Texas Real Estate Continuing Education Course: Broker Responsibility Course (2021 - 2022)

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Texas CE:Broker Responsibility Course (2021 - 2022)

Broker Responsibility Course (2021 - 2022)

6 Total hours
0 Elective hours
6 Mandatory hours

Successful Texas real estate license brokers are conversant with the latest TREC rules and best practices for the Texas real estate industry. The 2021 Broker Responsibility course comprises the Texas Real Estate Commission’s timely content covering topics that affect real estate brokers and other license holders in the state. Scenarios and case studies are woven throughout the content to illustrate practical applications of pertinent points.

This six-hour course, which reviews a range of rules that govern broker responsibility, offers the latest information on policies and procedures that TREC has identified as being critical to providing compliant brokerage supervision and exceptional brokerage services to consumers. It also meets Texas’s mandatory requirement for CE renewing a license for brokers who sponsor sales agents, designated brokers of a business entity, and license holders who are delegated supervisors of one or more license holders. In addition, any license holder may take this course, which counts for six hours of MCE elective credit.

Course highlights include:

  • TREC Rules, regulations, and standards pertaining to brokers’ responsibilities
  • Subject matter and geographic competency
  • Best practices for Texas contract oversight
  • Fiduciary responsibilities that brokers owe to clients
  • Policies for virtual open houses and showings
  • Advanced issues relating to intermediary relationships
  • Transactions involving iBuyers
  • Property management rules
  • Review of trust account rules
  • Delegated supervisors and team leaders
  • The Consumer Protection Notice and Information about Brokerage Services Form
  • Licensed entities in Texas
  • Advertising rules and examples of acceptable advertising
  • TREC required broker policies and procedures
  • Copyright basics, infringement, and effects on brokerages, including copyright liability issues
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act and website accessibility
  • Brokerage succession planning and policies
  • Case studies, activities, and examples to provide real-world context