Buying or selling a home
You have decided to enlist the help of a real estate broker to buy or sell your property. That is very wise! Your broker can provide invaluable help in this process, as both the sale and the purchase of a home are very complex and delicate transactions. This section presents an overview of the process of buying or selling a home. Happy reading!
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Before you buy or sell a property, why not take a little time to review the OACIQ’s mandatory and recommended forms used by your broker? They will give you a good idea of the main steps involved in a real estate transaction.
Please note that these forms are provided for illustration purposes only and cannot be used for an actual transaction.
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.
The practice of real estate and mortgage brokerage is regulated in order to ensure that members of the public are protected when engaging in a real estate transaction through a broker’s intermediary. The rules and conditions of practice governing the profession are set out in the Real Estate Brokerage Act, the Regulations thereunder and the Rules of Professional Ethics. Read this section to learn more about the duties and obligations of your broker.