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    How to get a Real Estate License in Texas

    Candidates in Texas must be 18 years old, submit to fingerprinting, and meet the Texas Real Estate Commission’s qualifications for honesty, trustworthiness, and integrity.Additionally, candidates must complete 180 hours of qualifying education and pass the Texas real estate exam.


    The exam consists of 125 questions that must be completed within 240 minutes. The first exam section covers national real estate subjects including the following:
    • Real estate property characteristics
    • Forms of ownership
    • Property value
    • Contracts
    • Real estate practice
    • Property disclosure
    • Financing
    • Calculations
    The second exam section covers state real estate subjects including the following:
    • Commission duties and powers
    • Licensing
    • Standards of conduct
    • Agency
    • Contracts
    • Special topics
    FeesExam fee: $54 License fee: $205 Fingerprint fee: $37 Background check fee: $27Recovery fee: $10


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