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Our packages contain everything you need to jumpstart your real estate career, including all mandatory Texas real estate license classes.

Texas Real Estate Pre-licensing Platinum Solution

$599.00

SKU : 503TX223001 Hours : 180

Texas Promulgated Contracts

Texas Law of Contracts

Texas Law of Agency

Texas Principles of Real Estate I

Texas Principles of Real Estate II

Texas Real Estate Finance

Mathmaster

Complete Texas Real Estate Prep xL - State and National

Real Estate Finance, 10th Edition

Texas Real Estate, 12th Edition

Texas Real Estate Brokerage and Law of Agency

Texas Real Estate Contracts

Texas Real Estate Promulgated Contracts

Real Estate Flashcards: National

Real Estate Recorded Review: National

Real Estate Test-Taking Tips: National

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Set yourself up for success with the Texas Real Estate Pre-licensing Platinum Solution (Now includes textbooks)! Get the required pre-license online courses and a variety of tools to prepare for the state exam and your new career. From our state-of-the-art exam prep tool—Prep xL— to instructor-led study webinars, textbooks and our quality guarantee, you can’t go wrong with this all-inclusive package.

Included in the Texas Real Estate Pre-licensing Platinum Solution:

1. Texas Principles of Real Estate: 60-hour course fulfills both the Principles I & II Texas core requirement.

2. Texas Promulgated Contract Forms: 30-hour course satisfies the core course requirement for Texas for Promulgated Contract Forms.

3. Law of Agency: 30-hour course focuses on agreements with buyers and sellers, intermediaries, agency concepts, fiduciary duties, employment issues and agency termination.

4. Law of Contracts: 30-hour course highlights contract creation, contract law, contract forms and breaches and provisions.

5. Real Estate Finance: 30-hour course focuses on the set of concepts and techniques used to analyze and finance income-producing real property.

6. Texas Master Exam Prep Package: This package comprised of theComplete Texas Real Estate Prep xL – State and National exam prep tool, the Real Estate Exam Prep Toolkit that includes flashcards to help you learn important national terminology, a course review of agency, contracts, finance and law, as well as helpful exam taking tips to maximize efficiency throughout the exam and Mathmaster.

7. Textbooks: Texas Real Estate,  Real Estate Fiance, Texas Real Estate Brokerage and Law of Agency, Texas Real Estate Contracts and Texas Real Estate Promulgated Contracts. 

8. Instructor Support: Every course comes with the support from an industry expert that can help answer questions you many have throughout the course.

9. 5-star Customer and Technical Support: Call anytime and a caring staff—customer service, course consultants, or tech support, will be happy to answer your questions and provide the support you need.

10. Pass the First Time – Guaranteed! Prep xL is so powerful, we guarantee you’ll past your state exam the first time.

Texas Real Estate Pre-licensing Gold Solution

$549.00

SKU : 503TX222001 Hours : 180

Texas Law of Contracts

Texas Principles of Real Estate I

Mathmaster

Complete Texas Real Estate Prep xL - State and National

Prep xL Instructions

Texas Principles of Real Estate II

Texas Law of Agency

Texas Promulgated Contracts

Texas Real Estate Finance

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The Texas Real Estate Pre-licensing Gold Solution will provide you with the required pre-license courses, instructor-led study webinars and exam prep tools—like Prep xL— that are guaranteed to take your study experience to the next level. Start your career in real estate on the right path with this comprehensive package.

Included in the Gold Solution:

1. Texas Principles of Real Estate: 60-hour course fulfills both the Principles I & II Texas core requirement.

2. Texas Promulgated Contract Forms: 30-hour course satisfies the core course requirement for Texas for Promulgated Contract Forms.

3. Law of Agency: 30-hour course focuses on agreements with buyers and sellers, intermediaries, agency concepts, fiduciary duties, employment issues and agency termination.

4. Law of Contracts: 30-hour course highlights contract creation, contract law, contract forms and breaches and provisions.

5. Real Estate Finance: 30-hour course focuses on the set of concepts and techniques used to analyze and finance income-producing real property.

