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Household formations and overall housing activity depend greatly on the pace of economic growth. Good news: The economy appears poised for about 3 percent growth in 2015. There are several reasons for the expected better macroeconomic performance.
Today Freddie Mac announced our third quarter 2014 financial results. Based on these results, we will return an additional $2.8 billion to taxpayers in the fourth quarter.
It's a great time to buy a home. But many people who'd like to buy don't qualify for a mortgage. And many aren't even attempting because they believe they couldn't qualify.
If you are wondering who tomorrow's homebuyers will be, look no further than the nation's fastest-growing population segment - Hispanics.
Deteriorating property cash flows are never in the plan for multifamily investments, especially to the extent that property income falls below expenses. Still, it happens.
There's a reason multiple offers on foreclosed homes are becoming so common in so many markets. Buyer demand is colliding with shrinking supplies.
The nation's economy is gradually getting back to a more normal level of activity; therefore, we expect to see housing demand and supply increasingly driven by fundamentals.
Last week, we announced our second-quarter 2014 financial results, and it was another solid quarter for Freddie Mac - our 11th consecutive quarter of profitability.
Many homeowners still could save thousands of dollars a year on their mortgage payments through the federal Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP). But time is running out.
Given current trends in renting and multifamily rental-housing inventory, apartment demand should exceed supply for years to come. New construction by itself won't fill the gap.