Freddie Mac Blog

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

From Saving Up to Settling Down: The Homebuying Lifecycle

Here are three key phases of homeownership that many people experience during their lifetime.

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6 Steps to Achieve your Homebuying Resolution

If one of your resolutions for 2019 is to become a homeowner, we have 6 ways to make the homebuying process easier.

In It For The Long Run

For the final blog in our avoiding homebuying mistakes series we are talking about the long-term planning involved in homeownership.

Do Your Homework

We're explaining the importance of choosing a home that meets your long-run needs and stressing the first rule of real estate: location, location, location.

Making the "Right" Choice

If you are looking to buy a house, realize that there is likely more than one "right" home for you-every property will have its pros and cons.

Money Management: Bringing Home the Bacon

A home is likely the most expensive investment of your lifetime, so it is important to begin the home buying process by getting your financials in order.

Generation Z is Buying Homes

Although Generation Z is early-on in adulthood, they nearly match millennial aspirations for homeownership, 97% of Generation Z believe that they will own a home in the future.

Making a List, Checking it Twice

As you begin to make your holiday wish list, you might also consider creating a homebuying wish list.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

Finding the answer is one of the most important questions you'll have to answer when buying a home. Learn what matters most.

Freddie Mac execs at the Habitat for Humanity CEO Build: CEO Donald Layton, President David Brickman, EVP of Investments and Capital Markets Mike Hutchins, EVP and Head of Multifamily Debby Jenkins and VP of Diversity and Inclusion Dominica Groom.

Giving Thanks at Habitat for Humanity CEO Build

This month, in the spirt of giving, we partnered with Habitat for Humanity and other local community leaders to celebrate Habitat NOVA's 100th family served with a CEO Build.

3 Tips to Help You Avoid a Rental Scam This Fall

To protect yourself, learn all you can about the rental process and watch for these red flags.

Giving Credit(Smart) Where It's Due

Learning strong lifelong money management skills can help you feel confident about your financial health no matter what obstacles arise.