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Broker Licensure, Education, and Renewal

Becoming a Broker in Texas

A Licensed Real Estate Broker is a person who provides real estate services to another person in exchange for a commission. Brokers can also sponsor and supervise real estate sales agents.

Renewing Your Brokers License in Texas

As a Real Estate Broker, you must renew your license every two years. A renewal notice will be sent out about 90 days before your expiration date. Until you receive this notice of renewal, you cannot renew your license.

Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB)

The Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB) designation is designed for experienced owners, brokers, managers, and supervisors to raise professional standards, strengthen individual and office performance, and sharpen expertise in brokerage management. 

What is a Broker?

A person who acts as an intermediary between sellers and buyers of real estate/real property and attempts to find sellers who wish to sell and buyers who wish to buy. In the United States, the relationship was originally established by reference to the English common law of agency, with the broker having a fiduciary relationship with his clients.

Broker Responsibilities within the Association

Ensuring all licensees are accurate on the roster with the Association. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are monitoring the licensees in your office regularly. Make sure their license is current by checking at this site.

TR Model Brokerage Policies and Procedures Manual

This manual, available to members for $99.99 plus tax, gives brokerages instant compliance with TREC requirements to maintain written policies and procedures.

TR Broker Responsibility Guide

Texas REALTORS® has compiled a guide to highlight statutes and rules that need to be addressed in a broker’s office policy manual. Using the guide will give brokers a frame of reference and an outline from which to base their written office policy manuals.