Public articles

March 06, 2017

The advantage of being part of a professional network

During a real estate, don’t hesitate to seek help from seasoned professionals.  If you do business with a broker duly authorized by the OACIQ, he will provide you with a list of trustworthy people to assist you at every step of your transaction.

August 29, 2016

Your broker’s network: valuable resources for your real estate transaction

Doing business with a real estate broker also means having access to a vast network of qualified professionals who will play a key role in ensuring that your real estate transactions goes off without a hitch..

January 08, 2016

When a party does not show up for its appointment with the notary

You are sitting at the notary’s, desperately waiting for the other party to show up for its appointment. After more than an hour, the other party still does not show up. What is going on? Although the date indicated under clause 11.1 of the Promise to purchase is not a mandatory delay, the consequences can be many for a party that fails to show up at the notary’s on the appointed date.

March 22, 2013

Notaries and lawyers must act “in the course of their practice”... or be OACIQ licence holders

Note: This article refers to a judgement rendered between 2004 and 2012, at the time when the old Real Estate Brokerage Act (R.S.Q. c. C-73.1) and its regulations were in force. Therefore, the following text refers to the vocabulary applicable at that time. However, the following analysis remains relevant under the Real Estate Brokerage Act (R.S.Q. C-73.2) that came into force on May 1, 2010 and updated on July 13, 2018 after the adoption of Bill 141.