Blog

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.

The real estate industry is evolving and so are we

Nov 14th, 2019 | FCT

What has all our experience taught us, here at FCT? That innovation and adaptation are crucial to being customer centric. We’ve dedicated ourselves to that belief over the years, expanding beyond title…

Meet our 2019 William G. Davis Scholarship recipient

Oct 3rd, 2019 | FCT

Since 2015, FCT has been proudly running a scholarship program to help deserving youth across Canada offset some of the financial challenges that come with attending college or university. The scholarship was…

Coffee break with Jackie Chetcuti

Jul 18th, 2019 | FCT

Welcome to our first edition of the Coffee break series! Throughout the year, we’ll be chatting with people from different lines of business at FCT so you can learn more about who…

Why employees think FCT is a Great Place to Work

May 2nd, 2019 | FCT

We’re so proud to have made the Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces™ list for the fifth year in a row! Our employees are the heart of FCT and we empower them…

EasyFund by the numbers

Apr 12th, 2019 | FCT

EasyFund is a secure online service that offers legal professionals the ability to safely manage the transfer of real estate closing funds, effectively reducing the need for certified cheques, bank drafts, direct…

How to stick to your financial goals in 2019

Jan 3rd, 2019 | FCT

Ringing in a new year always comes with the promise of change. Many of us set goals, create New Year’s resolutions, and make plans for what is to come. One of the…

Happy holidays!

Dec 10th, 2018 | FCT

How quickly the year goes by! Once again, it’s the season of love, laughter and joy. It’s also a time of giving, and for a lot of us, giving back. With our…

Join us in supporting homeless youth across Canada!

Nov 28th, 2018 | FCT

With our corporate focus on youth homelessness, we’re consolidating our charitable efforts to make a bigger and more meaningful impact in the community. For every share our video gets through Twitter, Facebook…

Why you can count on FCT’s underwriting team

Jul 12th, 2018 | FCT

Did you know that across the country, real estate is consistently one of the riskiest areas of law to practice? From the beginning of a real estate transaction to long after the…

How to protect your clients from Vancouver’s Empty Homes Tax

Apr 5th, 2018 | FCT

As you know, the Empty Homes Tax or Vacancy Tax is applied to homes in Vancouver that are vacant or underutilized. As the bylaw requires a ‘registered owner’ to provide information for…