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  • Mortgage Rates Generally Hold Steady

    Freddie Mac today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey ® (PMMS ® ), showing that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 3.65 percent. “Mortgage rates inched up by one basis point this week with the 30-year... More

  • Freddie Mac Multifamily 2020 Outlook Projects Originations Will Grow to $390 Billion

    After a year of continued strong growth in the multifamily market, Freddie Mac projects that origination volume will continue growing into 2020, reaching $390 billion by year... More

  • Mortgage Rates Drop as 2020 Gets Underway

    Freddie Mac today released the results of its  Primary Mortgage Market Survey ®  (PMMS ® ), showing that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 3.64 percent. “Mortgage rates fell to the lowest level in thirteen weeks, as investors... More

  • Freddie Mac Insight Shows the Impact of Child Care Costs on Housing

    Freddie Mac today released an Insight focusing on how the cost of child care impacts a family’s ability to afford a home. Specifically, the research finds that, adjusted for inflation, the real price of child care has increased by 49%... More

  • Freddie Mac Launches CreditSmart Homebuyer U, A Comprehensive Homeownership Education Curriculum

    Freddie Mac announced it has launched a new, comprehensive homeownership education course called CreditSmart ® Homebuyer U. This course is a free, online resource for consumers who want to learn about home purchase and the homeownership... More

  • Mortgage Rates Decrease Slightly

    Freddie Mac today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey ®  (PMMS ® ), showing that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 3.72 percent. “The combination of improved economic data and market sentiment has led... More

  • Little Change in Mortgage Rates

    Freddie Mac today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey ®  (PMMS ® ), showing that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 3.74 percent. “The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rate saw little change again this week... More

  • Freddie Mac December Forecast: Optimism Heading into 2020

    According to Freddie Mac ’s December Forecast , the housing market will continue to stand firm as home sales increase from 6.0 million in 2019 to 6.2 million in 2020 and, to 6.3 million in 2021.... More

  • Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for November 2019

    Freddie Mac announced today that it issued its Monthly Volume Summary for November 2019, which provides information on Freddie Mac’s mortgage-related portfolios, securities issuance, risk management, delinquencies, debt activities, and... More

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