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Here is an overview of recent content produced by the OACIQ

20 November 2017

How to prevent radon from affecting your real estate transaction

Radon can build up in a home. Here’s how to prevent radon problems before a transaction.

17 November 2017

Instructions for buying from a builder or developer

Buying a new or off-plan home or condo is a major real estate transaction. It’s better to know what you're getting into!

16 November 2017

A report card on a property

The Real Estate Brokerage Act provides for a range of tools to protect your interests. The Declarations by the seller of the immovable form is o...

16 November 2017

Receipt of several promises to purchase?

Your property is for sale? It’s quite possible that you receive several promises to purchase. Here is how the Real Estate Brokerage Act...

15 November 2017

Intergenerational homes: The protections offered by the Real Estate Brokerage Act

Before indicating that a home is an intergenerational one, the seller’s broker must be able to show the accuracy of the information he provides....

15 November 2017

The best moments of the Colloque immobilier OACIQ

You may now view or review the best moments in a short video.

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The Organisme d’autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec (OACIQ) ensures the protection of members of the public who enlist the services of real estate and mortgage brokerage professionals governed by the Real Estate Brokerage Act.

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The OACIQ is the authority of real estate and mortgage brokerage in Québec. It protects and assists the public by ensuring sound broker practices.

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You want to buy?

Are you a bit nervous to buy a new home? Get sound advice for every step of your transaction (coordination of visits, promise to purchase, transfer of ownership, etc.) and see how the Real Estate Brokerage Act protects you if you choose to do business with a broker.

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You want to sell or lease?

Making the most out of your transaction is possible when you are properly equipped! The OACIQ puts a wealth of information at your disposal and protects you if you choose to enlist the services of a broker to represent you in the sale of your home.

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Are you looking for a mortgage?

Navigating through different types of mortgage loans makes you feel dizzy? To make your process easier, discover the OACIQ’s recommendations regarding the calculation of your monthly budget, the estimation of your loan, the choice of your loan term, etc.

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