Useful information

Here is an overview of recent content produced by the OACIQ

18 May 2018

The OACIQ sanctioned three brokers who carried out brokerage transactions while their licence was suspended

Licence suspensions, ranging from 30 to 120 days with fines, have recently been imposed on brokers to highlight the seriousness of offences and ...

Disciplinary notices, Real Estate Brokerage Act
16 May 2018

Moving? Change you address easily!

You have just completed a transaction and we are so happy for you. Now you need to prepare for moving.

OACIQ news
04 May 2018

Residential rent-to-own demystified

Getting financing can be challenging for a number of reasons; leasing an immovable with a view to buying it in the future can appear to the best...

23 April 2018

Dominique Derome appointed as a member of the Office des professions du Québec

Dominique Derome, Vice-President – Finance, IT and Business Processes at the OACIQ, has been appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of ...

OACIQ news
11 April 2018

Dry rot: what you need to know

Serpula lacrymans – commonly known as dry rot and often referred to as a “building cancer” – is a destructive fungus that attacks timber in resi...

06 April 2018

Broker suspended and ordered to pay fines for failing to disclose facts relevant to the transaction

After admitting his guilt before the OACIQ Discipline Committee, a real estate broker was ordered suspension periods for a total of 30 days and ...

Disciplinary notices

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.

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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.

Explore the major steps