Texas Agents

A big welcome to you from the Texas Brokerage Team. eXp Realty is excited to have you! We’re going to help you get up and running, and introduce you to what eXp Realty has to offer. There is a checklist of items in this document you will be completing over the next few days. *PRINT THIS DOCUMENT ALONG WITH THE CHECKLIST FOR QUICK REFERENCE. This is also a live document, there are many links to things you will want to refer to. So, keep this document on your computer.

*It is important to remember that the process moves at your pace, the quicker you complete each step in the onboarding process, the quicker you are out there selling real estate.


*****MOST IMPORTANT STEP*****

Once you have confirmation from TREC on your sponsorship request please email TXMLS@exprealty.com and let us know which association/MLS you are with and if you are a current member or need to join. The Texas Team is here to assist you, but the attached quick reference guide should always be your first stop. You can reach out to any of us during the week while we are in the Broker Room (M-F 9:30-5:00) or by contacting your regional managing broker directly. Contact information is in this package.

Welcome to eXp Texas!

Tony King

Designated Managing Broker for Texas

eXp Realty, LLC.

Complete steps 1– 5 in order in the checklist below.

** After Step 5, each step MUST be completed, but not necessarily in order.

1. Complete eXp Online Application Join eXp

2. Sign eXp Independent Contractor Agreement

3. Request Sponsorship with EXP Realty LLC (603392) www.trec.texas.gov and TREC Sponsorship Guide

4. Change your sponsorship at your local association/MLS

Email: txmls@exprealty.com and let us know which association/MLS you are with, if you are joining or a current member, and if you have any listings to transfer. We will send you the necessary pre-filled forms and instructions.

**Houston and Dallas agents: if you would like to sign up for the ShowingTime group plan call 312-568-8001 ext. 150 to sign up $23/month for 10 listings and $6 per additional listing OR $40/listing.

5. Explore: eXp World and Schedule your World Tour with a Cloud Concierge. Visit: https://explore.exprealty.com for additional helpful information If you experience difficulty, email: support@exprealty.com

6. Update your Information About Brokerage Services form (IABS) and your templates in ZipForms with the new broker information (see below)

We have a lot of great information below.

If you don't find the Texas info you're looking for below.... check out

Texas FAQ Texas Contract Questions Texas Advertising Texas Helpful Links Need Help? Access the Broker Room

Knowledge Base & State Meetings

Add the Following Days and Times to Your Calendar:

Every Monday 1 pm CST - Monday Mastery

  • eXp World > Texas Broker Room > Boardroom 1

Every Tuesday 9 am CST - Texas State- Meeting

  • eXp World > Auditorium

Every Tuesday 10 am CST - TX Orientation for new eXp members

  • eXp World > Auditorium

Every Thursday 1:30 pm CST - Texas Contracts Class

  • eXp World > Meeting Room 7

Every Friday 10 am CST - eXp National Leadership Meeting

  • eXp World > Auditorium

Every Friday 11 am CST - Coaches Corner

  • eXp World > Texas Broker Room > Boardroom 1

Add tx.broker@exprealty.com to your contacts


Familiarize yourself with the eXp Knowledge Base: https://explore.exprealty.com/

Check out our eXp Class Schedule at: www.expcloud.com


Download, Read, and Become Familiar with eXp Policies and Procedures Manual and Texas Policies and Procedures

Your Social Media

Please forward a copy of ALL Social Media sites you use to promote your business. Use THIS FORM to submit.

Gather all of your advertising links: including social media, websites, copies of business cards, signs and any other customer-facing advertising and email all for approval to tx.broker@exprealty.com.


(*You are responsible for sending ALL advertising proofs to tx.broker@exprealty.net and marketing@exprealty.com PRIOR to first use per TREC Advertising Rules outlined in the TX Policy & Procedures).

Find us in Workplace

Download: Workplace App and Workplace Chat App to your mobile

Get Familiar with Workplace Group: exprealty.workplace.com

Join: Texas State Group.

Agent Attraction

If you are going to be attracting new agents to eXp there is a document you must review the Agent Attraction Universal Pledge.

Who is my Broker & How Do I Contact Them?

You have ONE Designated Managing Broker to act for EXP Realty in Texas, Tony King.

Tony King - License #622946 Email: tx.broker@exprealty.com

Tony has assigned people at TREC to help supervise Texas agents, these people are Managing Brokers. Managing Brokers are your first resource for answering contract questions in the State of Texas. They have been appointed by the broker with TREC to act as your supervisor on her behalf.

When contacting a Broker, either visit us in the Texas Broker Room in eXp World during Broker Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 9:30 am CST - 4:00 pm CST, and Tuesday 10:00 am CST - 4:00 pm CST or *send a Workplace Chat*(preferred). When you have a Broker question the first person you should reach out to is your Managing Broker. Your Broker Team is available for contact during Business Hours, Monday - Friday from 8:00p.m to 6:00 p.m.

