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3% Down in Three Easy Steps

3% Down in Three Easy Steps

Are you looking to take advantage of a 3% down payment? Here are the three steps that you need to know.

Diversity at Work: When Collaboration Fuels Success

Diversity at Work: When Collaboration Fuels Success

Freddie Mac's Loan Advisor Suite benefits from different perspectives.

Why the 30-year Fixed Rate Wins 'Most Popular'

Why the 30-year Fixed Rate Wins 'Most Popular'

Of all of the mortgage products out there, the 30–year, fixed–rate mortgage reigns as the most popular. Find out why it's been the favorite for years.

Who Do I Call...For Mortgage Help After a HAMP Interest-rate Reset?

Who Do I Call...For Mortgage Help After a HAMP Interest-rate Reset?

Have you fallen behind on your monthly mortgage payments since the interest rate reset on your HAMP–modified loan and wondered if there's a way to help you get back on track?

Stop Guessin' and Stressin'

Stop Guessin' and Stressin'

Overwhelmed by the homebuying process? We're debunking mortgage myths to get you in the know and into a new home — so put your mind at ease!

Who Do I Call...If I Need Mortgage Help While I'm Unemployed?

Who Do I Call...If I Need Mortgage Help While I'm Unemployed?

Are you struggling financially because you lost your job and want to know whether there's a way to reduce the strain of trying to make your monthly mortgage payments until you find a new job?

Need Housing Help? Start Here

Need Housing Help? Start Here

At one of the 14 Freddie Mac–sponsored borrower help centers across the country, you can get tips and tools to prepare for homeownership.

Who Do I Call...If I Need to Move for a Military or Other Job Relocation?

Who Do I Call...If I Need to Move for a Military or Other Job Relocation?

Do you need to relocate within a tight timeframe because of a permanent change of military station or other job transfer and want to explore options for selling your home quickly?

Who Do I Call...For Mortgage Help During Financial Hardship?

Who Do I Call...For Mortgage Help During Financial Hardship?

If a major event in your personal life has dealt a long–term blow to your finances, are you wondering whether you might have your monthly mortgage payment lowered to fit your reduced income?

Putting Together a Homebuying Dream Team - Part 2

Putting Together a Homebuying Dream Team - Part 2

The last two positions for your dream team of home buying professionals are critical for catching costly issues early and avoiding legal complications when its time to close.

Putting Together a Homebuying Dream Team - Part 1

Putting Together a Homebuying Dream Team - Part 1

A dream team of home buying professionals can help you save time and money by catching costly issues early and avoiding legal complications in the closing.

Your Answers Are Just a Click Away

Your Answers Are Just a Click Away

At home or on the go, My Home is built to share and connect people with in-depth and user-friendly information that answers important questions about home. Find out why it's worth getting connected.

Freddie Mac Announces Relief for Eligible Borrowers, Employers, Employees in South Carolina Disaster Areas

Freddie Mac Announces Relief for Eligible Borrowers, Employers, Employees in South Carolina Disaster Areas

Borrowers whose home or place of business is in a disaster area, borrowers should immediately contact their mortgage servicer – the company to which they send their monthly mortgage payment.

Help for Borrowers Struggling to Make Higher HAMP Payments

Help for Borrowers Struggling to Make Higher HAMP Payments

If higher HAMP payments have left you struggling, you may be eligible to have your loan re-modified.

Take Root Milwaukee Celebrates Fifth Year of Stabilizing Neighborhoods

Take Root Milwaukee Celebrates Fifth Year of Stabilizing Neighborhoods

Since Freddie Mac launched Take Root Milwaukee in 2010, the 32 member lenders, real estate firms, and government agencies have helped more than 16,400 residents buy a home, fix a home, build their finances, and avoid foreclosure.

The First Rule of Mortgage Applications Is: You Do Not Lie on Mortgage Applications

The First Rule of Mortgage Applications Is: You Do Not Lie on Mortgage Applications

A recent column by Ken Harney highlights why borrowers should never stretch the truth on a loan application to get a mortgage or a better interest rate.

You've Got Questions? We've Got Answers

You've Got Questions? We've Got Answers

What's on your mind these days when it comes to housing? Thanks to our consumer response specialists who answer your questions every day, we've got a pretty good idea. Here are five of the questions they hear most often.

Help for Borrowers Struggling to Make Higher HAMP Payments

Help for Borrowers Struggling to Make Higher HAMP Payments

If you're struggling to make a higher mortgage payment because of an interest rate reset on your HAMP modification, help is now available.

This is the Week to Learn About Mortgage Fraud

This is the Week to Learn About Mortgage Fraud

International Fraud Awareness Week is the time to review the best ways to avoid the most common mortgage and real estate scams.

Lower Interest Rates for Service Members

Lower Interest Rates for Service Members

A new White House program aims to increase mortgage benefits to service members. Participating banks and institutions will contact eligible military personnel to offer mortgage relief, including a six percent interest rate cap.

How One Family Found Answers and Hope

How One Family Found Answers and Hope

Ryan and Linda felt discouraged. They didn't know where to turn for help in keeping their Phoenix-area home. Then a friend suggested contacting a housing counselor.

Your HAMP Modification Interest Rate May Reset This Year

Your HAMP Modification Interest Rate May Reset This Year

If you received a HAMP loan modification in 2009, the interest rate on your mortgage may have or will soon reset to a higher rate. Find out how much.

Mortgage Fraud: Most Active States & Schemes

Mortgage Fraud: Most Active States & Schemes

The five most active states for mortgage fraud, and the most active schemes, according to Freddie Mac's fraud investigators.

529: It's not Just for College Savings

529: It's not Just for College Savings

529 is not just a college savings plan. It's also the amount of the reduction in your monthly mortgage payment had you completed a Home Affordable Mortgage Program (HAMP) loan modification over the last five years. Learn if HAMP is right for you.

How Do Mortgage Fraudsters Find Their Targets?

How Do Mortgage Fraudsters Find Their Targets?

Borrower desperation simplifies the fraudsters' job to the point where all they have to do is advertise a promise and post a phone number or e-mail address.

Help Around the Corner and Across the Country

Help Around the Corner and Across the Country

Whether you're struggling with your mortgage or hoping to buy a home, Freddie Mac's Borrower Help Centers and Borrower Help Network offer you trustworthy, one-to-one help.

Help Could Be Right Around the Corner

Help Could Be Right Around the Corner

If you're having trouble paying your mortgage and need advice, help could be right around the corner.