Texas Real Estate Commission
MAIL: Texas Real Estate Commission
P.O. Box 12188
Austin, TX 78711-2188
The Texas Legislature established the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) in1949 to safeguard consumers in matters of real property transactions and valuation services. TREC shares staff members and resources with the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board
Together TREC and TALCB oversee real estate brokerage, real property appraisals, inspections, right-of-way services, and timeshare. The agency provides licensing, education, and complaint investigation services, as well as regulation and enforcement of state laws and requirements that govern each of these areas of service to consumers in Texas.