Freddie Mac Blog

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

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ISO A+ Schools

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."

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Affordability is Just One Reason Renters Intend to Keep Renting

There are more renter households today than at any point since at least 1965. Learn why.

Mortgage Relief Amid California Wildfires

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.

10 Best Places for First-Time Homebuyers

Finding the right location is an important factor when looking to buy a home.

Strong & Steady

Strong and steady. That's how our transformation is showing up in our financial and business results.

Ringing the Bell at our SBL Loan Lab

We took our innovative Multifamily Small Balance Loan Lab pop-up to the Big Apple for a high-energy morning of closing deals.

Are You Financially Prepared for a Disaster?

Ask yourself these questions so you're prepared for emergencies or natural disasters.

Help Around the Corner and Across the Country

Whether you're hoping to buy a home or struggling to pay your mortgage, Borrower Help Centers and Borrower Help Network help.

Stay Safe: Preparing for a Hurricane

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.

Five Quick Tips About Apartment Leases

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 Are Finally on the Rise

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?

Who Is The Borrower of the Future?

As we wrap up National Homeownership Month, what better time to look at the future of homeownership.