Texas Real Estate Post-Licensing Course: TX Legal Update Part II (2022-2023)

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Texas Post-Licensing:TX Legal Update Part II (2022-2023)

TX Legal Update Part II (2022-2023)

4 Total hours
0 Elective hours
4 Mandatory hours

The Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) Legal Update I and II courses are four hours of curriculum each. This online course, Legal Update II, includes three main topics: the Canons of Professional Ethics and Conduct, water and mineral rights in Texas, and ad valorem tax best practices and guidelines.

This four-hour course reinforces the ethical and fiduciary duties license holders owe to consumers, and emphasizes the legal limitations to a real estate license, and the importance to refer consumers to licensed, experienced professionals when a topic is outside their area of expertise.

Course highlights include:

  • The canons of fidelity, integrity, and competency
  • Geographic competency
  • Intermediary status
  • Multiple offers
  • Use of the Seller’s Disclosure Notice
  • Copyrighted surveys
  • Water and mineral rights in Texas
  • Ad valorem taxes in Texas
  • Special considerations regarding taxes
  • Tax prorations and rollbacks