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A sales agent is a person who is licensed by the Real Estate Commission to act as an agent on behalf of a real estate broker and their clients. A sales agent must be sponsored by a licensed Broker in order to perform any act of real estate services.
You have one year from the date your application is filed to meet all license requirements. Once you have met all the requirements to get your license, including finding a broker sponsorship, TREC will send an active sales agent license to your broker and to you via email!
Complete Your Qualifying Education
180 classroom hours of the following qualifying real estate courses
Education course completion documents must be submitted to TREC after applying online or with your paper application.
Champions School of Real Estate - Champions provides the education needed to earn or maintain a Real Estate license in Texas! We also offer Loan Originator, Home Inspector, and Appraiser licensing and continuing education.
Submit your application and fee to become a Sales Agent using our Online Services. If you don’t already have a username and password for our Online Services, register now. If you have registered online with TALCB or TREC in the past, log in now.
Apply by Mail
You are required by law to have fingerprints on file with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) so a background check can be performed. Fingerprints on file for other agencies will not be accepted.
A license will not issue if the background check has not been passed. Expect a delay if you are notified of an investigation into your background history.
License exams are administered by PearsonVUE, a testing service company.
You will be sent a notice with instructions for scheduling the exam and obtaining a copy of the exam Candidate Handbook.
If you fail the exam three times, additional education will be necessary.
After meeting the above requirements, you will be issued an inactive license. You need to be sponsored by an active Texas licensed broker to work. To request sponsorship from It's Closing Time Realty using TREC's online services follow these steps. Once we have accepted your request, your active license will be issued, and you can work as a Sales Agent!