Insights into the topics and trends that are transforming the housing industry
Improving home energy and water efficiency helps tackle some pressing concerns. But financing these improvements can be a challenge. Freddie Mac helps make it easier.
Good news for today's homebuyers: We've gone back to a more traditional market, after being dominated by investors and cash sales for several years.
A new chapter in the way capital supports homeownership will begin when Freddie Mac issues the first fixed-rate, mortgage-backed securities through the Common Securitization Platform.
The second-largest generation in history is your next business opportunity. At 67 million strong, the influence of homeowners aged 55+ will be significant for years to come.
Today Freddie Mac reported solid financial and business results for second quarter 2016, highlighted by strong new guarantee business volumes.
In the years since the economic crisis, we've made important strides in making the servicing industry stronger, more efficient and better able to help struggling borrowers.
Our first Freddie Mac 55+ Survey found that shifting housing choices by Baby Boomers and older adults may sharpen the already acute shortage of affordable housing.
One key to today's single-family housing market is homeowners who were born before Star Trek first aired in the 1960s. They control almost two-thirds of the nation's home equity.
Ten years ago, Freddie Mac Multifamily envisioned a future multifamily housing finance system, and began the process of transforming our business – and we haven't looked back.
One of the industry's best-kept secrets is the steady decline in mortgage repurchase activity, at least for the mortgages Freddie Mac buys.
Today Freddie Mac reported losses for first quarter 2016, mainly caused by the accounting measurement differences related to our use of derivatives to hedge interest rate risk.
I used multiple tools to build a bookcase recently. Without them, it would have been tough! Similarly, we take a multiple-tool approach to transferring single-family credit risk.