How Do I Get a Texas Real Estate Broker License?

Have you ever considered getting a Real Estate Broker License in Texas? For many who have four years of active experience in the Real Estate industry, it only takes two more 30-hour courses to get a Broker license. Consider filling out our Broker Plan of Attack form and then follow the five simple steps outlined below to get started! Click on each step below to view additional information and enroll today to take the first step towards taking your Real Estate career to the next level!

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STEP
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Complete the required experience and take the required Texas broker license courses at Champions School of Real Estate®

With a TREC-Approved college bachelor’s degree, you may only need 2 more 30-hour courses to satisfy the 900-hours to meet your Texas Brokers license education requirements.


  • 3600 Experience Points in 4 years of the last 5 years
    • 300 Points for each closed purchase or sale of a Single-Family home
    • 450 points for each closed purchase or sale of an apartment complex (commercial) with 5 or more units
    • other Broker point opportunities available
  • 900 Total Education Hours
    • 270 Hours of core real estate courses
    • All approved QE, SAE, and MCE courses taken to date
    • A college Bachelor’s degree will count for 630 hours towards your Broker’s license
    • One Texas Real Estate Brokerage (30-Hours) course

Without TREC-Approved college bachelor’s degree, you need to have a total of 900 course hours. All previous Texas Real Estate courses will count towards your 900 hours. Our 30-hour Texas Real Estate Brokers courses are available via our Blended Classroom, Correspondence, and Online-Correspondence formats. Discounted program pricing is also available.

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STEP
2
Submit your Application for Brokers license and Educational Documents to the "MyLicense" system.

Once you have completed your courses at Champions, you will now need to submit your education and brokers application to TREC in the "My License" system on the Texas Real Estate Commission’s website at https://mylicense.trec.texas.gov/. Click on "Begin Here for Sign-Up" and follow the steps to create an account. Once an account is created you will apply for a new license. The application fee for a Real Estate Brokers license is $364.

If you have college credit or a college degree, you will need to scan and send in your education documents via email to documents@trec.texas.gov or fax copies to 512-936-3864.


Please Note - TREC has set up the following page to communicate the current TREC processing times to license applicants. If you have submitted an application and are wondering about the status, this page is a good place to start. - TREC Processing Times

STEP
3
Take the Real Estate Exam Prep Class at Champions School of Real Estate®

While your application is being evaluated, we strongly recommend that you complete the Brokers state Prep course to ensure you are ready for the State Exam. This class takes the guess work and stress out of testing and you may repeat the course as many times as you want for free up to a full year!

STEP
4
Receive Your Letter from the State & Take the State Exam at Pearson Vue.

Once you receive your approval letter and the "Candidate Information Brochure" (CIB) from TREC, you must schedule to take your exam with Pearson Vue. Appointments can be made by calling (800) 997-1248 or visiting ww.pearsonvue.com/tx/realestate/. The cost is $54 payable to Pearson Vue. You must pass the exam with a 75% or higher and you will know if you have passed the exam before you leave the testing center. NOTE: You must pass the state exam within 12 months of the application approval.

About the Exam
Similar to the Sales Agent exam, the Texas Real Estate Broker state exam is divided into two sections, National and State, and will consist of 120 questions (80 National / 40 State) with a total of 4 hours to complete the exam. You will know if you have passed the exam before you leave the testing center.

STEP
5
Wait for your license to arrive.

You cannot practice real estate as a Texas Real Estate Broker until you have received a physical copy of your brokers license.

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150-Hour Texas Real Estate Broker License Program

Designed for anyone seeking at least 150-hours of Elective credit towards a Real Estate Broker License!

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300-Hour Texas Real Estate Broker License Program

Designed for anyone seeking at least 300-hours of Elective credit towards a Real Estate Broker License!

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