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Qualifying Education (Pre-licensing) Correspondence

Home Inspector Education Requirements

Real Estate Inspectors

Total Credit Hours: 154 Hours
40-Hour Property and Building Inspection Module I
40-Hour Property and Building Inspection Module II
10-Hour Business Operations and Professional Responsibilities Module
40-Hour Texas Practicum (Ride Along)
24-Hour Texas Standards of Practice Module

Professional Home Inspectors

Total Credit Hours: 194 Hours
40-Hour Property and Building Inspection Module I
40-Hour Property and Building Inspection Module II
20-Hour Analysis of Findings and Reporting
10-Hour Business Operations and Professional Responsibilities Module
40-Hour Texas Practicum (Ride Along)
24-Hour Texas Standards of Practice Module
20-Hour Texas Law Module

Everything You Need to Know to Become a Licensed Home Inspector!

Successfully prepare for a new career in the Professional Inspection industry with our available Qualifying Education. Our comprehensive home inspection courses are created and taught by award winning instructors to ensure you receive the most accurate and up-to-date information to help you become a licensed professional or real estate home inspector!

Professional Inspector Education

A Professional Home Inspector is able to work for themselves and a Real Estate Inspector is required to work under a Professional Inspector.

Most Popular Home Inspector License Programs

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packageCredit: 18 Hours CE

Broker 18 Hour Renewal Bundle

  • Legal Update I -  4 hours
  • Legal Update II - 4 hours
  • Broker Responsibility - 6 hours
  • Contracts -  3 hours
  • Trending Topics - 1 hour
live in-person
Broker
singleCredit: 2 Hours CE

An Introduction to the CMA

This course will explain what constitutes a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA). Course will provide agents information that can be used in property evaluation scenarios and to better assist clients whether buying or selling. It will cover what determines an appropriate comparable between properties, how to make adjustments, where to get information on adjustments, address differences …
in-person
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 2 Hours CE

Appraisal Deep Dive: Calculations for Appraisals and CMA

***This is a hands-on course, You must have a laptop equipped with Excel**** You will learn how to use Excel to perform regression analysis and basic statistical calculations, and to create graphs you can use in listing presentations or CMA. The new skills you learn will help you calculate adjustments for your CMA using methods …
in-person
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 2 Hours CE

Appraisal Essentials: What Every Agent Needs to Know

After a brief overview of the appraisal process and some important rules. Agents will learn how to select proper comparable sales, when to make adjustments (and when not to), where to find information to help make accurate adjustments, how to calculate adjustments, and best practices that will help you create a better CMA and a …
in-person
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 4 Hours CE

Avoiding Deceptive Practices OnDemand Course

Advances in marketing and advertising technology and methodology are great for business, but can be worrisome for regulators who are tasked with ensuring consumers aren't being deceived through ads and testimonials. This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and information you need to protect consumers, and to fulfill the disclosure and transparency requirements of federal law and regulations by avoiding business practices that can result in consumer confusion and deception.
self-pace
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 6 Hours CE

Broker Responsibility

This course is required for all brokers, managers and team leaders who supervise other licensees. This course addresses the regulatory aspects of the management, operation and supervision of a real estate brokerage firm in Texas. The course provides an understanding and working knowledge of the law of agency, planning and organization of business entities, requirements for written policies and procedures, records retention and control, advertising, recruitment and training of agents and the anatomy of a complaint filed with the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC).
live in-person
Broker
singleCredit: 3 Hours CE

Contracts Boot Camp

This course is for new and experienced Realtors, it covers the details of commonly used contracts, including discussions of provisions, clauses and their use. Other topics include available addenda and other forms, a review of common contract mistakes. This 3 -hour course satisfies the TREC-mandated requirement for contract education.
live in-person
Salesperson
singleCredit: 1 Hour CE

Down Payment Programs 101:What Every Agent Needs to Know

Course 47152 CE Credit 1 hour Provider 8 The main reason your buyers postpone their homeownership dream? Saving for a down payment. Make sure your buyers know about the down payment help available in your market. Learn the basics about the three most common types of homeownership programs, how to find out who offers this help, and what’s available across the country and right in your backyard! We'll show you how to educate more buyers and start conversations that lead to homeownership
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Cancellation Policy: Any course/class may be cancelled at the discretion of the REALTOR Academy. In the event of cancellation, all fees paid will promptly be refunded in full or will be applied to another class at the registrants’ discretion.

Refund Policy: For CE courses, a full refund or credit will be made/applied to any registrant who has paid tuition and canceled or reschedules prior to two business days of the course. A refund, less a $10 service fee will be applied to any registrant who cancels or reschedules within two business days of the course. There are no refunds for same day cancelations (day of class) and for partial attendance.

