Building and environment

Do you have questions about the impact of a nearby magnetic field on a property you are considering buying? Wondering if you should have your house inspected for radon before you put it on the market? Unsure whether or not to have a prospective building inspected? This section can help you allay these uncertainties.

Compliance with building inspection rules: this concerns you closely

September 13, 2011 - 10:58

Building inspection is an essential step when purchasing a house. Since the entry into force of the new Real Estate Brokerage Act, you must, as stipulated in section 81 of the Regulation respecting brokerage requirements, professional conduct of brokers and advertising, ''recommend to the person proposing to acquire an immovable that the person have a full inspection performed by a professional or a building inspector...."

Agreement concluded with the AIBQ: Your access to a valuable reference tool for building inspection

July 27, 2011 - 11:29

After several months of negotiations, the OACIQ has just concluded a first recognition agreement of great interest to your professional practice with the Association des inspecteurs en bâtiments du Québec (AIBQ).

Agreement concluded with the National Building Inspectors and Experts Association (NBIEA)

January 23, 2013 - 08:56

The OACIQ has recently concluded a recognition agreement of great interest to your professional practice with the NBIEA. This agreement is added to the one concluded with The Quebec Association of Building Inspectors (QABI) in July 2011.