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June 21, 2021
June 09, 2021

OACIQ-FINTRAC cooperation agreement

Find out more about this new cooperation agreement.

January 25, 2021

Buyers and sellers must fully understand the importance of their rights and the consequences of a hasty purchase

The Chambre des notaires du Québec and the OACIQ are joining their voices to remind buyers of the consequences of waiving rights by hastily signing and accepting an offer to purchase.

September 09, 2020
March 19, 2020

The OACIQ reacts to a report on money laundering in real estate transactions

The OACIQ, the authority of real estate brokerage in Quebec, is extremely concerned about the content of the report and reiterates that real estate brokers are required to report any risky transactions in order to protect consumers.

February 03, 2020

Call for applications

The Ministère des finances is looking for lawyers wishing to serve as chair and vice-chair on the Discipline Committee.

December 06, 2019

Bill 16: The OACIQ pleased with measures for the protection of the public

The OACIQ warmly welcomes the adoption of Bill 16 by the National Assembly as well as the measures established to oversee co-ownership and building inspection

October 31, 2019

RDV OACIQ 2019: The quest for balance for the public

A record number of some 780 guests – brokers, agency executive officers, students and industry partners – attended the 2019 edition of the Rendez-vous of the OACIQ, the authority of real estate brokerage in Quebec.

October 30, 2019

The OACIQ takes action to increase real estate literacy

The OACIQ will hold an event at the National Assembly to discuss with elected officials the need to democratize and popularize real estate transactions with the general public.

October 11, 2019

The Quebec Court ordered the suspension of Marie-Josée Dumas’ real estate broker licence

The Court of Quebec imposed a six-year suspension period on Marie-Josée Dumas’ licence. The latter was found guilty of having been the instigator or the accomplice of a fraudulent scheme aimed at cheating a financial institution, by stealing the identity of a person and using false documents, in order to make a substantial profit on the sale of her son's house.

October 08, 2019

The OACIQ Discipline Committee has revoked Sandra Mercier’s licence

The Discipline Committee of the OACIQ has revoked Sandra Mercier's licence following her guilty plea on various counts.

October 07, 2019

The OACIQ unveils an all-digital guide for homebuyers 

To help consumers who enlist the services of a real estate broker gain a better understanding of each step of their transaction through which they will be guided by their broker, the OACIQ today unveils the all-new version of the Buyer’s Guide.

August 22, 2019

Study of Bill 16: The OACIQ is excited about the government's openness to oversee co-ownership property managers

The OACIQ is following with great interest the work of the Committee on Planning and the Public Domain on Bill 16 for the purpose, among other things, of regulating divided co-ownership.

May 23, 2019

Ten actions taken by the OACIQ for public trust

The OACIQ publishes Trust in action – Highlights 2018 which presents the various actions taken by the Organization over the past year to fulfill the important mission entrusted to it by the Government of Quebec–to protect consumers.

Homes used to grow cannabis: Permanent stigmas

The OACIQ Discipline Committee suspended the licence of two real estate brokers involved in the sale of a property that may have been used to grow cannabis.

March 05, 2019

Fraud Prevention Month: Once again the OACIQ undertakes to closely monitor illegal brokerage schemes

In this fraud prevention month, the OACIQ reiterates its commitment to closely monitor real estate fraudulent practices, especially illegal brokerage activities, and invites consumers to take some precautions.

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