When the owner of a residential immovable chooses to sell through a real estate broker, he must sign a brokerage contract. The same applies to the buyer if the broker wishes to ask him for compensation and to the lessor concerning lease matters.
Signing a brokerage contract is an act that should be taken seriously. This is why you may, under certain conditions, terminate any contract signed between you and a real estate broker to sell, buy, lease or exchange a residential property. This is called the right to cancel.
Le ministère des Finances du Québec sollicite des candidatures de personnes intéressées à devenir administrateur ou administratrice de l’Organisme d’autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec (OACIQ).
The OACIQ publishes today 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 in their real estate transactions involving a residential, commercial or mortgage broker.
Appearing before a parliamentary committee today to present its comments on Bill 16, the OACIQ reiterates its support for the government's desire to better regulate divided co-ownership and building inspection
The OACIQ has just suspended the licence of 106 brokers who have not completed their Mandatory Continuing Education Program.
The measures set out in Bill 16 are an excellent basis for discussion concerning building inspection and divided co-ownership. The OACIQ intends to actively participate in the enhancement of what is proposed in order to establish safer guidelines for the public.
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.
Whether you are looking to buy or sell a property, the real estate broker’s compensation can be negotiated–commission or percentage, lump sum, hourly rate. The OACIQ supervised broker must clearly explain to you what his contract with you implies.
Building inspection: the OACIQ calls on consumers to be cautious and reiterates the importance of overseeing this industry
As a regulator, the OACIQ reiterates its position in favour of stricter supervision of building inspection and calls on consumers to be cautious when choosing their inspector.
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