TX Real Estate 98 Hour 
SAE Classes $385 $269*
Texas Real Estate Salesperson
Apprentice Education (SAE) - First Renewal

Pick your own 98 Hour SAE Package w/ Legal Update I & II 2018-2019
Credit Hour: 98   Price: $385     $269

Included Courses  (All 6 are included - complete any three you would like after you receive them)
  •  TX Marketing II - Negotiation Techniques (30 Hours PDF) TREC #0532
  •   TX Marketing I - Building a Real Estate Practice (30 Hours PDF) TREC #0536
  •   TX Real Estate Law (30 Hours PDF) TREC #0311
  •   TX Real Estate Brokerage (30 Hours PDF) TREC #751
  •   TX Real Estate Finance II (30 Hours PDF) TREC #0425
  •  TX Real Estate Property Management (30 Hours PDF) Read more 
  •   TREC Legal Update I (2018‐2019)   4 hrs 
  •   TREC Legal Update II (2018‐2019)  4 hrs 


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*What if I already have ​Legal I & II Update? 

SAE 90 Hr Package Credit Hour: 90  $349    $244.30
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Included Courses (All 5 are included - complete any three you would like)
  •   TX Real Estate Law (30 Hours PDF)
  •   TX Marketing I - Building a Real Estate Practice (30 Hours PDF)
  •   TX Marketing II - Negotiation Techniques (30 Hours PDF)
  •   TX Real Estate Brokerage (30 Hours PDF)
  •   TX Real Estate Finance II (30 Hours PDF)

SAE Individual courses
SAE Individual courses  
  •   TX Marketing II - Negotiation Techniques (30 Hours PDF) TREC #0532           $128
  •   TX Marketing I - Building a Real Estate Practice (30 Hrs PDF) TREC #0536    $128
  •   TX Real Estate Law (30 Hours PDF) TREC #0311                                                 $128
  •   TX Real Estate Brokerage (30 Hours PDF) TREC #751                                        $128
  •   TX Real Estate Finance II (30 Hours PDF) TREC #0425                                       $128
         TREC Legal Update I 2018-2019 (PDF)  4 hrs                                                            $25            TREC Legal Update II 2018-2019 (PDF) RECETX1115204 4 hrs                              $25               

​Enroll in Individual courses

SAE (Sales Agent Apprentice Education)
Licensed Sales Agents who applied on or after September 1, 2012 must show evidence of having completed a minimum of 90 hours in qualifying real estate education and 4 hours in Legal Update I and 4 hours in Legal Update II prior to the first two year license term, for a total of 278 hours by the end of the second year of licensure. 

TREC SAE Requirements

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A secure, reliable and accurate learning experience

  • PDF is Entirely self paced
  • Can be read offline anywhere - anytime
  • Just login to take quizzes
  • View PDF on desktop, laptop, tablet,  iphone or Ipad.
  • Student may take a portion of the course, Bookmark it and resume the class later. 
  • Course final exams must be proctored

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Texas Real Estate
 License Courses Online
98 Hour Online SAE Courses including classes on  Legal I & II Update 
Texas Real Estate License School 60 Hour SAE Classes $256

All courses are offered through 
360training.com, Inc.
Continuing Education Provider # 0238
Qualifying (Prelicense & SAE) Provider # 0591

Note to SAE students: 

Renewal must be completed online at:

  •   If you are subject to SAE you are required to complete the education requirement even if you are renewing on an inactive status. Renewals without education for this type of license will be rejected. Both SAE and fingerprinting should be completed at least 10 days prior to the license expiration date. Fingerprinting is not required for a timely renewed inactive license if you are subject to SAE. 

  •   Salespersons under SAE must submit their education hours to TREC at least 14 days in advance of renewing their license online

*Always check your transcript with the Texas Real Estate Commission to make sure that you are not duplicating a course that you have previously taken for real estate credit 
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Complete your Texas real estate continuing education requirements. Our courses are designed to help you fulfill your CE credits for your Texas real estate license renewal. 360training.com is offers you the convenience of studying at your own pace in any location with Internet connection. 

Our Texas real estate MCE and SAE online courses meet the requirements of the Texas Real Estate Commission. Prior to September 1, 2012, some salespersons under the Salesperson Annual Education (SAE) requirements were to complete courses on an annual basis. 

On September 1, 2012 and after, salespersons will be required to complete their education renewal requirements during the two year license term. All active and inactive salespersons, who are under the Salesperson Apprentice Education (SAE) requirement, must show evidence of having completed a minimum of 90 hours in core real estate education during the two year license term, so that a total of 270 classroom hours have been completed by the end of the second year of licensure. 

Evidence of successful course completion must be posted to the TREC computer system prior to the online renewal process or the license will expire. Evidence of course completion cannot be submitted during the online renewal process. You must submit your hours at least 10 days prior to the date you wish to renew online. TREC’s email address (for mailing certificates) to documents@trec.texas.gov FAX number 512-936-3864.

