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Approved by TREC in association with The Real Estate Business School(#544).

Law of Agency – Online Course


Credits: 30 Hour(s)

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Online – Texas Law of Agency

Texas Law of Agency is a 30-hour course required by the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) for anyone who wishes to become a licensed real estate agent in Texas. This course discusses the rules and regulations governing real estate agency relationships in the state of Texas.

Fundamentals of Agency: 3 hours

  • Fundamentals of Agency Law
  • History of Real Estate Agency
  • Role of Agency in Real Estate
  • The Principal-Agent Relationship

Texas Agency Law: 5 hours

  • Chapter 1101, Texas Occupations Code – The Real Estate License Act
  • Rules of The Texas Real Estate Commission

Creation and Termination of the Agency Relationship: 4 hours

  • Express Contracts
  • Implied Agency
  • Gratuitous Agency
  • Termination of Agency Relationship

Authority and Liability: 2 hours

Types of Real Estate Agency Relationships: 3 hours

  • Seller’s Agent
  • Buyer’s Agent
  • Subagency Relationship
  • Dual Agency and Intermediaries

Disclosures and Other Duties: 2 hours

  • Disclosure
  • Agent’s Duty to the Principal
  • Agent’s Duty to the Third Party (Customer)
  • Principal’s Duties
  • Customer’s Duties

Agency Agreements: 2 hours

  • Listing Contracts
  • Types of Listing Agreements
  • Termination of Listings
  • Buyer-Broker Agreements

Sales and Commissions: 3 hours

  • Suit for Commission
  • Procuring Cause of the Sale
  • Agent’s Duties to the Customer
  • Broker Employment
  • Commission Rates
  • Selling Your Services

Employment Law: 2 hours

  • Principal-Agent vs. Master-Servant
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • Employment Anti-Discrimination
  • Workmen’s Compensation Laws
  • Personal Assistants

The Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act: 2 hours

  • Deceptive Trade Practices Act
  • How it affects a Real Estate Licensee
  • How to protect yourself
  • Some Really Bad Words in Real Estate

Real Estate Practice: 2 hours

  • Introduction to Real Estate Practice
  • Insight into Agency Law
  • Field Applications of Agency Law

All courses are approved by Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) and are in association with St. Edward's University Professional Education Center (#0720) in association with The Austin Institute of Real Estate (#544)

Format Available:

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All Texas Real Estate courses provided by Online Institute of America are ONLINE Self-Paced courses.

Note: Some courses may include PDF Textbooks and other material, but all examinations will be conducted online, at your convenience.

We're State Approved and Certified!

Our courses are provided by The Real Estate Business School (Austin Institute of Real Estate) (provider #701045); approved by the Texas Real Estate Commission as Correspondence

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Certificate of Course Completion

Certificates of completion make it easier than ever to share your success and progress with the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) and your sponsor or employer. With each course you finish a new certificate of completion will appear in your account. The certificate includes your name, course title, credit hours, date of completion and our administrative coordinator signature.

Features & Benefits:

State Approved & Accredited!State Approved! Our courses are approved by the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) in conjunction The Real Estate Business School.

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