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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.

The importance of commercial title insurance in the current climate

Aug 25th, 2020 | FCT

Commercial property owners are facing great challenges right now. Since the start of the pandemic and the government-mandated lockdown, they’ve had to come up with new and innovative solutions to continue operating…

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 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…

EasyFund

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…

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,…

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…

Who’s responsible if a previous homeowner didn’t close a building permit?

Aug 15th, 2019 | FCT

The short answer is: the new homeowner. But if the new homeowner has title insurance, they can get the cost of work required to close the permit covered, if the municipality forces…

What to expect from a home inspection

Aug 8th, 2019 | FCT

A home inspection is a common condition on the sale of a property. It gives new homeowners peace of mind to know that a professional has checked the house from top to…

Four things to consider when buying a commercial property

Aug 1st, 2019 | FCT

Buying a commercial property can be a great investment as these properties tend to yield better financial returns compared to residential properties. But there’s also more risk for the investors. A location…