The top real estate agents are also Realtors in Texas. There’s currently over 114,060 Realtors registered in the state.
How To Get Your Texas Real Estate License
In order to be a real estate agent in Texas you must:
Be A Citizen of the United States or lawfully admitted alien
18 years of age or older
Resident of Texas
Meet TREC’s qualifications for honesty, trustworthiness, and integrity (see below)
Consider requesting a Moral Character Determination before applying for the license – basically this is for anyone who has any criminal offenses, unpaid judgments, had discipline taken against a professional or occupational license, or have performed unlicensed activity.
180 classroom hours of the following qualifying real estate courses
Principles of Real Estate I (30 classroom hours)
Principles of Real Estate II (30 classroom hours)
Law of Agency (30 classroom hours)
Law of Contracts (30 classroom hours)
Promulgated Contract Forms (30 classroom hours)
Real Estate Finance (30 classroom hours)
Be sponsored by a Broker
What is the average income of a Realtor in Texas?
The average realtor in Connecticut makes about $46,400 a year.