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Useful information

Here is an overview of recent content produced by the OACIQ

17 March 2017

The OACIQ at the National Home Show

Come meet the OACIQ team at the National Home Show at Place Bonaventure.

28 January 2017

The OACIQ in Laval!

Nadine Lindsay, President and Chief Executive Officer of the OACIQ, invites you to come and meet the OACIQ team at the Salon Réno Habitation de ...

26 September 2016

The more informed you are, the better protected you will be

It is rare that we carry out such a serious transaction as the purchase, sale, or lease of an immovable on a whim.

08 September 2016

Qu’est-ce que l’OACIQ?

L’OACIQ a comme mission de protéger le public en l’informant, mais aussi en encadrant le travail des courtiers immobiliers et hypothécaires.

08 September 2016

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

L’OACIQ vous protège lors de la vente, l'achat, la location ou le financement d’une propriété avec un professionnel autorisé.

06 September 2016

The inspection is also for the seller!

Putting your property on the market? Have your property inspected prior to the sale.

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.

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