6. Complete Texas Real Estate Prep xL – State and National: A sophisticated exam prep tool that leverages adaptive learning technology to tailor study materials to meet your individual needs. It utilizes customized study plans, comprehensive practice questions, full-length simulated tests and real-time data to help prepare you for the national and state-specific information on your upcoming Texas real estate license exam.

7. MathMaster: There's no need to be afraid of tackling math problems. The purpose of this is to give you the tools and expertise to ""master"" real estate math. Students will love the hands-on practice problems and detailed, clear descriptions of the purpose, use, and formulas.

8. Instructor Support: Every course comes with the support from an industry expert that can help answer questions you many have throughout the course.

9. 5-star Customer and Technical Support: Call anytime and a caring staff—customer service, course consultants, or tech support, will be happy to answer your questions and provide the support you need.

10. Pass the First Time – Guaranteed! Prep xL is so powerful, we guarantee you’ll past your state exam the first time.

Texas Real Estate Pre-licensing Silver Solution

$489.00

SKU : 503TX221001 Hours : 180

Texas Law of Contracts

Texas Principles of Real Estate I

Texas Principles of Real Estate II

Texas Law of Agency

Texas Promulgated Contracts

Texas Real Estate Finance

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The Texas Real Estate Pre-licensing Solution Includes:

1. Texas Principles of Real Estate: 60-hour course fulfills both the Principles I & II Texas core requirement.

2. Texas Promulgated Contract Forms: 30-hour course satisfies the core course requirement for Texas for Promulgated Contract Forms.

3. Law of Agency: 30-hour course focuses on agreements with buyers and sellers, intermediaries, agency concepts, fiduciary duties, employment issues and agency termination.

4. Law of Contracts: 30-hour course highlights contract creation, contract law, contract forms and breaches and provisions.

5. Real Estate Finance: 30-hour course focuses on the set of concepts and techniques used to analyze and finance income-producing real property.

6. Instructor Support: Every course comes with the support from an industry expert that can help answer questions you many have throughout the course.

7. 5-star Customer and Technical Support: Call anytime and a caring staff—customer service, course consultants, or tech support, will be happy to answer your questions and provide the support you need.

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Texas Principles of Real Estate II

SKU : 501TX191001

Credit Hours | 30

Category | New License

$99.00

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This real estate pre-license course meets the 30-hour Principles of Real Estate II core course requirement.

This online course covers real estate math, appraisal, finance and regulations, control of land use, licensing as a broker and salesperson (specializations), titles to and conveyance of real estate (leases and property management) deeds, encumbrances and liens, and closing procedures.

Texas Promulgated Contracts

SKU : 501TX187001

Credit Hours | 30

Category | New License

$99.00

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Get a core understanding of promulgated contract forms in Texas.

This 30 hour real estate pre-license course focuses on the broker-lawyer committee, commission rules, unauthorized practice of law, current promulgated forms and case studies.

Completion of this online course satisfies the Texas core course requirement for Promulgated Contract Forms.

Texas Law of Contracts

SKU : 501TX188001

Credit Hours | 30

Category | New License

$99.00

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Learn the law behind real estate contracts. This online pre-license real estate course meets all the standards for the 30-hour Law of Contracts core course requirement in Texas.

The curriculum focuses on contract creation, contract law, contract forms and breaches and provisions.

Texas Real Estate Finance

SKU : 501TX192001

Credit Hours | 30

Category | New License

$99.00

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This real estate pre-license course focuses on the set of concepts and techniques used to analyze and finance income-producing real property and will satisfy 30 hours of the additional core real estate course requirement necessary for licensure.

Topics covered in this online course: financing instruments and creative financing techniques; in-depth mortgage payment patterns and concepts, economic characteristics and standards, and financing of single and income-producing properties; sources and availability of mortgage money and credit and the impact of various factors on the mortgage market; and special government activities having an impact on real estate financing.

(TREC #451)

Texas Principles of Real Estate I

SKU : 501TX190001

Credit Hours | 30

Category | New License

$99.00

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This pre-license course meets the 30-hour Principles of Real Estate I core course requirement.

The online course provides an overview of licensing as a real estate broker and salesperson, distinctions between personal and real property, titles to and conveyance of real estate, ethics of practice as a license holder, federal, state and local fair housing laws, legal descriptions, deeds, encumbrances and liens.

