Online Real Estate SAE Courses

As a newly licensed Real Estate Sales Agent, you are required to renew your Real Estate license every two years. The very first license renewal requires 98-hours of Sales Agent Apprenticeship Education (SAE) which includes 8-hours of Legal Update credit. Our TREC-approved Real Estate SAE classes can be taken from practically anywhere using our self-paced Online-Correspondence delivery method. The courses are developed by industry leading professionals in Residential and Commercial Real Estate and are designed to further increase your knowledge and proficiency within the industry. You can learn more about our online delivery method or choose an package below to get started!

Choose an Online Real Estate SAE Program

If this is your very first license renewal in Texas, you need 98-hours of SAE credit to renew. We offer a convenient 98-hour package that includes three 30-hour elective courses plus the TREC required 8-hours of Legal Update CE credit. If you just need the 8-hour CE credit, they are available in a seperate package!

PLEASE NOTE

If this is NOT your first license renewal, you will need 18-hours of CE (Formerly Known as MCE) credit to renew your license. Learn More

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98-Hour SAE Online Program

Everything you need to satisfy the requirements for your very first license renewal!

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8-Hour Legal Update Online Program

Perfect for anyone who has already satisfied the SAE or CE elective course requirement!

Real Estate SAE Programs Convenient Packages designed to provide you with everything you need to renew your license for the first time.
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Real Estate SAE Courses Don't need a full program? You can purchase any our online SAE courses individually.
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Online Real Estate SAE Packages

Our 98-Hour SAE Program includes everything a newly licensed Real Estate Sales Agent will need to renew their license for the first time including three 30-hour electives and the TREC mandated 8-hours of Legal Update. If you are a newly licensed agent and coming up on your first license renewal, look no further!

$495
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98-Hour SAE Online Program

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Package Description:

Don't let your Real Estate license lapse. Within the first two years of gaining your Real Estate Sales Agent License, you are required to complete 98-Hours of Sales Agent Apprenticeship Education courses. This program includes three 30-hour elective courses and 8-hours of Legal Update credit for only $490 - you'll save $55 and complete your SAE requirement. Textbooks are included and may be picked up from a campus or shipped to your door for an additional $8 per book.

Elective Choices Include:

  • Residential Inspection for Real Estate Agents
  • Real Estate Marketing
  • Real Estate Law
  • Real Estate Brokerage
  • Real Estate Investments
  • Property Management
  • and more...

Additional Information:

  • 98 CE Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbooks and Proctoring Costs Included

Please Note: A textbook is required to participate in any Live Broadcast class. Please obtain before the first day of class.

Please Note: When you choose the 98-hour SAE program, you are automatically enrolling in both required TREC Legal Update courses.

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$80

8-Hour Legal Update Online Program

Delivery Methods Available:  
Package Description:

Great for both residential and commercial agents! This program includes all 8-hours of TREC Legal Update credit that is required by the Texas Real Estate Commission for renewal of your license! If you already have other hours and just need the remaining 8-hours required by TREC, this is the package for you!

This Program Includes:

  • TREC Legal Update 1 (4-hours)
  • TREC Legal Update 2 (4-hours)

Additional Information:

  • 8 CE Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbooks Included

Please Note: This program is intended for those who only need to complete the 8-hours of Legal Update required by the state with each license renewal. Most licensees will need additional hours to satisfy the renewal requirements.

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Online Real Estate SAE Elective Courses
(Online Textbook Available)

Each of the courses listed below are TREC approved 30-hour SAE elective courses. 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 our 98-hour SAE program listed above.

$165

Real Estate Marketing: Power House Training (Online)

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Course Description:

The purpose of this dynamic Real Estate course is to assist new Real Estate agents in developing skills and knowledge required for a successful career in the Texas Real Estate industry. New Sales Agents who take this course will be better equipped to practice ethically and effectively. The course material addresses current techniques and approaches for a long-term successful career and provides step-by-step guidance to starting up and maintaining your Real Estate business in Texas. The courses presents cases of the right and wrong way of doing business and practical approaches to developing systems and processes. The Real Estate Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics are emphasized throughout each phase of business.

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 527
  • 30 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbooks and Proctoring Costs Included
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$165

Residential Inspection for Real Estate Agents (Online)

Delivery Methods Available:  
Course Description:

This easy to understand guide to residential home inspection arms agents with critical inspection information including foundational construction terms and information on issues such as 'Stachybotris' or 'Black Mold.' Additionally, students will learn to identify and avoid problem houses and review common questions that come up during Real Estate inspections.

Additional Information:

  • Topics Covered Include: Residential construction, insects & critters, electricity, plumbing, environmental issues, and more!
  • Course Approval # 1035
  • 30 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbooks and Proctoring Costs Included
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$165

Real Estate Marketing (Online)

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Course Description:

This course is a must for agents who wish to thrive and survive in today's highly competitive Real Estate market. This course covers all of the areas necessary to present yourself as a professional and well trained agent. It will introduce and review all aspects of successful Real Estate marketing techniques for the agent.

