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Texas Continuing Education Individual Courses

CE Courses

TREC Legal Update I & II (2018-2019)

TREC’s required course on the ethical requirements and concerns affecting Texas Real Estate agents. Review the varied responsibilities and duties associated with each party in a real estate transaction while gaining knowledge on contract issues, agency relationships, dispute resolution, and more.

8 Hours

$37.50

Broker Responsibility Course

TREC’s required course for real estate brokers. Review the organization and structure of business entities and the law of agency, policies and procedures, and more.

6 Hours

$29

Closing and Settlement Costs

This course outlines the primary duties and concerns of each party within a closing/settlement statement while providing a framework for understanding the basic regulations, expenses and documents required within a closing.

3 Hours

$25

Contracts, Purchases & Sales Agreements

This course explores the ins and outs of various kinds of real estate contracts, including: bilateral, unilateral, implied, express, executed, executory, valid, void, voidable and unenforceable agreements. Beginning lessons provide a foundation for the legal implications of each type of contract, while later parts of the course explore real world applications and dilemmas associated with each.

5 Hours

$29

Environmental Hazards

This course covers the major types of environmental hazards that have the ability to influence real estate transactions. Students will learn how to identify potential internal and external hazards with their associated legislation and liability concerns, gaining the competency to protect themselves, buyers and sellers in transactions.

4 Hours

$36

Fair Housing

Review the basics of fair housing laws to ensure compliance with state and federal law. Learn about protected classes, avoiding discriminatory practices and the consequences of non-compliance.

4 Hours

$25

Home Inspection

This course provides an overview of the home inspection business and how it plays into the real estate industry as a whole. Learn the surveying and reporting methods used to inspect homes while gaining a working knowledge of the regulatory bodies associated with the industry.

3 Hours

$25

Leases

This course provides a comprehensive study of commercial and residential leases, covering the origination, execution and origination process while providing a legal framework for applying lease contracts in real world situations as a landlord or commercial/residential tenant representative.

4 Hours

$29

Liens, Taxes and Foreclosure

This course discusses the various types of liens, taxes and foreclosures that are common practice throughout the real estate industry. Learn how each can affect your buyers or sellers and become better equipped to advise clients in adverse situations.

3 Hours

$25

Tax Favorable Real Estate Transactions

Learn how to best serve your clients in the buying and selling process with tax favorable transactions. This course outlines the attributes of qualified and non qualified products, various exchanging alternatives and their advantages/disadvantages.

4 Hours

$29

Using the Internet to Serve Clients

This course provides an overview of how the internet has changed the real estate industry while providing you with the tools and skills needed to effectively market and brand your practice in the digital age.

3 Hours

$25

Work Smarter, Not Harder

Learn how to more effectively use your time and resources to increase your productivity. This course provides tools and techniques on measuring performance quantitatively, developing scalable business models and marketing coordination.

6 Hours

$50

Deeds

This course discusses the difference between titles and deeds, reviewing the different types of deeds while providing legal context and practical application methods for each.

2 Hours

$25

Listing Agreements

This course provides a foundation for the understanding of listing agreements and the broker/owner relationship. Step by step reviews of basic listing form and content are followed by real world transactional scenarios and dilemmas.

4 Hours

$25

Property Management

This course outlines the basic functions and duties associated with property management, presenting applications and best practices on tenant interactions, leases and owner relations.

4 Hours

$25

Real Estate Appraisal

This course outlines the basic principles and concepts used in property valuation and appraisal, giving agents the skills needed to analyze and interpret appraisal reports while ensuring favorable transactions for clients.

3 Hours

$25

Real Estate Math

Take a refresher course on common real estate math applications, including the rectangular survey system, proration, commission rates and property values.

3 Hours

$25