Real Estate Investments - Texas SAE, Real Estate Licensing


Real Estate Investments - Texas SAE

Texas SAE : Certified and approved by the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) to meet the Texas SAE / CORE requirements for Texas real estate licensees, and the new 2017 TREC distance education delivery standards. 

The purpose of the Investment course is to provide a working knowledge of the basic tools of analysis for (1) direct real estate investments, considering both annual cash flow and the reversion, and (2) indirect investments in real estate. Direct investments refer to the situation where the investor invests in real estate; indirect investments refer to investments using either irregular methodology or wraparound mortgages.

The course is not directed toward a specialized student population. Rather, it is intended for those who may pursue a variety of clients and customers who are current investors or who will be making entry into the investment markets in real estate for the first time. Students will be introduced to investment criteria and the process of analyzing investments. 

Table of Contents

  • Course Introduction
  • Unit 1. Investment Characteristics
  • Unit 2. Investment Analysis
  • Unit 3. Time Value of Money
  • Unit 4. Discounted/Non-Discounted Investment Criteria
  • Unit 5. Leverage
  • Unit 6. Tax Shelters
  • Unit 7. Depreciation & Appreciation
  • Unit 8. Property Tax
  • Unit 9. Yield Capitalization

The course contains quizzes, exercises, flashcards and numerous online field trips. It is completed with a multiple choice final exam.

Upon completing this course students will receive a certificate of completion that they may use as evidence of passing the course with the real estate commission. We remind you that licensees must complete 98 hours of SAE education within the first two years of licensure. This course meets 30 hours of the SAE requirements.  Those upgrading to the Broker level of authority may also use this course to meet 30 hours of the Broker level education requirements.