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Freddie Mac Prices $460.4 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-L01

New Offering is Latest Innovation in Flagship Credit-Risk Transfer Program

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Mortgage Rates Drop to Lowest of 2017

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 25, 2017) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average mortgage rates hitting their lowest mark of the year. News Facts 30-year fixed-rate ...More

Freddie Mac Enhances Deep MI CRT Program

Debuts Second Offering After Successful Pilot

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Freddie Mac May 2017 Outlook

Housing Gets Off to a Good Start

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Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes Security on its May 24, 2017 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 24, 2017) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its May 24, 2017 announcement date. The company's 2017 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance of...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for April 2017

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 23, 2017) -  Freddie Mac's (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it issued its Monthly Volume Summary for April 2017, which provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfolios, securities issuance, risk management, delinquencies, debt activities and ot...More

Freddie Mac Announces Pricing of $237.5 Million Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 23, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB31 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximately ...More

Freddie Mac Prices $345.6 Million Multifamily K-Deal

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 23, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), backed by fixed-rate multifamily mortgages with 10 year terms. The company expects to issue approximately $345.6 million in K Certificates (K...More

UPDATE - Freddie Mac Prices $661 Million Seniors Housing Multifamily K Certificates

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 18, 2017) - In the news release, "Freddie Mac Prices $661 Million Seniors Housing Multifamily K Certificates," issued earlier today by Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC), we are advised by the company that the Spread (bps) for Class A-FL certificates has been updated to "L + ...More

Freddie Mac Prices $661 Million Seniors Housing Multifamily K Certificates

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 18, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) Multifamily recently priced an offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed exclusively by multifamily mortgages on seniors housing properties. The company offered approximately $661 million in K Certi...More

Freddie Mac Announces First RPL Structured Sale of SLST Program in 2017

Moves Ahead with Second Transaction After Successful Pilot

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Mortgage Rates Edge Down

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 18, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing the 30-year fixed mortgage rate remaining around four percent for the fifth consecutive week. News Facts ...More

Expanded Freddie Mac AIMI(SM) Shows Seasonal Slowdown; Continued Strength of Multifamily Market

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 16, 2017) -  Today, Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced it has released its quarterly update to the Multifamily Apartment Investment Market Index(SM) (AIMI(SM)), and has added Boston to the list as the 14th major metropolitan market covered. AIMI is a f...More

Mortgage Rates Continue to Hold

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 11, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing the 30-year mortgage rate hovering around 4 percent for the fourth consecutive week. News Facts 3...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1.2 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, KF30

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 10, 2017) -   Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed by floating-rate multifamily mortgages with predominantly ten-year terms. The approximately $1.2 billion in K Certificates (K-F3...More

Freddie Mac Obtains $440 Million ACIS Policy

Deal Attracts Record Number of Participants

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Freddie Mac Proposal Addresses Housing Needs in Underserved Markets

Public Review and Input on Duty to Serve Plan Requested

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Freddie Mac Prices $1.3 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-064

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 5, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.3 billion in K Certificates (K-064 Certificate...More

Freddie Mac Announces Pricing of $276.2 Million Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 5, 2017) -   Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB30 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee appr...More

Mortgage Rates Hold Steady

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 4, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average mortgage rates holding steady for the week. News Facts 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) av...More

Freddie Mac Settles Second Seasoned Credit Risk Transfer Offering

$1.12 Billion Securitization of Nearly 4,400 Performing Modified Loans

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Freddie Mac Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 2, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today reported its first quarter results and filed its Form 10-Q with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The company's 10-Q and press release are available now on the company's website, www.freddiemac.com/inves...More

Freddie Mac Announces Release Date for First Quarter 2017 Financial Results

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 28, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to report its first quarter 2017 financial results before the U.S. financial markets open on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. The company will hold a conference call at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time (ET) on T...More

Mortgage Rates Increase After Weeks of Decline

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 27, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average mortgage rates rising for the first time in five weeks. News Facts 30-year fixed-rate mor...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for March 2017

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 26, 2017) - Freddie Mac's (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it issued its Monthly Volume Summary for March 2017, which provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfolios, securities issuance, risk management, delinquencies, debt activities and other in...More

Correction: Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for March 2017

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 25, 2017) - Freddie Mac's (OTCQB: FMCC) Monthly Volume Summary for March 2017, which provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfolios, securities issuance, risk management, delinquencies, debt activities and other investments, will be live tomorrow. ...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for March 2017

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 25, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for March 2017, which provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfolios, securities issuance, risk management, delinquencies, debt activities and other investments...More

Freddie Mac Prices $790 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-1503

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 21, 2017) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $790 million in K Certificates (K-1503 Cer...More

Mortgage Rates Tumble Below 4 Percent

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 20, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing the 30-year mortgage rate dropping below four percent and hitting its lowest mark since November 2016.News Facts 30-year fixed-rate mor...More

Freddie Mac Prices New $2.5 Billion Three-Year Reference Notes Security

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 19, 2017) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it priced its new 1.375% three-year USD Reference Notes® security due on April 20, 2020. The issue, CUSIP number 3137EAEF2, was priced at 99.658 to yield 1.492%, 11 basis points more than the yield on ...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-725

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 18, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are backed by underlying collateral consisting of fixed-rate multifamily mortgages with predominantly 7-year terms. The company expect...More

Freddie Mac April 2017 Outlook

Where Have All the Houses Gone?

