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The FCT blog aims to answer your industry questions, examine current market trends and provide key information on the value of our products and services.

The FCT blog does not represent a single author or opinion. Instead, it represents the collective voice and experience of FCT’s dedicated niche experts.

How realtors can set themselves apart from the competition

Jan 17th, 2019 | FCT

As a realtor, you’re living the dream of working for yourself. But dreams don’t come easy. Competition is stiff—for clients and listings—and it’s important to stand out from the crowd. Here are…

What customers are saying about EasyFund

Jan 10th, 2019 | FCT

We launched EasyFund to help our legal community with one of the tasks they find onerous and time consuming—funding deals and completing payouts by cheque. EasyFund is a secure online service that…

How to stick to your financial goals in 2019

Jan 3rd, 2019 | FCT

Ringing in a new year always comes with the promise of change. Many of us set goals, create New Year’s resolutions, and make plans for what is to come. One of the…

Happy holidays!

Dec 10th, 2018 | FCT

How quickly the year goes by! Once again, it’s the season of love, laughter and joy. It’s also a time of giving, and for a lot of us, giving back. With our…

How to winterize your home

Dec 6th, 2018 | FCT

Although the official first day of winter has not yet arrived, it’s undisputable, the cold weather is here. So we thought we’d share our tips to help you stay warm and save…

Join us in supporting homeless youth across Canada!

Nov 28th, 2018 | FCT

With our corporate focus on youth homelessness, we’re consolidating our charitable efforts to make a bigger and more meaningful impact in the community. For every share our video gets through Twitter, Facebook…

How newcomers can build their credit history in Canada

Nov 22nd, 2018 | FCT

As a newcomer to Canada, one of the biggest challenges you face is settling down in a new country. This can be especially difficult when the tools you need are not easily…

What role does insurance play in property valuations?

Nov 15th, 2018 | FCT

Is insurance really a necessary part of your valuation transaction? Absolutely! Insurance plays an important role in the appraisal management process. Guarantees, indemnities and assurance are often included with valuations and have…

Teach your kids how to save money with these simple tips

Nov 8th, 2018 | FCT

When your kids start college or university, every lending institution wants to give them a credit card. If they haven’t developed good spending and saving habits by then, they may get into…

Six things that will kill your credit score

Nov 1st, 2018 | FCT

November is financial literacy month and what better way to start it off than by talking credit scores! It affects your ability to get a credit card, finance a car and even…

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