This program meets the educational requirements established by the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) for becoming a licensed real estate agent. Upon completion of this intensive training, participants will have the skills and knowledge necessary for passing the TREC licensing exam. A sales license in real estate can be obtained, as stipulated by the Texas Real Estate Commission, only when an individual has completed 180 hours of course work.
The first section of the Real Estate program Principles I is scheduled to start October 7, 2013 and ends October 18, 2013.
Registration and payment for the class must be completed by September 30, 2013.
Classes will meet Monday - Friday, 6:00pm- 9:00pm in the Continuing Education building, Building 5., located on the campus of St. Philip's College, 1801 Martin Luther King Dr. San Antonio, TX 78203
A minimum enrollment of ten students is required.
Classes meet Monday thru Friday from 6pm - 9pm in Continuing Education Building.
- Each section of the program costs $190.00.
Real Estate Principles I
- This 30 hour course is an overview of licensing as a real estate broker and salesperson, ethics of practice, and the Texas Real Estate Licensing Act. Other topics introduced consist of title to and conveyance real estate, legal descriptions, law of agency, deeds, encumbrances and liens, distinctions between personal and real property, and contracts.
Real Estate Principals II
- This 30 hour course is an overview of listing agreements, appraisal, finance, mortgage theory, and closing procedures. This also addresses evidence of title and recording, real estate math, leases, the landlord and tenant act, property management, land use controls and real estate investment.
Real Estate Contracts
- This 30 hour course is a review of real estate contracts required by Section 6A (3) of the Real Estate License Act with emphasis on the general contract law requirements. Topics introduce the purpose, history, and working process of the Broker.
Law of Agency
- This 30 hour course is a study of law of agency. Topics include principal-agent and master-servant relationships, the authority of an agent, and the termination of an agent's authority. Additional topics such as the fiduciary and other duties of an agent, employment law, deceptive trade practices, listing or buying procedures, and the disclosure of agency are also covered.
Promulgated Contract Forms
The objective of this 30 hour course is to provide students a clear, practical approach to explaining and filling out the One-To-Four Family Residential Contract along with all appropriate addenda for the buyer. The class will review each paragraph of the contract in layman's terms, case problems and explanation of the math concepts required when filling out the Residential Contract.
Real Estate Finance
- This 30 hour course is an overview of the US monetary system, primary and secondary money markets, and sources of mortgage loans, and loan applications. The course also introduces finance processes and procedures, closing costs, alternative instruments, laws affecting mortgage lending, and the State Housing Agency.
Texas Real Estate Exam Prep-(Optional Course-Not required as part of the Real Estate License)
Real Estate Links
Texas Real Estate Commission