​Meet Qualifying Education Requirements

  • All active and inactive sales agents, who are under the Sales Agent Apprentice Education (SAE) requirement, must show evidence of having completed a minimum of 90 hours in qualifying real estate education and 4 hours in Legal Update I 2018-2019 and 4 hours in Legal Update II 2018-2019prior to the first two year license term, for a total of 278 hours by the end of the second year of licensure. 
  • Evidence of successful course completion must be posted to the TREC computer system prior to the online renewal process or the license will expire. 
  • Evidence of course completion cannot be submitted during the online renewal process. 
  • You may use the SAE Cover Sheet, and
  • You must submit your hours at least 10 days prior to the date you wish to renew online. 
  • Course completion certificates may be emailed TREC’s email address (for mailing certificates) to documents@trec.texas.gov FAX number 512-936-3864.
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TX Real Estate Property Management (30 Hours PDF) 

This is SAE course is approved by TREC covers every topic as required by TREC guidelines for SAE.


  • This Texas property management course will help licensees who work as property managers, or are considering becoming property managers, develop a comprehensive understanding of the field. It begins with an introduction to the factors, economics, law, responsibilities, and operation of professional property management. Learners will explore marketing principles and activities, opening and running a property management office, and managing relationships with owners and tenants.

  • Next, we discuss analyzing and managing residential and commercial properties, the nature and types of leases, risk management, and applicable state and federal law. The course concludes with sections detailing the managers maintenance and safety and security responsibilities.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • - Recall the different types of property managers in real property management
  • - Identify the impact that the condition of the real estate economy can have on how properties are managed
  • - List the benefits of professional property management
  • - Explain the nature of the manager-owner relationship.
  • - Establish a complete and effective management plan for a property.
  • - Recognize appropriate agreements and reports for the property.
  • - Describe marketing principles and activities as they relate to marketing rental properties.
  • - Discuss how to develop an advertising campaign strategy and how to gauge its effectiveness.
  • - Explain the advantages and disadvantages of various advertising methods.
  • - Summarize the importance of the promotional efforts by management and the value of the personal selling efforts of the manager.
  • - Describe the necessary elements and staffing requirements for a management office.
  • - Explain factors necessary to determine management fees.
  • - Summarize the information required to complete financial reports.
  • - Identify information and documentation required for determining tax liability.
  • - Recognize three methods for determining profitability.
  • - Demonstrate how to effectively manage tenant relationships
  • - Explain how security deposits and rent collection should be handled
  • - Describe how and why property managers evict tenants
  • - Discuss residential property and fair housing laws
  • - Contrast the differences among three different property management relationships.
  • - Describe the elements of a management agreement.
  • - Explain takeover procedures.
  • - Summarize how to build and maintain satisfactory relationships with owners.
  • - Describe different types of residential property and how valuation is affected.
  • - Summarize how marketing is influenced by the type of property.
  • - Discuss methods of managing tenant relations.
  • - Identify the roles of various building staff and their roles in maintaining the apartment building.
  • - Explain residential operating reports.
  • - Distinguish the differences when managing cooperatives, condominiums, and Planned Unit Developments (PUDs).
  • - Describe the importance of accurate budget projections when determining management fees.
  • - Summarize the issues involved when managing subsidized housing.
  • - Explain the similarities and differences of managing manufactured home parks and housing for the elderly.
  • - Classify retail properties by market area, patterns, owner, and merchandising products.
  • - Describe different marketing strategies for retail properties.
  • - Discuss retail leases and their specific clauses.
  • - Explain how maintenance varies depending on the size of the property and the obligations of the tenant.
  • - Identify administrative responsibilities and financial reports required by retail centers.
  • - Describe classifications of industrial real estate.
  • - Summarize required market information and industrial development incentives that are necessary for successfully marketing industrial space.
  • - Identify specific issues for qualifying and negotiating with industrial tenants.
  • - Explain the needs of ministorage center management.
  • - Explain the general nature of leasing real property.
  • - Describe the lease as a real estate transaction.
  • - Explain how leasing is vital component to real estate practice.
  • - Describe the differences in the types of leasehold estates.
  • - Explain the general provisions of the Landlord and Tenant Act.
  • - Explain the differences in the types of leases.
  • - Identify four methods of risk management and the implications of each.
  • - Describe insurance policies that the owner, the manager, and the tenant should carry, and discuss the need for and coverage of each.
  • - List environmental laws and give a simple explanation of each.
  • - Name environmental hazards and describe ways that the property manager can minimize their effects.
  • - Plan employee information and training for dealing with hazardous substances.
  • - State the reason for antitrust laws, and give an example of what not to discuss with competitors.
  • - Describe the purpose of the federal fair housing laws and the protections that they offer.
  • - Discuss the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Megan's Law.
  • - Explain the protections offered by the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) as well as the Uniform Electronic Transmissions Act (UETA) and the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.
  • - List the requirements of the Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act (LBPHRA).
  • - Summarize the provisions suggested by the Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act.
  • - Identify the requirements of getting a real estate license.
  • - State the required educational materials.
  • - Understand what the laws require regarding relationships with clients and customers.
  • - Answer questions regarding the real estate recovery fund.
  • - List kinds of maintenance operations and give an example for each.
  • - Explain the duties and responsibilities of various maintenance personnel.
  • - Discuss the components of a cost-effective maintenance program.
  • - Describe the issues concerning construction activities.
  • - Summarize steps to increase and manage energy efficiency.
  • - Design a life safety program utilizing personnel, equipment, and procedures to prevent an emergency, detect a breach, and contain and counteract the damage.
  • - Describe the role of personnel in life safety situations.
  • - Identify preparations for various emergency situations.
  • - Explain how to prevent criminal activity on the property.

