of agents, and the anatomy of a complaint filed with Texas Real Estate Commission TREC).

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 35367
  • 6 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbook Included

Please Note: Per TREC rules, students must pass the homework in order to progress in this course and access the scenario based questions and Exam. In addition, students have 2 attempts to pass the course exam with a 70% or better. If the exam is failed twice, the course must be retaken in its entirety.

Who Must Take This Course? Section 535.2 of the TREC Rules requires a broker who sponsors Sales Agents, a designated broker of a business entity, and a licensee who is a delegated supervisor of one or more licensees (for 6 months or more during the supervisor’s current license period), to complete this 6-hour broker responsibility course to renew a license. Any licensee may take this course, which counts for six hours of CE elective credit. Additionally, a sponsoring broker may, by policy, require certain licensees and employees to take this course.

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Online Real Estate CE Elective Courses
(Online Textbook Available)

Each of the courses listed below are TREC approved CE elective courses which can be applied towards the renewal of your Real Estate license (18-Hours Required). All of these courses include downloadable materials when taking them via our Online-Correspondence or Live Broadcast delivery methods. All of the courses are also available at a discounted rate when purchased together in one of the CE programs listed above.

Books / Materials Included
Hours
Price

Farm and Ranch Real Estate

Perfect for the agent who wants to specialize in Farm and Ranch Real Estate.
10
$100

This 10-Hour Real Estate Continuing Education course is perfect for the Commercial Real Estate agent and covers all the areas a Farm and Ranch Real Estate agent needs to know. Farm and Ranch contracts, mineral rights, reservations in water rights and how they work with the State of Texas are all topics that are covered. Also covered are environmental issues concerning ranch land and what to inquire of the owner of the property.

Additional Information:

  • Topics Covered Include: Farm & Ranch contracts, mineral rights, land & water rights, grasses, contracts that affect country property, and more!
  • Course Approval # 33503 (Classroom)
  • Course Approval # 33731 (Correspondence)
  • 10 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbook Included
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Prospering in the Hot Texas Market

Learn more about maintaining and growing your business in the current market.
10
$100

The Real Estate market in Texas is changing - fast. In this fast-paced course you will learn how to grow your business through better use of social media tools like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and others. Stay abreast of current market trends including reverse mortgage for purchase, plus an overview of new and revised TREC contract forms. This course will also give you a good overview of green building trends throughout major markets in Texas.

Additional Information:

  • Topics Covered Include: Social media skills, Green Building update, new TREC contract changes, reverse mortgage purchases, current market trends, and more!
  • Course Approval # 34146
  • 10 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbook Included
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Risk Reduction Assessment

Learn to recognize and assess risks involved in the Real Estate business.
10
$100

This course was created to help brokers and sales agents recognize and assess the risks involved in the everyday operations and transactions taking place in their real estate brokerages. The text introduces the student to the theory of risk management and offers different methods of assessment and mitigation that will help them develop systems to avoid and reduce risk in their own businesses.

Additional Information:

  • Topics Covered Include: Theory of Risk Management, Methods of Loss Control, Quality Control Measures, and more!
  • Course Approval # 34252
  • 10 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbook Included
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The 3 T’s to Success: Tools, Trends and Technology

Learn about strategies for selling properties in an ever-changing market.
10
$100

This course concentrates on strategies for selling properties in a changing market, plus the necessary forms and procedures for selling or listing foreclosures and short sales. Delve into social media — the what, the why, the step-by-step approach, and keeping accounts updated. Test your green knowledge, the latest homeowner construction guidelines, commercial requirements, LEED™ Information, and Energy Star™ Information.

Additional Information:

  • Topics Covered Include: Mainstreaming of Green, social media marketing, tools for selling in today's marketplace, and more!
  • Course Approval # 34233
  • 10 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbook Included
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Commercial Real Estate

An introduction to key Commercial Real Estate concepts.
10
$100

This course is an introduction to the specialty of Commercial Real Estate. The listing process, using the proper commercial forms and marketing strategies are included. The course introduces concepts critical to successfully working with commercial properties and clients. This course is for the new agent who wants to know about Commercial Real Estate as well as the experienced agent seeking new ideas or ways to brush up on existing techniques.

Additional Information:

  • TREC Classroom - #37358
  • TREC Correspondence - #37438
  • 10 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbook Included
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Strategies for Career Excellence

Learn how to apply your Real Estate knowledge and skills in the best way possible.
8
$80

This course will teach you how to manage a successful business plan, explain tax deferrals, network to gain more business, and expand upon brand. You will learn the difference between social media networking and traditional networking. The objective of this course is to teach you how to apply your knowledge and skills in the Real Estate market the best way possible to assist the buyer or seller in what they need to know.

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 33534 (Classroom)
  • 8 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbook Included
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Success Strategies

Learn about the various strategies to acheiving Real Estate success.
4
$40

This course is designed to expose real estate professionals to strategies for achieving success. The course will teach you how to manage a successful business plan, explain tax deferrals, network to gain more business, and expand on your brand. In addition, you will learn how to perform a SWOT analysis, plan your business goals, and the difference between social media networking and traditional networking.

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 36155 (Classroom)
  • Course Approval # 33606 (Correspondence)
  • 4 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbook Included
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TREC Contract Updates

An introduction to the TREC Promulgated Contract changes that were adopted in 2018.
3
$30

This course is designed to introduce the student to the TREC promulgated contract changes that were adopted by TREC on February 12, 2018 and to the two new addenda that will be mandatory for all license holders on may 15, 2018.

