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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.

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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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Coffee Break with David Simonetti

Nov 26th, 2020 | FCT

Introducing David Simonetti. David rejoined FCT in 2020 as CRO with a mission to bring the same level of commitment for which FCT is known, to our customers in Quebec. He has…

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Financial Literacy 101

Nov 5th, 2020 | FCT

Did you know that 48% of Canadians have lost sleep because they are worried about their finances or that 44% are living from paycheck to paycheck? November is Financial Literacy Month and…

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Real Estate Fraud and Security – A Q&A with Marie Taylor

Oct 22nd, 2020 | FCT

Canadians are more concerned about fraud today than they were 5 years ago. The reason? Fraudsters are finding increasingly sophisticated methods to get around safeguards. The continual move to a more digital…

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In celebration of credit unions

Oct 15th, 2020 | FCT

Did you know that the first official credit union started in Germany in 1849 to provide low-income workers with an alternative to loan sharks? The theme for this year’s International Credit Union…

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Coffee Break with Sam Ishak

Oct 1st, 2020 | FCT

Meet Sam Ishak, our Chief Information Officer responsible for all strategic and operational aspects of technology for FCT, including architecture, application development, information security, infrastructure, business intelligence and technical services. Sam has…

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Virtual learning and education in a complex environment

Sep 28th, 2020 | FCT

In February, Forbes ran an article on the technologies disrupting the property and real estate industry. The article began with a sentence that would ring true throughout the rest of 2020, “no…

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An interview with Michael Leblanc

Sep 25th, 2020 | FCT

Michael LeBlanc, CEO, FCT, was interviewed on Gerry Purcell’s Finnovate Show where he talked about the impact the pandemic is having on the real estate industry and the ways in which FCT…

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