Texas Law of Agency

SKU : 501TX189001

Credit Hours | 30

Category | New License

$99.00

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This real estate pre-license course fulfills the 30-hour Law of Agency requirement for real estate core education in Texas.

This online course focuses on agreements with buyers and sellers, intermediaries, agency concepts, fiduciary duties, employment issues and agency termination.

(TREC #1151)

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Become a real estate agent at our online Texas real estate school. OnCourse Learning helps fast-track your real estate career with our Texas real estate new licensing packages and online courses. Our courses fulfill the mandatory Texas real estate license requirements.

Real Estate Finance, 7th Edition

SKU : 9781285181370

Category | Textbook

$181.95

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Completely updated and edited to be more readable, Real Estate Finance 7th Edition lays the groundwork for an introductory course on real estate finance. Based on sound economic and financial principles, this book promotes a greater understanding of how real estate financial markets work. Divided into four Parts, this book addresses issues related to residential and commercial real estate finance

With the ever-changing landscape of real estate finance, this book applies the theoretical aspects of financial economics to explain how the financial institutions and markets evolved to their present state.

Topic updates include:

New chapter on federal regulation of financial institutions related to the mortgage market.
New topics on Regulation Z and the Dodd-Frank Act
Updated historical data to reflect the recent past
Revised REIT requirements
Updated to include more recent data on sources of funds, especially CMBS

Author: Terrence M. Clauretie and G. Stacy Sirmans

Copyright:2014

$30.95

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Have you been thinking of starting a career in commercial real estate? Making the switch? Wondering how to get started?

Then this is the book for you. It contains a working blueprint for successfully entering or transitioning into commercial real estate and making it work. Bob Herd provides advice, direction, and mentoring from real estate professionals who have made the move. Conversations with veteran commercial brokers also give keen insights from industry authorities.

Highlights of the second edition include a new chapter on teams and whether or not they are a good fit for you, expanded information on how to acquire new clients and increase your sales, additional information on how to convert assets to the cash needed to see you through the startup period, and a new section on setting a monthly budget for prospecting commercial property owners, to name a few.

For those using this in the class setting, every chapter now has 10 quiz questions to reinforce what you’ve learned and supplements for instructors adopting this for the classroom.

Author: Robert L. Herd, CRB, CRS, GRI 

Copyright: 2019

5 Minutes to Jumpstarting Your Real Estate Career

SKU : 9781629800226

Category | Textbook

$40.95

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This practical guide provides quick tips for pulling the rip cord and skydiving into real estate success! Author John D. Mayfield shows agents his tried-and-true ways to blaze their way into real estate sales or to revive a lackluster sales record. He explains how to clarify and develop your personal brand, productively expand your sphere of influence, add enlightening detail to sales presentations, use online marketing to enhance your reputation, and give open houses that generate more business. From apps that can revolutionize the way you do business to effective prospecting techniques, this book will provide the tools necessary for achieving success as a real estate professional.

Author: John D. Mayfield

Copyright: 2015

$42.95

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Written by a real estate expert and training authority, this book provides the key steps for success for new and experienced agents who want to thrive, not just survive, in a dynamic industry. Real Estate Marketing and Sales Essentials is packed with insider tips, advice, and hands-on instruction on converting knowledge into sales. The book walks readers through the major daily activities, including prospecting, listing procedures, follow-up, social networking, referrals, technology, negotiation, financing, and more.  

Author: Dan Hamilton

Copyright: 2015

Real Estate Principles, 12th Edition

SKU : 9781285420981

Category | Textbook

$137.95

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For decades this popular principles book has laid a solid foundation for thousands of new real estate professionals starting a rewarding career in the real estate industry. Known for his clear presentation and engaging style, Charles J. Jacobus brings together all the pieces of real estate, giving students the fundamentals they need for success. This best-selling principles book has been updated to reflect numerous changes in modern real estate practice. Particular attention has been given to new regulations in the mortgage industry, while still reinforcing the core concepts that have been the cornerstone of American real estate ownership. 

