Public articles

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.

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March 30, 2020

The Court of Quebec dismissed Patrice Bissou's appeal and imposed on him a 365-day suspension and fines totalling $8,000

Patrice Bissou had been found guilty of implementing a scheme allowing him to withdraw a portion of the remuneration, the total of which represented the difference between the sellers’ floor price and the buyers’ ceiling price.

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 26, 2020

The OACIQ Discipline Committee has suspended François Gratton’s licence for 60 days and ordered him to pay a fine of $2,000

François Gratton’s real estate broker licence was suspended for allowing a person other than the seller to sign the Declarations by the seller of the immovable form and for making false statements to the Assistant Syndic.

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