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Title Insurance

Your top title insurance questions, answered

Jul 22nd | By FCT

Title insurance can easily seem like another unnecessary add-on to the already complicated and costly process of buying a house, but nothing could be further from the truth. It can help speed up the…

Legal Professionals

Duty to defend: Another tool to help care for your clients

Jul 15th | By FCT

What is duty to defend? In title insurance, duty to defend  means if anyone challenges or raises an issue that is covered under a title insurance policy, the insurer pays all the…


When a lawyer’s assumption turned into an unforeseen expense

Jul 8th | By FCT

In late 2019, Sue-Ann Smith*, a lawyer practicing in Nova Scotia acting on behalf of her client, made an assumption that resulted in a taxation error on the statement of adjustments. Using…

Commercial Solutions

Land assembly: Vancouver’s answer to the question of supply

Jul 5th | By FCT

What is land assembly? Land assembly is the joining of multiple adjacent parcels of land to form a single site that can then be used to construct a larger property. Due to…