How do I become a licensed home inspector in Texas?

How to Get a Texas Home Inspector License
Complete Education Requirements. Learn More.Submit Online Application to TREC. Learn More.Take Exam Prep Class and Practice Exams. Get fingerprints taken and pass background check. Pass the State Exam within One Year of Filing Application. Complete annual Continuing Education (CE)

How Much Does a Home Inspector Make in Texas? The average annual salary for a home inspector in the state of Texas can exceed $100,000 per year or $48.07 per hour.

Complete 90 hours of coursework from an approved school (you can do this even after you apply). You can find a list of TREC approved courses here. Take the real estate inspector exam after TREC sends you approval to take it.

Can my broker’s real estate office offer my inspection services to their clients? Answer: Under Section 1102.303 of the Texas Occupations Code, an inspector may not act in a transaction in the dual capacity of inspector and either (1) broker or sales agent or (2) an undisclosed principal.

A home inspection is not a requirement when buying a house in Texas; while an inspection is very important, homebuyers may decide or not decide to have one done. Generally, lenders will instead request a home appraisal to evaluate the worth of the home. However, home appraisals are not the same as a home inspection.

Texas Real Estate Commission approves InterNACHI as a course provider for licensed real estate agents.