Regulating Body

Texas Real Estate Commission

Phone: (512) 936-3000

Email: information@trec.texas.gov

Physical Address: 1700 N. Congress Ave., Suite 400 Austin, TX 78701

Mailing Address: PO Box 12188 Austin, TX 78711-2188

Quick Texas Facts

  • Home inspection is regulated
  • All inspectors licensed by TREC must renew their license every two years
  • License type(s): professional home inspector

Statute/Code: Texas Statutes Occupations Code Title 7. Subtitle A. ch. 1102. Subchapter D

Rule/Regulation: Texas Admin Code 535.209(a)(2)

Exam: National Home Inspector Examination

Application and Licensing: Texas Real Estate Commission

Texas Home Inspection Training

Texas Licensure (Title 113A, Article 6573a, Section 23) enacted in 1991. The Texas licensure law, the Real Estate License Act, provides for the examination of home inspectors and established continuing education requirements. These and other requirements can be found here.


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