PLEASE NOTE: We provide the following renewal information as a courtesy and it may change at any time. It is the individual licensee's responsibility to be sure that he or she meets the requirements for his or her own particular license renewal circumstance(s).

  • Total Hours: 18
  • Mandatory/Core: 8
  • Elective: 10
  • Renewal Cycle: 2 years

Texas real estate licensees need a minimum of 18 credits of Texas real estate continuing education every 2 years. 8 of the 18 credits must include the 4-hour TREC Legal Update I course and the 4-hour TREC Legal Update II course. The remaining 10 credits can be any TREC approved elective course(s).

For example, Supervising Brokers are required to take:

  • 4 hours of TREC Legal Updates I
  • 4 hours of TREC Legal Updates II
  • 10 hours of elective CE courses

For additional questions about Texas license renewal requirements, please contact the commission at (512) 936-3000

See Renewal Packages

  • Total Hours: 18
  • Mandatory/Core: 14
  • Elective: 4
  • Renewal Cycle: 2 years

The Texas Real Estate Commission requires that brokers take the 6 hour Broker Responsibility course if they are a sponsoring broker, designated broker of a business entity or a delegated supervisor (for 6 months or more) supervising at least one salesperson. The Broker responsibility course is not in addition to the 18 hour of CE required for renewal; it is in conjunction with the 18 hours.

For example, Supervising Brokers are required to take:

  • 4 hours of TREC Legal Updates I
  • 4 hours of TREC Legal Updates II
  • 6 hours of Broker Responsibility
  • 4 hours of elective CE courses

See Broker Package

We do not offer these courses.

Receiving Credit for Completed Courses

In Texas, continuing education schools provide notice of course completion to the Commission. We submit notice of course completions to the TREC three times a week. In turn, TREC posts credit to your education transcript. You can verify your completions by looking up your record using the "License Holder Search" option displayed on the TREC's homepage:

NOTE: Each time you complete a course on the CBT website, you will receive a courtesy email from us that verifies your completion. You will receive a second email each time we submit notice of a course completion to the TREC.

After notice of your course completions have been posted to the TREC website, you can renew your license online. Click this link to access TREC's "Renew Your Sales Agent License" page:

Regulation of Online CE Courses

The Commission requires that online providers incorporate timers to help ensure that it takes the same amount of time to go through courses as the number of hours for which they are certified. For this reason we have incorporated a timing mechanism to ensure that a minimum seat time is spent in each course (equal to 50 minutes per credit hour). For example, a 3-hour course will be open and active for no less than 150 minutes. Final exams are required by the state and therefore in these courses.

TX Approved School

Registered at the state under our official sponsor company name CBT Alliance (provider# 0613). To verify, click Here to see our listing at TREC.

We are a Texas approved real estate school offering flexible online TX real estate continuing education courses. Our Texas real estate license renewal courses can be taken anytime day or night.

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