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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.

Opportunities and challenges for commercial properties producing cannabis

Aug 29th, 2019 | FCT

It’s known as the green rush and several are making comparisons with the Wild West. On October 17, 2018, the Cannabis Act came into force making recreational cannabis legal in Canada. This…

Four things to consider when buying a commercial property

Aug 1st, 2019 | FCT

Buying a commercial property can be a great investment as these properties tend to yield better financial returns compared to residential properties. But there’s also more risk for the investors. A location…

Do your clients really need title insurance?

May 23rd, 2019 | FCT

When your clients are purchasing a new property, they may be looking to save money wherever they can. One of the topics that may come up is title insurance. For instance, clients…

Why is it important to offer customers choice?

May 25th, 2018 | FCT

Customers’ expectations are changing with respect to how they interact with organizations. According to Accenture Strategy, 73 percent of customers get frustrated when providers fail to offer convenient interaction methods. And 59…

How Title Insurance Helps Small Business Owners

Oct 11th, 2017 | FCT

Starting a business can be risky, and small business owners may not always have enough money on hand to deal with unexpected real estate issues. When Andrea* purchased a two-story building, she was…

Strata Plan VS Title Insurance: Which One Do You Really Need?

Jun 28th, 2017 | Paul Miron

Darren* applied to change the use of his commercial condo unit to a medical one, but his request was denied. He was told by the municipality that the site plan agreement had…

Need a leader you can count on for faster, more confident closings?

Oct 13th, 2016 | Renzo Farronato

In Canadian real estate circles, FCT has long been recognized for its key role in pioneering the Canadian title insurance industry. Over the last 25 years, we’ve made it our goal to invest…

FCT: Proud to be Canadian

Jul 26th, 2016 | Renzo Farronato

Why Canadian experience matters to you and your business Having just recently celebrated Canada’s 149th birthday and in the midst of FCT’s 25th anniversary celebrations, I thought this would be a perfect…

Customized protection and complete satisfaction? We endorse that!

Jun 13th, 2016 | Renzo Farronato

We all know that title insurance helps to minimize the risk associated with commercial real estate and helps the closing process run smoothly— title insurance provides coverage you can’t get anywhere else….

25 years and counting . . . Why FCT’s decades of experience matter to you

May 12th, 2016 | Renzo Farronato

Anyone working in this global marketplace knows that business today is characterized by relentless change. For a company to succeed, it needs to constantly adapt to stay relevant and innovative in order…