Next Steps Towards Getting Your Texas Salesperson License

Next Steps

Congratulations on completing your 180 hours (6 courses) of Texas real estate salesperson pre-licensing education!

You are now ready to file your application, get your fingerprints taken, complete your background check, and take your licensing exam. TREC provides step-by-step instructions on its website page titled Become a Real Estate Sales Agent.

For the best chance at success with your licensing exam, we recommend taking the following steps:

  1. Familiarize yourself with the content of the licensing exam by reviewing the exam content outlined on pages 26-28 of the PearsonVue Candidate Handbook.
  2. Use Exam Prep Edge, our exam prep product, to practice for the national and state portion of your licensing exam. If you purchased our standard, value, or premium Pre-Licensing package, this product is already in your account. Otherwise, you may purchase Texas Exam Prep Edge here.

Number of Questions by Topic

The Texas real estate licensing exam consists of both national and state-specific questions. To best prepare you for the exam, here’s a breakdown of the topics that you’ll encounter on the licensing exam:

National Portion Topics
80 Questions - 150 Minutes

Real Estate Exam National Portion chart

Texas Portion Topics
30 Questions - 90 Minutes

Real Estate Exam Texas Portion chart

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