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Need a Spring Refresh? Consider Refinishing Your Kitchen Cabinets

Need a Spring Refresh? Consider Refinishing Your Kitchen Cabinets

Refinishing kitchen cabinets is a popular DIY project that takes time and attention to detail, but the results will revitalize the look of your kitchen at a fraction of the cost of a full remodel.

What's that Sizzle? It's the 2017 Homebuying Season.

What's that Sizzle? It's the 2017 Homebuying Season.

The 2017 Spring homebuying season is already off to a hot start and activity is expected to grow throughout the year. Why so fast out of the gate? Let's find out.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Miss some of the week's housing–related news? We've combed through the headlines for you and captured some highlights.

March Madness: Host City Advantage

March Madness: Host City Advantage

As hopeful fans cheer on their teams during the 2017 NCAA March Madness Basketball Tournament, the housing industry is revving up for Spring Homebuying Season.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Mortgage rates are up, and so are home prices. You'll find both stories and more in our weekly rundown of some of the top housing news.

Who Do I Call...For Mortgage Help After a HAMP Interest-rate Reset?

Who Do I Call...For Mortgage Help After a HAMP Interest-rate Reset?

Have you fallen behind on your monthly mortgage payments since the interest rate reset on your HAMP–modified loan and wondered if there's a way to help you get back on track?

Get Out Your Crystal Ball!

Get Out Your Crystal Ball!

See what Freddie Mac has been up to lately.

Saturdays + Spring = Seller's Sweet Spot

Saturdays + Spring = Seller's Sweet Spot

Homes listed during these two weeks sell on average nine days faster and for 1 percent more (about $1,500) than the average listing.

This Week's Housing Headlines

This Week's Housing Headlines

Need some tips as we head into the spring homebuying season? USA Today has you covered. You'll find that story, along with other housing highlights from the week, in our roundup.

Freddie Mac Is a Tech Company?

Freddie Mac Is a Tech Company?

Discover why Freddie Mac is being seen as a tech company.

Serious Delinquency Rate Dips Below 1%

Serious Delinquency Rate Dips Below 1%

For the first time in nearly a decade, our single–family serious delinquency rate fell below 1%.

The Importance of Affordable Housing and Homeownership

The Importance of Affordable Housing and Homeownership

In commemoration of Black History Month, Freddie Mac held a panel discussion on the company's commitment to affordable housing, particularly in the African American community.