1. Enroll in Courses with School Estate
2. Apply for your License with TREC
3. Get Fingerprinted at Morpho Trust
4. Take School Estate’s Exam Prep Course
5. Sit for State Exam at Pearson Vue
6. Get Sponsored by a Broker
Scroll down to see detailed steps
Time to Complete
All of our courses are entirely online and self-paced and can be completed on any computer. You can go as quickly or as slowly as you like. Our average student completes all courses in 5-7 weeks, but many students finish in 18 days. See TREC’s 3-day rule for minimum TREC requirements.
Sales Agent Licensing Steps
Getting your Texas Real Estate License is easier than you think. You can get your real estate license in Texas in 6 easy steps. You can have your Texas Real Estate License before you know it.
Enroll in TREC required Texas Real Estate License courses with School Estate – Texas Real Estate School ®
Note: Your TREC ID# is provided in Step 3 once you enter your name and date of birth
School Estate’s Texas Real Estate Sales Agent Exam Prep Course is self-paced and can be completed in 5-7 days. The Exam Prep Course consists of a National and State Study Guide (Cram), OnDemand Instructor Video, Flash Card Smart Phone App, and unlimited Simulated Practice Tests. The practice tests can be taken as often as you like and narrowed down to specific topics.
Note: as of May of 2019, Pearson VUE is no longer providing calculators. Acceptable calculators include hand-held, battery, or solar-powered financial calculators used in real estate, finance, accounting, and business. An acceptable financial calculator may have storage capabilities but must not contain alpha characters.
National Exam: 80 Questions (+ 5 pre-test questions): 2 hour and 30 minutes – Passing score: 70%
State Exam: 30 Questions (+ 10 pre-test questions): 1 hour and 30 minutes – Passing score: 70%
5 of the questions on the National exam and 10 of the questions on the State exam are “Pretest Questions.” Pretest questions are questions on which statistical information is being collected for use in constructing future examinations. Responses to pretest questions do not affect a candidate’s score.
Pearson will provide you with your test score immediately after completing the exam.
If you have submitted your Broker Sponsorship Form already, your license will be mailed to your sponsoring broker within 7-10 days of passing the exam. Otherwise, you will be considered “inactive” until you choose a broker and submit the Salesperson Sponsorship Form.
Get Sponsored by a Broker
Estimated time to Complete: 1 hour
You can submit your Broker Sponsorship to TREC in one of two ways:
2. Log in to your TREC account at My License Online Services and drop down the menu below “Change your license information and manage relationships” and select “Manage my Sponsorship”. Here you can electronically request sponsorship from your broker. You will need your prospective broker’s name and license number.