Public articles

October 19, 2018

RDV OACIQ 2018: Because public trust needs to be earned

The RDV OACIQ 2018 event, which has just ended at the Saint-Hyacinthe Convention Centre is the latest action taken by the OACIQ as part of its concrete initiative to increase public trust in real estate brokerage transactions.

Press Release - First Election Debate on Housing

The four main political parties want to make housing a priority.

September 18, 2018

Brokers suspended for sending false documents

Licence suspensions of up to one year and fines of up to $6,000 were imposed on brokers for participating in a scheme to obtain fraudulent financing for the purchase of properties.

July 03, 2018

Press Release - A new tool for an optimal real estate transaction

The OACIQ is pleased to announce the coming into force of the mandatory form Declarations by the seller of the immovable – Divided co-ownership for consumers dealing with a real estate broker.

June 15, 2018

The OACIQ puts its expertise behind Bill 401 regulating divided co-ownership and building inspection

The Organisme d’autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec (OACIQ) welcomes the introduction of Bill 401, and more specifically the measures proposed to regulate building inspection and co-ownership, which we have been advocating for over ten years.

May 18, 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 protect the public.

February 11, 2016

Notice regarding the notification procedure introduced following the coming into force of the new Code of Civil Procedure

With the coming into force of the new Code of Civil Procedure on January 1, 2016 and, therefore, the authorization to notify by any appropriate method, including by technological means...

October 01, 2015

The OACIQ submitted a brief to the Government concerning the future of real estate brokerage and public protection

Brossard (Québec), October 1, 2015 – The Organisme d’autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec (OACIQ) has just tabled a brief in which it responds to two main issues raised by the Québec Ministry of Finance in a Report on the Application of the Real Estate Brokerage Act: self-regulation as a model of governance of the OACIQ, and the importance of protecting the public in any real estate and mortgage transaction. The OACIQ is concerned about certain directions that could be taken by the Ministry and their effects on public protection.

April 30, 2015

Launch of the Mandatory Continuing Education Program for all Québec real estate and mortgage brokers

Brossard (Québec), April 30, 2015 – Starting tomorrow, the world of real estate and mortgage brokerage in Québec will begin the very first cycle of its new Mandatory Continuing Education Program.

October 11, 2013

LAWSUIT AGAINST DUPROPRIO INC. - The OACIQ filed a motion for declaratory judgment

Montréal (Québec), October 11, 2013- the Organisme d’autoréglementation du courtage immobilier (OACIQ) has just filed a motion for declaratory judgment against DuProprio inc. company with the Quebec Superior Court in Civil Matters. The aim of this motion is to determine whether the activities of DuProprio violate the Real Estate Brokerage Act, as maintained by the OACIQ.

July 24, 2013

Lawsuit against DuProprio Inc. – Concerned by the decision of the Court, the OACIQ is assessing its options

Brossard (Québec), July 24, 2013 – On July 19, the OACIQ received from the Superior Court of Québec, chaired by the Honourable François Huot, a judgment confirming the one rendered in November 2011 by the Court of Quebec, acquitting DuProprio Inc. of the six (6) charges laid against the company.

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