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Homeownership: A Considerable Achievement Currently Facing Hurdles

We can all remember the great sense of accomplishment felt after achieving a personal goal. For many people, that rush of joy and emotion was felt when they bought a home for the first time. Think about it. The path to homeownership is typically a multi-year process that involves a committed savings plan, a close look at your financial situation and a determined search for the perfect home that fits your needs and budget. Only after rounds negotiations, inspections and paperwork, do you finally get handed the keys to the front door.

Sam Khater
Sam Khater
Vice President and Chief Economist, Economic &Housing Research

Freddie Mac Prices $1.1 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-078

Freddie Mac recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates ( K Certificates ), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.1 billion in K Certificates (K-078...

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Single-family has reached a Credit Risk Transfer milestone

We have transferred a significant portion of risk on $1 trillion of SF mortgages


Locked Out? Are Rising Housing Costs Barring Young Adults from Buying their First Homes?

Insight | Jun 28, 2018

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Freddie Mac surveys lenders each week on the rates, fees and points for the most popular mortgage products. Average Mortgage Rates as of July 12, 2018

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30-Yr FRM

0.4 Fees/Points

15-Yr FRM

0.4 Fees/Points

5/1-Yr ARM

0.3 Fees/Points

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