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

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.

2 x 10 Toes = We Need More Room!

2 x 10 Toes = We Need More Room!

Our first home was absolutely perfect — until kids came along and we quickly outgrew it. Follow my journey of 'moving up' and moving out.

Spring Homebuying Season: Quiz Time!

Spring Homebuying Season: Quiz Time!

How much have you learned about the first–time homebuying experience? Test your knowledge!

Closing the Deal: Sign Here and Here and...

Closing the Deal: Sign Here and Here and...

Check out the infographic which highlights the traditional closing process, so you can know what to expect on your closing day!

Keep Breathing: You've Decided to Make an Offer

Keep Breathing: You've Decided to Make an Offer

Here's an outline of the traditional offer process so you can know what to except when it's your turn to make the deal!

Two Freddie Mac Leaders on List of Most Important People in CRE Finance

Two Freddie Mac Leaders on List of Most Important People in CRE Finance

Commercial Observer magazine listed Freddie Mac leaders David Brickman and John Cannon on their list of the most important people in CRE finance.