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Within the first two years of obtaining your Texas real estate license, you must complete 90 hours of Salesperson Apprentice Education (SAE) courses and two 4-hour Legal Update courses.
VanEd makes this simple with our online Texas SAE courses and packages that cover a wide range of topics important in your new real estate career. All SAE and Legal Update courses are approved by the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) under the most current rules, are 100% online, and include instructor support through our proprietary Student Q&A system.
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Our recommended courses to satisfy the 98 hours of Core (SAE) post - licensing education required during the first two years of your Texas salesperson license. Note that the 98 hours includes both of the Legal Update courses required for your first renewal.
Our recommended courses to satisfy the 98 hours of Core (SAE) post - licensing education for those also considering upgrading their license to the Broker Level of Authority. Note that the 98 hours also includes both of the Legal Update courses required for your first renewal.
An overview of Texas real estate law including legal concepts of real estate, land description, real property rights and estates in land, contracts, conveyances, encumbrances, foreclosures, recording procedures and evidence of titles.Full Details
NEW! This course provides an introduction to real estate appraisal for current and prospective real estate salespersons. It includes the central purposes and functions of an appraisal, social and economic determinant of value, appraisal case studies, cost, market data and income approaches to value estimates, final correlations, and reporting.Full Details
NEW! This course meets the new TREC requirements and outline! Covers the practical application of laws, rules and sound business practices for the management, operation and supervision of a real estate brokerage company.Full Details
Study and review of the various mathematical principles utilized in a typical real estate transaction, with application to specific problems.Full Details
In this course students will be exposed to the basics of investment real estate, including investment characteristics, techniques of investment analysis, the concept of time-valued money, discounted and non-discounted investment criteria, the use of leverage in real estate investment, tax shelter aspects of real estate investment and the concept and use of depreciation.Full Details
An overview of the subject, including the role of the property manager, landlord policies, operational guidelines, leases, lease negotiations, tenant relations, maintenance, reports, habitability laws, and the Fair Housing Act.Full Details
This course covers real estate professionalism and ethics, characteristics of successful salesperson, time management, psychology of marketing, listing procedures, advertising, negotiating and closing, financing, and the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act.Full Details
While you may not think of yourself as a real estate inspector, and are likely not licensed by the State as one, real estate inspection makes up a large part of what you do every day. Any property you look at for a potential buyer, seller, tenant or landlord is, by definition, being inspected.Full Details
Edition 7.0 - TREC's new non-elective Legal Update I, effective January 1, 2016.Full Details
Per TREC rules, all Licensees must complete this course every two years as part of their 18 hours of continuing education requirement. Edition 7.0 is the first four (4) hour Legal Update Part 2 course offered under the new rules.
Contact VanEd for recommendations on providers for the Legal Part I Course.Full Details
This required CORE course covers all aspects of Real Estate Finance, including The Monetary System, Sources of Money, the Lending Process and Insurance. Students can also expect to examine the most current Legislation and Rules governing Real Estate Finance.Full Details
NEW! This required CORE course covers the study of contract law in general and real estate contracts in particular.Full Details
NEW! Study of the principal and agent relationship, and the law of agency in general, including agency aspects of principal-broker relationship.Full Details
NEW! This required CORE course covers the unauthorized practice of law, broker-lawyer committee, current promulgated forms, commission rules governing the use of forms, and case studies involving the use of forms. Students will gain a working knowledge of the forms and terminology necessary to deliver properly completed contracts during a Texas real estate transaction.Full Details