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Freddie Mac Announces the Issuance of a New Three-Year Reference Notes Security

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 18, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to issue a new three-year USD Reference Notes® security, CUSIP number 3137EAEF2, due on April 20, 2020. The issue will be priced on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, and will settle on Thursday, April ...More

Mortgage Rates Hit Lowest Mark of 2017

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 13, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing the 30-year mortgage rate dropping for the fourth consecutive week and hitting a new low for 2017. News Facts ...More

More Renters Put Moving Plans On Hold Even As Financial Optimism Grows, Says New Freddie Mac Survey

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 10, 2017) - More renters are optimistic about their financial situations and expect to stay where they are even if their rents increased, according to new research released today by Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC). Meanwhile, a declining number of renters say they are work...More

Freddie Mac Works to Increase Homebuyer Readiness in Kentucky

Local Nonprofits Team Up to Deliver Education to Manufactured Home Purchasers

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New Freddie Mac Outlook Predicts U.S. Multifamily Origination Volume May Top $295 Billion in 2017

Multifamily Property Price Growth Expected to Track Inflation

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Freddie Mac Announces Pricing of $195.5 Million Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 6, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB29 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximately $1...More

Mortgage Rates Move Lower

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 6, 2017) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing the 30-year mortgage rate dropping for the third consecutive week and closing in on the 2017 low. News Facts ...More

Freddie Mac Prices $276 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-J13

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 5, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) that are backed by underlying collateral consisting of supplemental multifamily mortgages. The company expects to issue approximately $276 mil...More

Freddie Mac Prices Largest STACR Deal to Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 4, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today priced a $1.32 billion Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes offering, its second low LTV deal of the year. Through STACR, its flagship credit risk transfer offering, Freddie Mac transfers a significant portion...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1.3 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, KF29

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 4, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed by floating-rate multifamily mortgages with predominantly seven-year terms. The approximately $1.3 billion in K Certificates (K-F29 Cer...More

Where Do Service Workers in San Francisco Live?

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 4, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) released today its Insight for April, which uses the example of San Francisco to explore where low- and middle-income families live in high-cost metros, and how well. Even the highest-cost cities need a full complement of middle-inc...More

Freddie Mac Obtains First ACIS Policies of 2017

Combined $516 Million Limit

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Mortgage Rates See Another Significant Decline

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 30, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average mortgage rates dropping for the second consecutive week.News Facts 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 4.14 percent with...More

Freddie Mac March 2017 Outlook

How Affordability Affects Housing's Spring Season...More

Freddie Mac Prices $451 Million K-Deal, K-W02, Supporting Affordable Multifamily Housing for Low- and Moderate-Income Working Families

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 27, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced the pricing of a new offering of guaranteed Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed by loans on multifamily properties affordable to working households earning low- to moderate-incomes. The co...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for February 2017

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 23, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for Feb. 2017, which provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfolios, securities issuance, risk management, delinquencies, debt activities and other investments....More

Freddie Mac Statement on Single Security and Common Securitization Platform

McLEAN, Va. – The following statement was released today by Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) and is attributed to David Lowman, executive vice president of Freddie Mac’s Single-Family Business:“With our implementation of the Common Securitization Platform (CSP) last November, we paved the ...More

Freddie Mac Automates Assessments of Borrowers Without Credit Scores

Loan Advisor Suite(R) Allows Lenders to Better Weigh Overall Underwriting Risk

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Mortgage Rates Drop Signals Continued Uncertainty

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 23, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average mortgage rates dropping after two consecutive weeks of increases. News Facts 30-year fixe...More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes Security on its March 20, 2017 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 20, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its March 20, 2017 announcement date. The company's 2017 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance of Re...More

Freddie Mac Director Raphael W. Bostic to Resign

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 17, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that Raphael W. Bostic will resign from Freddie Mac's board of directors, effective May 31, 2017, to assume the role of president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.  B...More

Freddie Mac Sells $667 Million NPLs

First Sale of the Year; Second Multi-Servicer Transaction To Date

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Mortgage Rates Move Higher

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 16, 2017) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average mortgage rates rising for the second consecutive week. News Facts 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 4.30 per...More

Freddie Mac Announces Pricing of $290.6 Million Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 15, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB28 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximately $...More

Freddie Mac Prices First Whole Loan Securities of the Year

$640 Million Senior/Sub Credit Risk Transfer Offering Largest to Date

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Mortgage Rates Hit 2017 High

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 9, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average 30-year fixed mortgage rates hitting their highest mark of 2017. News Facts 30-year fixed-r...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1.3 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-063

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 8, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.3 billion in K Certificates (K-063 Certificat...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1.18 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, KF28

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 3, 2017) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed by floating-rate multifamily mortgages with predominantly seven-year terms. The approximately $1.18 billion in K Certificates (K-F...More

Mortgage Rates Break Holding Pattern, Move Lower

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 2, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average mortgage rates breaking their month long plus holding pattern and moving lower. News Facts ...More

Freddie Mac Prices $241 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-J12

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 28, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) that are backed by underlying collateral consisting of supplemental multifamily mortgages. The company expects to issue approximately $241 mi...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for January 2017

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 28, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for Jan. 2017. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfolios, ...More

Freddie Mac February 2017 Outlook

Reflation and the Housing Market

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Continued Uncertainty Causes Mortgage Rates to Hold

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 23, 2017) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average 30-year mortgage rates changing by two basis points or less for the fourth consecutive week. News Facts ...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1.2 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-062

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 21, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.2 billion in K Certificates (K-062 Certifica...More

Older Americans Face Challenges When Aging in Place

Retrofitting a Potential, But Out-of-Reach Solution for Many

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Freddie Mac Multifamily Names 2016 Top Regional, Product Lenders

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 20, 2017) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced the multifamily lenders who transacted the most financing volume with the company in 2016 for each region and for each of the company's different multifamily loan products. "These lenders are among t...More

Freddie Mac Announces First NPL Sale of 2017

$759 Million Transaction Features Five Pools, Including an Extended Timeline Pool Targeting Smaller Investors

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Mortgage Rates Continue Holding Pattern

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 16, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average mortgage rates slightly falling for the second consecutive week. News Facts 30-year fixed...More

Freddie Mac Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2016 Financial Results

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 16, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today reported its fourth quarter and full-year 2016 financial results and filed its annual report on Form 10-K with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The company's Form 10-K and press release are available now o...More

Freddie Mac Announces Pricing of $221.7 Million Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 15, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB27 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximately $...More

Freddie Mac Provides Record Support for Multifamily Mission in 2016

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 15, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced that the company delivered record financial support for the multifamily market in 2016 for targeted affordable housing, smaller multifamily properties, green housing, and seniors housing. "These results u...More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes Security on its February 15, 2017 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 15, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its Feb. 15, 2017 announcement date. The company's 2017 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance of Referenc...More

