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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.

Title Insurance

Don’t get caught high and dry

Nov 12th, 2020 | FCT

Buying a home is both exciting and nerve-wracking.  But it can become downright terrifying when an unexpected expense suddenly appears. A title insurance policy is an important investment that can save you…

Home Owners

Title insurance vs home insurance – Do you know the difference?

Oct 9th, 2020 | FCT

Many homeowners are uncertain about the differences between home insurance vs title insurance. Unfortunately, if you don’t understand the differences you can leave yourself vulnerable to unpleasant surprises down the road. Take…

Home Owners

The tale of a leaky roof and a defunct air conditioner

Sep 24th, 2020 | FCT

Picture this, a stately house nestled on a beautiful lot, on a street lined with majestic trees. Seems idyllic, doesn’t it? Unfortunately, sometimes those stately homes offer unwelcome surprises. Seniha Ceylan found…

FCT

Some like it hot…or cold

Aug 13th, 2020 | FCT

“To know that FCT was here to help us out made a huge difference.” Those words were spoken by Joelle Trudeau after her furnace and air conditioner both stopped working on the…

FCT

FCT Home Protection Plan – Enjoy your home, we’ll take care of the rest

Jun 18th, 2020 | FCT

Buying a home is an exciting, life-changing event. For a first-time home-buyer, and even a more experienced one, the process can become overwhelming, especially when something goes wrong. Meet Rebecca Rose. She…

Home Owners

5 things to know before refinancing your home

Jan 23rd, 2020 | FCT

There are many reasons to refinance your home. One of the most common reasons is to get a lower interest rate than the one you initially agreed to, and pay significantly less…

Mortgage

Is it a good idea to use your RRSPs for a down payment on a house?

Jan 2nd, 2020 | FCT

When you’re looking to purchase your first home, one of the first hurdles you’ll need to clear is putting together enough money for a down payment. Depending on where you live in…

Home Owners

What resources can help Canadians improve their financial literacy?

Nov 1st, 2019 | FCT

In 2017, 60% of Canadians failed to pass a financial literary test consisting of true and false questions. Worse still, close to 80% of the participants rated themselves as financially literate. Clearly,…

Home Owners

What types of claims do we pay through Home Protection Solutions?

Oct 10th, 2019 | FCT

Did you know that a new homeowner can be free from the worry of replacing major features of their home for a year or so after buying it? That’s the peace of…

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