From the Start Menu page, click on the dropdown menu under the "Change your license information and manage relationships" category.
Click "Change/Verify Contact Information" and click "Select".
Read the information on the "Change/Verify Contact Information" introduction page and click “Next”.
Update contact information and “Place of Business” (business physical) address on the Contact Information page and click "Next".
Verify contact information on the Application Summary page and click “Submit”.
On the Statement of Applicant page, select "Yes" to certify the address information is accurate and correct, and click "Next" to process the request.
What happens if a license holder is convicted of a crime?
If a license holder is convicted of a felony or a criminal offense involving fraud it is a violation of section 1101.652(a)(1) of the License Act.This section gives the Commission authority to suspend or revoke a license holder that has entered a plea of guilty or nolo contendere or has been convicted of a felony or any criminal offense that involves fraud (including misdemeanors).The Commission does not have the authority to revoke or suspend a license holder that has been only charged or accused of committing a felony or criminal offense that involves fraud.A license holder is required to notify the Commission not later than the 30th day after the final conviction or the entry of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. Failing to timely notify may result in more severe or further disciplinary action.All license holders’ criminal backgrounds are rechecked upon renewal, however, this does not excuse a license holder from notifying the Commission not later than the 30th day after the final conviction.
Call and talk with a customer service representative:
512-936-3000 (TREC) or 512-936-3001 (TALCB)
Contact Center Hours:
Monday through Friday, 7 AM to 6 PM
Financial Division and Purchasing: 512-936-3551
Executive Division: 512-936-3788
Public Information Requests: 512-936-3798
Texas Real Estate Commission
PO Box 12188
Austin, TX 78711-2188
Texas Real Estate Commission
Stephen F Austin Building
1700 N. Congress Ave., Suite 400
Austin, TX 78701
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You cannot use either company name because each implies that Sally, a sales agent, is in charge. An advertisement cannot in any way imply that a sales agent is the person responsible for the operation of a real estate brokerage. [TRELA §1101.652(b)(23) ]. A sales agent may use her name with the term “Team” or “Group,” so long as the advertisement also includes the broker’s name, and so long as the broker has registered the team or group name with the Commission.
Pursuant to Section 535.227(a)(1) of the Standards of Practice, inspectors are not required to move appliances in order to inspect behind them. However, it is often possible to locate gas shut-off valves either behind or near appliances (such as in the cabinet next to the range). If a gas shut-off valve cannot be located, this should be reported. As the question suggests, it is sometimes also possible to use a digital camera to “see” in areas that are not otherwise accessible and there are multiple means of detection of gas leaks in existence, such as through the use of hand held detectors (however, these would be considered specialized tools and are not required to be used in performing inspections).
Evidence of a past fire is not, in itself, a deficiency. Accordingly, inspectors are not required to report mere evidence of a past fire or the presence of paint in the attic. If there are any deficiencies due to fire or other causes, those deficiencies must be reported.
The Texas Association of Realtors (TAR) provides certain forms to its members. However, if you are not a member of TAR, you should have an attorney draft the necessary documents. It is a violation of the law for a license holder to draft an instrument that transfers or otherwise affects an interest in real property. [TRELA §1101.654]