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Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 2 Hours CE

Estate Planning and Probate for REALTORS

This course provides REALTORS the information on how to assist clients in the market and selling of homes following the incapacitation or death of a homeowner.  REALTORS have a critical role in helping surviving family and friends get through this complicated process. This course will also tips useful for new home buyers to understand ways …
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singleCredit: 6 Hours CE

Fair Housing

Establish smart business practices that comply with fair housing laws. This course applies the law to today’s marketplace, including fair housing issues commonly found in advertising. This course provides a new look at prohibited conduct and offers some practical applications to help keep you in compliance.
self-pace
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 3 Hours CE

How to Manage Meetings: A Guide to Parliamentary Procedure

Are your meetings out of control, lengthy, confusing, and create more meetings? If you are involved in an organization and want to have quality meetings that result in decisions rather than more meetings, this course is for you. Parliamentary procedure is a useful tool for conducting meetings, assuring fairness, completing business in an orderly manner, …
live in-person
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 6

Introduction to Commercial Real Estate Sales

This popular continuing education elective provides a comprehensive introduction to the potentially lucrative field of commercial real estate. In this course you will learn how to realize the investment opportunity for various categories of commercial property, including office, retail, industrial, and multi-unit residential. You will also explore the financial and tax elements involved in commercial …
self-pace
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 10 Hours CE

Investment Property Practice and Management

This popular course provides an up-to-date introduction to property management with a practical focus on how to comply with regulations and avoid liability, as well as a comprehensive introduction to the potentially lucrative field of commercial real estate. Discussion includes the categories of commercial property, financial elements involved in real estate investments, and developing a …
self-pace
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 1 Hours CE

Land Survey 101: Know the Lay of the Land

This course, designed for real estate professionals to protect their clients and their business, educates participants on the purpose of a land survey, different types of land surveys for conveyance, and the must-have items on a survey.
live in-person
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 4 Hours

Legal Update Part I

Legal I is a required continuing education course (CE) course that all license holders are mandated to take to renew their license. This course encompasses a detailed discussion regarding various laws, regulations, and guidelines that affect real estate license holders. This four-hour course provides a strong foundation in the latest legal and ethical procedures.
live in-person
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 4 Hours

Legal Update Part II

Legal II is a required continuing education course (CE) course that all license holders are mandated to take to renew their license. This course encompasses a detailed discussion regarding the Canons of Professional Ethics and Conduct, water and mineral rights in Texas, and ad valorem tax best practices and guidelines.
live in-person
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 4 Hours CE

Liars, Cheaters, and Thieves: Averting Client Catastrophe OnDemand Course

This course illuminates the issues that create problems in real estate transactions. You will learn to identify what constitutes negligence, and when it is fraud. You’ll sharpen your understanding of what happens when a client makes a Breach of Contract claim, and how to avoid misleading statements that can have disastrous ramifications for you, your client, and your business.
self-pace
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 2 Hours CE

Mediate-Litigate-Arbitrate: Be Informed

Ever wonder the difference between mediation, arbitration, and litigation and when each is best suited for the situation?  In this class, you will learn the features, advantages, benefits, and limitations of each of these three dispute resolution types in order to help you educate your clients concerning their choices at critical and often tense decision-making …
self-pace
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 3 Hours CE

Mortgage Title and Closing

Course 47152 CE Credit 1 hour Provider 8 The main reason your buyers postpone their homeownership dream? Saving for a down payment. Make sure your buyers know about the down payment help available in your market. Learn the basics about the three most common types of homeownership programs, how to find out who offers this help, and what’s available across the country and right in your backyard! We'll show you how to educate more buyers and start conversations that lead to homeownership
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Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 8 Hours CE

New Home Construction and Buyer Representation

This course will serve as an introduction to the new homes sales market for real estate sales agents. The course consists of three modules to address what a buyer’s representative needs to know in order to succeed at representing buyers in the new-home sales market. Students will gain an understanding of the new home sales …
live in-person
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 8 Hours

Pricing Strategy Advisor: Mastering the CMA

Master the nuts and bolts of preparing a CMA. In this course you will learn how to create, personalize, customize, and generate a CMA using the MLS tools. You will learn what constitutes a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) and provided information that can be used in property evaluation scenarios and to better assist clients with …
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in-person
singleCredit: 6 Hours CE

Property Management and Managing Risk

Real estate property management is the fastest-growing segment of today’s real estate marketplace. In this introductory course, you will receive a comprehensive overview of what major duties and responsibilities are assigned to a property manager, explore the economics of the rental business, and learn the biggest risks and liabilities associated with managing rental properties.
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self-pace
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 4 Hours CE

Protecting Elders from Real Estate Scams Online Video Course

Learn to protect some of America's most vulnerable citizens with this immersive video course.
  • Learn about common scams that target the elderly
  • Learn to recognize the warning signs of financial abuse, so you can prevent further damage
  • Understand what you can do to help
self-pace
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 6 Hours CE

Real Estate and Taxes: What Every Agent Should Know

The Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 was the single largest change in tax law since 1986! This title has been thoroughly updated to include these new real estate tax provisions. It deciphers current tax laws and illustrates how the changes impact real estate owners, sellers, and investors. You will receive a background on …
self-pace
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 3 Hours CE

Real Estate Contracts: Essentials and Beyond

This course covers the essential elements of a contract and lease. Explore the fundamentals of preparing a sales contract, including financing and contingencies, as well as amendments, addenda, and defaults. This course also concludes with common contract mistakes and examples of what to look for to avoid common pitfalls. 
self-pace
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 3 Hours CE

