Statewide West Texas Based Real Estate Salesperson & Broker License School Delivering Exam Prep, Continuing Ed & Career Training Designations

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1. Completion of 180 classroom hours for salesperson licensure or 900 classroom hours for broker licensure is required. Of these, 180 hours for salesperson or 270 hours for broker must be in qualifying hours of real estate courses.


2. 30 hours in Law of Agency, 30 hours in Law of Contracts, and 60 hours in Principles of Real Estate (Principles I and Principles II), 30-hours in Finance and 30 hours in Promulgated Contracts class are required.


3. After you have completed your courses with TARREC you will be required to submit your Application for Inactive Salesperson License - evidence of successful completion of your education certificates to TREC in the "MY License" system on the TREC website at Click on the "Register Here to set up your user ID and password" link and follow the steps to create an account. Once an account is created, you will be able to apply for a new license.

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4. The application fee for a salesperson license is $205. Be sure to submit all of your completed education certificates to TREC, (preferred) email or via Fax 512-936-3863. NOTE TO SALESPERSON AND BROKER APPLICANTS: ALL FEES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.


5. Once you have completed your application to TREC for their review of your application and education. The estimated approval time could be between 10 - 14 days, but can take longer.  We highly recommend you to take the Exam Prep Course to ensure you are prepared for the State Exam. You can repeat the course as many times as you want for a full year!


TREC will issue and send a Candidate Information Brochure with a number assigned only to THAT STUDENT. (This is literally a “Permission to Take the Exam” letter.) The student must make an appointment must with PEARSON VUE Services by going to or call using the toll-free number

(1-800-997-1248) and make arrangements to take the 4-hour computerized exam. There is a $54 fee each time a student takes an exam.


You will also have to get fingerprinted ($37.00). Fingerprints can be taken at some of the Pearson Vue testing centers or another location near you with IndentGo ID.


Note: You must pass the State Exam within one year of the application approval.


6. If you pass the exam, the results are electronically sent to TREC.

Once you have you inactive number, you will need to send a request to get a sponsoring broker, through your account online at TREC.  



It is advisable to let us personally guide you through the entire licensure process, including fingerprinting requirements. Although it may be feasible to earn a Salesperson License, from start to license-in-hand, in 21 days on your own initiative, the process becomes complex because of timetables and procedures that require exacting compliance. We can help you through the steps, including solid preparation for the Licensure Exam. Our goal is "No One Does It Better", and we bet it's your goal, too, when you begin listing and selling real estate.


Our lead instructor closed 160 out of 161 listings, which equates to a 99.38% success rate at listings, taken to listings sold!

Visit us at 1615 Ave Q Ste 3

Lubbock, TX 79401


The Academy of Regulated Real Estate Courses™ - TARREC™  has 58 years of experience in the real estate education business.