Texas Real Estate Exam Frequently Asked Questions

Every Question You Need Answered About Taking The Real Estate Exam In Texas

Do you have questions about the Texas real estate exam? We’re here to help. Below are some of the most commonly asked questions regarding the real estate exam. If your question isn’t answered here, our Customer Support team is ready to assist via chat, email, or by phone at 888.827.0777. We’re dedicated to helping you feel as confident as possible about your upcoming exam.

How much does it cost to take the Texas real estate exam?

The Texas real estate exam will cost students $43. There are other fees associated with licensing, but you can expect the test alone to cost this much.

What score do I need to pass the Texas real estate exam?

In order to pass the Texas real estate exam, you'll need a score of at least 70%. Passing the exam is much less stressful for anyone who has completed an Exam Prep course

Is the Texas real estate exam hard?

While the majority of students pass their real estate exam, a passing score isn't guaranteed. In some states, up to 25% of students have to retake the test in order to pass. Upon follow up after the test, most do not consider the exam "easy." The best way to alleviate your nerves and pass the test is to work hard and prepare as much as possible

Where do I take the Texas real estate exam?

The Texas real estate exam must be taken at an approved testing facility. You can see all of the available testing locations by visiting the Pearson VUE candidate handbook and scrolling to the bottom of the document.

What topics are covered on the Texas real estate exam?

The topics covered on the real estate exam include the following:

  • Commission Duties and Powers
  • Licensing
  • Standards of Conduct
  • Agency/Brokerage
  • Contracts
  • Special Topics


Can you take the Texas real estate exam online?

You cannot take the Texas real estate exam online. All students must travel to a testing location where they will be monitored for the duration of the test.

When will I get my Texas real estate exam results?

Candidates will see if they pass or fail the exam immediately upon its completion.

How many questions are on the Texas real estate exam?

There are a total of 125 questions on the exam. The National portion has 85 questions, and the Texas portion has 40 questions. Students are given 4 hours to complete the exam.

Can I retake the Texas real estate exam if I fail?

Anyone who fails is eligible to retest upon contacting Pearson VUE to schedule another appointment. Candidates can retake the exam three times.


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