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Super Bowl Sunday's Home Team Advantage

The NFL will crown a champion this Sunday at Super Bowl LIII, but the off-the-field winner was already announced way back in 2016: The city of Atlanta.

Can Housing Catch Up to the Red-Hot Economy?

With 2018 coming to an end, will the housing market see a fourth quarter comeback?

Is the Housing Market Shifting to Favor Buyers?

After years of increasing home prices, the tide is turning to benefit buyers.

5 Reasons to be Optimistic About Homeownership

Find out why Freddie Mac's outlook for homeownership looks bright in coming years.

Your Home, Our Economy

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.

March Madness: The Bottom Line

The "Big Dance" is one of the most famous annual sporting events, giving 14 cities the opportunity to shine.

What is Home Equity and Why Do I Want It?

Let's define the term and calculate how much home equity you have.

Recap of 2017: The Best Year in a Decade

Despite challenges, the housing markets remain on track for their best year in a decade.

Winter is Coming. Will Home Sales and Prices Cool?

With school back in session now is a good time to look back on how Spring and Summer home sales have fared thus far.

Buying a Home is Still Affordable. Or is it?

Is buying a home affordable today? The answer is yes and no. It depends on a variety of factors, including where you live.

What Do Today's Mortgage Rates Mean for You?

Can you afford to buy a house? It's a question that's become more difficult to answer — especially because the data differs for everyone.

Nine Housing Markets Without Room To Stretch

The April Insight looks at some of the factors that drive the location decisions of ordinary families trying to live in the most expensive metros in the U.S.

Moving Housing Forward

Our transformation into a more competitive company continues to move housing forward.

Forecasting 2017 with Freddie Mac's Chief Economist

As 2016 gives way to 2017, we move away from recapping the year that was and transition to prognosticating the year to come.

Six Down, Six to Go

We're essentially half way through 2016. So how are homes sales doing?

Making up Ground

Housing remains a bright spot in the economic outlook and should propel the U.S. economy forward for the balance of this year.

In the Mix

With new home sales data in for March, we're currently running 153,000 home sales (non-seasonally adjusted) below what we saw in March of 2007, however, we're already ahead of last year's home sales at the same time.

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Freddie Mac Leaders Make Industry's Top 50 Influential List

Following a year of strong fundamentals and record purchase volume, two of our Multifamily employees were named to the Commercial Observer magazine's fourth annual 50 Most Important People in Commercial Real Estate Finance list. David Brickman, EVP and head of Multifamily, and John Cannon, SVP of production, sales and marketing, both ranked 22nd on the list.