Freddie Mac Prices Second STACR Deal of 2017

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 14, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today priced a $752.5 million Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes offering, the first high LTV deal of the year. Through STACR, its flagship credit risk transfer offering, Freddie Mac transfers a significant por...More

Freddie Mac Announces Release Date for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2016 Financial Results

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 14, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to report its fourth quarter and full-year 2016 financial results before the U.S. financial markets open on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. The company will hold a conference call at 9:00 a.m. East...More

Mortgage Rates in Holding Pattern

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 9, 2017) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average mortgage rates staying within a two basis point range for the third straight week. News Facts ...More

Freddie Mac Prices $500 Million Reopening of 1.50% Three-Year Reference Notes Security

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 8, 2017) -   Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it auctioned a $500 million reopening of its 1.50% three-year USD Reference Notes® security that matures on Jan. 17, 2020. The stop yield for the issue, CUSIP 3137EAEE5, was 1.480%, priced...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1.26 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, KF27

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 8, 2017) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed by floating-rate multifamily mortgages with predominantly ten-year terms. The approximately $1.26 billion in K Certificates (K-F27...More

Freddie Mac Announces $500 Million Reopening of 1.50% Reference Notes Security Due January 17, 2020

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 8, 2017) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to launch a $500 million reopening of its 1.50% USD Reference Notes® security that matures on Jan. 17, 2020. The issue will price today, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, and will settle on Thur...More

Freddie Mac Prices First Offering of KT Certificates Issued by Multifamily Aggregation Risk Transfer Trust

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 2, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently announced its first offering of multifamily aggregation risk transfer certificates, Series 2017-KT01 (KT Certificates), which will be backed exclusively by multifamily mortgage loans that are awaiting sale into K-Series s...More

Mortgage Rates Steady to Begin February

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 2, 2017) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average 30-year mortgage rates holding steady after rising last week.  News Facts 30-year...More

Freddie Mac Sponsors Housing Counseling Office in McComb, Miss.

HUD-Approved Housing Counseling Agency Helps Existing & Prospective Homeowners

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Freddie Mac Prices $212 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-J11

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 31, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) that are backed by underlying collateral consisting of supplemental multifamily mortgages. The company expects to issue approximately $212 mil...More

Freddie Mac Releases Outlook on Multifamily Demand, Oversupply Risks in 2017

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 31, 2017) - The Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) Multifamily Research Group today released its 2017 Multifamily Outlook on demand, vacancies and rent growth nationally and in the nation's top metro markets. A video discussion along with the complete Outlook is availabl...More

Freddie Mac Prices First STACR Deal of 2017

Enhances Structure of Class B Notes

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Remaining 2016 STACR Debt Notes Receive NAIC Designations

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 31, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced that six additional Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes have received designations by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) for the 2016 filing year. With these additions, a...More

Freddie Mac January 2017 Outlook

Grappling with Uncertainty

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Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for December 2016

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 26, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for Dec. 2016. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfolios, s...More

Freddie Mac Names Top Ten Multifamily Lenders in 2016

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 26, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced the ten lenders who transacted the most multifamily financing volume with the company in 2016. Through these and other lenders, Freddie Mac Multifamily settled a record $56.8 billion in new multifamily volume last...More

Mortgage Rates Rise for First Time in 2017

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 26, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average 30-year and 15-year fixed mortgage rates rising for the first time in 2017. News Facts 30...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-061

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 23, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1 billion in K Certificates (K-061 Certificates...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-724

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 20, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are backed by underlying collateral consisting of fixed-rate multifamily mortgages with predominantly 7-year terms. The company expect...More

Freddie Mac to Delist from Luxembourg Stock Exchange

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 19, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced that its request to delist its debt and mortgage securities from the Luxembourg Stock Exchange was granted on Jan. 17, 2017. The securities, as detailed in ANNEX A, will be withdrawn from trading effective Feb. 15, 2017...More

Mortgage Rates Lower for Third Consecutive Week

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 19, 2017) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average mortgage rates moving lower for the third consecutive week. News Facts 30-year fixed...More

Freddie Mac Announces Pricing of $198.5 Million Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 19, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB26 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximately ...More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes Security on its January 18, 2017 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 18, 2017) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its Jan. 18, 2017 announcement date. The company's 2017 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance o...More

Freddie Mac Prices New $3 Billion Three-Year Reference Notes Security

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 12, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it priced its new 1.5% three-year USD Reference Notes® security due on Jan. 17, 2020. The issue, CUSIP number 3137EAEE5, was priced at 99.892 to yield 1.537%, 9.5 basis points more than the yield on thre...More

Mortgage Rates Lower Again

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 12, 2017) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average mortgage rates moving lower for the second consecutive week. News Facts 30-year fixe...More

Freddie Mac Announces the Issuance of a New Three-Year Reference Notes Security

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 11, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to issue a new three-year USD Reference Notes® security, CUSIP number 3137EAEE5, due on Jan. 17, 2020. The issue will be priced on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, and will settle on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2...More

Freddie Mac Leads Nation as Top Multifamily Lender for Second Year in a Row

Multifamily Volume in 2016 Tops $56.8 Billion

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Freddie Mac Transfers Risk on $215 Billion of Single-Family Mortgages in 2016

Approximately $25 Billion Loss Protection Provided to Taxpayers to Date

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STACR 2016 Debt Notes Receive Top NAIC Designations

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 6, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced that its Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes have received designations by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) for the 2016 filing year. 2016 STACR Debt Note NAIC ...More

Mortgage Rates Start the Year Lower

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 5, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving lower for the first time in ten weeks. News Facts 30-year fixe...More

Freddie Mac Announces Final ACIS Transaction of 2016

$285 Million Offering Attracts Record Number of (Re)Insurers

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Freddie Mac Prices $43.1 Million in Structured Credit Risk Debt Notes

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 29, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced it recently priced its second offering of a Multifamily Structured Credit Risk (SCR) Debt Note, which gives private investors a portion of the credit risk on certain multifamily mortgage loans backing targeted aff...More

