In Quebec, any real estate brokerage transaction, for compensation and for others, must be carried out by a duly certified real estate broker or agent, i.e. one who holds a certificate to practice issued by the ACAIQ.
The role of the Syndic is to carry out an investigation upon request or if he has a reason to believe that real estate brokers or agents are engaging in illegal acts. A request for an inquiry may be submitted by the general public, as well as by members of the profession.
A Board of directors made up of eleven directors is responsible for governing the Association's affairs. Nine of these eleven directors are certificate holders, elected by their peers. The two other directors are neither real estate brokers nor agents, but are appointed by the Government after consultation with various socio-economic groups.
Source: OACIQ September 2010 • The 2010 Board elections, which for the first time were held exclusively by electronic vote, closed at 4:00 p.m. on September 24, 2010.
The supervisory structure of real estate brokerage helps ensure and promote competence and integrity within the profession. For consumers, it is reassuring to be able to rely on an independent body whose mission is to ensure their protection.
Before filing your claim, you must make sure that your situation meets the main admissibility criteria.
In its ongoing efforts to serve you better, the ACAIQ Education Department has put the final touches on several projects that ranked high on its list of priorities.
The Professional Inspection Department has noticed a lack of understanding of the principles governing the receipt of a sum for another and the management of a deposit.
Before listing a mobile home, a broker must first determine whether it is a movable or an immovable. Under the Civil Code of Québec, a mobile home is a movable. However, the Civil Code also includes circumstances where it can be considered an immovable.