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.
In an effort to enhance brokers’ skills and address the concerns of real estate professionals, any candidate wishing to take the OACIQ certification exam as of September 1, 2013 must have previously taken and passed a basic training program recognized by the OACIQ.
The competency frameworks are guides to help future brokers understand what competencies must be developed and mastered in order to act ethically and responsibly in their brokerage practice.
The OACIQ provides the public and licence holders with the name of various educational institutions offering training programs in real estate brokerage.
In its ongoing efforts to serve you better, the ACAIQ 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.
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.
Before listing a mobile home, a broker must first determine whether it is a movable or an immovable. Under the Civil Code of Québec, a mobile home is a movable. However, the Civil Code also includes circumstances where it can be considered an immovable.
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.