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.


When a lawyer’s assumption turned into an unforeseen expense

Jun 26th, 2020 | FCT

Making assumptions is never a good idea. While most of the time the outcome is harmless, at other times it can be quite costly. In late 2019, Ms. Jane Smith*, a lawyer…


More Than a Policy – Deal Protection Endorsement

May 21st, 2020 | FCT

At FCT, we’re invested in our customers and motivated by the need to provide them with better service, superior products and the technology necessary to deliver both effectively. To demonstrate our commitment…



Jan 16th, 2020 | FCT

EasyFundTM has been adopted by many legal professionals across Canada as the easiest method to manage the transfer of real estate closing funds online. It reduces the need for certified cheques, bank…

Legal Professionals

The case of the missing $20,000

Nov 28th, 2019 | FCT

What would you do if a typo left you $20,000 short? According to a recent article in the New Westminster Record, an ongoing lawsuit is based on this question. The article describes…

Title Insurance

Do your clients really need title insurance for a condo?

Sep 19th, 2019 | FCT

Among condo owners, we’ve noticed a general misconception that survey coverage isn’t relevant for condos so title insurance isn’t relevant. While title insurance does include survey coverage, that isn’t the only reason…

Legal Professionals

Common reasons for claim denials

Jul 11th, 2019 | FCT

At FCT, we often look for ways to cover your claims. However, title insurance has very specific coverages and the circumstances of a claim need to fit within the covered risks set…

Legal Professionals

Our holistic approach to commercial title insurance coverage

Jun 6th, 2019 | FCT

When it comes to protecting their clients, some legal professionals believe that a single-risk policy like a “survey replacement” or “registration gap” policy coupled with a title opinion is enough. Others prefer…

Legal Professionals

Is title insurance really that important?

May 23rd, 2019 | FCT

In recognition of National Insurance Awareness Day, let’s talk about the importance of title insurance. When your clients are purchasing a new property, they may be looking to save money wherever they…

Legal Professionals

Two common misconceptions when ordering title insurance policies

Apr 24th, 2019 | FCT

Not everyone is an expert on title insurance, and if you’re not a title insurer, you don’t have to be. Your clients are relying on you to protect them with as much…

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