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
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 4-5 weeks, but many students finish in 15 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 the TREC required Texas real estate license courses with School Estate – Texas Real Estate School ®
Estimated time to Complete: 2-6 Weeks
TREC Required Texas Real Estate License courses:
Law of Agency
Law of Contracts
Promulgated Contract Forms
Submit your Application for “Inactive Sales Agent License”
Estimated time to Approval: 7 – 10 days
Submit your application for an Inactive Sales Agent License to TREC in the “My License” system on the Texas Real Estate Commission’s website. Set up a user ID and password and follow the steps to create an account. Once an account is created you will apply for a new license.
Estimated time to Complete: 5-7 Days
Cost: Free with all License Packages
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 Study Guide (Cram), Flash Card Smart Phone App and unlimited Practice Tests. The practice tests can be taken as many times as you like.
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. The acceptable financial calculator may have storage capabilities but must not contain alpha characters.
Schedule and sit for the State Exam with Pearson Vue
Estimated time to Complete: 15 minutes
The State Exam can be scheduled once you have received your approval letter and the from TREC.
Schedule your Texas Real Estate Sales Agent’s Exam with Pearson Vue Online or by phone at (800) 997-1248.
State Exam details:
Tests (two parts):
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.
The exam fee is $54 and must be paid at the time of reservation by credit card, debit card, voucher, or electronic check.
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. Login 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.