|Very Important! Fingerprints Are Required When Applying for a Brokers or Salesperson License!|
Pursuant to of the Real Estate License Act, any person applying for or renewing a broker or salesperson license must provide their fingerprints, in a specified format, so that the FBI criminal history check can be performed. Do not send fingerprint cards, FAST Fingerprint Passes or anything else relating fingerprints to the Texas Real Estate Commission. All fingerprints MUST be submitted through the State's fingerprint vendor. For information on the vendor, visit http://www.trec.state.tx.us/FASTPrintPass/.
The Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) is the licensing agency for real estate brokers, salespersons and inspectors. According to TREC, the following education is required for a salesperson license:
After you have completed your education, you may file and pay for the "Application for Inactive Salesperson License." TREC requests that you apply and pay online for your Inactive Salesperson License. You may scan and send your education documents electronically to email@example.com or fax them to 512-465-3989 with a copy of your completed application.
- Principles of Real Estate Core real estate course [60 classroom hours]
- Law of Agency Core real estate course [30 classroom hours]
- Law of Contracts Core real estate course [30 classroom hours]
- An additional Core real estate course [30 classroom hours, example: Real Estate Investments]
- Another four semester [60 classroom] hours in Core courses or in Related courses acceptable to the commission.
Before you can practice as a licensed salesperson you must arrant for a Texas real estate broker holding an active license to sponsor you as a salesperson. Applicants and inactive salespersons are not authorized to act as real estate agents.
For more information, visit http://www.trec.state.tx.us/licenses/salesapp.asp.
Real Estate License Testing Location:
4413 82nd St, Suite 210
South Plains College
3201 Avenue Q Lubbock,TX 79411 (806) 747-0576
Courses Taught At:
Lubbock Association of REALTORS®
5015 Knoxville Ave. Lubbock, TX 79413 (806) 795-9533
Mandatory Continuing Education courses will meet on a Thursday and Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM and include a one hour lunch break.
Provider: South Plains College MCE Provider #0101
Course: Keeping Current with Texas Real Estate - MCE
Cost: $100.00 including cost of handout materials
Bring check or credit card (Driver's License number required on check)
This course has been approved by the Texas Real Estate Commission for 15 hours of Mandatory Continuing Education credit, 6 hours of which are in legal topics. This course includes the mandatory 3 hour legal course and the mandatory 3 hour ethics course. At this time, it does not include the 6 hour Broker Responsibility Course required for brokers and managers whose license renews after September 1, 2012.
| January 17 & 18 |
| February 14 & 15 |
| March 7 & 8 |
| April 11 & 12 |
| May 16 & 17 |
| June 13 & 14 |
| July 11 & 12 |
| August 8 & 9 |