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

03 November 2016
Co-ownership: Are you well-informed?

Every real estate transaction is unique. While it may be tempting to turn to a co-ownership property to make your daily life easier, the fact re...

11 October 2016
Obtaining a licence, a conditional privilege

Obtaining a licence, a conditional privilege

Obtaining a real estate or mortgage broker title is subject to specific conditions. The...

11 October 2016
How to obtain an anticipated opinion from the LIMC

Interested in the profession, but not sure if you meet the OACIQ’s requirements? Request an opinion from the Licence Issue and Maintenance Commi...

11 October 2016
I filed a complaint: What happens next?

I filed a complaint: What happens next?

You filed a complaint with the OACIQ about the conduct of a broker and you got a letter from...

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...