TREC Home Inspector Rules #2

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Inspectors on “inactive” status can still inspect homes. True or False?
False.
A licensee shall provide information requested by the commission in connection with an application to renew a license within ___ days after the commission requests the information.
30.
If the apprentice or real estate inspector license has been expired for __ months or more, the licensee must file an original application.
6.
If the apprentice or real estate inspector license has been expired for 6 months or more, the license can be renewed. True or False?
False.
Continuing education for renewal of a real estate inspector license must include ___ hours of Texas Standards of Practice/Legal/Ethics Update.
8.
The continuing education required for each renewal of a real estate inspector license must include ___ hours of core subjects.
24.
Real estate inspectors are required to have __ hours of continuing education every two years.
32.
Core continuing education courses can contain no more than ___ hours on any single subject.
16.
The commission may assess an administrative penalty up to ___ times the normal for prior history of violations.
Two.
An inspector shall not inspect properties under contingent arrangements whereby any compensation or future referrals are dependent on reported findings or on the closing or settlement of a property. True or False?
True.
Inspectors cannot pay a real estate agent for being added to their “list” of inspectors. True or False?
True.
An inspector shall not accept employment to repair properties covered by the Standards of Practice on which the inspector has performed an inspection within ___ months of the date of the inspection.
12.
Inspectors shall not disclose inspection results or client information without prior approval from the client. True or False?
True.
Inspectors cannot give the inspection report to the real estate agent without the clients’ permission. True or False?
True.
Are inspection reports, business cards, invoices, signs, brochures, email, the Internet, electronic transmissions, or text messages considered advertisements?
Yes.
Do advertisements by a person licensed as an inspector have to contain the name or assumed business name of the licensee?
Yes.
Do advertisements by a person licensed as an inspector have to contain the name of the licensee?
Yes.
Do advertisements by a person licensed as an inspector have to contain the name or assumed business name of the sponsoring licensee?
Yes.
Do advertisements by a person licensed as an inspector have to contain the name of the sponsoring licensee?
Yes.
Inspectors must deliver the report to the person for whom the inspection was performed within ___ days unless otherwise agreed in writing by the client.
3.
What is Form REI 7-5?
The Texas Real Estate Commission authorized Property Inspection Report.
The Form REI 7-5 cannot have a font smaller than ___ points.
10.
Can the color of the typeface and checkboxes be changed on the Form REI 7-5?
Yes.
Is using legal sized (8 1/2″ by 14″) paper for the Form REI 7-5 allowed?
Yes.
Can you add a cover page to the REI 7-5 report form?
Yes.

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