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   11976
Chartered real estate broker   2675
Mortgage broker   900
Real estate agency   981
Mortgage agency   46
Total   16578

* Excluding holders whose licences are suspended.

Breakdown of licence holders by administrative region

  Brokers Agencies Total
01 - Bas Saint-Laurent 122 9 131
02 - Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean 163 10 173
03 - Capitale-Nationale 1098 81 1179
04 - Mauricie 191 9 200
05 - Estrie 279 32 311
06 - Montréal 6276 438 6714
07 - Outaouais 534 29 563
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 149 20 169
13 - Laval 2255 88 2343
14 - Lanaudière 547 37 584
15 - Laurentides 1257 77 1334
16 - Montérégie 2466 175 2641
17 - Centre-du-Québec 116 10 126
Total 15551 1027 16578



Breakdown of agencies acting under franchise*

  Brokers Agencies Total
CENTRES HYPOTHÉCAIRES DOMINION 120 20 140
CENTURY 21 315 23 338
COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL (QUEBEC) INC. 29 1 30
GROUPE SUTTON 1397 24 1421
HYPOTHECA COURTIER HYPOTHÉCAIRE 147 9 156
MULTI-PRETS HYPOTHEQUES 427 4 431
RE/MAX 4027 144 4171
ROYAL LEPAGE 2047 61 2108
TIMS TRANSACTION IMMOBILIÈRE MULTI-SERVICES 3 1 4
VENDIRECT 409 1 410
VIA CAPITALE 975 29 1004
Total 9896 317 10213

* 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 639 1 640
L'EXPERT IMMOBILIER P.M. INC. 380 1 381
LES IMMEUBLES CHARISMA INC. 200 1 201
PLANIPRÊT 184 1 185
M IMMOBILIER / M REAL ESTATE 112 1 113
KELLER WILLIAMS PRESTIGE 107 1 108
SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY QUÉBEC ® 107 1 108
PRO IMMOBILIER & HYPOTHÈQUE INC. 105 1 106
KELLER WILLIAMS URBAIN 90 1 91
GROUPE IMMOBILIER LONDONO INC. / LONDONO REALTY GROUP INC. 85 1 86
ENGEL & VOLKERS MONTRÉAL 80 1 81
PROFUSION IMMOBILIER INC. / PROFUSION REALTY INC. 76 1 77
INTELLIGENCE HYPOTHÉCAIRE 65 1 66
BLVD IMMOBILIER 63 1 64
KELLER WILLIAMS CONNEXION 61 1 62
LES ARCHITECTES HYPOTHÉCAIRES / MORTGAGE ARCHITECTS 58 1 59
KW MOMENTUM 54 1 55
RÉSEAU IMMOBILIER ADRESZ / ADRESZ REAL ESTATE NETWORK 46 1 47
CBRE LIMITÉE / CBRE LIMITED 42 1 43
LES IMMOBILIERS RAMIER INC. / RAMIER REALTY INC. 38 1 39
LE GROUPE IMMOBILIER VANTAGE / VANTAGE REALTY GROUP 35 1 36
GROUPE MACKAY 35 1 36
CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD 34 1 35
DEVENCORE LTÉE / DEVENCORE LTD. 33 1 34
MCGILL IMMOBILIER INC. / MCGILL REAL ESTATE INC. 33 1 34
L'AGENCE IMMOBILIÈRE INC. 29 1 30
NORD EST / NORTH EAST 27 1 28
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
COLDWELL BANKER COMMERCIAL ALLIANCE INC. 22 1 23
GROUPE IMMOBEX INC. 21 1 22
LES IMMEUBLES MONT-TREMBLANT / MONT-TREMBLANT REAL ESTATE 20 1 21
KELLER WILLIAMS DISTINCTION 20 1 21
ENGEL & VOLKERS TREMBLANT 20 1 21
Other independent agencies 2236 667 2903
Total 5255 703 5958

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




Number of brokers acting on their own account

Brokers   415
Total 415



Breakdown of licence holders by gender

  Total Ratio  
Men 8902 57%
Women 6648 43%
Total 15550 100%