Training and career in real estate
To access the real estate or mortgage broker’s exciting career, what training should be taken? Discover the requirements to practice real estate and mortgage brokerage and learn more about recognized mandatory basic training programs. By checking this section, you will also know what tools are available to you to practice the profession according to generally accepted practices.
Mandatory basic training: Important information for candidates wishing to become real estate or mortgage brokers
(Updated on September 6, 2013)
In an effort to enhance brokers’ skills and address the concerns of real estate professionals, any candidate wishing to take the OACIQ certification exam since September 1, 2013 must have previously taken and passed a basic training program recognized by the OACIQ.
The OACIQ provides the public and licence holders with the name of various educational institutions offering training programs in real estate brokerage.
(Updated on September 10, 2013)
The OACIQ certification examinations simulate a real estate transaction and are designed to validate a candidate’s ability to use the various resources at his disposal and to apply and adapt them to different professional contexts.
Are you an agency executive officer or a real estate or mortgage broker in another province and now wish to practice in Québec? Here is how:
In its ongoing efforts to serve you better, the OACIQ Continuing Education Department has put the final touches on several projects that ranked high on its list of priorities.
Unveiling of the Professional Standards of Practice for the Visual Inspection of Chiefly Residential Buildings
At the annual convention of the Québec Association of Building Inspectors (QABI) on October 15, 16, 17, 2009, the QABI unveiled, in a press conference, the Professional Standards of Practice for the Visual Inspection of Chiefly Residential Buildings, developed jointly by the ACAIQ (known today as the OACIQ) and the QABI.
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The Professional Inspection Department has noticed a lack of understanding of the principles governing the receipt of a sum for another and the management of a deposit.
On June 23, 2008, amendments to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act came into force, resulting in additional requirements for the real estate sector, a sector that was already subject to the legislative requirements under the Act since 2001.