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Texas Real Estate Study Guides
The Texas License Professor is Texas's number one provider of high quality real estate knowledge designed to help YOU pass your Texas real estate exam the first time. Explanations and feedback given by the Texas License Professor is provided by real estate license instructors and professional realtors from Austin, Dallas, and Houston. Hundreds of students have already aced their Texas real estate exam by preparing with the Texas License Professor.
Texas state specific topics include:
- Texas Real Estate License Act
- Texas Real Estate Commission rules
- Licensing requirements
- Agency and property disclosures
- Accounting requirements
The Texas License Professor covers all of the PSI necessary fundamentals of real estate, including:
- Real property characteristics, definitions, ownership, restrictions, and transfer
- Assessing and explaining property valuation and the appraisal process
- Contracts, agency relationships with buyers and sellers, and federal requirements
- Financing the transaction and settlement
- Leases, rents, and property management
The Texas License Professor Features:
- 3 interactive study methods (Learning, Exam, and Flash Card)
- 14 practice real estate license exams containing over 2100 questions
- Both state and national real estate exam questions
- Specific math and definition exams
- Real estate specific online dictionary with hundreds of terms phrases
Studying with the Texas License Professor will:
- Increase your understanding of course material
- Improve your exam comfort, familiarity, and completion speed
- Start preparing immediately as there is no software to be delivered
- Work from home comfortably (slippers allowed): Study wherever and whenever you desire
- Have no need to attend expensive exam prep classes or real estate license school
The content for each Texas real estate exam has been extensively planned out by the Texas License Professors editorial staff; professionals who teach real estate license courses all over Texas. Through their valuable years of instructional experience they have created a series of practice tests that help future realtors prepare for their real estate exam. Don't set up to fail. Pass the real estate exam using the excellent practice exams and informative feedback that the Texas License Professor's system provides.
The Texas License Professor covers:
- Introduction to the Real Estate Business
- Real Property and the Law
- Concepts of Home Ownership
- Real Estate Brokerage
- Listing Agreements and Buyer Representation
- Interests in Real Estate
- Forms of Real Estate Ownership
- Legal Descriptions
- Real Estate Taxes and Other Liens
- Real Estate Contracts
- Transfer of Title
- Title Records
- Real Estate Financing: Principles
- Real Estate Financing: Practice
- Property Management
- Real Estate Appraisal
- Land-Use Controls and Property Development
- Fair Housing and Ethical Practices
- Environmental Issues and Real Estate Transactions
- Closing the Real Estate Transaction
- Real Estate Math
- Texas Law and Practice
Texas Real Estate License Requirements
- To be eligible to apply for a real estate Salesperson License, an individual must be a citizen of the United States or a lawfully admitted alien, eighteen (18) years of age or older and a legal resident of Texas. If the applicant is a resident of another state, the applicant must be licensed by that state as a real estate broker.
- To be eligible to apply for a real estate Broker License, an individual must furnish the Commission satisfactory evidence of successfully completing the following:
- Not less than two (2) years active experience in Texas as a licensed real estate salesperson or broker during the 96 month period immediately preceding the filing of the application;
If licensed as a broker in another state, not less than two (2) years active experience as a licensed real estate salesperson or broker during the 36 month period immediately preceding the filing of the application.
- 270 classroom hours of core real estate courses including a 30-hour Real Estate Brokerage course.
- An additional 630 classroom hours in related courses acceptable to the Commission.
- Evidence of successful course completion shall be presented via credit transcript or certificate accompanying an application. DO NOT submit original transcripts and/or course completion certificates. Keep the originals for your personal files and send photocopies to the Commission.
- To be eligible to apply for a real estate Broker License you must first obtain a letter from the Commission attesting to satisfaction of all education requirements. THE EVALUATION OF EDUCATION DOCUMENTS MUST BE PERFORMED BEFORE THE APPLICATION CAN BE FILED.
- To obtain an evaluation of your education documents, submit a Request for Evaluation of Education Documents.
- A fee of $30.00 is required for the evaluation of education documents for the purpose of determining if education requirements have been satisfied. This fee is good for one year. Please submit copies of your transcripts or course certificates with your request for evaluation. DO NOT submit original documents.
- The following required fees must be submitted at the time of filing an application. AN APPLICATION RECEIVED WITHOUT THE APPROPRIATE FEES WILL BE REJECTED AND RETURNED. The following fees should be submitted in ONE CHECK OR MONEY ORDER payable to the Texas Real Estate Commission. ALL FEES LISTED BELOW ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
- Original Application $300.00 Required for all applicants
- Recovery Fund $10.00 Required for all applicants unless previously paid