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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.

What to watch out for when you’re house hunting

Jan 17th, 2018 | FCT

Buying a home can be a very exciting and emotional time. It’s easy to get carried away and fall in love when you see what looks like the ideal house—a perfectly landscaped…

4 tips to stand out on social media

Jan 11th, 2018 | FCT

You’ve attended a dozen conferences and heard all the buzz words: content, engagement, organic, impressions. But what do these words mean to your business and how will using social media help you…

How to get your finances on track after the holidays

Jan 3rd, 2018 | FCT

The holidays are over and the bills are rolling in. While you were buying thoughtful gifts for family, friends and yourself, of course, you may have gone further over budget than you…

Are your clients protected from the Vancouver Empty Homes Tax?

Dec 20th, 2017 | FCT

The Risk for Vancouver Home Buyers Like most taxes, the Empty Homes Tax is attached to the land. As the bylaw requires a “registered owner” to provide information at any time and…

Here’s to new beginnings!

Dec 14th, 2017 | Michael LeBlanc

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The twinkling lights and crackling fires remind us to slow down and appreciate our family, friends, and all that we have accomplished. This was…

Watch Out For Fraud This Holiday Season!

Dec 6th, 2017 | FCT

At the height of the holiday rush, FCT’s commercial division received a request for title insurance for a blanket mortgage in the amount of $2.6 million, spanning five vacant properties, all with…

Save For Your Goals Faster With These 5 Money-Saving Tips

Nov 22nd, 2017 | FCT

It can be intimidating to save for a down payment or large expense when you’re starting from scratch (or at least it feels like it). Even if you’re already putting aside part…

FCT Is Named One Of The Best Workplaces In Financial Services & Insurance

Nov 15th, 2017 | FCT

On November 7, 2017 FCT was named by the Great Place to Work® (GPTW) Institute on the 2017 list of Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance! This is in addition to…

We’re Invested In The Leaders Of Tomorrow

Nov 9th, 2017 | FCT

We had another successful Take Our Kids to Work Day at FCT on November 1st! A group of 23 grade nine students joined us for the day to get a glimpse of…

Terrifying Tales of Owning a Home Without Title Insurance

Oct 31st, 2017 | FCT

Did you know that some claims to FCT are denied because homeowners don’t actually have a title insurance policy? Homeowners often assume that the lender’s title insurance policy bought during their closing…

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