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   12097
Chartered real estate broker   2663
Mortgage broker   959
Real estate agency   978
Mortgage agency   46
Total   16743

* Excluding holders whose licences are suspended.

Breakdown of licence holders by administrative region

  Brokers Agencies Total
01 - Bas Saint-Laurent 148 9 157
02 - Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean 163 10 173
03 - Capitale-Nationale 1074 81 1155
04 - Mauricie 194 9 203
05 - Estrie 284 32 316
06 - Montréal 6364 438 6802
07 - Outaouais 538 28 566
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 551 37 588
15 - Laurentides 1271 77 1348
16 - Montérégie 2484 174 2658
17 - Centre-du-Québec 114 10 124
Total 15719 1024 16743



Breakdown of agencies acting under franchise*

  Brokers Agencies Total
CENTRES HYPOTHÉCAIRES DOMINION 128 20 148
CENTURY 21 316 23 339
COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL (QUEBEC) INC. 29 1 30
GROUPE SUTTON 1401 24 1425
HYPOTHECA COURTIER HYPOTHÉCAIRE 149 9 158
MULTI-PRETS HYPOTHEQUES 438 4 442
RE/MAX 4063 144 4207
ROYAL LEPAGE 2048 60 2108
TIMS TRANSACTION IMMOBILIÈRE MULTI-SERVICES 3 1 4
VENDIRECT 423 1 424
VIA CAPITALE 990 31 1021
Total 9988 318 10306

* 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. 383 1 384
LES IMMEUBLES CHARISMA INC. 210 1 211
PLANIPRÊT 199 1 200
M IMMOBILIER / M REAL ESTATE 114 1 115
SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY QUÉBEC ® 110 1 111
PRO IMMOBILIER & HYPOTHÈQUE INC. 107 1 108
KELLER WILLIAMS PRESTIGE 94 1 95
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 62 1 63
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 35 1 36
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
KELLER WILLIAMS DISTINCTION 20 1 21
GROUPE IMMOBEX INC. 20 1 21
ENGEL & VOLKERS TREMBLANT 20 1 21
WINVESTOR IMMOBILIER INC. / WINVESTOR REAL ESTATE INC. 20 1 21
Other independent agencies 2233 663 2896
Total 5308 700 6008

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




Number of brokers acting on their own account

Brokers   437
Total 437



Breakdown of licence holders by gender

  Total Ratio  
Men 8990 57%
Women 6728 43%
Total 15718 100%