Freddie Mac Blog

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

Hurricane Tips from Families In-The-Know

When you learn that a major storm is headed your way, you can never be too prepared. Read up and follow these practical tips from families who've been in your shoes.

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Myth vs. Fact: Manufactured Homes

Here are five prevalent manufactured housing myths and the facts that debunk them.

Is the Housing Market Shifting to Favor Buyers?

After years of increasing home prices, the tide is turning to benefit buyers.

Global Perspective

Did you know that the United States has one the most affordable housing markets in the world? It's true.

10 Terms You Should Know

If you're a first-time homebuyer, ask yourself: Am I ready for the "homebuying" lingo? Your words are important and we're here to help you talk wisely.

Rent: It's Relative

If you're renting and have flexibility with where you can call home, it's important to look deeper than just the rent payment itself. There are other important factors to consider

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ISO A+ Schools

In real estate, the adage "location, location, location" still holds true, but for three-quarters of buyers, this really means "school district, school district, school district."

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Affordability is Just One Reason Renters Intend to Keep Renting

There are more renter households today than at any point since at least 1965. Learn why.

Mortgage Relief Amid California Wildfires

If you're a homeowner who has been impacted by the California wildfires, contact your mortgage company right away to discuss your mortgage relief options.

10 Best Places for First-Time Homebuyers

Finding the right location is an important factor when looking to buy a home.

Strong & Steady

Strong and steady. That's how our transformation is showing up in our financial and business results.

Ringing the Bell at our SBL Loan Lab

We took our innovative Multifamily Small Balance Loan Lab pop-up to the Big Apple for a high-energy morning of closing deals.