Statistics

The OACIQ oversees the issuance of real estate and mortgage brokerage licences in Québec.

The statistics displayed here are updated as changes occur (Licence issuance, suspension or revocation). So they always match the number of active licence holders when you check them out.

Breakdown of licence holders* by licence type

Real estate broker   12009
Chartered real estate broker   2673
Mortgage broker   912
Real estate agency   981
Mortgage agency   46
Total   16621

* Excluding holders whose licences are suspended.

Breakdown of licence holders by administrative region

  Brokers Agencies Total
01 - Bas Saint-Laurent 132 9 141
02 - Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean 163 10 173
03 - Capitale-Nationale 1101 81 1182
04 - Mauricie 189 9 198
05 - Estrie 282 32 314
06 - Montréal 6288 439 6727
07 - Outaouais 537 28 565
08 - Abitibi-Témiscamingue 75 8 83
09 - Côte-Nord 18 3 21
10 - Nord-du-Québec 0 0 0
11 - Gaspésie-îles-de-la-Madeleine 4 1 5
12 - Chaudière-Appalaches 150 20 170
13 - Laval 2269 88 2357
14 - Lanaudière 542 37 579
15 - Laurentides 1260 77 1337
16 - Montérégie 2470 175 2645
17 - Centre-du-Québec 114 10 124
Total 15594 1027 16621



Breakdown of agencies acting under franchise*

  Brokers Agencies Total
CENTRES HYPOTHÉCAIRES DOMINION 121 20 141
CENTURY 21 318 23 341
COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL (QUEBEC) INC. 29 1 30
GROUPE SUTTON 1399 24 1423
HYPOTHECA COURTIER HYPOTHÉCAIRE 146 9 155
MULTI-PRETS HYPOTHEQUES 427 4 431
RE/MAX 4024 144 4168
ROYAL LEPAGE 2043 61 2104
TIMS TRANSACTION IMMOBILIÈRE MULTI-SERVICES 3 1 4
VENDIRECT 412 1 413
VIA CAPITALE 992 31 1023
Total 9914 319 10233

* The franchisor is the company that gives one or more franchised chartered real estate broker the right to use and operate its brand name and system, in accordance with the terms and conditions of a franchise agreement.


Agencies acting independently

  Brokers Agencies Total
PROPRIO DIRECT 642 1 643
L'EXPERT IMMOBILIER P.M. INC. 379 1 380
LES IMMEUBLES CHARISMA INC. 206 1 207
PLANIPRÊT 188 1 189
M IMMOBILIER / M REAL ESTATE 112 1 113
SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY QUÉBEC ® 109 1 110
PRO IMMOBILIER & HYPOTHÈQUE INC. 106 1 107
KELLER WILLIAMS PRESTIGE 98 1 99
KELLER WILLIAMS URBAIN 86 1 87
GROUPE IMMOBILIER LONDONO INC. / LONDONO REALTY GROUP INC. 85 1 86
ENGEL & VOLKERS MONTRÉAL 80 1 81
PROFUSION IMMOBILIER INC. / PROFUSION REALTY INC. 78 1 79
INTELLIGENCE HYPOTHÉCAIRE 67 1 68
BLVD IMMOBILIER 63 1 64
LES ARCHITECTES HYPOTHÉCAIRES / MORTGAGE ARCHITECTS 62 1 63
KELLER WILLIAMS CONNEXION 59 1 60
KW MOMENTUM 55 1 56
RÉSEAU IMMOBILIER ADRESZ / ADRESZ REAL ESTATE NETWORK 46 1 47
CBRE LIMITÉE / CBRE LIMITED 42 1 43
LES IMMOBILIERS RAMIER INC. / RAMIER REALTY INC. 39 1 40
LE GROUPE IMMOBILIER VANTAGE / VANTAGE REALTY GROUP 35 1 36
CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD 35 1 36
DEVENCORE LTÉE / DEVENCORE LTD. 33 1 34
GROUPE MACKAY 33 1 34
MCGILL IMMOBILIER INC. / MCGILL REAL ESTATE INC. 32 1 33
L'AGENCE IMMOBILIÈRE INC. 29 1 30
NORD EST / NORTH EAST 27 1 28
LES IMMEUBLES M W INC. 26 1 27
JONES LANG LASALLE SERVICES IMMOBILIERS, INC. / JONES LANG LASALLE REAL ESTATE SERVICES, INC. 24 1 25
PMML 24 1 25
NAI TERRAMONT COMMERCIAL 23 1 24
COLDWELL BANKER COMMERCIAL ALLIANCE INC. 22 1 23
EXP AGENCE IMMOBILIÈRE 22 1 23
GROUPE IMMOBEX INC. 20 1 21
MON 1ER SERVICES IMMOBILIERS INC. 20 1 21
Other independent agencies 2259 666 2925
Total 5266 701 5967

* With 20 real estate brokers and more in their employ.




Number of brokers acting on their own account

Brokers   428
Total 428



Breakdown of licence holders by gender

  Total Ratio  
Men 8928 57%
Women 6665 43%
Total 15593 100%