Insights into the topics and trends that are transforming the housing industry
2017 was another amazing year for Freddie Mac Multifamily. In 2018, we'll continue to innovate and evolve, while staying true to who we are at our core.
Today, Freddie Mac reported full-year 2017 net and comprehensive income of $5.6 billion. It was a landmark year in Freddie Mac's transformation, reaching several very significant milestones.
To keep pace with home price appreciation, Conforming Mortgage Loan Limits just increased for the first time in five years – giving consumers more buying power.
Housing markets responded well to 2017's favorable economic environment. The environment is unlikely to be much more favorable for housing in 2018. A wild card: Tax policy.
Last month, leaders from across the multifamily industry converged in Phoenix for Freddie Mac Multifamily's annual Customer Conference. The energy, enthusiasm and growth tells an important story about our business in 2017 and beyond.
Big data is the buzzword du jour. There's no shortage of data in the mortgage finance industry but simply gathering a lot of data isn't useful. It only adds value if you can draw meaningful insights from it.
Today Freddie Mac reported net income and comprehensive income of $4.7 billion, clearly a strong quarter. This reflects the growing strength of our business model as well as an improving quality of execution.
At Freddie Mac, we're creating a better company and a better housing finance system. To meet those twin goals, we continually innovate and engage in smart risk taking.
Homeownership has often been characterized as one of the foundational elements of the American Dream. But for too many African-American families throughout our country's history, homeownership did not live up to their expectations.
What can I do to help? That's the first thought that many of us have when witnessing tragedies like we've seen unfold during this hurricane season.
What do CRT and G-fees have in common other than being strange acronyms? Well, one can give us significant insight into the other.
The National Association of Realtors' Housing Affordability Index is currently at near-record highs. But for a lot of people, it sure doesn't feel like housing is affordable.