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

Renters Benefit from Our Latest Milestone

Renters Benefit from Our Latest Milestone

Freddie Mac surpassed a major milestone this week — and you're the winner.

Meet the Team: Real Estate Agent

Meet the Team: Real Estate Agent

You're going to be spending a lot of time with your agent so it's important to find someone who gets you.

Meet the Team: Housing Counselor

Meet the Team: Housing Counselor

While many people want to jump straight into the house–hunting part of the buying process, it's important to understand what the process entails first.

Spring Homebuying Season: Quiz #2

Spring Homebuying Season: Quiz #2

How much have you learned about the difference between the first and second–time homebuying experience? Take the quiz and let us know if you're a homebuying all–star.

Celebrating Homeownership

Celebrating Homeownership

This June we're celebrating National Homeownership Month by providing helpful tips on buying and owning.

What's the Point?

What's the Point?

Today's infographic considers 3 important questions to help you get the point on points.

How Much Does it Cost to Sell Your Home?

How Much Does it Cost to Sell Your Home?

We all know that buying a home costs money, however, selling a home is costing homeowners across the country a surprising amount.

Tackling the Affordable Housing Crisis

Tackling the Affordable Housing Crisis

As demand for affordable rental housing continues to increase, our nation's supply is not keeping up.

What Do Today's Mortgage Rates Mean for You?

What Do Today's Mortgage Rates Mean for You?

Can you afford to buy a house? It's a question that's become more difficult to answer — especially because the data differs for everyone.

The Right Fit

The Right Fit

When it comes to home buying, which should come first? The house or the mortgage?

The Chicken or The Egg of Real Estate

The Chicken or The Egg of Real Estate

If you're looking to buy your second, or 'move up' home, you may be faced with the difficult decision of what to do first: list your home or make an offer. Follow along as we detail some important factors that may help you on your journey.

Getting Better and Better

Getting Better and Better

Our transformation into a more competitive company is building a better housing finance system for homebuyers, renters, lenders and taxpayers.