Office hours for the REALTOR® Academy are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Yes, we have a selection of courses offered in the evenings from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Digital course materials will be provided when needed.
We encourage students to register as soon as possible, because classes can fill up fast. However, students can still register on the day of classes, depending on availability.
Contact the REALTOR® Academy staff and we will work with you to find a solution.
The REALTOR® Academy accepts cash, check, credit card and GI Bill Benefits.
The REALTOR® Academy has a wide variety of classes, is affordable, and the instructors are active REALTORS® with first-hand experience.
Classes may change due to enrollment level and extenuating circumstances.
For CE classes: Any course/class may be cancelled at the discretion of the REALTOR® Academy. In the event of a cancellation, all fees paid will promptly be refunded in full or will be applied to another class at the registrant’s discretion.
For Qualifying (Pre-Licensing) classes: Any course/class may be cancelled by the REALTOR® Academy for insufficient enrollment or other reasons. In the event of cancellation, all fees paid will be promptly refunded in full or will be applied to another class at the registrant’s discretion.
Yes, the REALTOR® Academy is a Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) approved education provider and is approved to train VA eligible persons.
To hold a Texas real estate license you must be licensed in the state of Texas and meet Texas licensing requirements. If you are interested in transferring your license to Texas please contact us at 210-593-1200 for more information.
Qualifying (Pre-Licensing) course are required to obtain your Texas real estate License. There are a total of six classes you need to complete in order to take the real estate licensing exam.
SAE (Sales Agent Apprentice Education) is required within the first two years of obtaining your Texas real estate license.
CE (Continuing Education) courses are required to maintain your license or work toward a broker’s license. Agents are required to take a total of 18 credit hours every two years.
To obtain your real estate license you must complete six Qualifying (Pre-licensing) courses as well as pass the State and National licensing exams and apply for your license through the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC). Start here.
Depending on your schedule, courses may be completed in as little as six weeks.
The REALTOR® Academy offers a six course bundle, including required textbooks, for $870. There will also be approximately $300-$400 in state and licensing fees.
We recommend that you complete all six licensing courses within one year of taking your first class.
According to the Texas Real Estate Commission, students may only take 12 hours of qualifying education in a 24-hour period. It is possible to be enrolled in multiple classes at one time as long as the 12 hour requirement is adhered to.
No, the REALTOR® Academy allows students to take classes in any order.
Yes, we offer a bundle for $870 including an exam prep course. This is a total value of $999.
The REALTOR® Academy offers a two day exam prep course and also partners with CompuCram exam prep software.
The REALTOR® Academy offers online and in-person classes, depending on the student’s preference.
For continuing education courses, the REALTOR® Academy submits course completion to TREC within 10 days.
All Qualifying courses require exams that must receive at a minimum 70 percent score. Specific CE and Designation courses may require an exam.
The REALTOR® Academy offers weekday, weekend, night and online classes.
A 70 is required to pass course exams.
A 70 is required to pass the licensing exam.
The Texas real estate exam has 40 questions and will take approximately 90 minutes. The sales agent national exam is 150 minutes, including 85 questions.
There is no typical day for a real estate agent, which is one of the reasons many enjoy the business so much. Agent tasks vary day to day but may include meeting prospective clients and showing homes, overseeing repairs to a listed property, working closely with a lender to complete a transaction, managing contracts and answering questions from first-time buyers.
A real estate agent is a person who holds a real estate license. A REALTOR® is a real estate agent who has subscribed to the Code of Ethics through membership in the National Association of REALTORS®. They are a member of the local, state and national associations.
A salesperson is a person who holds their real estate license. A broker is a person who has taken higher education and is allowed to hire agents to work for them.
We recommend visiting multiple Brokerages to find out which office works best for you. The REALTOR® Academy is happy to provide interview questions for you to use while interviewing prospective brokers.
Typically real estate agent income is based on commission.