TREC Consumer Notice

THE TEXAS REAL ESTATE COMMISSION (TREC) REGULATES REAL ESTATE BROKERS AND SALES AGENTS, REAL ESTATE INSPECTORS,
HOME WARRANTY COMPANIES, EASEMENT AND RIGHT-OF-WAY AGENTS, AND TIMESHARE INTEREST PROVIDERS
YOU CAN FIND MORE INFORMATION AND CHECK THE STATUS OF A LICENSE HOLDER AT
WWW.TREC.TEXAS.GOV
YOU CAN SEND A COMPLAINT AGAINST A LICENSE HOLDER TO TREC
A COMPLAINT FORM IS AVAILABLE ON THE TREC WEBSITE
TREC ADMINISTERS TWO RECOVERY FUNDS WHICH MAY BE USED TO SATISFY A CIVIL COURT JUDGMENT AGAINST A
BROKER, SALES AGENT, REAL ESTATE INSPECTOR, OR EASEMENT OR RIGHT‐OF‐WAY AGENT, IF CERTAIN
REQUIREMENTS ARE MET.
REAL ESTATE INSPECTORS ARE REQUIRED TO MAINTAIN ERRORS AND OMISSIONS INSURANCE TO COVER LOSSES
ARISING FROM THE PERFORMANCE OF A REAL ESTATE INSPECTION IN A NEGLIGENT OR INCOMPETENT MANNER.
PLEASE NOTE: INSPECTORS MAY LIMIT LIABILITY THROUGH PROVISIONS IN THE CONTRACT OR INSPECTION
AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE INSPECTOR AND THEIR CLIENTS. PLEASE BE SURE TO READ ANY CONTRACT OR AGREEMENT
CAREFULLY. IF YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND
ANY TERMS OR PROVISIONS, CONSULT AN ATTORNEY.
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR ISSUES ABOUT THE ACTIVITIES OF A LICENSE HOLDER, THE COMPLAINT PROCESS, OR THE RECOVERY FUNDS, PLEASE VISIT THE TREC WEBSITE OR CONTACT TREC AT:
TEXAS REAL ESTATE COMMISSION
P.O. BOX 12188
AUSTIN, TEXAS 78711-2188
(512) 936-3000

Review the Consumer Protection Notice