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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. Note that the 98 hours also includes both of the Legal Update courses required for your first renewal.
NEW! This Texas SAE 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
NEW! This Texas SAE 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
In this Texas SAE 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 30 hour course forms part of the mandatory education towards licensure as a real estate sales agent in Texas, as required by the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC). As one of the mandatory pre-licensing courses, this introductory course provides students with an extensive foundational understanding of real estate terminology and professional obligations. This course includes all required elements as well as providing practical applications of each, which puts much of this introductory information into real-world application. Principles is designed to ensure that each student has a full understanding of the terms covered on the national portions of the Texas Real Estate Sales Agent Exam.Full Details
This 30 hour course forms part of the mandatory education towards licensure as a real estate salesperson in Texas, as required by the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC). This course begins with a discussion of real estate mathematics, including prorations, property tax and insurance premiums. The course engages the students on topics of financing and appraisal before introducing the students to investments, leases, property management and title transfer. A detailed examination of land use and specializations is also included. The course concludes with an explanation of closing procedures in a real estate transaction.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 Law of Contracts 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