Fixed Mortgage Rates Move Higher

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 29, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving higher for the ninth consecutive week. Despite the recent jump in mortgage rates since the election,...More

Over 80 Percent of Largest U.S. Housing Markets Improving

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 28, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®), showing the majority of the top 100 housing markets across the country steadily improving, with one additional state, Georgia, entering its outer historic benchm...More

Mortgage Rates At Two Year High

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 22, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving higher for the eighth consecutive week. News Facts 30-year fixe...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for November 2016

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 21, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for November 2016. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related port...More

Freddie Mac AIMI(SM) Shows Third Consecutive Quarter of Multifamily Growth

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 20, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced multifamily investing fundamentals grew stronger in the third quarter, both nationally and in all 13 major metro markets tracked by the Freddie Mac Multifamily Apartment Investment Market Index(SM) (AIMI(SM)).&...More

Freddie Mac Prices $496 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-F26

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 16, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed by floating-rate multifamily mortgages with predominantly ten-year terms. The approximately $496 million in K Certificates (K-F26 Cert...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1.28 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-F25

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 15, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed by floating-rate multifamily mortgages with predominantly seven-year terms. The approximately $1.28 billion in K Certificates (K-F25 C...More

Mortgage Rates Move Higher

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 15, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving higher for the seventh consecutive week. News Facts 30-year fi...More

Freddie Mac Prices $925 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-060

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 14, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $925 million in K Certificates (K-060 Cert...More

Freddie Mac Announces New Foreclosure Prevention Program

Flex Modification to Provide Significant Payment Relief to Borrowers

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Freddie Mac Statement on Duty to Serve Final Rule

McLEAN, Va. – The following statement was released today by Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) and is attributed to Donald H. Layton, chief executive officer:“We look forward to working with the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and stakeholders to implement the Duty to Serve provisions. We&rs...More

Freddie Mac Announces Holiday Eviction Moratorium Dec. 19, 2016 to Jan. 3, 2017

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 12, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today a nationwide suspension of eviction lock-outs between Dec. 19, 2016 and Jan. 3, 2017. The moratorium applies to all foreclosed, occupied homes owned by Freddie Mac. "Our announcement today is to help provi...More

Freddie Mac Announces Pricing of $209 Million Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 9, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB25 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximat...More

Freddie Mac Implements Common Securitization Platform for Single-Family Mortgage-Backed Securities

Successful Test Paves Way for $3.5 Trillion Market of Fungible Agency MBS

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Mortgage Rates Hit New 2016 High

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 8, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving higher for the sixth consecutive week. News Facts 30-year fixed...More

Freddie Mac Prices $244 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-J10

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 7, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) that are backed by underlying collateral consisting of supplemental multifamily mortgages. The company expects to issue approximately $244 mill...More

Freddie Mac Prices $980 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-F24

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 1, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed by floating-rate multifamily mortgages with seven-year terms. The approximately $980 million in K Certificates (K-F24 Certificates) are...More

Mortgage Rates Continue Climbing

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 1, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving higher for the fifth consecutive week. News Facts 30-year fixed...More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes(R) Security on Its December 1, 2016 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 1, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its December 1, 2016 announcement date. The company's 2016 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance of Refere...More

U.S. Housing Markets Steady with Significant Room for Improvement

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 30, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®), showing the majority of the top 100 largest housing markets across the country improving steadily, while helping to produce the best year in homes sales in a deca...More

Freddie Mac Announces Plans to Request Delisting of Debt and Mortgage Securities and STACR Debt Notes in the European Union

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 30, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to request that its debt securities, mortgage securities and STACR debt notes no longer be admitted to trading on the relevant markets in Luxembourg and Ireland. The company expects formally to initi...More

Freddie Mac November 2016 Outlook

Interest Rates Headed Higher; What that Means for Housing

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Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for October 2016

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 29, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for October 2016. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfolios...More

Freddie Mac Publishes List of Approved eMortgage Vendors

Paper-Based Industry Expands Use of Digital Loan Documents

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Mortgage Rates Move Higher Headed into Holiday Weekend

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 23, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving higher with the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage topping 4 percent for the first time since 2015....More

Freddie Mac Prices $220 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-J09

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 17, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) that are backed by underlying collateral consisting of supplemental multifamily mortgages. The company expects to issue approximately $2...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1.1 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-059

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 17, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.1 billion in K Certificates (K-059 Certifica...More

Mortgage Rates Spike

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 17, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving significantly higher following the post-election sell-off in the Treasury market. News Facts...More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes(R) Security on its November 17, 2016 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 17, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its November 17, 2016 announcement date. The company's 2016 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance of...More

Freddie Mac Prices Final Whole Loan Securities of the Year

$460 Million Senior/Sub Credit Risk Offering

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Freddie Mac November 2016 Insight

Three Trends That Are Shaping the Future of Housing

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Freddie Mac to Roll Out Manufactured Housing Education Curriculum

Partnerships with Next Step Network and eHome America Aim to Increase Lender Participation

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Renters More Concerned About Utility Bills Than Rents, Give High Marks to Environmentally-Friendly Properties

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 15, 2016) - The latest Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) research shows more renters are worried about rising utility bills than rising rents and nearly half of the renters surveyed say they are willing to pay more for rentals with cost-saving water and energy features....More

Freddie Mac Releases 2017 STACR Issuance Calendar

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 14, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its 2017 issuance calendar for its Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes. The company plans to offer seven STACR transactions next year, from both its DNA and HQA series. Through STACR, Freddi...More

Mortgage Rates Climb Higher

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 10, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving higher.  News Facts 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1.2 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-F23

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 9, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed by floating-rate multifamily mortgages with seven-year terms. The approximately $1.2 billion in K Certificates (K-F23 Certificates...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-723

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 4, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are backed by underlying collateral consisting of fixed-rate multifamily mortgages with predominantly 7-year terms. The company ex...More

Real Estate Professionals Influence Clients' Mortgage Lender Choice: Freddie Mac Survey