Author: Charles Jacobus

Copyright: 2014

Real Estate National Licensing Exam Prep

SKU : 9781111427139

Category | Textbook

$46.95

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This thorough real estate guide covers the critical subject areas that sales and broker candidates must know to pass the national licensing exam. Topics include all the basics from real property characteristics and property ownership to operating a brokerage. Real Estate National Licensing Exam Prep includes content outlines for each of the test providers (AMP, PearsonVue, PSI, and state providers), general study tips, and 1,000 exam-style questions. Marcia Spada's step-by-step approach helps students gain confidence and master test-taking strategies.

Author: Spada, Marcia Darvin

Copyright: 2012

Real Estate Investment, 7 Edition

SKU : 9780324784688

Category | Textbook

$88.95

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This comprehensive real estate investment guide helps industry professionals use risk analysis to determine a property’s productivity. The authors use a concise and practical hands-on approach to explain the factors involved in making wise investments. Applicable tax laws and regulations are also discussed, as well as investment-related legal documents. The text is supplemented by a student version of ARGUS® software, student exercises, and discussion questions.

Author: Wiedemer, John P. – Houston Community College - Emeritus Goeters, Joseph E. – Houston Community College Graham, J. Edward – University of North Carolina - Wilmington

Copyright: 2011

Real Estate, 13th Edition

SKU : 9780324143799

Category | Textbook

$174.95

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Designed to provide a clear understanding of real estate decisions, this book covers the fundamentals of the property ownership cycle. Each section focuses on a component of the decision-making process, such as value analysis, market dynamics, finance, federal taxes, and property development. Basic valuation concepts provide a frame of reference. Each chapter includes sample questions and exercises for exam preparation. 

Author: Shilling, James D. – DePaul University

Copyright: 2002

Real Estate Finance, 9th Edition

SKU : 9780324181425

Category | Textbook

$64.95

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This new edition reflects current principles and practices of real estate finance, in light of the financial crisis and mortgage meltdown that began in 2008. Covering both residential and commercial real estate finance, the text includes specialized mortgage lending procedures and the latest federal laws and regulations. The guide is supplemented by ARGUS software exercises with computer-based analysis and technology integration.

Author: Wiedemer, John P. – Houston Community College – Emeritus & J Keith Baker, North Lake College

Copyright: 2012

$193.95

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Streamlined and completely updated with expanded coverage of corporate and international real estate investment, this upper-level real estate text presents the essential concepts, principles, and tools necessary to analyze income-producing commercial real estate from an investment perspective. This new edition continues to integrate relevant aspects of urban and financial economics to provide users with a fundamental analytical understanding and application of real estate investments—now using a student version of ARGUS(R) software on CD included with the book.

ARGUS(R) software is a Windows-based program used extensively in the real estate investment industry to solve complex investment and valuation problems. Also included on the CD is a student version of Crystal Ball(R), professional-grade software used to perform risk analysis on commercial investments. Author Piet Eichholtz contributes a chapter that explores international real estate investments, both opportunistically and structurally, by outlining elements for developing and implementing real estate investments successfully abroad. Jim Clayton from the University of Cincinnati thoroughly revised and updated the finance coverage and end-of-chapter questions throughout.

Author: Geltner/Miller/Clayton/Eichhotlz

Copyright: 2014

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Mega-Producer Results In Commercial Real Estate

SKU : 9780324314090

Category | Textbook

$30.95

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Packed with real-world stories and insider advice, this easy-to-read book explores the practices of high-producing commercial agents. Veteran commercial brokers share their success tips, and help you implement them. The text includes a discussion of the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) curriculum, which is the core knowledge expected of commercial investment real estate practitioners.

Author: Herd, Bob – CRB, CRS, ePRO, GRI

Copyright: 2008

Learning Real Estate Finance

SKU : 9780324143638

Category | Textbook

$52.95

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This textbook teaches the beginning real estate student the skills and knowledge necessary for success in real estate. The authors' primary emphasis is residential finance, featuring solid coverage of the essential tools of finance, including time value of money. Clauretie and Sirmans also cover commercial real estate financing.

Author: Clauretie/Sirmans

Copyright: 2002

$41.95

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This 30th Anniversary Edition delivers Danielle Kennedy’s proven formula for building a successful real estate career and handling every turn of a changing market. Danielle explains how to benefit from tried-and-true basics while launching creative marketing strategies and new technology tools; drive social networking strategies to win and close more business; increase profits in challenging markets through multiple niches; and build a powerful brand with high-tech, high-touch marketing tools.

