Insights from our company's leaders into key trends in the housing industry
Private mortgage insurance (PMI) makes homeownership possible when a 20 percent down payment is an obstacle to an otherwise qualified borrower.
If you're thinking about buying a home but unsure whether you could qualify for a mortgage or have enough cash for a down payment, you might be worrying too much.
This year may bring the best home sales since 2007, according to the industry's leading prognosticators (including Freddie Mac). Mortgage rates are expected to stay low.
There's a new reason Realtors and lenders may expect more qualified borrowers at the closing table. Freddie Mac will start buying mortgages with 3 percent down payments.
Strong flows of both debt, in the form of mortgage loans, and equity, raised through investors, have created a market awash in liquidity. It was the talk of every industry event.
Today Freddie Mac announced another year of solid financial performance, reporting net income of $7.7 billion and comprehensive income of $9.4 billion for 2014.
Will the Millennials save America's housing market from long-term downsizing? We investigated.
In today's purchase market, going condo could be the answer for many first-time homebuyers and those with lower and/or limited incomes. Here are four reasons why.
We're channeling the late Ed Koch, former New York City mayor, who used to ask his constituents, 'How'm I doin'?' We're looking back at 2014 projections and asking, 'How'd we do?'
Our new, innovative Small Balance Loan offering creates a broad platform for bringing much-needed liquidity, consistency, and stability to a vital market segment.
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.