Real Estate Development 101

The objective of the course is to provide licensees with an overview of how developers evaluate land sites for potential development projects.  Commercial and residential agents will be better prepared to win listings on raw land and discuss in intelligent detail, the comparative characteristics of land sites with buyers and sellers. 
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in-person
singleCredit: 3 Hours CE

Real Estate Development 102

The objective of this course is to provide licensees with the working skills of commercial real estate development. This the second part to Real Estate Development 101. After taking this course, commercial and residential agents will be able to communicate effectively with developers on potential development projects, win more land listing pitches, sell more land listings, and/or earn attractive fees by providing development project management services.
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in-person
singleCredit: 6 Hours CE

Real Estate Finance Today

In a changing financial landscape with new real estate reporting requirements, the latest version of Real Estate Finance Today offers an invaluable resource for real estate professionals practicing in several different fields. From new developments in collateralized mortgage obligations, to flood insurance requirements, to TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures, this course takes the pulse of the current …
self-pace
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 3 Hours CE

REALTOR Code of Ethics: Your Oath of Professionalism

The Code of Ethics: Our Promise of Professionalism: Designed by the National Association of REALTORS, this course details the REALTOR Code of Ethics, the importance of the code, and how it applies to the business conducted by REALTORS. All REALTOR members are required to complete ethics training once every three years. New REALTOR must complete …
live in-person
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 1 Hours CE

Renovation Lending Overview

This class consists of an overview of the advantages and how to structure a FHA/HUD 203K Renovation Loan and a FNMA Home-Style Renovation Loan. These loans provide the buyer an opportunity to purchase and fund the renovations necessary to improve the market value and overcome Health and Safety issues. Taking this class will give agents …
in-person
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 3

Reverse Mortgages for Baby Boomers and Beyond

Understand the statistics of home ownership among senior citizens and gain knowledge of the various reverse mortgage products available. Learn how a reverse mortgage can be used to purchase a home and discover what will trigger a payoff.
in-person
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 6 Hours CE

Risk Management

This course provides the essentials on risk management that every sales professional must know to avoid legal problems and provides an action plan for minimizing liability. What’s the difference between active fraud and negligence? What’s the nitty-gritty on dual agency? What are reasonable accommodations, and who determines when they’re required? Risk Management provides in-depth, detailed …
self-pace
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 6 Hours CE

Scams, Scoundrels, and Real Estate Stings

Become an invaluable resource to your client and the industry by learning how to spot scammers at the first sniff of trouble. This course takes you, one crime at a time, on the journey of sleuthing the facts, recognizing who is liable, assessing the consequences, and revealing the resources that will help you avoid the …
self-pace
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 3 Hours CE

Texas VA Bootcamp

This three (3) hour course is for new and experienced REALTORS and covers the details of commonly used contracts, including discussions of provisions, clauses, and their use. Other topics include available addenda and other forms, and a review of common contract mistakes. This is an instructor led, student participation course.
live in-person
singleCredit: 3 Hours CE

The Code of Ethics: Our Promise of Professionalism

The Code of Ethics: Our Promise of Professionalism: Designed by the National Association of REALTORS, this course details the REALTOR Code of Ethics, the importance of the code, and how it applies to the business conducted by REALTORS. All REALTOR members are required to complete ethics training once every three years. New REALTOR must complete …
live in-person
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 3 Hours CE

The TRUTH about the VA Home Loan Benefit

The TRUTH about the VA Home Loan Benefit: Learn about VA Home Loan Benefits and how to help more Veterans become homeowners. This course will give you an in-depth understanding of VA Home Loan Benefits, how it works, and how you can better educate your Veteran clients.  
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live in-person
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 1 Hour CE

Trending Topics in Legal Limits

An overview of the most common legal topics affecting the real estate professional. Course will cover the actions that real estate agents can take to reduce their liability on these issues. Real estate agents will leave with knowledge on updates to TREC rules changes and legal best practices.
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live in-person
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 2 Hours CE

Unconscious Bias: Barrier to Service?

This course examines unconscious biases and helps students to address it in their lives and in their real estate practice. Eliminating both conscious and unconscious bias is not only the right thing to do for clients and customers, but it also can open a new world of opportunity. In this video course, students will look …
self-pace
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 6 Hours CE

Understanding 1031 Tax-Free Exchanges

The exchange of certain types of property may defer the recognition of capital gains or losses due upon sale, and hence defer any capital gains taxes otherwise due. This CE course explores the history, evolution, rules, and forms of the strategy used to defer tax liability until a later date; it includes real‐life calculation examples. …
self-pace
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 4 Hours CE

Water: How it Affects Property

This four-hour course teaches students how to accurately answer questions and guide clients in making appropriate decisions concerning buying, selling, and assessing the impact water has on property. 
self-pace
Broker
singleCredit: 2 Hours CE

Your Client’s Financing: Dos and Don’ts

Help your clients avoid financing pitfalls! This course will guide you step-by-step so you can help buyers choose the right type of funding. In addition, you’ll be able to ensure buyers and sellers are getting the best possible price, all while providing a smooth transaction.
self-pace
Salesperson, Broker