The Real Estate School Dallas/Fort Worth
20 October 2018




Welcome to DFW Real Estate Academy, your online real estate school!
License Requirements

Salesperson
The Texas Real Estate License Act requires that an applicant be a citizen of the United States or a lawfully admitted alien, eighteen (18) years of age or older and a legal resident of Texas.

Education Requirements
You must have 210 classroom hours of acceptable education; prove competency by passing the salesperson's exam and have a sponsoring broker if you want an active license.

  • 60 Classroom hours in Principles of Real Estate
  • 30 Classroom hours in Law of Agency
  • 30 Classroom hours in Law of Contracts
  • 30 Classroom hours in core real estate course
  • 60 Classroom hours in core or related courses acceptable to theTexas Real Estate Commission (TREC)

Persons with college credits may submit their college transcripts with the appropriate Texas Real Estate Commission Evaluation of Education Documents form and the current fee. For those who do not have college credit, this form should be submitted after student has received at least one Certificate of Completion.

To be eligible to apply for a real estate Salesperson License you must first obtain a letter from the Commission attesting to satisfaction of all education requirements. The evaluation of education documents must be performed before the application can be filed. A fee of $30 is required for the evaluation of education documents for the purpose of determining if education requirements have been satisfied. This fee is good for one year.

Broker
To be licensed as a Broker, you must first hold an active Salesperson's license for at least 2 years in the state of Texas or have a current Broker's license from another state. You must also meet the following education requirements set by TREC.

900 Hours of licensing education, including:

  • 60 Classroom hours in Principles of Real Estate
  • 30 Classroom hours in Law of Agency
  • 30 Classroom hours in Law of Contracts
  • 150 Classroom hours in core elective courses
  • 630 Classroom hours in core elective or related courses

If you have a college degree and 270 hours of core real estate classes, you may have already met the requirement.