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   12013
Chartered real estate broker   2667
Mortgage broker   913
Real estate agency   981
Mortgage agency   46
Total   16620

* Excluding holders whose licences are suspended.

Breakdown of licence holders by administrative region

  Brokers Agencies Total
01 - Bas Saint-Laurent 136 9 145
02 - Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean 163 10 173
03 - Capitale-Nationale 1100 81 1181
04 - Mauricie 188 9 197
05 - Estrie 282 32 314
06 - Montréal 6287 439 6726
07 - Outaouais 538 28 566
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 2270 88 2358
14 - Lanaudière 542 37 579
15 - Laurentides 1263 77 1340
16 - Montérégie 2462 175 2637
17 - Centre-du-Québec 115 10 125
Total 15593 1027 16620



Breakdown of agencies acting under franchise*

  Brokers Agencies Total
CENTRES HYPOTHÉCAIRES DOMINION 121 20 141
CENTURY 21 316 23 339
COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL (QUEBEC) INC. 29 1 30
GROUPE SUTTON 1394 24 1418
HYPOTHECA COURTIER HYPOTHÉCAIRE 146 9 155
MULTI-PRETS HYPOTHEQUES 428 4 432
RE/MAX 4031 144 4175
ROYAL LEPAGE 2042 61 2103
TIMS TRANSACTION IMMOBILIÈRE MULTI-SERVICES 3 1 4
VENDIRECT 414 1 415
VIA CAPITALE 992 31 1023
Total 9916 319 10235

* 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 641 1 642
L'EXPERT IMMOBILIER P.M. INC. 380 1 381
LES IMMEUBLES CHARISMA INC. 207 1 208
PLANIPRÊT 189 1 190
M IMMOBILIER / M REAL ESTATE 113 1 114
SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY QUÉBEC ® 110 1 111
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 79 1 80
PROFUSION IMMOBILIER INC. / PROFUSION REALTY INC. 78 1 79
INTELLIGENCE HYPOTHÉCAIRE 67 1 68
LES ARCHITECTES HYPOTHÉCAIRES / MORTGAGE ARCHITECTS 62 1 63
BLVD IMMOBILIER 61 1 62
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
GROUPE MACKAY 34 1 35
DEVENCORE LTÉE / DEVENCORE LTD. 33 1 34
MCGILL IMMOBILIER INC. / MCGILL REAL ESTATE INC. 32 1 33
L'AGENCE IMMOBILIÈRE INC. 29 1 30
NORD EST / NORTH EAST 28 1 29
LES IMMEUBLES M W INC. 26 1 27
PMML 25 1 26
JONES LANG LASALLE SERVICES IMMOBILIERS, INC. / JONES LANG LASALLE REAL ESTATE SERVICES, INC. 24 1 25
NAI TERRAMONT COMMERCIAL 23 1 24
EXP AGENCE IMMOBILIÈRE 22 1 23
COLDWELL BANKER COMMERCIAL ALLIANCE INC. 21 1 22
GROUPE IMMOBEX INC. 20 1 21
MON 1ER SERVICES IMMOBILIERS INC. 20 1 21
Other independent agencies 2261 667 2928
Total 5271 702 5973

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




Number of brokers acting on their own account

Brokers   431
Total 431



Breakdown of licence holders by gender

  Total Ratio  
Men 8926 57%
Women 6666 43%
Total 15592 100%