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Here is an overview of recent content produced by the OACIQ

28 January 2017
The OACIQ in Laval!

On the occasion of the Salon Réno Habitation de Laval, held until January 29, 2017 at Place Forzani, Nadine Lindsay, President and Chief Executi...

26 September 2016
The more informed you are, the better protected you will be

In the age of social media and online shopping, it is rare that we carry out such a serious transaction as the purchase, sale, or lease of an im...

08 September 2016
Qu’est-ce que l’OACIQ?

L’Organisme d’autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec (OACIQ) a comme mission de protéger le public en l’informant, mais aussi en en...

08 September 2016
Qu’est-ce qu’un professionnel autorisé par l’OACIQ?

L’Organisme d’autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec (OACIQ) a pour mission de vous protéger lorsque vient le temps de vendre, d’ac...

06 September 2016
The inspection is also for the seller!

Putting your property on the market with the help of a real estate professional authorized by the OACIQ? Don’t be surprised if he recommends tha...

29 August 2016
La promesse d’achat: plus qu’un souhait, un engagement

Signer une promesse d’achat, c’est s’engager dans l’une des plus importantes transactions de votre vie. Mieux vaut être bien informé!

Your protections


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.

Our vision

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.

Explore the major steps