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   12091
Chartered real estate broker   2662
Mortgage broker   959
Real estate agency   979
Mortgage agency   46
Total   16737

* Excluding holders whose licences are suspended.

Breakdown of licence holders by administrative region

  Brokers Agencies Total
01 - Bas Saint-Laurent 147 9 156
02 - Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean 163 10 173
03 - Capitale-Nationale 1073 81 1154
04 - Mauricie 194 9 203
05 - Estrie 284 32 316
06 - Montréal 6360 438 6798
07 - Outaouais 536 28 564
08 - Abitibi-Témiscamingue 76 8 84
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 2286 87 2373
14 - Lanaudière 550 37 587
15 - Laurentides 1272 77 1349
16 - Montérégie 2483 174 2657
17 - Centre-du-Québec 116 11 127
Total 15712 1025 16737



Breakdown of agencies acting under franchise*

  Brokers Agencies Total
CENTRES HYPOTHÉCAIRES DOMINION 128 20 148
CENTURY 21 315 23 338
COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL (QUEBEC) INC. 29 1 30
GROUPE SUTTON 1403 24 1427
HYPOTHECA COURTIER HYPOTHÉCAIRE 149 9 158
MULTI-PRETS HYPOTHEQUES 437 4 441
RE/MAX 4061 144 4205
ROYAL LEPAGE 2044 60 2104
TIMS TRANSACTION IMMOBILIÈRE MULTI-SERVICES 3 1 4
VENDIRECT 425 1 426
VIA CAPITALE 989 31 1020
Total 9983 318 10301

* 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 632 1 633
L'EXPERT IMMOBILIER P.M. INC. 382 1 383
LES IMMEUBLES CHARISMA INC. 209 1 210
PLANIPRÊT 200 1 201
M IMMOBILIER / M REAL ESTATE 114 1 115
SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY QUÉBEC ® 110 1 111
PRO IMMOBILIER & HYPOTHÈQUE INC. 106 1 107
KELLER WILLIAMS PRESTIGE 93 1 94
GROUPE IMMOBILIER LONDONO INC. / LONDONO REALTY GROUP INC. 87 1 88
KELLER WILLIAMS URBAIN 86 1 87
ENGEL & VOLKERS MONTRÉAL 82 1 83
PROFUSION IMMOBILIER INC. / PROFUSION REALTY INC. 77 1 78
INTELLIGENCE HYPOTHÉCAIRE 72 1 73
LES ARCHITECTES HYPOTHÉCAIRES / MORTGAGE ARCHITECTS 64 1 65
BLVD IMMOBILIER 64 1 65
KELLER WILLIAMS CONNEXION 63 1 64
KW MOMENTUM 57 1 58
RÉSEAU IMMOBILIER ADRESZ / ADRESZ REAL ESTATE NETWORK 45 1 46
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
GROUPE MACKAY 34 1 35
CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD 33 1 34
DEVENCORE LTÉE / DEVENCORE LTD. 33 1 34
MCGILL IMMOBILIER INC. / MCGILL REAL ESTATE INC. 30 1 31
L'AGENCE IMMOBILIÈRE INC. 29 1 30
NORD EST / NORTH EAST 27 1 28
LES IMMEUBLES M W INC. 26 1 27
NAI TERRAMONT COMMERCIAL 25 1 26
EXP AGENCE IMMOBILIÈRE 25 1 26
JONES LANG LASALLE SERVICES IMMOBILIERS, INC. / JONES LANG LASALLE REAL ESTATE SERVICES, INC. 25 1 26
PMML 25 1 26
COLDWELL BANKER COMMERCIAL ALLIANCE INC. 21 1 22
GROUPE IMMOBEX INC. 20 1 21
GROUPE LAVOIE 20 1 21
ENGEL & VOLKERS TREMBLANT 20 1 21
WINVESTOR IMMOBILIER INC. / WINVESTOR REAL ESTATE INC. 20 1 21
Other independent agencies 2235 664 2899
Total 5307 701 6008

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




Number of brokers acting on their own account

Brokers   436
Total 436



Breakdown of licence holders by gender

  Total Ratio  
Men 8984 57%
Women 6727 43%
Total 15711 100%