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Broker License Requirements

  • 900 total education hours
  • The 30-hour Texas Real Estate Brokerage course must be part of the 900 hours and cannot be taken more than two years before applying for the Broker license
  • You must have been licensed as an active agent for 4 years
  • 3600 experience points using the TREC point system
  • Pass the Real Estate Broker Exam

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  • Ten 30-Hour Elective Courses
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Required Broker Courses

In order to attain a Texas Real Estate Broker License, all applicants must complete the following 30-hour Brokerage course within the 2-years prior to filing their application. All of the courses are also available at a discounted rate when purchased together in one of the Broker programs listed above.

Details
Courses Include all Books and Materials
Hours
Price

Real Estate Brokerage

30
$165

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.

Elective Core Courses (Online Textbook Available)

Each of the courses listed below are TREC approved 30-hour elective courses which can be applied towards your Real Estate Broker License application. 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 Broker programs listed above.

Details
Classes Include all Books and Materials
Hours
Price

Real Estate Marketing: Power House Training

30
$165

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

Real Estate Math

30
$165

Real Estate Math is a course dedicated to helping students overcome their fear of math, and to developing an understanding that math is a necessary component of real estate education throughout their career. The textbook will review basic math, commissions, area and volume, appreciation and depreciation, interest, finance and many other topics relevant to agents pursuing a career in real estate. This course includes exercises, scenarios, chapter reviews and quizzes, in addition to exams, all designed to ensure the student comprehends and can apply the math skills learned during the course.

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 651
  • 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.

Property Management

30
$165

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

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

Real Estate Marketing: Commercial Real Estate

30
$165

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 # 545
  • 30 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbooks and Proctoring Costs Included

Residential Inspection for Real Estate Agents

30
$165

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

Real Estate Marketing

30
$165

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.

Elective Core Courses (Shipping / Pickup Required)

Each of the courses listed below are TREC approved 30-hour elective courses which can be applied towards your Real Estate Broker License application. 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 one of the Broker programs listed above.

Details
Classes Include all Books and Materials
Hours
Price

Real Estate Investment: Principles

30
$165

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.

Real Estate Law: Principles

30
$165

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.

Real Estate Appraisal Fundamentals

30
$165

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.

Real Estate Appraisal: Principles

30
$165

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.

Real Estate Appraisal: Procedures

30
$165

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.

Real Estate Appraisal: Residential Sales Comparison & Income Approach

30
$165

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.

Elective CE Courses (Online Textbook Available)

All of these Continuing Education courses listed below are TREC approved courses that can be applied towards your Real Estate Broker License application. These Continuing Education courses include downloadable materials when taking them via our Online-Correspondence or Virtual Classroom delivery methods.

Details
Classes Include all Books and Materials
Hours
Price

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

Prospering in the Hot Texas 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

Risk Reduction Assessment

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

The 3 T’s to Success: Tools, Trends and Technology

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

Commercial Real Estate

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

Strategies for Career Excellence

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

Success Strategies

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

TREC Contract Updates

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)

Texas Real Estate Contracts

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 # 37109
  • 3 Credit Hours (TREC)

Technology Update

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

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

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.

Selling to Different Generations

2
$20

This course covers information on Gen X, Gen Y, Boomers, Silents and how they buy property dif¬ferently 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

Easy Steps for Using the Buyers Representation Agreement

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.

The Truth in Lending Disclosures

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

How to Write and Understand a Policies and Procedures Manual

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

How to Prepare Your Personal Business Plan

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

Positively Outstanding Client 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.

Specialty CE Course Topics (Shipping / Pickup Required)

The courses listed below are considered "Specialty" courses because they exceed TREC's Continuing Education hour requirement when in conjunction with the 8-hour Legal Update courses and provide training in highly specialized topics.

Details
Classes Include all Books and Materials
Hours
Price

Drone Pilot Roof Inspections - For Agents (16-Hours)

16
$499

This course will provide the student with detailed information about using Drone Technology, which will help enable/guide the Real Estate Inspector in performing roof inspections. As identified by the Texas Standards of Practice, this will provide today’s inspectors with clear guidelines that aid in limiting liability for inspections.

Additional Information:

  • Live hands-on flight training with professional flight instructors.
  • Multiple Practice Flights
  • Learn to Fly with our Drones
  • Course Approval # 36901
  • 16 CE Credit Hours (TREC)