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 4, 2016) - Most real estate professionals refer clients to a select group of lenders and they choose those companies based on the ease of doing business with them, their reputations, and the strength of those relationships, according to a survey commissioned by Fredd...More

Freddie Mac Announces Pricing of $233 Million Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 3, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB24 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximately $...More

Mortgage Rates Head Up

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 3, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates increasing to their highest level since late June. News Facts 30...More

Freddie Mac Releases 2017 Funding Calendar

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 3, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued its 2017 funding calendar, which provides optional announcement dates for Reference Notes® securities and announcement and auction dates for Reference Bills® securities. The 2017 funding calendar is ava...More

Freddie Mac AIMI Shows Multifamily Markets Continue to Grow

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 2, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced multifamily investing fundamentals grew stronger in the second quarter, both nationally and in all 13 major metro markets tracked by the Freddie Mac Multifamily Apartment Investment Market Index (AIMI(SM)). Thi...More

Freddie Mac Confirms Disaster Relief Available to Eligible Borrowers Impacted by Hurricane Matthew

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 1, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) confirmed today that its full menu of disaster relief policies is available to homeowners whose homes were damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Matthew. Freddie Mac's disaster relief policies are available to borrowers with homes in ...More

Freddie Mac Reports Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 1, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today reported its third quarter 2016 financial results and filed its quarterly Form 10-Q with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The company's Form 10-Q and press release are available now on the company's we...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1.1 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-058

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 28, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.1 billion in K Certificates (K-058 Cert...More

Freddie Mac Sets Release Date for Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 28, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to report its third quarter 2016 financial results before the U.S. financial markets open on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. The company will hold a conference call at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time (ET) ...More

Mortgage Rates Ease From Recent Spike, Closer to Near Record Lows

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 27, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates slipping from last week's spike and the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage easing back to its summertime range belo...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for September 2016

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 26, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for September 2016. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfoli...More

U.S. Housing Market Continues Steady Improvement

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 26, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®), showing three additional states -- Indiana, Alabama and New Jersey -- and one additional metro area -- Dayton, Ohio -- entering their historic benchmark levels of...More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes(R) Security on Its October 26, 2016 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 26, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its October 26, 2016 announcement date. The company's 2016 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance of Refer...More

Freddie Mac Loan Advisor Suite(SM) to Cut Mortgage Loan Origination Costs

Collateral representation and warranty relief to follow shortly

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Freddie Mac Prices $217 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-J08

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 21, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) that are backed by underlying collateral consisting of supplemental multifamily mortgages. The company expects to issue approximately $2...More

Freddie Mac Prices $418 Million Seniors Housing Multifamily K Certificates

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 20, 2016) -   Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) Multifamily recently priced an offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed exclusively by multifamily mortgages on seniors housing properties. The company offered approximately $418 million...More

Freddie Mac October 2016 Outlook

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 20, 2016) -   Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) released today its monthly Outlook for October showing that housing remains a bright spot in the face of a marginally improving U.S. economy and tight inventories of for-sale homes. However, mortgage activity, which ha...More

Mortgage Rates Highest in Four Months, Still Near Record Lows

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 20, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving higher for the second week in a row and marking the first time the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has ri...More

Freddie Mac Announces Pricing of $308 Million Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 19, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB23 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximately $...More

Freddie Mac Prices $478 Million STACR Offering

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 18, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today priced a $478 million Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes offering, its eighth and final for this year. Through STACR, Freddie Mac transfers a significant portion of its mortgage credit risk on certain gro...More

Freddie Mac Prices $750 Million Reopening of 0.875% Two-Year Reference Notes(R) Security

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 18, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it auctioned a $750 million reopening of its 0.875% two-year USD Reference Notes® security that matures on October 12, 2018. The stop yield for the issue, CUSIP 3137EAED7, was 0.895%, priced at 99.9...More

Freddie Mac Announces $750 Million Reopening of 0.875% Reference Notes(R) Security Due October 12, 2018

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 18, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to launch a $750 million reopening of its 0.875% USD Reference Notes® security that matures on October 12, 2018. The issue will price today, Tuesday, October 18, 2016, and will settle on We...More

Freddie Mac Prices $518 Million Seniors Housing Multifamily K Certificates

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 17, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) Multifamily recently priced an offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed exclusively by multifamily mortgages on seniors housing properties. The company offered approximately $518 million in K Certi...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1.2 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-F22

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 17, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed by floating-rate multifamily mortgages with seven-year terms. The approximately $1.2 billion in K Certificates (K-F22 Certificates) ar...More

Mortgage Rates Tick Higher

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 13, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates following Treasury yields and moving higher. News Facts 30-year fixe...More

Freddie Mac October 2016 Insight

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 12, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) released today its October Insight questioning the pessimistic tone of the projections of leading experts of future homeownership rates. These projections provide a reasonable guide to what may occur if current age and demographic...More

Freddie Mac to Extend Disaster Relief to Eligible Borrowers Impacted by Hurricane Matthew

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 8, 2016) - Freddie Mac's (OTCQB: FMCC) full menu of disaster relief policies will be available to homeowners whose homes were damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Matthew. Freddie Mac's disaster relief policies will be available to borrowers with homes in presidentially...More

Mortgage Rates Largely Unchanged

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 6, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates largely unchanged ahead of this week's employment report. News Facts ...More

Freddie Mac Sells $1 Billion of Seriously Delinquent Loans

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 5, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced it sold via auction 5,364 deeply delinquent non-performing loans (NPLs) from its mortgage-related investments portfolio. The loans are currently serviced by either Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. or Ditech Financial, L...More

Freddie Mac Announces Pricing of $229 Million Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 4, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB22 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximately $2...More

Freddie Mac Announces Intent to Sell Final STACR Offering of 2016

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 30, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces its intent to sell its eighth and final scheduled offering this year of Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes, pending market conditions. Through the award-winning and innovative STACR program, Fre...More

30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Hits 10 Week Low

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 29, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate falling as the FOMC decided to leave short term rates unchanged. News Facts ...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for August 2016

