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
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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If the broker used a Commission promulgated form, it contains provisions permitting the broker to require the buyer and seller to agree on who gets the earnest money and to sign a release before the money is disbursed. See Rule 535.146(d) for proper procedures for handling earnest money disputes where the broker is holding the money in a trust or escrow account.
Under inspector advertising Rule 535.221, an inspector may not engage in false or misleading advertising. Including such information in your advertisement could be construed to be misleading in that a consumer may believe that you or members of your company are licensed to inspect for wood-destroying insects. Additionally, such advertising may also be in violation of the Structural Pest Control Service advertising rules.
No, the permission may be in writing or oral. If the permission is given over the telephone, for example, the license holder should document who gave the permission and how it was given in case that information is later requested by TREC in connection with a complaint.
After an Fitness Determination (FD) request is filed and all required documentation is obtained (either initially or following subsequent requests for additional information), TREC will investigate the information and make a determination. Once TREC makes a determination, TREC has 30 days to notify the person of the determination. Providing a complete form and promptly sending any requested documentation will decrease the processing time of an Fitness Determination (FT).
Associated broker means a broker who associates with and is paid through another broker under a relationship that is intended to be a continuous relationship, including but not limited to, an employment or ongoing independent contractor relationship. [Rule 535.154(a)(3)]