The Bank of Canada raised its key lending rate by a quarter point to 1.25 per cent on Jan. 17, which could mean some belt-tightening for homeowners with variable rate mortgages and lines of credit.
University of Guelph professors Jane Londerville and Paul Anglin research various aspects of the real estate market, including mortgage rates.
Prof. Jane Londerville recently co-authored a report urging the federal government to encourage more home ownership as a central feature of a national housing strategy. She studies the real estate market, mortgage-backed securities pricing, real estate financing and valuation issues, and real estate portfolio information.
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Prof. Paul Anglin is a member of the editorial board of Real Estate Economics. His research interests include house price dynamics and aspects of buying and selling property.
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