Public articles

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.

COVID-19 and your real estate transactions: what you need to know

In the current context of COVID-19, here is a summary of the measures we have put in place to date.

March 12, 2020
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.

February 07, 2020

The OACIQ Discipline Committee has suspended Pierre Trottier’s licence for 30 days and imposed a fine of $4,000 and a reprimand on him

The Discipline Committee has suspended Pierre Trottier’s licence and imposed a fine for failing to inform a collaborating broker of the existence of another promise to purchase he himself had received and prepared.

February 03, 2020

Call for applications

The Ministère des finances is looking for lawyers wishing to serve as chair and vice-chair on the Discipline Committee.

January 31, 2020

The OACIQ Discipline Committee has suspended Naderge Jean-Baptiste’s licence for 60 days and ordered her to pay a fine of $5,000

The Disciplinary Committee of the OACIQ suspended Naderge Jean-Baptiste's licence for implementing a "Ponzi scheme".

January 23, 2020

The OACIQ Discipline Committee has suspended Lise Desmarais’ licence for 150 days and ordered her to pay a fine of $3,000

The Court of Quebec upheld on appeal the decision of the Discipline Committee of the OACIQ that suspended Lise Desmarais’ real estate broker licence.

December 11, 2019

The OACIQ Discipline Committee has suspended Ludmilla Bulavinzeva’s licence for 45 days and ordered her to pay a fine of $4,000

The Discipline Committee has suspended Ludmilla Bulavinzeva’s licence for failing to inform two buyers of a water leak in the basement of the immovable.

December 06, 2019

Bill 16: The OACIQ pleased with measures for the protection of the public

The OACIQ warmly welcomes the adoption of Bill 16 by the National Assembly as well as the measures established to oversee co-ownership and building inspection

November 18, 2019

The OACIQ Discipline Committee has suspended Anh Tri Vo’s licence for 90 days and ordered him to pay a fine of $3,000

The Court of Quebec upheld on appeal the decision of the Discipline Committee of the OACIQ that suspended Anh Tri Vo’s real estate broker licence and fined him $3,000 for receiving remuneration without remitting it immediately to the agency he was acting for.

November 12, 2019

The OACIQ Discipline Committee has suspended Magdi Sayegh’s licence for 22 months and ordered him to pay a fine of $6,000

The Discipline Committee has suspended Magdi Sayegh’s licence for a period of 22 months and ordered him to pay a fine of $6,000, notably for using a nominee and price inflating scheme to mislead a financial institution. 

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