Freddie Mac Blog

Helpful information and tips on buying, owning or renting a home and the housing market

Time to Refinance?

Learn more about your mortgage refinancing options, understand today's rates and figure out how find the right loan for you.

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Your COVID-19 Housing Questions Answered Part 2

If you have questions about housing due to COVID-19, we are here to answer your questions.

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Your COVID-19 Housing Questions Answered

If you’ve been financially impacted by COVID-19, find the answers to you housing questions.

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Understanding Payment Deferral During COVID-19

Learn how payment deferral can help bring you current on your mortgage.

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COVID-19 Support for Renters

If you are a renter struggling to pay your rent due to COVID-19, understand what is available to you.

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Who to Contact for Mortgage Assistance

Free assistance is available to help guide you through financial hardship.

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Freddie Mac Accelerates Payments to Assist Small and Diverse Businesses

Freddie is accelerating payment terms by 20 days to support our more than 200 small and diverse business suppliers who are directly or indirectly impacted by COVID-19.

Understanding Forbearance During COVID-19

Learn the facts on Freddie Mac forbearance.

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Avoiding Foreclosure Rescue Fraud

Learn the common elements of this fraud and how to to avoid it.

Avoiding Fraud: Call Spoofing

Unfortunately, during times of hardship families are often targeted by fraud artists who attempt to take advantage of those seeking assistance.

Extending Help to Homeowners

If you're struggling to make your mortgage payments due to COVID-19, mortgage relief options are available.

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"Best Time to Buy" Home Maintenance Guide

When it comes to home improvement, there are a lot of ways to maximize your savings!