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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.

Mortgage

Best practices for mortgage brokers in a digital world

Feb 25th, 2021 | FCT

Although many real estate professionals engage in customer service to some degree, few are as fully focused on it as mortgage brokers. Often an early part of the property buying process, the…

Commercial Solutions

Land assembly and the importance of title insurance

Feb 18th, 2021 | 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…

Real Estate

Thoughts and predictions for resilience and recovery in Canada’s real estate industry

Feb 11th, 2021 | FCT

The year 2020 will forever be remembered as a year overwhelmed by uncertainty and disruption. The real estate industry, like most industries, was significantly impacted by the pandemic, with federal and provincial…

FCT

Did you know that FCT offers CE Credits?

Feb 4th, 2021 | FCT

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin At FCT we’re invested in providing our customers with the tools and resources they need to better serve their clients. For…

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Coffee break with Mark Page

Jan 29th, 2021 | FCT

Introducing Mark Page,  Mark has practiced corporate and commercial law in Australia, the United Kingdom and Canada. He has worked for several global firms and multi-national organizations throughout his career. He started…

Title Insurance

Why title insurance is important to condo owners

Jan 22nd, 2021 | FCT

There seems to be a persistent misconception among some condominium owners that title insurance is an unnecessary expense. They couldn’t be more wrong. What happens if the condominium corporation, in violation of…

Home Owners

OneClose and what it means for you

Jan 14th, 2021 | FCT

New condo buyers are often unpleasantly surprised by Interim Occupancy Fees. But with our recent investment in OneClose, FCT has got your back.  Buyers no longer have to worry about the interest…

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What we know about Canada’s real estate industry as we enter 2021

Jan 6th, 2021 | FCT

From the surge in e-commerce and its impact on commercial spaces to the rise of the remote workforce impacting vacancy rates and investment in home offices, this year has quickly taught us…

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Happy Holidays!

Dec 17th, 2020 | Michael LeBlanc

The holidays are here again. It’s time to make memories and enjoy family celebrations—even if they’re virtual ones. There’s still much to be thankful for— loyal customers, dedicated colleagues and communities that…

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