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

Let's Talk About 4, 8 and 13

Let's Talk About 4, 8 and 13

If you believe in superstitions and are looking to buy or sell a home, put aside the 4s and 13s and embrace the 8.

Habitat: 'She Nailed It!'

Habitat: 'She Nailed It!'

During this month's SERVE, we continue our long tradition of working with Habitat for Humanity to create a safe and affordable place for families to call home.

Be Wicked Smart About Online Rental Scams

Be Wicked Smart About Online Rental Scams

We're continuing our 'Be Wicked Smart' series in celebration of National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Today's topic - online rental scams.

Be Wicked Smart About Phishing

Be Wicked Smart About Phishing

It's October AND National Cyber Security Month – be wicked smart.

Millennials Buy Homes for Their Best Friends

Millennials Buy Homes for Their Best Friends

One–third of Millennials had their best friends at heart — dogs, that is — when deciding to buy their first homes, according to a recent survey.

Hurricane Help FAQs

Hurricane Help FAQs

To help you get answers to your hurricane–related questions, we've compiled a list of answers to FAQs due to the recent hurricanes.

Are You Financially Prepared for An Emergency?

Are You Financially Prepared for An Emergency?

Being financially prepared for emergencies is about more than just having savings set aside.

Outsmarting Scammers

Outsmarting Scammers

Following a natural disaster or during times of hardship, it's very important to recognize and avoid scams.

Mortgage Assistance for Hurricane Maria

Mortgage Assistance for Hurricane Maria

If you are a homeowner impacted by Hurricane Maria, mortgage relief may be available. Contact your mortgage company right away to discuss your options.

Avoiding Repair Scams After a Disaster

Avoiding Repair Scams After a Disaster

Following natural disasters, scam artists are hard at work trying to take advantage of your situation. Here are some tips to avoid them and stay safe.

Meeting the Housing Needs of America's Seniors

Meeting the Housing Needs of America's Seniors

Freddie Mac is working to meet the growing need for seniors housing. We provide financing so specialized facilities can be built, improved and maintained.

¿Con quién debo comunicarme para obtener ayuda luego de un desastre natural?

¿Con quién debo comunicarme para obtener ayuda luego de un desastre natural?

A continuación encontrará una lista de organizaciones que le pueden brindar ayuda para recuperarse de las consecuencias del huracán. Fraude, Centros de Recuperación ante desastres de FEMA, Recursos de asistencia para recuperarse, Ayuda hipotecaria