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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

Title insurance: What every new homeowner needs to know

Apr 29th, 2021 | By FCT

You combed through websites, apps, newspapers and seen dozens of places until you finally found the perfect house!

Fraud

Tips to spot power of attorney fraud in a real estate transaction

Mar 25th, 2021 | By FCT

Powers of attorney are very powerful documents which can be easily downloaded from the internet and forged by individuals claiming to be registered property owners. It’s often abused by people who may…

Title Insurance

Why title insurance is important to condo owners

Jan 22nd, 2021 | By FCT

There seems to be a persistent misconception among some condominium owners that title insurance is an unnecessary expense. They couldn’t be more wrong. What happens if the condominium corporation, in violation of…

Title Insurance

Don’t get caught high and dry

Nov 12th, 2020 | By 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…

Title Insurance

Haunted by liens, encroachments, violations and title fraud?

Oct 30th, 2020 | By FCT

Are you ready for some scary, real-life, real estate horror stories to kick off Halloween? Check out our latest video and find out how not to get trapped by the ghosts of…

Home Owners

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

Oct 9th, 2020 | By 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…

Property Owners

The importance of commercial title insurance in the current climate

Aug 25th, 2020 | By 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…

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Coffee Break with Marie Taylor

Mar 5th, 2020 | By FCT

Marie Taylor has been an integral part of  FCT for almost eighteen years. In fact, having Marie on the FCT team gives us the enviable edge of being the only title insurer…

Title Insurance

Do your clients really need title insurance for a condo?

Sep 19th, 2019 | By 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…

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