Leasing Specialists & Property Managers

Texas Residential Leasing Specialist, TRLS

Landlords and tenants want a real estate professional who understands their needs and guides them through the residential leasing process. Learn how to provide real estate services that meet the needs of this market and gain future referrals.

This statewide certification requires completion of two six-hour leasing education courses:

  • The Fundamentals of Residential Listing & Leasing
  • Residential Leasing Agency & Forms

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Texas Residential Property Manager, TRPM

Property owners want a real estate professional who understands the ins and outs of managing properties. Learn why REALTORS®
with exceptional property management skills and knowledge can add significant value to an investment and are worth their weight in gold.

This statewide certification offers 18 hours of CE credit with the completion of these six three-hour courses:

  • The Texas REALTORS® Residential and Leasing Property Management Agreement
  • Property Management Business Issues
  • Residential Evictions
  • Tenant and Owner Relations
  • Property Maintenance and Habitability
  • Statutory Acts and Contingency Planning

*IMPORTANT* You must complete the Texas Residential Leasing Specialist (TRLS) certification and be a member of Texas REALTORS® to earn the TRPM certification. In addition to 200 unit-years of experience acquired cumulatively over a minimum of two consecutive years. One unit-year equals management of one residential unit for one year.

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TRLS, Texas Residential Leasing Specialist

The Fundamentals of Residential Listing & Leasing

October 20, 2021 | 9:00am – 4:00pm

6 CE Hours | $100 | TREC #41670 | Provider Texas REALTORS® #0001

This is a Texas REALTORS® Leasing Specialist (TRLS) Certification course. At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to develop criteria for and ability to confidently evaluate a residential lease property, identify the key elements of a Rental Market Analysis and know how to produce a Rental Market Analysis and discover and discern the landlord’s leasing objectives. Attendees will learn to correctly and confidently use and evaluate applicable Texas REALTORS® forms like the Residential Real Estate Listing Agreement, Exclusive Right to Lease (TXR 1102) and the Residential Lease Application (TXR 2003). Other topics covered include how to develop criteria for and ability to confidently evaluate a residential lease applicant, identify and implement successful residential lease marketing tools and techniques, analyze Fair Housing advertising issues, examine and evaluate showing procedures to implement a showing plan and create a privacy policy for sensitive information.

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Residential Leasing Agency & Forms 

October 21, 2021 | 9:00am – 4:00pm

6 CE Hours | $100 | TREC #41670 | Provider Texas REALTORS® #0001

This is a Texas REALTORS® Leasing Specialist (TRLS) Certification course. At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to recognize how agency is established, distinguish between the various kinds of agency relationships and identify the duties associated with agency. Attendees will also learn to recognize how agency relationships are dissolved, how to identify liability issues associated with agency, match the NAR Code of Ethics to agency relationships, and identify the various kinds of tenancy relationships. Participants will be able to correctly and confidently use the Texas REALTORS® Residential Lease Agreement.

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TRPM, Texas Residential Property Manager

The Texas REALTORS® Residential and Leasing Property Management Agreement

2022 Dates Coming Soon!

3 CE Hours | $50 | TREC #40532| Provider Texas REALTORS® #0001

This course will cover the Texas REALTOR Residential Leasing and Property Management Agreement. Other Texas REALTOR property management forms will be thoroughly examined and explained as well. Agents will be trained to competently prepare each paragraph of this agreement. Upon completion of the course real estate agents can confidently present the agreement and forms to property owners.

Property Management Business Issues

2022 Dates Coming Soon!

3 CE Hours | $50 | TREC #40752| Provider Texas REALTORS® #0001

The purpose of this course is to provide property managers with systems and controls that can be implemented to control risks in four major management areas that property managers encounter daily during their routine operation of their property management business. These risks are found in trust accounting, insurance issues, key control systems, and carbon monoxide poisoning. The course provides the practitioner with in-depth knowledge in each of these areas so that systems and controls can be implemented to comply with state statutes and to reduce the chance of suffering a business loss from being named in a lawsuit. In particular, the chapters on key control and carbon monoxide will prepare the practitioner with solid plans that can result in providing a safer rental dwelling.

Residential Evictions

2022 Dates Coming Soon!

3 CE Hours | $50 | TREC #40525 | Provider Texas REALTORS® #0001

In this course real estate agents will gain a thorough comprehension of the nomenclature of residential evictions and be trained in the preparation of eviction forms to ensure a successful eviction. Eviction forms will be examined to acquaint the real estate professional with what they can and cannot do as the property owner’s representative when conducting an eviction.

Tenant and Owner Relations

2022 Dates Coming Soon!

3 CE Hours | $50 | TREC #40531 | Provider Texas REALTORS® #0001

This course will examine those situations found in property management relationships between tenants and owners. The course will discuss conditions that may cause stress or failure of the tenant/owner relationship. Agents will be provided techniques useful to heal strained relationships and deliver the best outcome even if that means ending the relationship in a professional manner.

Property Maintenance and Habitability

2022 Dates Coming Soon!

3 CE Hours | $50 | TREC #40527 | Provider Texas REALTORS® #0001

This course will discuss specific sections of the International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC) that directly impact the habitability and maintenance of residential rentals. Agents will be able to recognize physical property issues affecting habitability of residential rentals and be able to assess if the property may fail IPMC inspection. Upon completion of the class attendees will be able to recognize IPMC violations which are the basis for local building code enforcement.

Statutory Acts and Contingency Planning

2022 Dates Coming Soon!

3 CE Hours | $50 | TREC #40530 | Provider Texas REALTORS® #0001

This course will cover three distinct sections that contain information to those in the field of residential property management and leasing. First an in depth presentation of material on the Fair Housing Act, American with Disabilities Act, and similar Texas laws and their impact on residential leasing and property management will be covered. Also the class will prepare attendees on how to handle natural disasters and develop a plan to handle these emergencies. Finally, the course will cover how to identify and handle personal safety risks while performing leasing and property management duties whether at the office or in the field.