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33% of Homeowners Do This.  Would You?

33% of Homeowners Do This. Would You?

Last year, 19% of survey respondents said they would buy a house sight unseen. This year, 33%. Find out why.

Better, Stronger and Making a Difference

Better, Stronger and Making a Difference

We've transformed into a stronger, more competitive company. In turn, this has allowed us to transform the U.S. housing finance system for the better.

Making (Manufactured) Home Sweeter

Making (Manufactured) Home Sweeter

Manufactured homes are an affordable option for many people, especially in rural areas. Our support for manufactured housing communities helps keep them that way.

3% Down in Three Easy Steps

3% Down in Three Easy Steps

Are you looking to take advantage of a 3% down payment? Here are the three steps that you need to know.

Low Rates = High Purchasing Power

Low Rates = High Purchasing Power

Mortgage rates are a still a steal for buyers.

Welcome to Your New Luxury (Manufactured) Home

Welcome to Your New Luxury (Manufactured) Home

For high–end finishes at bargain prices, check out today's crop of new manufactured homes.

Could You Chart a Similar Path to Buying a Home?

Could You Chart a Similar Path to Buying a Home?

Meet Layanna, a single mom. Through her commitment and the support of her real estate agent, loan officer, and community, she's a brand–new homeowner.

Get Smart(er) on Green

Get Smart(er) on Green

Knowing the facts about your home's energy consumption is important for everyone as the country continues to advance its efforts to conserve. How much do you know?

How Well Do You Know Your Stars and Stripes?

How Well Do You Know Your Stars and Stripes?

Test your knowledge on all things Independence Day with our fun facts quiz.

What Does Homeownership Mean? We Asked, They Answered

What Does Homeownership Mean? We Asked, They Answered

In honor of National Homeownership Month wrapping up — and our important mission of making home possible — we asked families across the nation, 'What does homeownership mean to you?'

Freddie Mac's LGBTQ Community: Proud of our Allies

Freddie Mac's LGBTQ Community: Proud of our Allies

Freddie Mac's LGBTQ employee resource group celebrates allies during Pride Month.

Freedoms of Homeownership

Freedoms of Homeownership

When considering the pros and cons of buying a home, one thing you can place in the 'pros' column is the independence owning a home can bring.