To get more information on the steps involved in purchasing a house, you can consult the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Web site.

If you wish to do business with a real estate broker or agent, consult the Web site of the Organisme d’autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec. There, you can find information on topics including the validity of a broker’s certificate, brokerage contracts and offers to purchase.

You can also consult a notary to get advice regarding real estate law. The Chambre des notaires (in French only) provides a variety of information on its Web site. In particular, you will find the number for a free legal advice hotline (in French only).

You can get information regarding property evaluations from the l’Ordre des évaluateurs agréés du Québec (in French only).

Articles about housing and purchasing a property are also available in the Acheter une maison ou un condo section of the Protégez-Vous Web site (in French only).

Last update : May 3, 2021

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