Additional Information:

  • Topics Covered Include: Successful sales & listing qualities, time management, servicing the seller, advertising & public relations, negotiating & closing, and more!
  • Course Approval # 551
  • 30 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbooks and Proctoring Costs Included

Please Note: A textbook is required to participate in any Live Broadcast class. Please obtain before the first day of class.

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$165

Real Estate Brokerage (Online)

Delivery Methods Available:  
Course Description:

This course teaches you how to set up your Real Estate Brokerage office. It offers practical, experienced-based strategies and techniques for managing virtually every aspect of a Real Estate office. Business planning and development guidelines, recruiting and retaining agents is all part of this comprehensive course. The range of the book covers Real Estate Office Management, time-tested techniques and authoritative guidance making this course an indispensable resource for Real Estate Brokers, owners and managers.

Additional Information:

  • Topics Covered Include: Dimensions of Management (The 7-S Model), qualities essential to success as a leader, strategic business planning, training for success, retaining & terminating, and more!
  • Course Approval # 751
  • 30 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbooks and Proctoring Costs Included

Please Note: A textbook is required to participate in any Live Broadcast class. Please obtain before the first day of class.

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Online Real Estate SAE Elective Courses
(Shipping / Pickup Required)

Each of the courses listed below are TREC approved 30-hour SAE elective courses. All of these courses DO NOT include downloadable materials and therefore require the materials to be shipped (Standard shipping is $8 per book) or picked up from a campus. All of the courses are also available at a discounted rate when purchased together in our 98-hour SAE program listed above.

$165

Real Estate Investment Principles (Online)

Delivery Methods Available:  
Course Description:

This specialized course teaches the basic principles and strategy of Real Estate as an investment. Special income tax rules, tools of analysis, comparison screening, discount analysis, computer-aided analysis, and marketing investment properties are all presented in this basic approach to investment.

Additional Information:

  • Topics Covered Include: Land use controls, environmental constraints, legal documents, property and income taxes, ownership of real property, and more!
  • Course Approval # 930
  • 30 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbooks and Proctoring Costs Included

Shipping/Pickup Required

Classes marked with "Shipping/Pickup Required" do not include an online textbook. This means that students must pick up the textbooks from one of our campuses (Located in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio) or have the books shipped to them at the cost of $8 per course.

To choose shipping, be sure to select a shipping method from the appropriate drop down menu when setting up your shopping cart.


Please Note: A textbook is required to participate in any Live Broadcast class. Please obtain before the first day of class.

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$165

Property Management (Online)

Delivery Methods Available:  
Course Description:

This specialized course is an overview of residential/commercial industrial management. It explores the daily issues facing practitioners including maintenance, accounting, administrative tasks, and legal activities. The course also provides up-to-date information on federal regulations such as civil rights, fair housing, ADA issues, and environmental concerns. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of Property Management for anyone seeking to enter the field, those who are already in the field, and any real estate agents seeking to broaden their education beyond just listing and selling.

Additional Information:

  • Topics Covered Include: Professional property management, economics and planning, owner relations, lease negotiations, tenant relations, federal and state laws, and more!
  • Course Approval # 851
  • 30 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbooks and Proctoring Costs Included

Shipping/Pickup Required

Classes marked with "Shipping/Pickup Required" do not include an online textbook. This means that students must pick up the textbooks from one of our campuses (Located in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio) or have the books shipped to them at the cost of $8 per course.

To choose shipping, be sure to select a shipping method from the appropriate drop down menu when setting up your shopping cart.


Please Note: A textbook is required to participate in any Live Broadcast class. Please obtain before the first day of class.

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$165

Real Estate Marketing: Commercial (Online)

Delivery Methods Available:  
Course Description:

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:

  • Topics Covered Include: The Commercial marketplace, finding customers and clients, clauses in listing agreements, marketing for success, and more!
  • Course Approval # 528
  • 30 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbooks and Proctoring Costs Included

Shipping/Pickup Required

Classes marked with "Shipping/Pickup Required" do not include an online textbook. This means that students must pick up the textbooks from one of our campuses (Located in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio) or have the books shipped to them at the cost of $8 per course.

To choose shipping, be sure to select a shipping method from the appropriate drop down menu when setting up your shopping cart.

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$165

Real Estate Law: Principles (Online)

Delivery Methods Available:  
Course Description:

This course was written by Charles Jacobus, a renowned Real Estate attorney and notable author. This course begins with the grassroots of the legal system and progresses into current statutes, case laws, and regulations. Anyone desiring more in depth reading and explanation of Real Estate terminology and practice should purchase this textbook for their reference library.

