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The Fundamentals of Real Estate for Texas School Districts

Whether you want to buy or sell a piece of property, real estate transactions in Texas can be daunting for those who do not have prior experience in the real estate arena.

Join Darryl Pruett for a description and explanation of the general mechanics of a real estate transactions in Texas, along with some tips for negotiating your next real estate transaction. Whether your transaction is valued at $100,000.00 or $1,000,000.00, understanding what is going to happen and when, and understanding each party’s role in the transaction and their respective responsibilities, will help your district efficiently and effectively close its next real estate transaction.

Session One: Buying (March 24)

  • The Earnest Money Contract
    • Including tips for negotiating your next purchase contract
  • The Title Commitment
  • The Survey
  • Tests and Environmental Assessments


Session Two: Selling (March 31)

  • Statutory Requirements for Selling District Property
  • The Earnest Money Contract
  • Negotiations from the Seller’s Perspective
  • Special Transactions (Easements and Licenses)

Registration Details

Price is per computer
Date Time Price  
03/24/2023 12:00 - 1:00 pm $200.00 Register

Payment Info

We accept credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express) checks, and purchase orders. Checks should be made out to Eichelbaum Wardell Hansen Powell & Muñoz, P.C. and mailed to 4201 W. Parmer Lane, Suite A-100, Austin, TX 78727.

Continuing Education Credit

Eichelbaum Wardell is a certified provider of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) requirements through the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC). The firm is also a registered provider of Continuing Education credits for School Board Members through the Texas Education Agency (TEA), and business officers through the Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO).

Cancellation Policy

Although we cannot accept cancellations, substitutions may be made at any time. If you have any questions, contact us by email or by phone at 972.377.7900. If you can arrange for a group of 25 or more to get together from your district or from a group of several districts, we will come to you. Please call for more information.