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Under Texas law, a property manager requires a license if he or she will be listing properties, negotiating leases, or collecting and depositing rents, but a license is not required for doing credit or background checks on prospective tenants, or managing property maintenance. Salaried employees of property owners do not need a license to manage properties on behalf of their employers.
To qualify for a real estate license, applicants must be 18 or older, a U.S. citizen or legal alien, and a resident of Texas. They must have at least 4 years experience as a real estate salesperson or broker and must complete 270 classroom hours of related courses.