Buyer or seller?

Follow the Guide!

Designed by the OACIQ, our Buyer's Guide and Seller's Guide provide you with the major steps of a real estate transaction.

You want to buy?

Are you a bit nervous to buy a new home? See how the real estate broker takes care of your transaction, regardless of the step to be taken: coordination of visits, promise to purchase, transfer of ownership, etc.

Explore the major steps

You want to sell?

Making the most out of your transaction is possible with a broker! Take advantage of his valuable advice and have peace of mind: property enhancement, promise to purchase management, counter-proposal, etc.

Explore the major steps

Are you looking for a mortgage?

Navigating through different types of mortgage loans makes you feel dizzy? Call upon a mortgage broker to help you make informed decisions: calculating your monthly budget, estimating your loan, choosing your loan term, etc.

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The OACIQ ensures public protection by overseeing the profession adequately and providing 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

14 January 2015
New content to answer your questions

The OACIQ added new content to its website, which will certainly become essential for buyers, sellers and even lessees and lessors! Indeed, a ne...

01 December 2014
Buyer’s Guide and Seller’s Guide

The OACIQ offers you two new tools to better understand the many steps of a real estate transaction.

03 October 2014
Residential immovable: mandatory forms and statements in any brokerage contract or transaction proposal concerning the sale, purchase, exchange or lease

To ensure a better protection of public, the OACIQ published mandatory forms regarding chiefly residential immovables containing less than 5 dwe...

02 October 2014
The mandatory forms for residential lease and the new recommended forms for commercial lease: when to use them?

Since December 1, 2012, the following forms must be used to conclude the lease of a dwelling:

23 September 2014
Advertising campaign on the benefits of dealing with a mortgage broker

Personalized service, sound advice, and across-the-board protection: three strong arguments that are part of the new advertising campaign of the...

15 September 2014
Advertising campaign: because buyers must also know

The new joint advertising campaign of the OACIQ, QFREB and real estate boards takes over the airwaves again with a new ad that is now intended f...