Topics Covered

This course covers the following topics as required by TREC:

  • Professional Property Management
  • Feasibility of Property Management
  • Marketing Plan
  • Management Operations
  • Owner Relations
  • Market Analysis and Management of Housing
  • Leases
  • Tenant Relations
  • Federal, State and Local Laws
  • Maintenance and Construction
  • Commercial Property Management
  • Risk and Environmental Issues
  • Safety and Security Issues for Property Managers and Staff

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 If your renewal is filed on or after January 1, 2008, you are required by law to have your fingerprints on file with the Department of Public Safety for TREC.

TREC Update:Background Check Fee for Renewals 
  All TREC licensees who have been fingerprinted will eventually have to pay an additional fee for a subsequent background criminal history report upon renewal of their license
  Renewal fees will be returned to licensees who submit incorrect fee amounts and the license will expire if the correct amount is not received.

TREC 3 day rule
Please note, TREC will not accept your certificate of completion for this course unless 3 days have elapsed since the date/time you started the course. Your participation in this course must not exceed 12 hours per day. Example: If you started the course on March 2 at 11:00AM, then the soonest you could take the final exam would be March 4 at 6:00AM (3 days at 12 hours per day). Please note you are not required to work on the courses 12 hours per day, but this is the maximum amount of time per day. Starting and completing more than one qualifying course within the same 3 days does not comply with Commission rulesTREC cannot award credit for courses and certificates that are not in compliance. Please ensure you have met these requirements BEFORE attempting the final exam.

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TREC PROCTORING Guideline Update effective September 1, 2017

New guidelines now require students of this course to have their exams proctored and you have the right to request a criminal history evaluation (where applicable) before enrolling in the courses or applying for a license. 

Under the new rules, you will be required to find a proctor. to find an eligible Proctor and give the exam in his/her presence to qualify for a completion certificate

The following are acceptable third party proctors: (for in-person proctoring)

  • 1 Employees at official testing or learning/tutoring centers
  • 2 Librarians at a school, university, or public library
  • 3 College, university, secondary, or elementary school - Administrators, faculty, teachers, or academic advisors
  • 4 Clergy who are ordained/certified and affiliated with a specific temple, synagogue, mosque, or church
  • 5 Members of the court system – Judge, justice of the peace, magistrates, and prosecutors.
  • 6 Law Enforcement Officers – Sergeant, lieutenant, or captain
  • 7 Military installation or correctional facility educational officers
  • 8 authorized notary


Some of our students have found that their local libraries will proctor the exams for no charge. Also we were told some local banks will proctor it for free. We suggest you check with your local library or bank.


Q. Does the student give TREC (or 360) the proctor's qualifications and email address ? 
A. The student provides the proctor info to 360 which is done by filling out the online affidavit after passing the final exam.

Q. Does the proctor then get an email with a code that they enter after the exam? –
A. The proctor code step comes up before taking the final exam. This step helps the student to understand that the proctor has to be sitting with them.

Q. What does the online Proctor Affidavit look like ? 
A This is what it looks like. Proctor Affidavit

Q How does the Proctor sign off on it digitally? 
A. They sign off through DocuSign after passing the final exam in the course.

SAE courses can be completed in as little as 9 days (see TREC 3 day rule)

Additionally, you may request a criminal history evaluation before enrolling in courses or applying for a real estate license, as set out in Texas Occupations Code §53.025 and TREC Rule 541.1. If you have any criminal offenses, unpaid judgments, had disciplinary action taken against a professional or occupational license, or have performed an unlicensed activity, TREC requires you to consider submitting a completed Moral Character Determination Form before applying for a license.

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New guidelines now require students of this course to have their exams Proctored ​

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  A student must wait 3 days after enrollment before submitting their course completion certificates to TREC.

  Be aware of this rule if you are cutting it close on your end of the month renewal. (See info regarding $200 late filing fine below