There are three primary steps for obtaining and holding a Texas real estate license:
To obtain a Texas Salesperson's license, TREC requires a particular course of study of 180 credit hours over 5 courses.
The following courses are required before applying for a Texas real estate license:
All Texas online courses must follow a new outline mandated by TREC. All VanEd Pre-Licensing courses meet current TREC standard (learn more).
All courses listed above must be taken from an education provider approved by TREC (click for TREC approved providers). Related or substitute courses are not allowed.
As a general rule, TREC will not accept prior experience in real estate or related business, or a real estate license in another state, as credit towards a Texas real estate license.