Contracts Course Added to TREC License Renewal Requirements Starting in 2021

Starting February 1, 2021, brokers and most sales agents will be required to complete at least 3 hou...

Fact or Fiction? You Need to Include Your TREC Number in Ads

Fact or Fiction? You must include your TREC license number on all real estate signs. Fiction. TREC...

Recap of TREC’s February Meeting

The Texas Real Estate Commission met Monday, and several license holders attended and received conti...

What Happened at TREC's November Meeting

The Texas Real Estate Commission met November 19. The full agenda and materials are available at TRE...

Actions from TREC’s August Meeting

The August 12 Texas Real Estate Commission meeting covered 45 agenda items spread over 472 pages of ...

TREC Rule Change Shortens Time Requirements for Delegated Supervisors

At its November meeting, the Texas Real Estate Commission shortened the time span that determines wh...

Quiz: Do You Need a Real Estate License To Do That?

Quiz: Is a Real Estate License Required?Test how familiar you are with the Texas Real Estate Commiss...

How to Stay Out of Trouble With TREC

7 Tips to Avoid the Most Common TREC ViolationsTexas Real Estate Commission's Standards and Enforcem...

TREC's New Advertising Rules Now in Effect

May 15 is the effective date for the new advertising rules from the Texas Real Estate Commission. If...

Proposed Forms, Changes to Ad Rules at TREC's May Meeting

The Texas Real Estate Commission met on May 7, and here's a summary of actions relevant to Texas REA...

Referral Fees to Unlicensed Individuals

An unlicensed person referred business to me. Can I pay him a fee in return?You may give an unlicens...

How to Use a Nickname in Your Advertising

Can I use a nickname or my middle name in my advertising?TREC calls these alternate names. Before us...

TREC reconsiders restricting term "realty" in team advertising

The Texas Real Estate Commission is now publicizing that it intends to propose a change to recently ...

Fact or fiction? Your social media accounts must link to consumer notices

Fact or fiction? If you use your social media accounts for real estate business, the Texas Real Est...

TREC clarifies exceptions to mandatory use of contract forms

In November, the Texas Real Estate Commission adopted changes to Section 537.11 of its rules, Use o...