Texas Real Estate CE Courses & Packages

CE Packages & Individual Courses

NOTICE ABOUT TREC CE REQUIREMENT

Effective February 1, 2021, TREC requires that 18 hours of CE required for each renewal of a real estate sales agent or broker license include 3 hours on the subject of real estate contracts. If your license expires after February 1, 2021, please make sure to select a course package that includes the mandatory 3-hour contracts course. 

18-Hour “Broker Responsibility & Marketing” CE Package

18 Hours
This package satisfies February 1, 2021 CE requirement and includes the required 3-hour contracts course. The course “Up to Speed on Residential Contacts” does include the changes in the One-to-Four Family Residential Contract. 
Legal Update I 2020-2021 (4 hours) – #37796

Legal Update 1 is a TREC required course for any licensee once they have been licensed and in their first two years of licensure and every two years after that. As the title suggests, this course is updated every two years by the Texas Real Estate Commission and the Texas A & M Research Center with topics that are applicable for that time period. The course includes statutory changes, TREC rule changes, proposed rule changes and any other topics that TREC feels needs addressing to update licensees in the state of Texas.

Legal Update II 2020-2021 (4 hours) – #37797
Legal Update 2 is a TREC required course for any licensee once they have been licensed and in their first two years of licensure and every two years after that. Similar to Legal Update 1, this course will cover contract changes, ethics, federal laws hat impact real estate licensee and hot topics.
Broker Responsibility 2021-2022 (6 hours) – #39962

Broker Responsibility is a mandatory continuing education six-hour course for anyone who sponsors or is responsible for the acts of salespersons.

The course is written by the Texas Real Estate Commission and Texas A &M University’s Research Center and is updated every two years. The purpose of the course is to address the regulatory aspects of the management, operation, and supervision of a real estate brokerage firm in Texas.

The course includes the scope and authority of the broker, what the broker can authorize a salesperson to do or not do, the broker’s fiduciary duties, and additional topics such as handling trust funds, property management, advertising, record keeping and written policies.

Up to Speed on Residential Contracts (3 hours) - #40126/ #40147

This course satisfies TREC requirement that will take effect on February 1, 2021 and require license holders to complete at least 3 hours in contract-related coursework as a part of their 18 hours of CE.
The purpose of this course is to provide updates to the student on the One-to-Four Family Residential Contract. Included in this material is the verbiage of each paragraph of the contract with an explanation of what each paragraph means (in layman’s terms). Also included are the forms referred to in the paragraphs of the contracts so that you, the student will have a more comprehensive understanding of the relationship of the contract to the addenda/form and helpful tips for avoiding pitfalls and common problems associated with the contracts.

4x4 Marketing Formula - #40125/ #40132

While the methods of marketing have changed over time, the fundamental principles of marketing remain the same, and the same problems advertisers had in the Yellow Pages still exist in the today’s Online world. That is the problem of “differentiation”.

This course explains the tools listed under Marketing on the Real Estate Business Blueprint®, numbers one through four, and the four-step marketing formula an agent will need to use to be able to answer one of the most asked questions every consumer asks which is “Why should I do business with you?”. By the end of this course the student will have a much clearer understanding of the four most important tools of marketing & the four-step marketing formula, and how to use each one to their advantage.

Online

$99

100% Online Correspondence

 

  • Self-proctored
  • Study at your own pace
  • Course book in PDF format
  • Final exam taken online
  • No travel or additional expenses required
  • Access courses from any desktop or tablet
  • Videos and animations 
  • Receive course credit upon passing the final exam with a grade of 70% or higher
  • Text books available for purchase in our online book store

18-Hour “Business Building” CE Package

18 Hours

This package satisfies February 1, 2021 CE requirement and includes the required 3-hour contracts course. The course “Up to Speed on Residential Contacts” does include the changes in the One-to-Four Family Residential Contract. 
Legal Update I 2020-2021 (4 hours) – #37796

Legal Update 1 is a TREC required course for any licensee once they have been licensed and in their first two years of licensure and every two years after that. As the title suggests, this course is updated every two years by the Texas Real Estate Commission and the Texas A & M Research Center with topics that are applicable for that time period. The course includes statutory changes, TREC rule changes, proposed rule changes and any other topics that TREC feels needs addressing to update licensees in the state of Texas.

