Effective September 1, 2012, to become eligible to apply for a Texas real estate broker License, you must have at least four years active experience in Texas as a licensed real estate salesperson during the 60 month period immediately preceding the filing of the application. In addition, you must demonstrate not less than 3600 points of qualifying practical experience obtained during four out of five years as required by paragraph 535.56(b) of the Rules of the Texas Real Estate Commission.
If you meet the above requirements, you then need to obtain a total of 900 hours, including 270 hours in CORE courses. The additional 630 hours may be CORE or RELATED courses. A 30 hour Brokerage course must also be completed as part of the 270 CORE hours. A Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university satisfies all of the “related” education requirements for a brokers license.
A “Broker Program” is offered to students interested in obtaining their Broker’s license, which allows the students to enroll in the courses at a discounted price. To be placed on the Broker Program, you must request to be placed on it. At the time of such request, a list of courses that you have completed will be obtained from TREC and a Broker file will be created for you. Once you are placed on the Broker Program, We will will send you an outline of recommended courses and a plan to obtain the education requirements. As you complete the courses, your registration fees will be adjusted in accordance with the plan created for you.