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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…

8 tips for selling your home

May 24th, 2017 | FCT

Competition can be fierce in the real estate business, especially in these uncertain times. One day it’s a seller’s market and the next it’s not. So how do you make sure your home…

Introducing a better way to sell homes

Apr 5th, 2017 | FCT

Certified Resale Home launches in Ontario Owning a home is the largest financial commitment most Canadians will make, so it’s understandable that both the buyer and the seller will approach a transaction…

Certified Resale Home: Delivering a superior customer experience

Aug 17th, 2016 | Mark Page

It’s pretty clear that brands with a good understanding of the value of customer experience manage to be so successful in large part because of word of mouth. This level of exposure…

Preparing your home for sale: A checklist for helping you stand out and sell faster

May 31st, 2016 | Mark Page

Competition can be fierce in the real estate market. So how do you make sure your home is the one that gets attention and gets sold? Well, a lot of factors come into…

Certified Resale Home aligns with proposed Ontario Bill to license Home Inspectors

Apr 11th, 2016 | Mark Page

In February, a private members bill (Bill 165) was introduced into the Ontario legislature with the intent of establishing a licensing regime for home inspectors. The Licensed Home Inspectors Act, 2016 is designed…

Certified Resale Home gets a makeover and a new partner!

Mar 10th, 2016 | Mark Page

The launch of Certified Resale Home last year was the culmination of significant customer insight and feedback and a result of our drive to fill a gap in the current process with…

Certified Resale Home: 5 reasons it’s a game changer

Aug 17th, 2015 | Jeff Brookfield, AmeriSpec of Canada, Business Development Consultant

When selling your home, you must present the most saleable property possible to set it apart in today’s competitive market. One way to do this is to ensure you get a pre-listing…

Certified Resale Home expands into new markets!

Jul 6th, 2015 | Ryan Lambert

FCT’s Emerging Business Group is excited to pull back the curtain on the first expansion of our Certified Resale Home (CRH) product. When we initially launched in the Greater Toronto Area in…

Five things we learned on the Realtor tradeshow circuit

May 25th, 2015 | Ryan Lambert

FCT’s Emerging Business Group and Digital Marketing team has been on the real estate tradeshow circuit for the past few weeks. On this circuit, we had the opportunity to attend the OREA…

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