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 28, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for August 2016. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfolios, ...More

Low Mortgage Rates Sustain Improving Housing Markets

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 28, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®), showing two additional metro areas -- Indianapolis, Indiana, and Columbus, Ohio -- entering their historic benchmark levels of housing activity. The nati...More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes(R) Security on Its September 27, 2016 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 27, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its September 27, 2016 announcement date. The company's 2016 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issua...More

Freddie Mac Prices $739 Million STACR Offering

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 26, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today priced a $739 million Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes offering, its seventh one this year. Through STACR, Freddie Mac transfers a significant portion of its mortgage credit risk on certain groups of lo...More

Freddie Mac Launches New Front-End Risk Transfer Offering

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 26, 2016) - In a further innovation of its credit risk sharing program, Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today a new front-end credit risk transfer offering, Freddie Mac Deep MI CRT. Through a forward credit insurance policy by a panel of mortgage insurance company...More

Mortgage Rates Tick Down

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 22, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates ticking down slightly from last week's post-Brexit high. News Facts ...More

Freddie Mac September 2016 Outlook

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 20, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) released today its monthly Outlook for September showing that housing remains a bright spot for the U.S. economy. Mortgage originations are expected to surge in the third quarter, and our forecast for the best year in home sales ...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-057

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 19, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1 billion in K Certificates (K-057 Certificates...More

Freddie Mac to Host Sept. 24 Housing Fair Near Detroit

Free Event Includes Foreclosure Buying Tips and Bus Tour of Available Properties

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Freddie Mac Prices $1.2 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-F21

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 16, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed by floating-rate multifamily mortgages with 10-year terms. The approximately $1.2 billion in K Certificates (K-F21 Certificates) ...More

Freddie Mac Announces Intent to Sell Seventh STACR Offering of 2016

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 15, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces its intent to sell its seventh offering this year of Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes, pending market conditions. Through the award-winning and innovative STACR program, Freddie Mac transfers a sig...More

Freddie Mac Prices New $2.25 Billion Two-Year Reference Notes(R) Security

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 15, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it priced its new 0.875% two-year USD Reference Notes® security due on October 12, 2018. The issue, CUSIP number 3137EAED7, was priced at 99.957 to yield 0.896%, 15 basis points more than the yield ...More

Mortgage Rates Head Up

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 15, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate increasing to its highest level since June. News Facts 30...More

Freddie Mac Announces Pricing of $85 Million Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 14, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB21 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximately ...More

Freddie Mac Announces the Issuance of a New Two-Year Reference Notes Security

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 14, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to issue a new two-year USD Reference Notes® security, CUSIP number 3137EAED7, due on October 12, 2018. The issue will be priced on Thursday, September 15, 2016, and will settle on Friday, Septe...More

Freddie Mac Prices $515 Million STACR Offering

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 13, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today priced a $515 million Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes offering, its sixth one this year. Through STACR, Freddie Mac transfers a significant portion of its mortgage credit risk on certain groups of loan...More

Freddie Mac Prices $167 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-J07

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 13, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) that are backed by underlying collateral consisting of supplemental multifamily mortgages. The company expects to issue approximately $167 mil...More

Freddie Mac to Host Sept. 17 Housing Fair in Chicago

Free Event Includes Foreclosure Buying Tips and Bus Tour of Available Properties

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Freddie Mac Announces First Multi-Servicer NPL Sale

$1.1 Billion Transaction Features Five Pools, Including an Extended Timeline Pool Targeting Smaller Investors

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Freddie Mac Prices $1.1 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-F20

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 8, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed by floating-rate multifamily mortgages with 7-year terms. The approximately $1.1 billion in K Certificates (K-F20 Certificates) are expe...More

Low Mortgage Rates Continue to Spur Refinancing

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 8, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving slightly lower for the week helping to spur ongoing refinance activity. News Facts ...More

Mortgage Rates Higher Heading Into Labor Day Weekend

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 1, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving slightly higher for the week. Regardless, mortgage rates remain near their all-time record lows. ...More

Freddie Mac Announces Intent to Sell Sixth STACR Offering of 2016

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 1, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces its intent to sell its sixth offering this year of Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes, pending market conditions. Through the award-winning and innovative STACR program, Freddie Mac transfers a signifi...More

U.S. Housing Market Holding Steady

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 31, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®), showing South Carolina and two additional metro areas -- Atlanta and Augusta, Georgia -- entering their historic benchmark levels of housing activity. ...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for July 2016

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 25, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for July 2016. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfoli...More

Freddie Mac Statement on High Loan-to-Value Refinance Offering

 McLEAN, VA – The following statement was released today by Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) and is attributed to David Lowman, executive vice president, Single-Family Business:  "Our forthcoming high loan-to-value (LTV) offering, which is scheduled to be available in October 2017, wil...More

Fixed Mortgage Rates Unchanged

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 25, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates unchanged from the previous week, while still remaining near their all-time record lows. News...More

Freddie Mac Announces Redesigned U.S. Residential Mortgage Loan Application

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 23, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced a redesigned standard application for borrowers to use when they apply for a single-family mortgage. The redesigned Uniform Residential Loan Application (URLA) was developed jointly with Fannie Mae under the direct...More

Mortgage Rates Nudge Lower

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 18, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving slightly lower from the previous week, remaining near their all-time record lows. News...More

Freddie Mac Extends Disaster Relief to Eligible Borrowers in Louisiana

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 16, 2016) - Freddie Mac's (OTCQB: FMCC) full menu of disaster relief policies is now available to homeowners whose homes were damaged or destroyed by severe storms and flooding in Louisiana. Freddie Mac's disaster relief policies are available to borrowers with homes ...More

Freddie Mac August 2016 Outlook

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 15, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) released today its monthly Outlook for August showing that for the first time since 2012, mortgage originations are expected to top $2 trillion in 2016. Low mortgage interest rates are spurring a burst of refinance activity, and ...More