Author: Danielle Kennedy and Warren Jamison

Copyright: 2011

Effective Real Estate Sales And Marketing, 3rd Edition

SKU : 9780324222890

Category | Textbook

$52.95

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The formula for effective real estate sales has three essential elements—planning, marketing, and closing. Truly successful real estate professionals understand this 3-stage framework and apply the marketing mix that works most effectively for them to achieve success.

Technology is built into every element of this proven 3-stage framework because this is the new frontier for achieving profitable real estate selling. While you’ll find Effective Real Estate Sales and Marketing, 3e provides a solid overview of the relationship between marketing and sales, new agents as well as sales veterans will appreciate the extensive coverage of proven marketing techniques and effective technology applications.

Author: Rosenauer, Johnnie – San Antonio College Mayfield, John D. – ABR®, ABRM, GRI, e-PRO®, CRB

Copyright: 2007

Commercial Real Estate Analysis & Investments, 2nd Edition

SKU : 9780324305487

Category | Textbook

$193.95

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The well-known author team of Geltner and Miller bring you a new edition of this authoritative resource on commercial real estate analysis and investment. Streamlined and completely updated with expanded coverage of corporate and international real estate investment, this upper-level real estate text presents the essential concepts, principles, and tools necessary to analyze commercial real estate (income-producing) from an investment perspective. Commercial Real Estate Analysis & Investments, 2nd Edition bridges the gap between mainstream finance and the cutting edge of professional real estate practice, in order to address the implications of their key differences. This new edition continues to integrate relevant aspects of urban and financial economics to provide users with a fundamental analytical understanding and application of real estate investments—now using a student version of ARGUS® software on CD-ROM included with the book. ARGUS software is a Windows-based program used extensively in the real estate investment industry to solve complex investment and valuation problems. Also included on the CD is a student version of Crystal Ball®, professional-grade software used to perform risk analysis on commercial investments. Contributing author Piet Eichholtz from the University of Maasstricht contributes a chapter that explores international real estate investments, both opportunistically and structurally, by outlining elements for developing and implementing real estate investments successfully abroad. Jim Clayton from the University of Cincinnati thoroughly revised and updated the finance coverage and end-of-chapter questions throughout. In this edition Geltner and Miller enhance their unmatched pedagogy by adding discussion of the real options application to real estate development and streamlining the discussion of data returns.

Author: David M. Geltner, Norman G. Miller, Jim Clayton, & Piet Eichholtz

Copyright: 2007

5 Minutes to MORE Great Real Estate Letters, 2nd Edition

SKU : 9781111428181

Category | Textbook

$40.95

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This follow-up to 5 Minutes to A Great Real Estate Letter gives real estate agents even more targeted and strategic marketing campaigns to drive business and close more sales. John Mayfield expands on many essential topics, such as prospecting and client-closing, and adds a wide range of fresh, contemporary business letters and niche correspondence. 

Author: Mayfield, John – ABR®, ABRM, GRI, e-PRO®, CRB

Copyright: 2012

Real Estate Brokerage: A Guide to Success, 2nd Edition

SKU : 9781629809557

Category | Textbook

$74.95

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The concepts in this book are for the startup real estate brokerage, the midsized brokerage, and the buyout of an existing brokerage.  This book is beneficial for the real estate license holder, the associate broker who is contemplating owning or managing a real estate brokerage, and the veteran broker who is looking to invest.  It discusses ethical and legal business practices, analyzing the market and competition, managing risk, recruitment and growth opportunities.  This book is organized around the two main functions of a real estate broker: recruiting new and experienced salespeople and retaining great talent. New to this second edition includes more detailed planning brokerage operations, case studies involving ethics, characteristics of a buyer’s and seller’s market as it relates to the real estate industry, and a focus on business insurance and risk analysis.

Author: Dan Hamilton

Copyright: 2018

Ethics for the Real Estate Professional, 4th Edition

SKU : 9781629802022

Category | Textbook

$16.95

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This fourth edition has been revised significantly to address the state of the industry since the mortgage crisis.The chapters have been fully updated with new psychological and business models for resolving ethical dilemmas, shows how the code of ethics shapes business practices, and gives more contemporary examples and case studies on applied ethics.

