5 Steps to Obtain a Texas Real Estate License

[View steps with the Texas Real Estate Commission]

  1. Complete the required 180 Hour Texas Real Estate Courses set forth by the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC). [View Courses]

Principles of Real Estate 1&2 (60 Hours)

Law of Agency (30 Hours)

Law of Contracts (30 Hours)

Promulgated Contracts (30 Hours)

Real Estate Finance (30 Hours)

Total (180 Hours)


  1. After completion of the Texas Real Estate Courses create an online account with the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC). After creating an online account with the Texas Real Estate Commission follow the steps to file your online application. [View Steps To Create an Online Account]
  2. Submit Certificates of completion for your Texas Real Estate Courses to the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC). [education@trec.texas.gov]
  3. You will receive an email from the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) 7-14 days after you submit your online application and Texas Real Estate Certificates of Completion. The email from TREC will direct you on how to schedule your state exam. There are state testing facilities in many locations across Texas. TREC will also give you instructions on where to go to get your finger prints. Again, there are finger print facilities all over the state of Texas.
  4. After completing the Texas Real Estate Courses and passing the Texas Real Estate Exam you will be a licensed real estate agent in the state of Texas. You will be on inactive status until you find a broker to sponsor you placing you on active status.

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