Texas Real Estate Pre-license: Law of Contracts (30-hour)

$99.00

30 Hour Course

Course ID: 1251

Approved By: Texas Real Estate Commission


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The Texas Real Estate Pre-license: Law of Contracts 30-hour course is required by the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) for all those seeking to obtain their Texas real estate license. It provides everything about basic contracts and contract law needed by the aspiring licensee to prepare for this portion of the licensing exam. This includes in-depth discussions of:

  • The elements necessary to create a valid contract

  • The many different types of contracts and the differences between them

  • Dangers of licensees attempting to develop or interpret contracts without venturing into the unauthorized practice of law

  • Breach of contract and the remedies for breach

  • And much, much more!

This course will cover both the fundamental pieces of contract law as well as looking at how contracts are used in real estate. We will look at many of the most common real estate contracts, such as the listing agreement and the sales contract, and discuss how they apply these fundamental contract concepts to actual real estate transactions. Enhance your chances to succeed in Texas real estate. Sign up now and get started on your Texas license!

  • Texas Contract Law
    • Texas Contract Law [8 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction to Texas Contract Law (Video)
      • 02. Key Terms and Components
      • 03. The Real Estate Licensing Act
      • 04. Unauthorized Practice of Law
      • 05. The Broker-Lawyer Committee
      • 06. Promulgated Contracts
      • 07. Deceptive Trade Practices Consumer Protection Act (DTPA)
      • 08. Conclusion (Video)
    • Texas Contract Law Quiz (3 questions)
  • Basics of Real Estate Law
    • Basics of Real Estate Law [10 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction to Real Estate Law (Video)
      • 02. Real Property and the Law
      • 03. Land, Real Estate, and Real Property
      • 04. Real Property vs. Personal Property
      • 05. Characteristics of Real Property
      • 06. Forms of Real Estate Ownership
      • 07. Ownership of Real Estate by Business Organizations
      • 08. Condominiums, Cooperatives, Townhouses, & Timeshares
      • 09. Laws Affecting Real Estate
      • 10. Conclusion (Video)
    • Basics of Real Estate Law Quiz (3 questions)
  • Introduction to Contracts
    • Introduction to Contracts [7 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction to Contracts (Video)
      • 02. Elements of a Valid Contract
      • 03. Express or Implied Contracts
      • 04. Unilateral or Bilateral Contracts
      • 05. Valid, Void, Voidable & Unenforceable Contracts
      • 06. Executed or Executory Contracts
      • 07. Conclusion (Video)
    • Introduction to Contracts Quiz (3 questions)
  • Ownership, Rights and Limitations
    • Ownership, Rights and Limitations [10 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction to Ownership Rights and Limitations (Video)
      • 02. Interests in Real Estate
      • 03. Governmental Powers
      • 04. Estates in Land
      • 05. Encumbrances
      • 06. Water Rights
      • 07. Mineral Rights
      • 08. Environmental Issues
      • 09. Texas Homestead Law
      • 10. Conclusion (Video)
    • Ownership, Rights and Limitations Quiz (3 questions)
  • Contracts Used in Real Estate
    • Contracts Used in Real Estate [17 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction to Contracts Used in Real Estate (Video)
      • 02. Real Estate Contracts
      • 03. Contract Law
      • 04. Discharge of Contracts
      • 05. Contracts Used in the Real Estate Business
      • 06. Listing Agreements
      • 07. Buyer Agency Agreement
      • 08. Introduction to Leases, Leasing Agreements, and Leasehold Estates (Video)
      • View Additional Activities
        • 09. Leasing Real Estate
        • 10. Leasehold Estates
        • 11. Lease Agreements
        • 12. Types of Leases
        • 13. Discharge of Leases
        • 14. Options
        • 15. Contract for Deed
        • 16. Lease-Purchase Agreements
        • 17. Conclusion (Video)
    • Contracts Used in Real Estate Quiz (3 questions)
  • Scenario #1
    • Scenario #1 (6 questions)
  • The Sales Contract
    • The Sales Contract [13 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction to the Sales Contract (Video)
      • 02. The Sales Contract
      • 03. Offer and Acceptance
      • 04. The Document
      • 05. Financing Information
      • 06. Introduction to Disclosures, Conveyances, Breach and More (Video)
      • 07. Disclosures
      • 08. Conveyance of the Property
      • View Additional Activities
        • 09. Signatures
        • 10. Statute of Frauds
        • 11. Default and Breach of Contract
        • 12. Remedies
        • 13. Conclusion (Video)
    • The Sales Contract Quiz (3 questions)
  • Conditions, Amendments, and Addenda
    • Conditions, Amendments, and Addenda [5 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction to Contingencies, Amendments, and Addenda (Video)
      • 02. Contingencies
      • 03. Amendments
      • 04. Addenda
      • 05. Conclusion (Video)
    • Conditions, Amendments,and Addenda Quiz (3 questions)
  • Financing Real Estate
    • Financing Real Estate [13 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction to Financing Real Estate (Video)
      • 02. Mortgage Law
      • 03. Security and Debt
      • 04. Promissory Note
      • 05. Mortgages or Deeds of Trust
      • 06. Owner/Seller Financing
      • 07. Foreclosures and Short Sales
      • 08. Introduction to Liens, Real Estate Financing and Legislation, and More (Video)
      • View Additional Activities
        • 09. Liens
        • 10. The Real Estate Financing Market, Techniques, and Loan Programs
        • 11. Financing Legislation
        • 12. Computerized Loan Origination (CLO)
        • 13. Conclusion (Video)
    • Financing Real Estate Quiz (3 questions)
  • Scenario #2
    • Scenario #2 (6 questions)
  • Conveyance of Title
    • Conveyance of Title [8 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction to Conveyance of Title (Video)
      • 02. Title
      • 03. Voluntary Alienation
      • 04. Involuntary Alienation
      • 05. Conveyance of Estates
      • 06. Public Records
      • 07. Proof of Ownership
      • 08. Conclusion (Video)
    • Conveyance of Title Quiz (3 questions)
  • Transaction Process and Closing
    • Transaction Process and Closing [11 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction to Transaction Process and Closing (Video)
      • 02. Transaction Process
      • 03. Sample Checklist
      • 04. Loan Approval
      • 05. Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA)
      • 06. Inspections
      • 07. Title Work
      • 08. Preparation for Closing
      • View Additional Activities
        • 09. Prorations
        • 10. Closing and Funding
        • 11. Conclusion (Video)
    • Transaction Process and Closing Quiz (3 questions)
  • Common Contract Mistakes
    • Common Contract Mistakes [4 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction to Common Contract Mistakes (Video)
      • 02. Contract Examples
      • 03. Common Areas of Concern
      • 04. Conclusion (Video)
    • Common Contract Mistakes Quiz (3 questions)
  • Scenario #3
    • Scenario #3 (6 questions)
  • Final Exam
    • Affidavit
    • Proctor Qualification Documentation
    • Final Exam (60 questions)
  • Course Completion
    • Mandatory Questionnaire
    • Certificate of Completion

Instructor Bio


Phyllis Goodrich real estate instructor
Phyllis has been a certified real estate teacher since 1999. Her accomplishments in the field of Real Estate education are numerous and include things such as the CREI Designation from the Texas Real Estate Teachers Association, a CDEI designation from the International Distance Education Certification Center, and the At Home with Diversity Instructor Certification through the National Association of Realtors.

In addition to her own courses Phyllis reviews Qualifying classes for publishers, reviews MCE classwork for publishers, and is the author of the pre-license classes for salesman and brokers in Texas.