Freddie Mac Prices New $2.25 Billion Five-Year Reference Notes(R) Security

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 11, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it priced its new 1.125% five-year USD Reference Notes® security due on August 12, 2021. The issue, CUSIP number 3137EAEC9, was priced at 99.492 to yield 1.23%, 16 basis points more than the yield on fiv...More

Mortgage Rates Little Changed

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 11, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates little changed from the previous week and remaining near historic lows. News Facts ...More

Freddie Mac Announces the Issuance of a New Five-Year Reference Notes Security

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 10, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to issue a new five-year USD Reference Notes® security, CUSIP number 3137EAEC9, due on August 12, 2021. The issue will be priced on Thursday, August 11, 2016, and will settle on Friday, Aug...More

Freddie Mac Issues Dodd-Frank Stress Test Results

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 8, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's stress test results for the severely adverse scenario conducted under FHFA's rule implementing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Dodd-Frank requires certain fin...More

Freddie Mac Multifamily Launches Green Advantage(SM) to Promote Affordable, Resource-Efficient Rentals

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 8, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today launched the Freddie Mac Multifamily Green Advantage(SM), a flexible, cost-effective suite of offerings to finance resource-efficient multifamily rental housing that is available with most Freddie Mac multifamily loan p...More

Mortgage Rates Fall Back Near 2016 Low

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 4, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates declining after nudging slightly higher for three consecutive weeks. News Facts ...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1.1 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-F19

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 2, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed by floating-rate multifamily mortgages with predominantly 7-year terms. The approximately $1.1 billion in K Certificates (K-F19 Certifi...More

Freddie Mac Prices Tenth Guaranteed Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization of 2016

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 2, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB20 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximately $...More

Freddie Mac Releases Multifamily Mid-Year Outlook

Market Headed for Record $280 Billion Year Despite Moderating Fundamentals

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Freddie Mac Reports Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 2, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today reported its second quarter 2016 financial results and filed its quarterly Form 10-Q with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The company's Form 10-Q and press release are available now on the company's w...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-056

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 29, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1 billion in K Certificates (K-056 Certif...More

Freddie Mac Sets Release Date for Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 29, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to report its second quarter 2016 financial results before the U.S. financial markets open on Tuesday, August 2, 2016. The company will hold a conference call at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time (ET) ...More

Mortgage Rates up Slightly

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 28, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates increasing slightly, but again remaining near historic lows. News Facts ...More

Freddie Mac Quarterly Apartment Investment Index Shows Strong Fundamentals in National and Local Markets

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 27, 2016) -  Despite signs of moderation, the fundamentals for multifamily investing are strong both nationally and in most of the 13 major metro markets tracked in the first-quarter Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) Apartment Investment Market Index (AIMI(SM))....More

Southern States Showing Strongest Housing Improvement

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 27, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®), showing two additional states, Mississippi and Maryland, and eight metro areas entering their historic benchmark levels of housing activity: Louisville, Ken...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for June 2016

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 26, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for June 2016. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfoli...More

Freddie Mac Completes Auction of First Structured Loan Sale

Sells $199 Million of Seasoned Loans

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Freddie Mac Prices $1.27 Billion Seniors Housing Multifamily K Certificates

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 22, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) Multifamily recently priced an offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed exclusively by multifamily mortgages on seniors housing properties. The company offered approximately $1.27 billion in K Certi...More

Ninth Guaranteed Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization of 2016 Prices

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 22, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (SB-019 Certificates), a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans originated by First Foundation Bank and re-und...More

Mortgage Rates Tick Up

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 21, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates ticking up slightly across the board, but remaining near historic lows. News Facts ...More

Freddie Mac Prices First Whole Loan Securities of 2016

$348 Million Senior/Sub Credit Risk Offering

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Freddie Mac Prices New $3.5 Billion Three-Year Reference Notes(R) Security

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 19, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it priced its new 0.875% three-year USD Reference Notes® security due on July 19, 2019. The issue, CUSIP number 3137EAEB1, was priced at 99.758 to yield 0.957%, 12.5 basis points more than the yield...More

Freddie Mac July 2016 Insight

Fun After Fifty

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Freddie Mac Prices $88 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-J06

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 18, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) that are backed by underlying collateral consisting of supplemental multifamily mortgages. The company expects to issue approximately $88 mil...More

Freddie Mac Announces the Issuance of a New Three-Year Reference Notes(R) Security

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 18, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to issue a new three-year USD Reference Notes® security, CUSIP number 3137EAEB1, due on July 19, 2019. The issue will be priced on Tuesday, July 19, 2016, and will settle on Wednesday, July...More

Mortgage Rates Little Changed

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 14, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates holding steady with the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage remaining near its all-time record low of 3.31 percent ...More

UPDATE - Eighth Guaranteed Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization of 2016 Prices

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 13, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB18 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximately ...More

Freddie Mac Prices $979 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-F18

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 13, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed by floating-rate multifamily mortgages with 10-year terms. The approximately $979 million in K Certificates (K-F18 Certificates) are e...More

Eighth Guaranteed Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization of 2016 Prices

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 13, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB18 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximately ...More

Freddie Mac July 2016 Outlook

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 12, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) released today its monthly Outlook for July showing international concerns, particularly slowing growth in China and the Brexit vote in the U.K., have played a major role in driving down mortgage rates. In the most recent Primary ...More

UPDATE - Freddie Mac Announces New Factor Methodology for Single-Family and Multifamily Mortgage-Backed Securities

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 8, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced that the company will round, rather than truncate, the last digit of the factors for substantially all Single-Family and Multifamily mortgage-backed securities published on or after July 25, 2016. Currently, F...More

Freddie Mac Announces New Factor Methodology for Single-Family and Multifamily Mortgage-Backed Securities

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 8, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced that the company will round, rather than truncate, the last digit of the factors for substantially all Single-Family and Multifamily mortgage-backed securities published on or after July 25, 2016. Currently, F...More

Freddie Mac Statement on FHFA Single Security Update

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 7, 2016) - The following statement was released today by Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) and is attributed to David Lowman, executive vice president, single-family business: "Freddie Mac is meeting the milestones that will make the Single Security and a stronger h...More

