Texas Continuing Education Course: Legal Update II (2020-2021)

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Texas Continuing Education COURSE

Texas CE:Legal Update II (2020-2021)

Legal Update II (2020-2021)

4.0 Total hours
0.0 Elective hours
4.0 Mandatory hours

Texas real estate license holders must be equipped to navigate the potentially murky waters related to ethics, agency, advertising, and more, and to educate consumers about these often-misunderstood areas of real estate practice. In addition to addressing the aforementioned topics, this course engages in a review and through discussion of title and closing issues, RESPA compliance, and lender and inspector relationships.

This four-hour course prepares license holders to confidently guide consumers through transaction hurdles, and to protect their interests from unscrupulous parties.

Course highlights include:

  • Ethics requirements for real estate professionals
  • Working with unrepresented buyers
  • Residential rental locators
  • Seller term requirement sheets/seller offer guidelines
  • Intermediary review
  • Rebates and referral fees
  • Recent TREC cases related to agency and rebate violations
  • Advertising and social media compliance
  • Copyright review and proper usage of copyrighted material
  • Issues with closing LLCs and trusts
  • T-47 misconceptions
  • Escrow requests to avoid
  • RESPA and Rule P-53 compliance
  • Marketing service agreements
  • Inspector FAQs
  • Lender relationships