Freddie Mac Blog

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

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Help for Homeowners and Renters

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have supported American families nationwide.

Suburbs Vs. Cities: Population Growth Trends

Learn which U.S. regions and metro areas have been gaining population and about the factors driving these trends.

Population Growth: Where Are People Moving?

Discover the latest trends in population migration in the U.S. and what it means for housing prices.

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What Will 2021 Bring For Housing?

Many of the trends that shaped the market last year, especially historically low mortgage rates, will continue to drive housing activity in 2021.

Build Wealth with a Starter Home

A starter home can give you experience in owning a home and the financial benefits that come with it, without the pressure of finding your forever home immediately.

Selling Your Home in a Seller’s Market

These three benefits will give you an advantage when selling your home in a seller's market.

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Why Days on Market Matters for Sellers

How long your home has been listed can have a big impact on your home sale.

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How an Agent Can Help You Sell During the Pandemic

When you’re ready to sell your home, consider all your options to make the sale a success, beginning with hiring a real estate agent.

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How Much Can You Sell Your Home For?

Here are some ways to get an understanding of what your home could sell for.

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Appreciation and Building Home Equity

Owning your home is an investment, and home equity is part of a long-term strategy to build financial stability.

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3 Reasons Why Fall is a Great Time to Sell

Homebuyers are ready to fall in the love with your home.

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Snapshot of Today’s Housing Market

Here's what you can expect from the housing market for the rest of 2020.