Texas – Home Inspection State Regulations

Regulating Body:

Texas Real Estate Commission

Phone: 512-936-3000


Email: information@trec.texas.gov

Address: Stephen F. Austin Building
1700 N. Congress Ave., Suite 400
Austin, TX 78701

Quick Texas Facts:

  • Home inspection is regulated
  • All inspectors licensed by TREC must renew their license every two years.
  • License Type: Professional Home Inspector

Exam: National Home Inspector Exam

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.

Application and Licensing: Texas Real Estate Commission