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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 does it take to be a successful mortgage broker?

Apr 13th, 2018 | FCT

The mortgage broker industry is, and always has been, competitive. There’s a lot to learn about different lenders, regulations, forms, etc. and occasionally it can be an uphill battle when things change…

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…

What’s the difference between secured and unsecured debt?

Mar 29th, 2018 | FCT

The average Canadian carries a lot of debt. According to Statistics Canada, in 2016, the national average debt-to-disposable-income ratio was 172.1%. This means there was $1.72 in secured and unsecured debt for…

We’re invested in your success

Feb 26th, 2018 | FCT

We’re invested in you—our customers, colleagues and community. We’re committed to your success and aim to make every interaction with you memorable. Using our technology and expertise, we help make you more…

How to rebuild credibility with your customers

Jan 25th, 2018 | FCT

Companies around the world are struggling with customer service. In fact, a 2017 global Accenture report found that 61% of customers switched companies due to poor service. No matter how many t’s…

4 tips to stand out on social media

Jan 11th, 2018 | FCT

You’ve attended a dozen conferences and heard all the buzz words: content, engagement, organic, impressions. But what do these words mean to your business and how will using social media help you…

Here’s to new beginnings!

Dec 14th, 2017 | Michael LeBlanc

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The twinkling lights and crackling fires remind us to slow down and appreciate our family, friends, and all that we have accomplished. This was…

FCT Is Named One Of The Best Workplaces In Financial Services & Insurance

Nov 15th, 2017 | FCT

On November 7, 2017 FCT was named by the Great Place to Work® (GPTW) Institute on the 2017 list of Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance! This is in addition to…

We’re Invested In The Leaders Of Tomorrow

Nov 9th, 2017 | FCT

We had another successful Take Our Kids to Work Day at FCT on November 1st! A group of 23 grade nine students joined us for the day to get a glimpse of…

At FCT, we’re invested

Oct 16th, 2017 | FCT

We’ve launched a new identity for FCT. We want you to have a clear idea of who FCT is and what we stand for. Our new “we’re invested” message focuses on just…

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