Copyright

Ch 18: Texas Real Estate

About This Chapter

This chapter breaks down several key components of Texas real estate. You'll review various regulations and considerations specific to the practice of real estate in Texas.

Texas Real Estate - Chapter Summary

This chapter details numerous aspects of navigating the practice of real estate in Texas. You'll learn about key codes of conduct, contractual regulations, and related issues. By the time you're done studying this chapter, you'll have bolstered your understanding of the following:

  • Duties and powers of the Texas Real Estate Commission
  • Licensing and education associated with Texas real estate
  • Ethical practices and agency duties of Texas real estate brokers
  • Ownership, transfer, and encumbrance regulations
  • Foreclosure and liens
  • Veterans' land board

The practice quizzes accompanying each lesson give you the chance to test your understanding step-by-step, with a practice final exam at the end of the chapter allowing for a more complete test of your knowledge. You can access these assessments as many times as you feel necessary while you study.

9 Lessons in Chapter 18: Texas Real Estate
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Texas Real Estate Commission: Duties & Powers

1. Texas Real Estate Commission: Duties & Powers

This lesson looks at the Texas Real Estate Commission, including its duties and powers. You'll also learn how this agency handles the licensing and regulation of real estate brokers.

Texas Real Estate Commission: Hearings & Appeals

2. Texas Real Estate Commission: Hearings & Appeals

The purpose of this lesson is to explain how the Texas Real Estate Commission handles hearings and appeals. The court hearing process and alternative dispute resolution will be discussed.

Texas Real Estate Licensing: Requirements, Maintenance & Renewal

3. Texas Real Estate Licensing: Requirements, Maintenance & Renewal

This lesson explores licensing requirements for real estate sales agents, inspectors, and appraisers in Texas. We'll cover continuing education requirements for license maintenance and renewal and related topics.

Texas Real Estate Contracts

4. Texas Real Estate Contracts

The sale and purchase of real estate in America can differ from state to state, with different contracts, rules, and regulations. It is important to understand the details of real estate contracts, and how regulations like the statute of fraud in Texas and the seller disclosure requirements work.

Texas Real Estate Brokers: Ethics & Conduct

5. Texas Real Estate Brokers: Ethics & Conduct

This lesson covers the standards of conduct for real estate brokers in Texas. You'll learn about the grounds for suspension and revocation, unauthorized practice of law, trust funds, splitting fees and advertising rules.

Texas Real Estate Brokers: Agency Duties

6. Texas Real Estate Brokers: Agency Duties

The purpose of this lesson is to discuss agency duties for real estate brokers in the state of Texas. We will briefly illustrate the various duties and how each coincides with state and federal regulations.

Texas Real Estate Regulations: Ownership, Transfer & Encumbrances

7. Texas Real Estate Regulations: Ownership, Transfer & Encumbrances

In the United States, the property and real estate laws can differ from state to state. It is important for home buyers to be aware of their rights and protections from real estate agents and landlords, even when dealing with homeowners associations. This lesson covers the real estate regulations in Texas.

Texas Real Estate Regulations: Foreclosure & Liens

8. Texas Real Estate Regulations: Foreclosure & Liens

Like many other states, in Texas real estate regulations regarding foreclosure and liens aim to protect everyone involved in the purchase, sale, or improvement to real property. Legal tools like short sales and Mechanic's and Materialman's Liens can remedy problems.

Texas Real Estate Veterans' Land Board

9. Texas Real Estate Veterans' Land Board

This lesson will cover the Texas Real Estate Veterans Land Board and what that entity has done for military veterans. Its history and the services offered will be discussed.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Support