The Discipline Committee of the OACIQ has suspended Léo Waltzing’s real estate broker licence for a period of 60 days, notably for failing, as agency executive officer, to ensure that the prospective buyers are informed of water infiltration problems affecting the immovable.
A record number of some 780 guests – brokers, agency executive officers, students and industry partners – attended the 2019 edition of the Rendez-vous of the OACIQ, the authority of real estate brokerage in Quebec.
The OACIQ will hold an event at the National Assembly to discuss with elected officials the need to democratize and popularize real estate transactions with the general public.
The Court of Quebec imposed a six-year suspension period on Marie-Josée Dumas’ licence. The latter was found guilty of having been the instigator or the accomplice of a fraudulent scheme aimed at cheating a financial institution, by stealing the identity of a person and using false documents, in order to make a substantial profit on the sale of her son's house.
Carmen Doré’s licence was suspended for 60 days for, among other things, failing to check the charges affecting an immovable and for modifying a signed document.
The OACIQ Discipline Committee suspended Patrick Galvan’s and Gilda Galvan’s licence for 30 days each
Patrick and Gilda Galvan’s real estate broker licences were suspended for a period of 30 days for abandoning the immovable they bought while they were in charge of selling it.
The Discipline Committee of the OACIQ suspended Sonia Carier’s real estate broker licence for a period of 90 days for having minimized the scope of cannabis cultivation in a building.
The Discipline Committee of the OACIQ has revoked Sandra Mercier's licence following her guilty plea on various counts.
To help consumers who enlist the services of a real estate broker gain a better understanding of each step of their transaction through which they will be guided by their broker, the OACIQ today unveils the all-new version of the Buyer’s Guide.
The OACIQ reacts to a report about the relationship between building inspectors and some real estate brokers
Following a report about possible allegations of collusion, the OACIQ reiterates that any form of conflict of interest is not tolerated.
First-Time Home Buyer Incentive: Are you thinking of buying and financing a first residential property? This program may help you reduce your mortgage payments without additional outlays for the down payment.
Pyrite issues have been identified in cities of the Greater Montreal area. The OACIQ urges real estate brokers to inform their clients of the problems related to pyrite and to recommend the specific actions described below.
If the seller may no longer wish to sell his immovable during the term of an irrevocable exclusive brokerage contract, your broker may, after agreement, put an end to the contract (termination). If there is no agreement, he must take the property off the market.
Study of Bill 16: The OACIQ is excited about the government's openness to oversee co-ownership property managers
The OACIQ is following with great interest the work of the Committee on Planning and the Public Domain on Bill 16 for the purpose, among other things, of regulating divided co-ownership.
Social media: these digital sharing and distribution platforms are used more and more by real estate brokers and agencies. Here are the rules of conductwhich the OACIQ is responsible for enforcing under the Real Estate Brokerage Act, for your protection.
When the owner of a residential immovable chooses to sell through a real estate broker, he must sign a brokerage contract. The same applies to the buyer if the broker wishes to ask him for compensation and to the lessor concerning lease matters.
Signing a brokerage contract is an act that should be taken seriously. This is why you may, under certain conditions, terminate any contract signed between you and a real estate broker to sell, buy, lease or exchange a residential property. This is called the right to cancel.
The OACIQ publishes Trust in action – Highlights 2018 which presents the various actions taken by the Organization over the past year to fulfill the important mission entrusted to it by the Government of Quebec–to protect consumers.
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