Licensees in the state of Texas are required to complete a total of 18 hours of real estate continuing education (CE) courses every two year licensing period. Of these, all licensees must take the 4 hour Legal Update 1 course and the 4 hour Legal Update 2 course.
A broker who sponsors sales agents, the designated broker of a business entity, or a sales agent who is a delegated supervisor of one or more license holders for six months or more during the current license cycle must also complete a 6 hour broker responsibility course as part of the 18 hour CE requirement.
New Agents Only: Within two years of obtaining your Texas real estate license for the first time, you must complete 90 hours of Salesperson Apprentice Education (SAE). SAE Courses are different than CE courses.
Texas has a 2-tier real estate continuing education system. To renew your salespersons license the first time, you must fulfill the Salespersons Annual Education (SAE) requirement, which consists of an additional 90 hours of Core courses. You may NOT repeat courses used to satisfy your pre license requirement.
Once you have completed your SAE requirement, the next time you renew you must fulfill the Texas real estate Continuing Education (CE) requirements