Useful information

Here is an overview of recent content produced by the OACIQ

17 April 2019

Exclusive brokerage contract: can the broker authorize his client to offer the immovable for sale by himself?

Some owners wishing to sign a brokerage contract ask to be able to market their immovable to find prospective buyers, too.

Brokerage forms
04 April 2019

Bill 16: The OACIQ supports the efforts to regulate building inspection and divided co-ownership

The measures set out in Bill 16 are an excellent basis for discussion concerning building inspection and divided co-ownership. The OACIQ intends...

04 April 2019

Transaction involving a flooded property: Three things to know

Experiencing a flooding is painful. Due to stress and urgency, an affected homeowner may forget to take certain precautions that could be of gre...

Environment
15 February 2019

How can I compensate my residential real estate broker?

Whether you are looking to buy or sell a property, the real estate broker’s compensation can be negotiated–commission or percentage, lump sum, h...

Compensation
08 February 2019

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...

Building inspection
24 January 2019

The agency executive officer, a key resource to be more acquainted with

The agency executive officer is responsible for ensuring that the agency brokers meet their duties and obligations. If you experience a pro...

Protections (Assistance-FARCIQ-FICI)

Your protections

OUR MISSION

The Organisme d’autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec (OACIQ) ensures the protection of members of the public who enlist the services of real estate and mortgage brokerage professionals governed by the Real Estate Brokerage Act.

Our vision

The OACIQ is the authority of real estate and mortgage brokerage in Québec. It protects and assists the public by ensuring sound broker practices.

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You want to buy?

Are you a bit nervous to buy a new home? Get sound advice for every step of your transaction (coordination of visits, promise to purchase, transfer of ownership, etc.) and see how the Real Estate Brokerage Act protects you if you choose to do business with a broker.

Explore the major steps

You want to sell or lease?

Making the most out of your transaction is possible when you are properly equipped! The OACIQ puts a wealth of information at your disposal and protects you if you choose to enlist the services of a broker to represent you in the sale of your home.

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Are you looking for a mortgage?

Navigating through different types of mortgage loans makes you feel dizzy? To make your process easier, discover the OACIQ’s recommendations regarding the calculation of your monthly budget, the estimation of your loan, the choice of your loan term, etc.

Explore the major steps