Author: Deborah H. Long, DREI, Ed.D.

Copyright: 2018

Real Estate Principles, 13th Edition

SKU : 9781629809939

Category | Textbook

$149.95

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Today’s real estate consumers are very unique. They grew up with technology and their speedy access to information drives consumer habits. The role of the real estate professional has progressed because of technology, as well as increased governmental regulations. With the evolution of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and continued emphasis on consumer protection, real estate professionals work in a changing and exciting world.

This principles book was written to help today’s students become tomorrow’s professionals. It lays the foundation of the market giving readers the tools on which to base a successful career.

Updates include:

-N ew topics of Title Insurance, Wind Energy, Identify Theft, and Real Estate Investment Trusts.

- Updated discussions of current FHA coverage, mortgage insurance, construction regulations, TILA, mortgage loan origination, creative financing, RESPA regulations, and capital gains topics.

- Study guide available separately for further practice in test-taking and reinforcement of learning objectives with quizzes, answers, and rationale for further explanation.

- Instructor resources for adopting schools include chapter outlines, teaching tips and a bank of test questions for classroom assessment.

Author: Charles J. Jacobus 

Copyright: 2018

Real Estate Law, 3rd Edition

SKU : 9781629801360

Category | Textbook

$93.95

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Real Estate Law, 3rd Edition provides a well-written, detailed exploration of how real estate and the law interact. The material discussed is pertinent to all the daily agency activities the reader may encounter. This edition has been updated to include new RESPA and CFPB rules, new theories involving agency concepts, revised federal tax laws, arbitration and mediation concepts, electronically transmitted contracts and registration systems, and new tax issues in home ownership and sales.

Author: Charles J. Jacobus 

Copyright: 2016

Qualifying the Buyer Under New Regulations

SKU : 9781629801568

Category | Textbook

$12.99

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Qualifying the Buyer Under New Regulations addresses the fundamental role of real estate agents in the mortgage lending process. With so many changes affecting the ability of potential homebuyers to obtain loans, it is imperative for real estate agents to understand the complexities of today’s market. The book discusses how to qualify buyers, as well as the pitfalls to avoid in that process. The qualified mortgage (QM) and ability to repay (ATR) rules are also covered, with an in-depth look at how they affect real estate transactions.

Author: OnCourse Learning

Copyright: 2016


Tax Implications of Home Sales

SKU : 9781629801544

Category | Textbook

$12.99

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Real estate professionals can increase their value to their customers by learning the tax implications on home sales in the U.S. Discover strategies every real estate agent can use, including how to identify the sources of active, portfolio, and passive income. Discover how long- and short-term capital gains and losses are treated. Learn how depreciation affects taxable income, cost basis, and taxation of capital gains. You will also look at the ownership and use requirements for claiming a section 121 exclusion of gain, how to calculate taxable home sales gains, and more. This is a great resource in helping agents better understand tax implications and assist their clients.

Author: OnCourse Learning

Copyright: 2016

Starting a Successful Brokerage

SKU : 9781629801520

Category | Textbook

$12.99

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Ready to start your own brokerage business? Starting a Successful Brokerage is packed with essential information to help you get started and succeed! Learn about developing a business plan, setting up your company’s management team, marketing, advertising, and identify the costs involved in running a company. Starting a brokerage is a huge challenge . . . and there are great rewards for those who do it right! Learn the vital skills, strategies, and steps for getting your company off to a great start.

Author: OnCourse Learning

Copyright: 2016

Property Pricing and Residential Real Estate

SKU : 9781629801513

Category | Textbook

$12.99

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When a property is priced properly, it is easier for real estate agents to show and sell it. This book explores in-depth the appraisal process versus the Competitive Market Analysis approach to determining value for a given property. Practical applications of different pricing methods are summarized, along with real world examples and illustrations of pricing residential properties and income-producing properties.

