Freddie Mac Blog

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

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.

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Winter is Coming... Are You Prepared?

Here are some helpful tips to keep the cold outside and you and your family warm inside.

Would You Buy a Haunted House?

Your dream home is haunted. Are you still interested?

Self-Employed? Learn How You Can Get a Mortgage

Starting the loan application process can be overwhelming, but even more so for borrowers who are self-employed.

Buying from Afar

If you're buying a home from afar you can beat a great deal of the stress with preparation and a strong support system.

What Do You Think is More Affordable?

If you've struggled to pay your rent recently, know that you’re not alone.

Equity in the West

The Western states have shown strong gains in equity this past year. What can you expect?

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Are Pet Owners More Likely to Rent or Own?

What if owning a pet could predict if you're more likely to rent or own a home?