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Here is an overview of recent content produced by the OACIQ

10 May 2017

165 real estate and mortgage brokers suspended by the OACIQ

The OACIQ has announced that it has just suspended the licence of 165 real estate or mortgage brokers. In accordance with the Real estate Br...

05 May 2017

Overseeing and training authorized professionals is a priority!

Do you know that real estate and mortgage brokers must, since 2015, complete a mandatory continuing education program, in addition to completing...

28 April 2017

Is the electronic signature secure?

Are you preparing to sign a form electronically during a real estate transaction? Fast, effective and secure, the electronic signature has the m...

20 April 2017

Two appointments to the OACIQ Board of Directors

The OACIQ Board of Directors is pleased to welcome two new members: Ms. Jacqueline Codsi and Mr. Pierre Hamel.

30 March 2017

Accès à l'information et gestionnaires mieux encadrés

Nadine Lindsay, présidente et chef de la direction de l’OACIQ, expose sa vision d’une éventuelle réforme législative sur la copropriété.

28 March 2017

An inspection protects you

Thinking of buying a property? The OACIQ strongly recommends that you have it inspected prior to purchase. Here are the main steps of this proce...

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.

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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.

Explore the major steps

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.

Explore the major steps

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