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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. Intstead, it represents the collective voice and experience of FCT’s dedicated niche experts.

Watch Out For Fraud This Holiday Season!

Dec 6th, 2017 | FCT

At the height of the holiday rush, FCT’s commercial division received a request for title insurance for a blanket mortgage in the amount of $2.6 million, spanning five vacant properties, all with…

Save For Your Goals Faster With These 5 Money-Saving Tips

Nov 22nd, 2017 | FCT

It can be intimidating to save for a down payment or large expense when you’re starting from scratch (or at least it feels like it). Even if you’re already putting aside part…

FCT Is Named One Of The Best Workplaces In Financial Services & Insurance

Nov 15th, 2017 | FCT

On November 7, 2017 FCT was named by the Great Place to Work® (GPTW) Institute on the 2017 list of Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance! This is in addition to…

We’re Invested In The Leaders Of Tomorrow

Nov 9th, 2017 | FCT

We had another successful Take Our Kids to Work Day at FCT on November 1st! A group of 23 grade nine students joined us for the day to get a glimpse of…

Terrifying Tales of Owning a Home Without Title Insurance

Oct 31st, 2017 | FCT

Did you know that some claims to FCT are denied because homeowners don’t actually have a title insurance policy? Homeowners often assume that the lender’s title insurance policy bought during their closing…

A Recap of the 2017 Mortgage Fraud Summit

Oct 25th, 2017 | Marie Taylor

On October 17th, I felt privileged to be part of a panel of industry experts at the Mortgage Professionals Mortgage Fraud Summit. The fraud summit happens every two years and it brings…

Happy International Credit Union day

Oct 19th, 2017 | FCT

Over 217 million members worldwide rely on credit unions for their financial services. Since 1948, one day every year is set aside to recognize and appreciate credit unions and their contribution to…

At FCT, we’re invested

Oct 16th, 2017 | FCT

We’ve launched a new identity for FCT. We want you to have a clear idea of who FCT is and what we stand for. Our new “we’re invested” message focuses on just…

How Title Insurance Helps Small Business Owners

Oct 11th, 2017 | FCT

Starting a business can be risky, and small business owners may not always have enough money on hand to deal with unexpected real estate issues. When Andrea* purchased a two-story building, she was…

How do I Know if I Have Title Insurance?

Sep 27th, 2017 | FCT

It seems like an odd question – but some people who have title insurance don’t know that they have a homeowner’s title insurance policy, while many who have a lender policy believe…

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