Mike Fratantoni

Mike Fratantoni

Mike Fratantoni is the Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research & Technology at the Mortgage Bankers Association. Fratantoni has had nearly twenty years of industry experience including risk management and senior economist positions at Washington Mutual and Fannie Mae.

ARTICLES

  • Worries about the housing market are overblown

    There are limits, after all
    There is no question that the government remains a larger force in the housing market and is focused on protecting consumers. However recent actions by FHA, the Department of Justice and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are more likely to constrain rather than expand the availability of credit.
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