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 34310
  • 3 Credit Hours (TREC)
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Texas Real Estate Contracts

Learn about issues related to the completion of TREC contract forms.
3
$30

This course covers issues related to the completion of the TREC-promulgated One-to-Four Family Residential Contract and Third Party Financing Addendum, and includes a review of important details to remember when completing contract forms.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand elements of a valid contract
  • Describe various types of offers and how they are handled by the agent
  • Define property descriptions and how they are generated
  • Describe the transaction processes for residential and commercial real estate transactions
  • Review and practice completing 1-4 Family Residential Contract
  • Review and practice completing Third Party Financing Addendum

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 32719
  • 3 Credit Hours (TREC)
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Technology Update

Elevate your business through the use of current and up-and-coming technology.
2
$20

This updated course provides the agent with important information regarding the latest in Real Estate software and hardware. Included also is an update on the latest in digital photography equipment that is essential for the creation of compelling photos for online listings, brochures and virtual tours. The course also includes a preview of some of the up and coming technology that will impact the future of the Real Estate industry.

You will learn how to be noticed on social media; how to stand out in a world of advertisements and gain clients through the use of social media. Learn how to add effective social media to your current advertising using the most common social media tools like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 33533 (Classroom)
  • Course Approval # 33770 (Correspondence)
  • 2 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Downloadable Textbook Included
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Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

Learn about the effects of Aritifical Intelligence on the Real Estate industry.
2
$20

This course discusses emerging technologies and how they affect the real estate industry and the livelihood of real estate brokers and agents. Topics include:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Applications (Apps)
  • Voice Activated Assistants
  • Bots, Spambots, Chatbots
  • Virtual Reality
  • Augmented Reality

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 36027 (Correspondence)
  • 2 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Downloadable Textbook Included

Please Note: The textbook for this course is available as a downloadable PDF and is not available in physical format. No shipping options are applicable.

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Selling to Different Generations

Learn more about marketing to clients from different generations.
2
$20

This course covers information on Gen X, Gen Y, Boomers, Silents and how they buy property differently based on their age. How a real estate agent should market to these different generations is also covered, in addition to information on housing needs of specific age demographics, marketing to the immigrant population, and general selling tips for buyers of all ages.

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 34640 (Classroom)
  • Course Approval # 33929 (Correspondence)
  • 2 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Downloadable Textbook Included
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Easy Steps for Using the Buyers Representation Agreement

Learn more about using and filling out the TAR Buyer Representation form.
2
$20

This 2-hour real estate CE course is all about using and filling out the TAR Buyer Representation form. If you ever wanted to know about Buyers Representation, this real estate CE course is a good place to start. It covers specific services that a licensee will cover or will perform when working for either the customer or the buyer. This course covers all areas from key words and phrases to scripts used for Buyer Representation.

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 33703 (Correspondence)
  • 2 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Downloadable Textbook Included

Please Note: The textbook for this course is available as a downloadable PDF and is not available in physical format. No shipping options are applicable.

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The Truth-in-Lending Disclosures

Get an overview of the Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure forms.
2
$20

This course will give the student an overview of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau changes that went into effect on October 1, 2015. The student will examine the Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure forms step-by-step. Being familiar with the forms changes is vital to agent discussions with clients.

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 33532 (Classroom)
  • Course Approval # 33704 (Correspondence)
  • 2 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Downloadable Textbook Included
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How to Write and Understand a Policies and Procedures Manual

A guide to writing an effective Policies and Procedures manual for your office.
2
$20

This course will serve as a guide to writing an effective and easy to understand manual. The objective is to assist you in preparing a concise set of policies and procedures for your real estate office to follow in accordance with the rules of the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) and the Texas Real Estate License Act (TRELA). Having a well documented manual will allow you to set boundaries that will help sales agents operate. It will also provide precise answers to questions that he or she might have in advance.

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 34738 (Classroom)
  • Course Approval # 36028 (Correspondence)
  • 2 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Downloadable Textbook Included
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How to Prepare Your Personal Business Plan

Learn to establish an effective marketing plan for your business.
2
$20

Setting up an effective marketing plan is essential for agents and brokers to achieve success and meet the needs of their clients and community. This course will discuss ethical practices, policies & procedures, and help you focus on your services, expertise, and specialities to better serve sellers and buyers. You will look at first-time, luxury, condo, second-home, gated, and planned community home buyers.

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 36391 (Correspondence)
  • 2 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Downloadable Textbook Included
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Positively Outstanding Client Service

Learn to elevate your business by providing excellent customer service.
1
$10

Real Estate is a service business as well as a sales career. The normal level of service provided to a client is not going to get you to the top of your game. In this short 1-hour real estate CE course you will be given suggestions on how to "rise above the norm" in customer service experiences.

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 34326
  • 1 Credit Hour (TREC)
  • Downloadable Textbook Included

Please Note: The textbook for this course is available as a downloadable PDF and is not available in physical format. No shipping options are applicable.

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Texas Real Estate License SAE Requirements and Updates

TREC 2016 Requirement Update - As of January 1, 2016, TREC now requires all licensed salespersons to complete 8-Hours of Legal Update credit with every renewal. This rule applies whether you are completing SAE for your first license renewal or CE credit for any subsequent renewal. As a result, the required 90-hours of SAE has been increased to 98-hours and the CE requirement has been increased to 18-hours.

Do NOT repeat the same course within the same 2 year period - Every course you take has a 4-digit course number (Example: Real Estate Marketing is 0511). You cannot repeat a course with the same course number within a 2-year period. Please make sure that you check your TREC profile with the courses you would like to take for SAE to avoid duplicating a course.

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