Author: OnCourse Learning

Copyright: 2016

Green Real Estate

SKU : 9781629801537

Category | Textbook

$12.99

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This book is designed to improve real estate licensees’ knowledge of green energy, green housing, and the types of green certification available for buildings, systems, and licensees, so that licensees may better serve clients who are interested in green living or building. The housing market is becoming increasingly greener, due in part to regulatory demand, and in part to consumer demand. Readers will understand the techniques used in green building, the benefits of green building for energy efficiency, resource conservation and marketability; the types of green certification available and how they apply to systems, housing, and licensees; and how to appropriately refer green contractors and other vendors. This serves as a must-have guide for gaining an overall understanding of the green housing movement, and how licensees may best serve clients interested in green real estate. 

Author: OnCourse Learning

Copyright: 2016

Minimizing Risk with Effective Practices

SKU : 9781629801551

Category | Textbook

$12.99

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In today’s real estate environment, knowing how to avoid legal problems is essential. This must-have book provides an overview of how to minimize your liability. You’ll learn about the importance of establishing agency policies, developing effective marketing and advertising practices, effective anti-discrimination practices, plus how to reduce your risk by maintaining proper records.

Author: OnCourse Learning

Copyright: 2016

Texas Legal Update II 2016-2017

SKU : 9781629801773

Category | Textbook

$12.99

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Texas Legal Update II 2016-2017 is a printed version of the Texas Real Estate Commission’s overview of updates that were made in 2015 to TREC statutes and rules. This volume covers changes to rules for ethical real estate practices, fair housing laws, agency law, DPTA, and hot topics.

Author: Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC)

Copyright: 2016

Texas Legal Update I 2016-2017

SKU : 9781629801766

Category | Textbook

$12.99

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Texas Legal Update I 2016–2017 is a printed version of the Texas Real Estate Commission’s overview of updates that were made in 2015 to TREC statutes and rules. This volume covers changes to rules for property management; buyers, landlords, tenants, and sellers; TREC-promulgated forms and addenda; and unauthorized practice of law. The material contained within is also available for free at the TREC website.

Author: Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC)

Copyright: 2016

Texas Common Legal Issues in Real Estate

SKU : 9781629801728

Category | Textbook

$12.99

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Texas Common Legal Issues in Real Estate covers 4 hours of CE credits for the 2016-2017 license renewal period. Revered industry veteran Charles J. Jacobus provides an extended discussion on legal topics. Updated to reflect 2015 legislative changes in Texas, this text includes discussion of everyday legal issues affecting brokers, such as contracts for sale, homestead laws, and deceptive trade practices. Students appreciate the engaging writing style that brings the material to life, making it relevant and keeping it current.

Author: Charles J. Jacobus

Copyright: 2016

$81.95

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Thousands of professionals like you have built their career on the foundation this popular principles book provides you – unlocking the key to your success in real estate. In this book you will learn about real estate brokerage, financing, contracts, closing, investment, fair housing, licensing, and rights and interests.

Author: Charles J. Jacobus 

Copyright: 2018

Texas Real Estate Promulgated Contracts

SKU : 9781629800042

Category | Textbook

$43.00

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Texas Real Estate Promulgated Contracts familiarizes students with the forms and addenda put forth by the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC), so they can knowledgably represent real estate buyers and sellers. Licensees will learn which forms are appropriate in various situations, how to accurately complete these forms, and how to explain to all parties their options under those contracts. This text is designed to meet TREC’s standards for the 30-hour Promulgated Contract Forms course, and is based on the teaching, brokerage, and writing experiences of two qualified, successful real estate educators.

Features

  • Follows the TREC-mandated outline and walks readers through filling out forms such as the One- to Four-Family Residential Contract (Resale), the Farm and Ranch Contract, and the Seller Financing Addendum
  • Offers realistic scenarios and practice sessions to help readers develop their analysis and application skills
  • Includes Learning Objectives, Key Terms, Summaries, and Review Questions in every chapter to reinforce key concepts

Author: Johnnie Rosenauer and Melissa Weathersby

Copyright: 2016

Real Estate Finance, 10th Edition

SKU : 9781629800202

Category | Textbook

$61.95

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Real Estate Finance, 10th Edition details contemporary residential and commercial real estate finance, explaining how these financial markets work. The 10th edition has been updated to reflect current principles and practices of modern real estate finance resulting from the recent financial crisis, mortgage meltdown, and prolonged road to recovery. This text provides coverage of specialized mortgage lending procedures including: sources of mortgage money, constraints on those sources, loan qualifications, and laws and regulations that guide practices today. The easy-to-read narrative format provides an accessible introduction for the novice student, as well as an invaluable overview for experienced professionals.

