Industry Outlook with MBA: The Housing and Mortgage Market

Thursday, November 19, 11 a.m. PT
In partnership with the Mortgage Bankers Association


The current economic and market environment provides a number of challenges and opportunities for lenders. With mortgage rates dropping to record lows and the housing market rebounding, many questions still remain about where the economy is heading. Join our webcast with MBA to hear current data and the outlook for rates, housing and mortgage markets, and lender profitability for the year ahead.

Topics will include: 

The ongoing impact of the pandemic on housing demand

Forecast for the economy and mortgage rates

Key trends in housing and mortgage markets

Benchmarking data with respect to origination and servicing profitability


About the presenters

Michael Fratantoni is MBA's Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research and Industry Technology. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing MBA's industry surveys and benchmarking studies, economic and mortgage originations forecasts, industry technology efforts, and policy development research for both single-family and commercial/multifamily markets. Additionally, Fratantoni is a member of the Board of Directors of MISMO and the membership committee of MERS. Prior to joining MBA, Fratantoni worked in risk management and senior economist roles at Washington Mutual and Fannie Mae. He received a Ph.D. in economics from Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. in economics from The College of William and Mary, and has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Washington, and Johns Hopkins, George Washington, and Georgetown Universities.

Michael Farris (Moderator)
VP of Strategic Solutions | Origence

Brit Barker (Moderator)
VP of Enterprise Solutions | Origence

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