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Real Estate School & Licensing

How to Get Your Texas Real Estate License

Being a real estate agent can put you on a career path where you control your time and income, but you have to earn a real estate license. So you decided that you want to become a Texas real estate agent. It’s a decision that can put you on a career path where you have more control over your schedule and income, but first, you have to earn your Texas real estate license.

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Real Estate Continuing Education

How To Renew Your Real Estate License In Texas

It’s one of the most common questions we answer here at Aceable. In fact, we field a lot of questions about continuing education and the requirements of keeping a license. There are stipulations in regards to when you can renew before or after your license expires. There are also continuing education requirements that have to be met before you can renew.

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Real Estate Brokers & Brokerages

How to Become a Texas Real Estate Broker in 7 Steps

Have you been eyeballing your commission split and thinking, “maybe I should become a real estate broker?” Of course you have. It crosses every agent’s mind at some point. Texas real estate agents that want to step it up to broker level have to follow a path set by the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC). Here’s the simplest guide you’ll find on how to become a real estate broker in Texas.

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Real Estate School & Licensing

How to Become an Apartment Leasing Agent in Texas

More households are renting today than at any point in the past 50 years. Professional leasing agents today require the same qualifications as real estate agents in the state of Texas. Learn about how you can complete the required education with an online real estate school. Sound interesting? Here’s what you need to know about being a leasing agent in Texas.

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Realtor License Information

How Much Do Realtors Make in Texas?

A career in real estate can be quite lucrative. According to Glassdoor, the median real estate salary in Texas can be as high as $100,000. Thinking about getting a Texas real estate license? Not only is it a rewarding and self-determining career path, but it can also be quite lucrative - especially if you’re working full-time.

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Real Estate School & Licensing

What Courses Are Required For a Texas Real Estate License?

Getting started in your new real estate career requires a specific set of educational courses to ensure you're ready for all of the job's responsibilities. Let’s take a look at what you’ll learn.

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Real Estate Brokers & Brokerages

How To Choose Your First Real Estate Brokerage In Texas

Here are a few major things you should take into consideration when checking out all the best brokerages in Texas. But what constitutes the right brokerage? Well, that depends on you and what you’re looking for in a broker. Here are a few major things you should take into consideration when checking out all the best brokerages in Texas.

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Real Estate School & Licensing

What is on the Texas Real Estate Exam?

Want an idea of what the Texas real estate exam will be like? Learn about the state and national portion of the exam, as well as how to prepare for it. Some real estate schools will even provide practice tests. Keep reading for a crash course on what you can expect to see on the exam.

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Real Estate School & Licensing

How Much Money Do Real Estate Agents Make in Texas?

Texas real estate agents make a wide range of salaries -- considering that 30% of active agents are only part-time, the average annual commission can greatly vary. But for the 70% who do work full-time, especially those who are well-regarded in their area, real estate can be a very lucrative profession. Found out how much you could be making today!

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Real Estate School & Licensing

How Long Does it Take TREC To Process my Application?

How long does it take TREC to process my application? It generally takes 2-3 weeks. TREC cannot finish processing your application until you have sent TREC all of your certificates and they have received them all. You will get a notification from them via email if you have been accepted or rejected. If you are accepted, you will get an “Eligibility Letter” from TREC, containing your TREC ID number and your next steps.