Legal Update II 2020-2021 (4 hours) – #37797
Legal Update 2 is a TREC required course for any licensee once they have been licensed and in their first two years of licensure and every two years after that. Similar to Legal Update 1, this course will cover contract changes, ethics, federal laws hat impact real estate licensee and hot topics.
Up to Speed on Residential Contracts (3 hours) - #40126/ #40147

This course satisfies TREC requirement that will take effect on February 1, 2021 and require license holders to complete at least 3 hours in contract-related coursework as a part of their 18 hours of CE.
The purpose of this course is to provide updates to the student on the One-to-Four Family Residential Contract. Included in this material is the verbiage of each paragraph of the contract with an explanation of what each paragraph means (in layman’s terms). Also included are the forms referred to in the paragraphs of the contracts so that you, the student will have a more comprehensive understanding of the relationship of the contract to the addenda/form and helpful tips for avoiding pitfalls and common problems associated with the contracts.

Principles of Business (7 hours) – #40127/ #40246

You learned The Principles of Real Estate. Now learn Principles of Business
Do you want to be IN the real estate business? Or do you want to OWN a real estate business?

Sign up for this course to learn:

  • Why no one succeeds alone and how Top Producers build high-performance teams
  • Why you need to master MORE than just Marketing and Sales
  • Transition from “Specialist” to “Generalist”
  • A whole new way of thinking about, looking at and operating your real estate business like a business
  • The six components of a business, how they function and fit together
  • How to build a high performance team

Online

$99

100% Online Correspondence

 

  • Self-proctored
  • Study at your own pace
  • Course book in PDF format
  • Final exam taken online
  • No travel or additional expenses required
  • Access courses from any desktop or tablet
  • Videos and animations 
  • Receive course credit upon passing the final exam with a grade of 70% or higher
  • Text books available for purchase in our online book store

18-Hour “Broker Responsibility & Environment” CE Package

18 Hours

If your license expires after February 1, 2021, select a package that includes the required 3-hour contracts course.
Broker Responsibility 2021-2022 (6 hours) – #39962

Broker Responsibility is a mandatory continuing education six-hour course for anyone who sponsors or is responsible for the acts of salespersons.

The course is written by the Texas Real Estate Commission and Texas A &M University’s Research Center and is updated every two years. The purpose of the course is to address the regulatory aspects of the management, operation, and supervision of a real estate brokerage firm in Texas.

The course includes the scope and authority of the broker, what the broker can authorize a salesperson to do or not do, the broker’s fiduciary duties, and additional topics such as handling trust funds, property management, advertising, record keeping and written policies.

External Environmental Issues (4 hours) – #37806/ #37805

This is a four-hour continuing education course. TREC One-to-Four Residential Contract speaks to lead-based paint and other environmental matters. The course addresses some of today’s most important environmental concerns we are faced with today.

Environmental issues are governed in Texas by the EPA and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Some cities and counties also have their own departments. Rules and regulations from these agencies, commissions, and city and county departments can affect how property is conveyed from seller to buyer.

Legal Update I 2020-2021 (4 hours) – #37796

Legal Update 1 is a TREC required course for any licensee once they have been licensed and in their first two years of licensure and every two years after that. As the title suggests, this course is updated every two years by the Texas Real Estate Commission and the Texas A & M Research Center with topics that are applicable for that time period. The course includes statutory changes, TREC rule changes, proposed rule changes and any other topics that TREC feels needs addressing to update licensees in the state of Texas.

Legal Update II 2020-2021 (4 hours) – #37797
Legal Update 2 is a TREC required course for any licensee once they have been licensed and in their first two years of licensure and every two years after that. Similar to Legal Update 1, this course will cover contract changes, ethics, federal laws hat impact real estate licensee and hot topics.

Online

$99