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The following education is required for a sales agent license:
Principles of Real Estate
[60 classroom hours]
Agency (30 classroom hours)
Contracts (30 classroom hours)
Promulgated Contracts Forms (30 classroom hours) ?
Estate Finance (30 classroom hours)
Education course completion documents must be submitted when the
application is filed.
Filling Your Application
After you have completed your education, you may file and pay for the
Application for Inactive Sales Agent License. Evidence of successful
completion of your education via credit transcript or certificate should be
submitted with your application.
Pursuant to §1101.3521 of the Real Estate License Act, any person applying
for or renewing a sales agent license must provide their fingerprints.
License examinations are administered by Pearson VUE, a testing service
Once the complete application is received and processed and education is
satisfied, the applicant will be notified of eligibility to sit for the
Investigation May be Needed
The filing of an application authorizes an investigation of the applicant's
Information revealed in an investigation may be cause for disapproval of an
application even though other requirements for a license are met.
Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Repayment History Checked
State law prohibits the renewal of a license if a license holder has
defaulted on a student loan guaranteed by TGTM
unless the license holder has entered into a repayment agreement with TG.
Before you can practice as a licensed sales agent you must arrange for a
Texas real estate broker holding an active license to sponsor you as a sales
Applicants and inactive sales agents are not authorized to act as a real
estate license holder.
Complete details can be found on the website for the Texas Real Estate