Additional Information:

  • Topics Covered Include: Introduction to Real Estate law, how ownership is held, voluntary & involuntary conveyances, mortgages, and more!
  • Course Approval # 330
  • 30 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbooks and Proctoring Costs Included

Shipping/Pickup Required

Classes marked with "Shipping/Pickup Required" do not include an online textbook. This means that students must pick up the textbooks from one of our campuses (Located in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio) or have the books shipped to them at the cost of $8 per course.

To choose shipping, be sure to select a shipping method from the appropriate drop down menu when setting up your shopping cart.

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$165

Real Estate Appraisal Fundamentals (Online)

Delivery Methods Available:  
Course Description:

This course helps you understand today's ever-changing appraisal marketplace. Using an effective blend of theory and practice, this course explores relevant legislation, key environmental considerations and the increasing role of technology in the industry. This course includes the purpose and functions of an appraiser, the social and economic determinates of value, case studies, the market data approach to value final correlation's and reporting of the appraisal.

Additional Information:

  • Topics Covered Include: The Appraisal profession, building construction & environment, data collection, site valuation, the appraisal process, and more!
  • Course Approval # 226
  • 30 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbooks and Proctoring Costs Included

Shipping/Pickup Required

Classes marked with "Shipping/Pickup Required" do not include an online textbook. This means that students must pick up the textbooks from one of our campuses (Located in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio) or have the books shipped to them at the cost of $8 per course.

To choose shipping, be sure to select a shipping method from the appropriate drop down menu when setting up your shopping cart.

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$165

Real Estate Appraisal: Principles (Online)

Delivery Methods Available:  
Course Description:

This course covers the fundamentals of Real Estate Appraisal. It explores the basic concepts of value, the appraisal process and the principles involved. This course is relevant for any beginner appraiser to have a thorough understanding of the basic principles. Knowledge of these principles is paramount to a successful career in the appraisal of Real Estate.

Additional Information:

  • Topics Covered Include: Introduction to Appraisal, legal terms in Real Estate, economic principles, Real Estate market analysis, types of value, and more!
  • Course Approval # 240
  • 30 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbooks and Proctoring Costs Included

Shipping/Pickup Required

Classes marked with "Shipping/Pickup Required" do not include an online textbook. This means that students must pick up the textbooks from one of our campuses (Located in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio) or have the books shipped to them at the cost of $8 per course.

To choose shipping, be sure to select a shipping method from the appropriate drop down menu when setting up your shopping cart.

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Real Estate Appraisal: Procedures (Online)

Delivery Methods Available:  
Course Description:

This course covers approaches to value, geographic characteristics of the land/site, valuation procedures, location and neighborhood characteristics, collecting/analyzing data, land/site considerations for highest and best use, reconciling and final value opinion, architectural styles and types of construction and communicating the appraisal.

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 222
  • 30 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbooks and Proctoring Costs Included

Shipping/Pickup Required

Classes marked with "Shipping/Pickup Required" do not include an online textbook. This means that students must pick up the textbooks from one of our campuses (Located in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio) or have the books shipped to them at the cost of $8 per course.

To choose shipping, be sure to select a shipping method from the appropriate drop down menu when setting up your shopping cart.

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Real Estate Appraisal: Residential Sales Comparison & Income Approach (Online)

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Course Description:

The Income Approach is one of the most widely used approaches to determine value for residential, multi-family residential, commercial, industrial and other properties. Due to its widespread use, complete understandings of its procedures are requirements for every appraiser. The Income Approach is relevant for appraisal assignments in which the subject property is leased, or could reasonably be leased, producing an income stream for the owner. Properly performed, it can provide a firm foundation for an opinion of value. The purpose of this course is to show you the procedures and analysis involved in performing the Income Approach in an appraisal assignment. Specifically, this course will provide a complete review of the Income Approach, first defining the concept and key terms and then detailing the exact procedures involved. Collecting and analyzing income and expenses data will be discussed in detail. Through a variety of examples and case studies, you will be able to apply your knowledge of the Income Approach.

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 225
  • 30 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbooks and Proctoring Costs Included

Shipping/Pickup Required

Classes marked with "Shipping/Pickup Required" do not include an online textbook. This means that students must pick up the textbooks from one of our campuses (Located in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio) or have the books shipped to them at the cost of $8 per course.

To choose shipping, be sure to select a shipping method from the appropriate drop down menu when setting up your shopping cart.

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How do Online Courses Work?

Online-Correspondence

Champions School of Real Estate® offers a convenient online-correspondence course format which allows you to study the course material at your own pace (materials available in online PDF or textbook format). The quizzes and exams are completed online and can be taken from anywhere that has a stable internet connection.

Once a student passes all of the required chapter quizzes, they are able to access the online exam. Online exams for Real Estate and Home Inspection core courses must be proctored and completed online using our ChampionsLIVE! Broadcast system or in a testing center at any one of our campus locations. All exams are closed-book. The textbooks for any of our online-correspondence courses can be picked up at any of our physical locations across Texas or they can be shipped nationwide for an additional $8 fee.

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