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Texas Real Estate License Requirements

All About the Top Realtors In Texas

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.

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