Insights into the topics and trends that are transforming the housing industry
Millions of homeowners took advantage of historically low mortgage interest rates in 2020 by refinancing their homes. But a closer look shows that many homeowners who could benefit from a refinance still aren’t pursuing the option.
At Freddie Mac, we stand in full support and solidarity with our Asian colleagues and communities. As I noted in a recent message to all our employees, we do not tolerate racism, discrimination or bias toward any group of people.
In times of crisis, Freddie Mac is here to be a stabilizing force in the housing markets. When others might take a step back, we take a step forward, and that was certainly the case in 2020.
The effectiveness of our risk management and our innovative approach to tailoring transactions to investor needs and market conditions demonstrate our ongoing commitment to leadership in this asset class.
Freddie Mac delivered a strong performance in 2020 while supporting the housing market and families affected by the pandemic.
Across all sectors in housing, we’re experiencing a technology transformation that is increasing velocity, reducing cost and improving quality. In fact, the pace of change throughout the mortgage process has been steadily accelerating, and that trajectory is likely to continue in years ahead.
Although this year’s Optigo conference looked a little different, over 1,800 multifamily professionals joined the Freddie Mac team online to talk about the year we’ve had and look forward to what lies ahead.
Freddie Mac delivered a strong third quarter performance while supporting the housing market and families affected by the pandemic.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues Freddie Mac has worked closely with our servicers to provide affected homeowners with options to stay in their homes.
There’s no question that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented economic hardship for so many, including those struggling to make their mortgage payments.
Over the last week, there has been significant discussion about the two companies where we serve as CEOs, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and the independent regulator and conservator that oversees us, the Federal Housing Finance Agency. The issues raised are too important for us not to address.
CEO, Freddie Mac
Hugh R. Frater
CEO, Fannie Mae
Freddie Mac continued to respond to unprecedented challenges while serving its mission in the second quarter.