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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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Coffee break with Phillip Notley

Apr 28th, 2022 | By FCT

As Head of Marketing and Communications, Phillip Notley has led our Marketing department for over six years. Phillip’s natural curiosity and big-picture outlook help him discover new ways for FCT to connect…

FCT

Happy holidays!

Dec 14th, 2021 | By FCT

 It’s the holiday season again! As we reflect on the past year, it has meant so much to us to see worry and fear turn to hope. Thank you for your…

Legal Professionals

One small omission can cost you thousands. Protect yourself.

Dec 9th, 2021 | By FCT

When Andrew Carter* completed the sale of his client’s house, he was ready to move on to the next file. As an experienced real estate lawyer in Saskatchewan, Andrew had done numerous…

Title Insurance

How a sealed basement entrance almost sank a Quebec couple

Oct 14th, 2021 | By FCT

When Emma and Charles Roy* first noticed the water pooling in the basement of their home in Repentigny, just north of Montreal, they thought it was a leaky pipe. Then the couple…

Real Estate

The return of foreign buyers and the Pacific market

Sep 23rd, 2021 | By FCT

Foreign buyers dominated headlines—and if those headlines are to be believed, the market, back in the early to mid-2010s. Two successive provincial governments in B.C. set up foreign buyers’ taxes in order…

Commercial Solutions

Opinion or insurance? The future of B.C.’s commercial sector

Sep 16th, 2021 | By FCT

Despite the media’s focus on B.C.’s hot residential market, the province’s commercial sector continues to represent massive opportunities, from the lower mainland to the mountains. For many lawyers in B.C., writing an…

Legal Professionals

Three essential things to look for in a title insurance provider

Sep 9th, 2021 | By FCT

Since coming to Canada in the early 90s, title insurance has become a reliable source of security for more and more homeowners. As a legal professional, you have more options than ever…

Caring for the Community

Meet the William G. Davis Scholarship recipient for 2021

Sep 2nd, 2021 | By FCT

On August 25, we had the honour of awarding the 2021 William G. Davis Scholarship. Named for the late Honourable William G. Davis, a chairman of FCT’s board, former education minister and…

FCT

Coffee break with Brenna Charles

Aug 19th, 2021 | By FCT

To many successful national lenders in the mortgage broker channel, Brenna Charles is the face of FCT. A business development director for Residential Lending Solutions (RLS) and recently named CMP Rising Star,…