What are the costs of obtaining a Texas real estate license?

To estimate the total cost of getting a Texas real estate license, divide it into variable and fixed costs.

Variable cost is the price of a 180-hour pre-license course. For example, RealEstateU offers the course online for an affordable $249. However, it’s not uncommon to see in-person schools charge well over $600.

Fixed costs of getting a real estate license in Texas.

  • TREC license application fee: $185
  • TREC Real Estate Recovery fee: $10
  • Fingerprinting fee to IDEMIA: $38.25
  • State exam fee of $43 that is payable to PearsonVue. 

Hence, with online real estate courses from RealEstateU, the total cost to get a Texas real estate license is $525.25.

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