Real Estate

Community Education and Lifelong Learning

Call (903) 236-2044 or email celgvw@kilgore.edu for more information on the real estate classes below.


How to Obtain a Texas Real Estate Salesperson License Through KC Continuing Education offerings:

To be eligible to apply for a real estate salesperson license, an individual must be a citizen of the U.S. or a lawfully admitted alien, at least 18 years old & a legal resident of Texas.  You must furnish the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) with evidence (with your application) of completing the following courses:

Real Estate Principles and Practice I - 30 hours
Real Estate Principles and Practice II - 30 hours
Real Estate Law of Agency - 30 hours
Real Estate Law of Contracts - 30 hours
Real Estate Promulgated Contracts - 30 hours
Real Estate Finance - 30 hours

Textbooks are sold in the KC-Longview Bookstore: www.kcbookstore.com.

Classes in Henderson are held at:

Henderson Higher Education Center
101 Mary Street
Henderson, TX 75652


Principles & Practices I (Texas Specific)

30 hours, 5 weeks, $150

Learn the principles of real estate and how they apply to Texas real estate industry; describe title to and conveyance of real estate; discuss legal descriptions, deeds, encumbrances, and liens; discuss Texas Real Estate License Act; distinguish differences between person and real property; and outline the federal, Texas, and municipal laws related to discrimination in the real estate industry.

RELE 1002
Mondays & Wednesdays, 6 to 9 p.m.
Jan. 25 to Feb. 24, 2021
Location:  KC-Longview & Henderson Higher Education Center


Law of Contracts (Texas Specific)

30 hours, 5 weeks, $150

Elements of a contract, offer/acceptance, statute of frauds, specific performance & remedies for breach, unauthorized practice of law, commission rules relating to use of adopted forms & owner disclosure requirements.  Textbook info given at registration.

RELE 1012
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6 to 9 p.m.
April 6 to May 6, 2021
Location:  KC-Longview & Henderson Higher Education Center


Principles and Practices II (Texas Specific)

30 hours, 5 weeks, $150

A continuing overview of licensing as a broker or salesperson in Texas.  Includes ethics of practice as a license-holder, titles to & conveyance of real estate, legal descriptions, deeds, encumbrances & liens, distinctions between personal/real property, appraisal, finance & regulations, closing & local laws for housing, discrimination, housing credit discrimination & community reinvestment. Fulfills at least 30-60 hours required for salesperson license. Textbook: Same book used for Principles and Practices I. Offered in Longview and Henderson.

RELE 1039
Mondays & Wednesdays, 6 to 9 p.m.
March 1 to April 7, 2021
Location:  KC-Longview & Henderson Higher Education Center


Law of Agency (Texas Specific)

30 hours, 5 weeks, $150

Legal concepts of real estate, land description, real property rights, estates in land, contracts, conveyances, encumbrances, foreclosures, recording procedures & evidence of title. Textbook info given at registration. Offered in Longview and Henderson.

RELE 2002
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6 to 9 p.m.
Feb. 23 to April 1, 2021
Location:  KC-Longview & Henderson Higher Education Center


Promulgated Contract Forms (Texas Specific)

30 hours, 5 weeks, $150

Includes unauthorized practice of law, broker-to-lawyer committee, current promulgated & approved forms, commission rules governing use of forms & case studies involving use of forms. Textbook info given at registration.  Offered in Longview and Henderson. 

RELE 1000
Mondays & Wednesdays, 6 to 9 p.m.
April 12 to May 12, 2021
Location:  KC-Longview & Henderson Higher Education Center


Real Estate Finance (Texas Specific)

30 hours, 5 weeks, $150

Monetary systems, primary/secondary money markets, sources of mortgage loans, federal government programs, loan applications, processes/procedures, closing costs, alternative financial instruments, equal credit opportunity laws affecting mortgage lending. Community Reinvestment Act & the state housing agency. Textbook info given at registration.  Offered in Longview and Henderson. 

RELE 1020
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6 to 9 p.m.
Jan. 19 to Feb. 18, 2021
Location:  KC-Longview & Henderson Higher Education Center