§531.18 Consumer Information

  1. The Commission adopts by reference the Consumer Protection Notice, TREC No. CN 1-4. This document is published by and available from the Texas Real Estate Commission, P.O. Box 12188, Austin, Texas 78711-2188, www.trec.texas.gov.
  2. Each license holder shall provide the notice adopted under subsection (a) by:
    1. displaying it in a readily noticeable location in each place of business the broker maintains; and
    2. providing a link to it in a readily noticeable place on the homepage of each business website, labeled:
    1. "Texas Real Estate Commission Consumer Protection Notice", in at least 10 point font; or
    2. "TREC Consumer Protection Notice", in at least 12 point font.
  3. For purposes of this section, business website means a website on the internet that:
    1. is accessible to the public;
    2. contains information about a license holder's real estate brokerage services; and
    3. the content of the website is controlled by the license holder.
  4. For purposes of providing the link required under subsection (b)(2) on a social media platform, the link may be located on:
    1. the account holder profile; or
    2. a separate page or website through a direct link from the social media platform or account holder profile.