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.
When it comes to mortgage rates, the lower the better. See how taking the extra time to shop around can help you.
While shopping for a mortgage you'll be offered the option to buy "discount points". What are they and do you need them?
What exactly is amortization, what is an amortization schedule, and why does it matter?
2018 ushered in new federal income tax laws that have many homeowners scratching their heads and wondering how the changes will affect them . The answer: It depends.
Here are six home improvement projects that will almost pay for themselves in resale value.
Take the time to learn the important features and benefits of the two most prominent mortgage types.
Learn how our transformation and innovations are creating a better, more stable housing finance system.
Before purchasing your home, it's important to get a full picture of your financial situation.
April is Financial Literacy Month and there is no better time than now to brush up on your financial education and life-long money management skills.
Don't let the 20% myth keep you from purchasing a home this spring homebuying season.
Shopping around for a better a mortgage rate could save you hundreds or thousands of dollars.
In addition to your mortgage, there are additional expenses to consider when planning for your financial future once you become a homeowner.
In addition to principal and interest, your monthly mortgage payment may also include an escrow payment and private mortgage insurance payment. So, what are these extra payments?
We've outlined the main steps involved in the homebuying process to help get you started.
Renters say that affordability will dictate whether they will continue renting in the future.
The homebuying process can be intimidating. The good news? You'll have a team of very important people who will work hard to make your experience as smooth as possible.
Follow Nicole's homeownership journey this Spring for tips to get into a new home.
This year's spring homebuying season is predicted to be even more competitive than years past. Learn how you can get a head start on the competition.
Interest Rates and APR are both used when applying for a loan. Understanding the difference between them could save you thousands of dollars.
The "Big Dance" is one of the most famous annual sporting events, giving 14 cities the opportunity to shine.
What happens the newly crowned largest generation decides to start buying homes...and what happens if they don't?
With the heightened talk about rising interest rates, many prospective homebuyers are understandably concerned about whether now is the right time to purchase a home.
While shopping for your home is fun and exciting, it's important to remember the responsibilities and financial commitments you'll have as a homeowner.