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Insights from our company's leaders into key trends in the housing industry

Why America's Homebuyers & Communities Rely on the 30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage

The 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage is by far the most popular mortgage product for America's homebuyers. Three advantages account for its overwhelming appeal.

Sean Becketti
Sean Becketti
VP Chief Economist

Five Tips to Get the Most Cash Out of Your Small Rental Property

If you own a small multifamily property, it's good to be a landlord right now. For the better part of a decade, the multifamily market has been delivering lower vacancies and higher rent growth.

Stephen Johnson
Stephen Johnson
VP Multifamily Small Balance Loan Business

Multifamily Notes from San Diego

Freddie Mac SVP John Cannon shares some of his notes from the Mortgage Bankers Association's Commercial Real Estate Finance Conference.

John Cannon
John Cannon
SVP Multifamily Production and Sales

Freddie Mac Reports Strong 2016 Financial Results

Today Freddie Mac reported our fifth straight year of profitability. Our results reflect an improving economy and the very successful transformation of the company.

Donald H. Layton
Donald H. Layton
CEO

Harnessing the Power of Customer Experience

What keeps you going back to a store or restaurant, or not? Most likely, the customer experience. It's a formula for success the business-to-business world wants to replicate.

Kelly Steele
Kelly Steele
VP Single-Family Customer Care

Preparing for the UCD Deadline: Tools and Tips

Two hundred forty-nine. That's how many unique data points lenders will be required to deliver in a digital file with each mortgage loan they sell to us starting on Sept. 25.

Andy Higginbotham
Andy Higginbotham
SVP and Head of Single-Family Strategic Delivery

New Year, New Home

As we welcome 2017, it's a good time to take stock and start fresh. If your resolution is to move this new year, answering these questions can help put you in the right home.

Sharon McHale
Sharon McHale
Corporate Communications and Marketing VP

Multifamily Is On a Roll

Freddie Mac Multifamily is on track to purchase and securitize record volumes of loans. Barring any surprises, the multifamly market could grow 5 to 10 percent in 2017.

David Brickman
David Brickman
EVP Multifamily Business

Homeownership: Where We Are Now, Where We Are Headed

The second half of the 20th century brought remarkable growth in homeownership. Today, it's at the lowest level in 50 years. Will it continue to drop, as some economists predict?

Sean Becketti
Sean Becketti
VP Chief Economist

This Is the Week to Learn About Mortgage Fraud

Fraud continues to threaten homebuyers, renters and the mortgage industry. The latest report from CoreLogic says fraud is on an upward trajectory.

Joan Ferenczy
Joan Ferenczy
VP Enterprise Fraud Risk

Freddie Mac Reports Another Quarter of Solid Financial Results

Today Freddie Mac reported third quarter 2016 business results that strongly reflect our improving business fundamentals and competitiveness.

Donald H. Layton
Donald H. Layton
CEO

The Homeownership Rate: Are Demographics Destiny?

Today, the homeownership rate is at its lowest in half a century. It has been declining for over a decade and experts are projecting it will continue to keep falling.

Sean Becketti
Sean Becketti
VP Chief Economist