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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…

Title Insurance

Title insurance on farm land: a growing industry

Sep 29th, 2021 | By FCT

Farms, ranches and other agricultural businesses form a keystone of Alberta’s economy and culture. These properties may have a simple, pastoral image, but Alberta’s commercial lawyers understand the unique needs and challenges…

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…

Legal Professionals

How to protect your clients and prevent losses from tax liens

Aug 12th, 2021 | By FCT

When a recycling and scrap shipping company in Redwater, Alberta applied for a loan from a major bank to make improvements to its property, everything seemed fine. The loan officer did their…

Home Owners

How do I know if I have homeowner’s title insurance?

Aug 5th, 2021 | By FCT

Title insurance can cover potentially massive losses and completely turn around what would otherwise have been an awful situation. When unexpected issues come up, it’s important to make sure you’re protected—you might…

Title Insurance

How a Kelowna, B.C. homeowner saved thousands with one email

Jul 29th, 2021 | By FCT

When Sofia Jensen* bought a three-bedroom home in a sleepy neighborhood of Kelwona B.C, she thought she was about to settle in for peace and quiet. A few years later, the city…

Title Insurance

What is Title Insurance and Other Questions Answered

Jul 22nd, 2021 | By FCT

Title insurance can easily seem like another unnecessary add-on to the already complicated and costly process of buying a house, but nothing could be further from the truth. It can help speed…

Legal Professionals

Duty to defend: Another tool to help care for your clients

Jul 15th, 2021 | By FCT

What is duty to defend? In title insurance, duty to defend  means if anyone challenges or raises an issue that is covered under a title insurance policy, the insurer pays all the…

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