Features:

- Lists useful web addresses as resources for additional learning in each chapter
- Includes revisions that have occurred in the secondary mortgage market for mortgage-backed securities to enhance understanding of the two main government-sponsored agencies
- Discusses the lingering effects of Wall Street Reform and the Consumer Protection Act
- Covers the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule

Author: J. Keith Baker & John P. Wiedemer

Copyright: 2016

Basic Real Estate Appraisal, 9th Edition

SKU : 9781629800189

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Written by instructors for instructors, Basic Real Estate Appraisal covers the fundamentals of the appraisal business, making concepts accessible for aspiring real estate appraisers. It also helps real estate salespeople, brokers, consumers, investors, and all others seeking a better understanding of the role of appraisers in today’s real estate market. This ninth edition reflects the major changes in appraising and appraisal regulations in recent years, including changes to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) in the 2014–2015 Edition, as well as those approved for the 2016–2017 Edition. This edition also addresses the Uniform Appraisal Dataset (UAD) and the Market Conditions Addendum used in single-family residential appraisals for lending purposes.

Author: Richard H. Betts and James A. Glickman

Copyright: 2015

Essentials of Real Estate Economics, 6th Edition

SKU : 9780538739696

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This direct and practical textbook presents the current economic factors that cause real estate values to change. No formal background in economics   is required for real estate sales and broker candidates to gain a solid understanding of fundamental economic and finance principles by reading   Essentials of Real Estate Economics.

 Author: Dennis J. McKenzie, Richard M. Betts, and Carol M. Jensen

 Copyright: 2011

Texas Real Estate Law, 11th Edition

SKU : 9781133435075

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As the most trusted and well-informed legal resource on Texas real estate law, Charles J. Jacobus delivers clear and thorough coverage of the many aspects and complexities of real estate law today in Texas. The 11th edition is a complete and well-organized study covering what the law has been in the past before moving to what it is at the present--all with a perfect balance of principles and practice. This new edition also reflects changes from the most recent Texas Legislative session.

 Author: Charles J. Jacobus

 Copyright: 2013

Texas Real Estate, 12th Edition

SKU : 9781629800011

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$76.95

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Updated to reflect recent legislative changes, this revised edition includes a discussion of the new CFPB rules, the Education Standards Advisory Committee, license act changes, and a brief discussion on the court system. Charles J. Jacobus provides students with numerous examples and keen insights from the actual practice of real estate in Texas. The “Putting it to Work” features give readers a brief understanding of how the material relates to everyday real estate transactions. Texas Real Estate also includes extensive end-of-chapter review questions, a comprehensive glossary, and a helpful real estate math review appendix. The book’s two practice exams with complete answer keys allow readers to test their understanding and prepare fully for taking Texas’ real estate licensing exam.

Author: Charles J. Jacobus

Copyright: 2014

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Texas Real Estate License Requirements

Learn about the Texas education requirements for real estate licensing and renewal.

Licensing Board/Commission: Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC)

Texas Real Estate Education Requirements:

  • Texas real estate salesperson license: 180 hours
  • Texas real estate broker license: 900 hours (This includes 270 hours in qualifying mandatory plus 630 hours of related qualifying or CE. Or an applicant who has earned a bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university will be deemed to have satisfied the related qualifying education requirements for a broker license. A copy of the college transcript awarding the degree must be submitted as evidence of completion of the degree.) 
  • Texas requires an additional 90 hours of post-license education courses.

Texas State Reciprocity:

Real estate commissions and boards across the country are adopting policies for a real estate agent in one state to more easily become licensed in another state.

Texas, however, does not have reciprocal agreements with any other state.

Texas Real Estate Continuing Education (CE) and License Renewal Requirements:

  • Real estate professionals in Texas must renew their real estate licenses every two years in the month their licenses were received
  • Licensees must complete 18 hours of real estate CE classes in each two-year cycle
  • This includes taking the 4-hour Legal Update I course on laws, rules and forms and the 4-hour Legal Update II course on agency, ethics and hot topics