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.

How well do you know Canada?

Jul 1st, 2020 | FCT

At FCT we are proud of our Canadian heritage. So in honour of Canada’s 153 birthday we’re giving you the opportunity to tell us how much you know about Canada.

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…

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…

Coffee Break with Pat Smolak

Jun 4th, 2020 | FCT

Pat spent twenty-five years at RBC in various senior management roles before joining FCT. As an Operations Leader, Pat is responsible for directing the teams that deliver services to our legal customers….

Broker Tracker Enhancements

May 26th, 2020 | FCT

The FCT Broker Tracker platform first launched in 2019 to provide our broker partners with an efficient and effective way to stay on top of their deals. We are excited to announce…

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…

The Mental Cost Of Homelessness

May 8th, 2020 | FCT

At a time when home means so much more than four walls and a roof, how would you feel if you didn’t have a place to call home? What would that do…

What happens when an innocent error results in a $4,351.36 claim?

Apr 24th, 2020 | FCT

When the lawyer responsible for receiving the closing funds from clients located in the Cayman Islands for the purchase of a property in Ontario, mistakenly provided the wrong wiring instructions, his clients…

EasyFund makes it easier to close deals when you are working remotely

Apr 16th, 2020 | FCT

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