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?

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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The mission of the Organisme d'autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec (OACIQ) is to protect the public by overseeing the profession adequately and ensuring quality real estate and mortgage brokerage in Québec.

Our vision

As an essential reference in the real estate and mortgage brokerage field, the OACIQ helps promote brokers’ professionalism and competence. The OACIQ is characterized by its organizational effectiveness, its interventions and its leadership in regards to brokerage development.

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Useful information

Here is an overview of recent content produced by the OACIQ

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...

08 September 2016
Sale of an undivided co-ownership property: Attention to the right of the other co-owners

You want to sell or buy a share of an immovable held in undivided co-ownership? Did you know that the other co-owners have precedence over a pot...

08 September 2016
Co-ownership: Gross or net area: How to find your way through

You notice differences between the area of your condominium in the promotional document and the one indicated in the description sheet or the ca...

07 September 2016
Web Advertising Campaign: Because public protection comes through information

An informed public is a better equipped public. To do this, we need to inform consumers so that they know when and how they are protected by the...

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...