Texas Continuing Education Course: Broker Responsibility Course (2019-2020)

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Texas CE:Broker Responsibility Course (2019-2020)

Broker Responsibility Course (2019-2020)

6.0 Total hours
0.0 Elective hours
6.0 Mandatory hours

The Texas Real Estate Commission provides updated course content to cover topics affecting real estate professionals in Texas. TREC protects consumers of real estate services in Texas by ensuring qualified and ethical service providers by providing applicable education.   

This 6-hour course reviews a range of rules that govern broker responsibility, and 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 supervisor of one or more license holders. In addition, any license holder may take this course, which counts for 6 hours of MCE elective credit.       

Course highlights include:

  • An overview of TREC rules, regulations, and standards with which brokers may need to comply  
  • A discussion of a broker’s responsibility to define and authorize license holder scope of authority, and ensure competency
  • New rules regarding team leaders, delegated supervisors, and the Broker Responsibility course
  • Advertising rules
  • Guidelines for managing trust funds, maintaining records, distributing consumer protection forms, and more
  • Property management responsibilities, authority and duties, and laws pertaining to property management
  • Teams, team names, and name registration
  • A discussion of proper training, mentoring, and conducting effective sales meetings
  • A review of required policies and procedures, record keeping
  • Broker response time requirements
  • TREC application process – methods and tips
  • Complaint handling in Texas
  • Relevant case studies that illustrate key violations that occur
  • Activities and examples to seal in the information and frame it in everyday context