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How To Make All Your Fee Payments Online

Whether you are applying for a new license, renewing your license, setting up a business entity registration, and more, the best and most secure way to pay Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) fees is through the agency’s online services portal. Plus, you can pay online whenever is convenient for you—the tool is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and 365 days a year.

The following visual explainers show you how to securely make your payments online.

What Happened During the First TREC Meeting of 2024

The Texas Real Estate Commission met on February 12 with a full crowd of Texas Realtors in attendance. This was the first opportunity in 2024 for license holders to earn up to four hours of CE credit during a Commission meeting. It was also an opportunity for those in attendance and watching the livestream to learn about the various functions of the agency, hear public comments, witness the form adoption process, and more. Read on for more highlights from the event.

Is Your CE Credit More Than Two Years Old? Read This Before You Go Inactive

Maybe you’re taking a break from the business, planning to switch brokerages, or intended to temporarily terminate your sponsorship relationship. No matter the reason, awareness of your continuing education (CE) completion date will save you from surprises when you’re ready to go active again.

Broker-Lawyer Committee Highlight: Clearing Up Confusion Over Proposed MUD Notice

The Texas Real Estate Commission’s Broker-Lawyer Committee (BLC) had its first meeting of the year on January 12. The committee discussed potential form changes, reviewed public comments, and took a deep dive into recent case law, but one notice stole a chunk of the conversation. Here are some of the highlights.

ESAC’s First Meeting of Year: New Members, Principles I & II Recommendation

The Texas Real Estate Commission’s Education Standards Advisory Committee (ESAC) opened its first meeting of the year with a welcome to four new members. The new license holder members are Amanda Nichols and Thomas Carl Leatherman. The new education provider member is Cynthia Baas. The new public member is Rita Blevins. 

Officers Election

ESAC held elections and selected Bill Steddum, Jr. as chair, Byron Underwood as vice chair, and Michael Crowley as secretary.

2023 TREC Highlights: Rule Changes, New Commissioners, Legislative Session Outcomes, and More

2024 marks 75 years of the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) and its work to protect consumers in their real estate transactions. As that new chapter soon opens, here are some highlights from the Commission’s efforts during the last 12 months.