GALVESTON COLLEGE 2009
 

 

All Real Estate courses will be taught by experienced, TREC (Texas Real Estate Commission) accredited instructors

Effective January 1, 2006, to obtain your Texas Real Estate License you must complete 210 classroom hours of core real estate courses acceptable to the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC).  The specific core courses that are required are:  (1) 60 hours in Principals of Real Estate (2) 30 hours in Law of Agency (3) 30 in Law of Contracts and (4) 30 hours in another core course.  Sixty (60) additional core hours or related courses must also be taken.  Other core courses are:  Real Estate Appraisal; Real Estate Law; Promulgated Contract Forms: Real Estate Finance; Real Estate Marketing; Real Estate Mathematics; Real Estate Brokerage; Property Management; Real Estate Investment; and Residential Inspectation for Real Estate Agents.  If a student has completed college credit courses, the student can request TREC to evaluate the transcripts after completing the 150 classroom hours of core real estate courses to determine if credit can be granted for the additional two real estate courses.  Fell free to visit the Texas Real Estate Commission http://www.trec.state.tx.us/.  

NO SENIOR DISCOUNTS FOR REAL ESTATE COURSES.  WEBCT INTERNET CLASSES AVAILABLE LECTURE CLASSES REQUIRE PROFICENCY ON INTERNET

WEBCT INTERNET CLASSES AVAILABLE

LECTURE CLASSES REQUIRE PROFICENCY ON INTERNET

 Real Estate Principles I (RELE 1002)

An overview of licensing as a real estate broker and salesperson, ethics of practice, titles to and conveyance of real estate, legal descriptions, law of agency, deeds, encumbrances and liens, distinctions between personal and real property, contracts, appraisal, finance and regulations, closing procedures, and real estate mathematics.  Also includes federal, state, and local laws relating to housing discrimination, housing credit discrimination, and community reinvestment.  Textbook is required.

Real Estate Principles II  (RELE 2009)

An overview of licensing as a real estate broker and salesman, ethics of practice; titles to and conveyance of real estate, legal descriptions, law of agency, deeds, encumbrances and liens, distinctions between personal and real property, contracts, appraisal, finance and regulations; closing procedures; real estate mathematics and federal, state, and local laws relating to housing discrimination, housing credit discrimination, and community reinvestment.  Textbook is required.

Real Estate Contracts (RELE 1012)

A review of real estate contracts required by Section 6A (3) of the Real Estate License Act with emphasis on general contract law requirements.  Also covers the purpose, history, and working process of the Broker-Lawyer Committee.  Includes preparation of real estate contract forms with emphasis on the most commonly used forms.  Textbook is required.

Law of Agency (RELE 2002)

A study of law of agency including principal-agent and master-servant relationships, the authority of an agent, the termination of an agentís authority, the fiduciary and other duties of an agent, employment law, deceptive trade practices, listing or buying procedures, and the disclosure of an agency.  Textbook is required.

Real Estate Finance (RELE 1020)

An overview of the U.S. monetary system, primary and secondary money markets, sources of mortgage loans, federal government programs, loan applications, processes and procedures, closing costs, alternative instruments, laws effecting mortgage lending and the State Housing Agency.  Textbook is required.

Real Estate Investment (RELE 1008)

Financing, evaluation, and management of real estate investment.  Emphasis on real estate investment characteristics, techniques of investment analysis, time-valued money, discounted investment criteria, leverage, and applications to property tax implications of owning real estate.  Textbook is required.

Real Estate Marketing (RELE 1022)

A study of real estate professionalism and ethics; characteristics of successful salespersons; time management; psychology of marketing; listing procedures; advertising; negotiating and closing financing; and the deceptive trade practice act, consumer protection act, and commercial code.  Textbook is required.

Fundamentals of Environmental Issues (RELE 1030)

A study of environmental issues affecting the real estate industry including hazardous substances, underground storage tanks, and wetlands.  Textbook is required.

 property management (REle 1013)

A study of the role of the property manager, land-lord policies, operational guidelines, leases, lease negotiations, tenant relations.  Textbook is required.

 Real Estate Brokerage (RELE 2031)

A study of law of agency, planning and organization, operational policies and procedures, recruiting, selection and training of personnel, records and control, and real estate firm analysis and expansion criteria. Textbook is required.

 

Galveston College and the Galveston Association of Realtors are offering

Mandatory Continuing Education (MCE) Opportunities

MCE Provider # 0384

Real Estate Legal Update & Ethics #06-06-129-6498

Includes three hours each of TREC Mandated Ethics and Legal Update. Course content is written by TREC and meets requirements for MCE legal hours. Textbook not required.

 

Please Call 409-944-1344 for additional information and registration.

Updated 4/30/2009 - Content Author ccager