Some fraudsters pose as mortgage lenders with the intent of scamming borrowers. Know the red flags.
To protect yourself, learn all you can about the rental process and watch for these red flags.
Learning strong lifelong money management skills can help you feel confident about your financial health no matter what obstacles arise.
Here are some helpful tips to keep the cold outside and you and your family warm inside.
Your dream home is haunted. Are you still interested?
Starting the loan application process can be overwhelming, but even more so for borrowers who are self-employed.
If you're buying a home from afar you can beat a great deal of the stress with preparation and a strong support system.
If you've struggled to pay your rent recently, know that you’re not alone.
The Western states have shown strong gains in equity this past year. What can you expect?
What if owning a pet could predict if you're more likely to rent or own a home?
Look to build your nest egg and reach your homebuying goal with these tips.
Buying new construction can provide you with exciting choices, but the buying process is different and warrants some tips for success.
Learn how to protect yourself and your smart devices from cyber criminals.
With 2018 coming to an end, will the housing market see a fourth quarter comeback?
Today's market is competitive and bidding wars are not uncommon. So, how do you "win" this war?
Don't know a garden-style apartment property from a walk-up? Learn about the different types of multifamily rental housing.
30 years may sound like a lifetime with many unknowns, but a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage can provide you with many comforting certainties.
When you learn that a major storm is headed your way, you can never be too prepared. Read up and follow these practical tips from families who've been in your shoes.
Here are five prevalent manufactured housing myths and the facts that debunk them.
After years of increasing home prices, the tide is turning to benefit buyers.
Did you know that the United States has one the most affordable housing markets in the world? It's true.
If you're a first-time homebuyer, ask yourself: Am I ready for the "homebuying" lingo? Your words are important and we're here to help you talk wisely.
If you're renting and have flexibility with where you can call home, it's important to look deeper than just the rent payment itself. There are other important factors to consider
In real estate, the adage "location, location, location" still holds true, but for three-quarters of buyers, this really means "school district, school district, school district."
There are more renter households today than at any point since at least 1965. Learn why.
If you're a homeowner who has been impacted by the California wildfires, contact your mortgage company right away to discuss your mortgage relief options.
Finding the right location is an important factor when looking to buy a home.
Strong and steady. That's how our transformation is showing up in our financial and business results.
We took our innovative Multifamily Small Balance Loan Lab pop-up to the Big Apple for a high-energy morning of closing deals.
Ask yourself these questions so you're prepared for emergencies or natural disasters.
Whether you're hoping to buy a home or struggling to pay your mortgage, Borrower Help Centers and Borrower Help Network help.
Unfortunately, no one can stop a tropical storm or hurricane from happening, but you can prepare and take steps to ensure the safety of your family.
If you're moving into a new home this summer, it's important to be informed before you sign a rental lease.
First-time buyers represented 46 percent of Freddie Mac's purchased loans in the first quarter, which was the largest share in recent history. Can it continue?
As we wrap up National Homeownership Month, what better time to look at the future of homeownership.
Find out why Freddie Mac's outlook for homeownership looks bright in coming years.
From your hometown to the national stage, the housing market has big impact on the economy. In fact, it accounted for approximately 12.3% of our GDP in 2017.
We're reimagining the mortgage experience to help keep homeowners in their homes through simpler policies and programs.
Did you know that homeownership helps foster stronger, more stable neighborhoods? It's true. Check out all of the social benefits owning a home can bring.
As a homeowner, you're not only making an investment in your future, you're investing in your local economy – in up to 26 ways
This National Homeownership Month we're celebrating borrowers and lenders as we reimagine the mortgage experience to make homeownership possible.
The pride of homeownership, coupled with a sense of freedom, gives you the power to make your home uniquely yours, from the outside in.
A new Freddie Mac partnership with NextJob will provide job search assistance to current and aspiring homeowners living in designated underserved markets.
Credit risk transfer is changing the way the U.S. residential housing market is funded – and we're leading the way.
Inflation touches virtually everything we purchase, except your fixed-rate mortgage.
Homeownership has cemented its role as part of the American Dream, providing families with a place that is their own and an avenue to build wealth through equity. Let's see how this equity adds up.
To celebrate National Homeownership Month, we're launching a blog series to show how homeownership impacts us, from providing social stability to fueling our national economy.
Have you enjoyed our Spring Homebuying Season Blog Series? Prove it!
Owning a home comes with responsibilities, but it also comes with a lot of freedom.
Closing is exciting because it's the final step in purchasing your home, but it can also be overwhelming. Learn what to expect.