Blog

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.

Are you a home owner? Take this quiz to find out how much you know about fraud!

Mar 7th, 2019 | FCT

Fraud takes on many different forms. You’ve likely heard of the most common ways people are targeted by fraudsters through email, phone, and online. One way people are targeted by fraud is…

Are you ready to buy your first home? Here’s what you need to know

Mar 1st, 2019 | FCT

If you’re about to buy your first home, congratulations! It’s a huge milestone and likely one of the biggest investments you’ll make in your life. Between your realtor, lender or mortgage broker,…

How our customers help define the way we do business

Feb 21st, 2019 | FCT

Customer experience is at the heart of everything we do at FCT. We started an online platform called FCT Exchange, so we could go straight to the source—our customers—to learn what we’re doing…

To have and to hold… your property

Feb 14th, 2019 | FCT

Maybe you and your significant other just hit the milestone of buying your own place, or maybe you’ve owned your joint home together for years and are considering passing it down to…

Do you know what issues to look for when viewing a home?

Feb 7th, 2019 | FCT

You took your time and finally made the huge decision to buy a home. Then you engage a realtor and the speed dating begins—you have so many homes to view in so…

How can you build a home if you don’t have access to the land?

Jan 31st, 2019 | FCT

Monica and John* purchased a vacant triangular-shaped lot to build a new home on. The only access to the lot was from one corner fronting onto the road. Attached to the offer…

Three reasons you should use FCT Broker Tracker

Jan 24th, 2019 | FCT

We launched FCT Broker Tracker earlier this week in response to the needs of our broker partners. You asked for a way to stay up-to-date on all your deals, and we delivered! FCT Broker…

How realtors can set themselves apart from the competition

Jan 17th, 2019 | FCT

As a realtor, you’re living the dream of working for yourself. But dreams don’t come easy. Competition is stiff—for clients and listings—and it’s important to stand out from the crowd. Here are…

What customers are saying about EasyFund

Jan 10th, 2019 | FCT

We launched EasyFund to help our legal community with one of the tasks they find onerous and time consuming—funding deals and completing payouts by cheque. EasyFund is a secure online service that…

How to stick to your financial goals in 2019

Jan 3rd, 2019 | FCT

Ringing in a new year always comes with the promise of change. Many of us set goals, create New Year’s resolutions, and make plans for what is to come. One of the…