The best way to reach out to your Managing Broker is to send them a chat on Workplace. Broker phones should be used for absolute emergencies, only!!!

You can also send an email for non-urgent items to tx.broker@exprealty.com. (Don’t forget the dot after tx).

Need Help? Access the Broker Room in eXp World

The best way to contact your Managing Broker is via Workplace Chat.

If you need to speak to your Managing Broker, please contact them via Workplace chat first then contact via their phone extension.

Each Managing Broker's phone number can be found in the Texas Agent Handbook.

Not sure who your Managing Broker is? Take a look at this map to clarify.


HOW TO GET ASSISTANCE FROM A BROKER

The Texas Broker Team is glad to assist you with business needs as they arise. Please understand our Brokers will assist you as quickly as they can, but do occasionally have to attend required meetings, training and other appointments. We recommend that you utilize the virtual tools available to you to get in touch with your Broker, or leave a message they can access as soon as they're available. Below are the best methods, in order, to get in touch with a Broker:

    • 1ST - Visit the Texas Broker Room (GoTo>Broker State Rooms>Texas) to speak to the Brokers on Duty. This may not be YOUR Managing Broker, however, the Broker on Duty can assist you.

    • 2nd - Workplace Chat (best to use. Your Broker may be teaching, in meetings, etc. They will see your unread chat and can follow up as soon as they are available).

    • 3rd - Call Your Broker via Their Phone Extension, Leave a Message if they don't answer.

    • 4th - Email the Broker (or tx.broker@exprealty.net) This method for non-emergency questions or requests.


Texas State Contacts



Designated Managing Broker Information:

Rick Tankersley - License #581016

Email: tx.broker@exprealty.com

Phone: 210-788-9690

Kimberly McLaughlin - License #584901

Email: kimberly.mclaughlin@exprealty.net

Phone: 512-652-8132


Julie Floyd - License #612412

Email: julie.floyd@exprealty.net

Phone: 512-627-6224

Misty Michael - License #522309

Email: misty.michael@exprealty.net

Phone: 214-906-0635


Marty Chrisman - License #501852

Email: marty.chrisman@exprealty.net

Phone: 210-326-5824

Important Texas Information:

eXp Realty Brokerage License Number

#603392 (This goes on page 9 of the contracts & agreements).

ADDRESS FOR ALL CONTRACTS

ALL Sales Contracts use: 9600 Great Hills Trail, Ste 150W, Austin Texas 78759.

ADDRESS for LISTING AGREEMENTS/BUYER REPS

You can use registered Branch Offices as the address or the Austin address to keep it simple.

TAX ID

20-8369429 (A prefilled signed W-9 is located in Sky Slope)

For ALL Lease Transactions-**PLEASE NOTE** You can use the Dallas P.O. box for overnight, however, there is no W-9 for this address if the Property Management company requires one. If a W-9 is required, you will need to use the Bellingham WA address and W-9.

W-9 Copy-FOR LEASES

This is a signed copy, ready for use.

W-9 Copy-FOR CONTRACT USE


A copy of eXp’s E&O insurance


Fees For Agents:

New U.S. Fees


Mailing Addresses for LEASE Transaction Checks and Documents:

Mailing Address:

EXP REALTY LLC

2219 Rimland Drive, Ste 301

Bellingham, WA 98226

Overnight Address

Lockbox Services 207182

EXP Realty LLC

P.O Box 207182

Dallas, TX 75320-7182

Rental Mailing Address

EXP REALTY LLC

2219 Rimland Drive, Suite 301

Bellingham, WA 98226


Rental Overnight Address

EXP REALTY RRBPO

P.O Box 207182

Dallas, TX 75320-7182


IMPORTANT: These addresses are only for checks made payable to eXp Realty. Please continue to deliver checks made payable to our agents or third party vendors directly to those payees.

As a reminder, to expedite processing time, always include the disbursement authorization form and signed closing disclosure/settlement statement with Remittance

HUD Information

HUD INFORMATION:

Broker email to register at HUD: tx.broker@exprealty.com


HUD NAID:

EXPRLT9462. (You must register/update profile at HudHomeStore.com).

*If you submit a HUD bid and it’s giving an error message, be sure that your profile on the HUDhomestore.com website is updated to reflect eXp as your brokerage. If your brokerage information in your profile does not match the NAID number, you will receive an error and be unable to submit a bid.


DOCUMENTS THAT REQUIRE SIGNATURES:

Email to tx.broker@exprealty.com (txDOTbroker)

IDX documents

Relocation documents

Commission Advances

TREC Reinstatement

HUD Documents

OpCity Requests

MLS Waiver

3rd Party Lead Referral Agreements