Mortgage Rates Approaching All-Time Record Lows

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 7, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates dropping further to new 2016 lows in the wake of the Brexit vote. At 3.41 percent, the 30-year fixed-rate mo...More

Freddie Mac Sells $43.7 Million NPLs to Non-Profit Buyer

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 1, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced it sold via auction 189 deeply delinquent non-performing loans (NPLs) serviced by Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC from its mortgage investment portfolio. The transaction is expected to settle in September 2016, an...More

Freddie Mac Announces Record ACIS Transactions

Reaches $5 Billion ACIS Issuance Milestone

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Mortgage Rates Touch New 2016 Lows

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 30, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates dropping to new 2016 lows in the wake of the Brexit vote. At 3.48 percent, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage ...More

Freddie Mac Announces First Structured Sale of Seasoned Loans

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 29, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced a $199 million pilot structured sale of seasoned loans it currently guarantees and holds in its mortgage-related investments portfolio. The collateral is comprised of Option ARMs and loans that were originated as ...More

99 of Top 100 Housing Metros Improve Year Over Year

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 29, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®), showing the spring homebuying season staying on course in most areas of the country, with two additional metros -- Charlotte, North Carolina, and Knoxville, Tenn...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for May 2016

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 28, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for May 2016. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfolios, se...More

Baby Boomers Poised to Compete for Affordable Rental Housing, Says Freddie Mac 55+ Survey

Over 5 Million Expect to Rent Next Home by 2020

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Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes(R) Security on Its June 28, 2016 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 28, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its June 28, 2016 announcement date. The company's 2016 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance of Referenc...More

Freddie Mac Extends Disaster Relief to Eligible Borrowers in West Virginia

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 27, 2016) - Freddie Mac's (OTCQB: FMCC) full menu of disaster relief policies is now available to homeowners whose homes or place of employment were damaged or destroyed by floods in West Virginia. Freddie Mac's disaster relief policies are available to borrowers wit...More

Freddie Mac June 2016 Outlook

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 27, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) released today its monthly Outlook for June showing that low mortgage rates are helping to keeping housing on track despite rapidly rising house prices. It also looks at current projections of homeownership rates in the years to c...More

Freddie Mac Prices $950 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-722

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 24, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are backed by underlying collateral consisting of fixed-rate multifamily mortgages with predominantly 7-year terms. The company expect...More

Mortgage Rates Remain Near Three-Year Low

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 23, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates largely unchanged. News Facts 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) avera...More

Freddie Mac Sells $706 Million of Seriously Delinquent Loans

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 21, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced it sold via auction 2,879 deeply delinquent non-performing loans (NPLs) serviced by Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC from its mortgage-related investments portfolio. The transaction is expected to settle in August 2016...More

Freddie Mac Reaches $650 Billion Credit Risk Transfer Milestone

Leading the Market With Innovative Programs to Shift Mortgage Credit Risk to Private Investors

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Freddie Mac Prices $218 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-J05

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 17, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) that are backed by underlying collateral consisting of supplemental multifamily mortgages. The company expects to issue approximately $218 mil...More

Mortgage Rates Move Lower for Second Consecutive Week

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 16, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates declining for the second consecutive week. News Facts 30-year f...More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes(R) Security on Its June 16, 2016 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 16, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its June 16, 2016 announcement date. The company's 2016 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance o...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-F17

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 15, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed by floating-rate multifamily mortgages with 7-year terms. The approximately $1 billion in K Certificates (K-F17 Certificates) are expe...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1 Billion Multifamily K-DEAL, K-055

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 15, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1 billion in K Certificates (K-055 Certif...More

Seventh Guaranteed Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization of 2016 Prices

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 9, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB17 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximately $...More

Mortgage Rates Drop on Negative Jobs Report

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 9, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates following 10-year Treasury yields lower after the May employment report came in well below expectations...More

Majority of 55+ Homeowners Confident of Financially Comfortable Retirement, Finds New Freddie Mac Survey

55+ers Poised to Have Significant Impact on Housing Market

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Freddie Mac Prices Fifth STACR Offering This Year

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 7, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) priced its fifth offering this year of Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes. Through the award-winning and innovative STACR program, Freddie Mac transfers a portion of its credit risk on certain single-family loan...More

Freddie Mac Prices $619 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-1502

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 7, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $619 million in K Certificates (K-1502 Certificat...More

Freddie Mac Sells $130 Million of Seriously Delinquent Loans

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 2, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced it sold via auction 487 deeply delinquent non-performing loans (NPLs) serviced by JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. from its mortgage investment portfolio on May 31, 2016. The transaction is expected to settle in August 2...More

Mortgage Rates Continue Upward Trend

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 2, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates up slightly from last week, but still near three year lows. News Facts ...More

Freddie Mac May 2016 Insight

How to Worry About House Prices

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Freddie Mac Prices $1.3 Billion Multifamily K-Deal Backed by Properties Controlled by Starwood Capital Group

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 27, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.3 billion in K Certificates (K-SW1 Certifica...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for April 2016

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 26, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for April 2016. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfolios, ...More

Freddie Mac Announces Third NPL Transaction of 2016

$783 Million Transaction Features Seven Pools, Including Two Extended Timeline Pools (EXPOs) Targeting Smaller Investors

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Freddie Mac Announces Intent to Sell Fifth STACR Offering This Year

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 26, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces its intent to sell its fifth offering this year of Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes, pending market conditions. Through the award-winning and innovative STACR program, Freddie Mac transfers a porti...More

Mortgage Rates Tick Up on Fed News

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 26, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates up slightly from 2016 lows. News Facts 30-year fixed-rate mortg...More

Freddie Mac Completes First Credit Risk Transaction With 15-Year Mortgages

Agency Credit Insurance Structure(R) Policy With a $201 Million Limit

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More U.S. Housing Markets Improving

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 25, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®), showing the spring home buying season off to a strong start across many parts of the country. Also, six more metro areas and one more state, Kentucky, are now wit...More

Freddie Mac Prices Fourth STACR Offering This Year

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 24, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today priced its fourth offering this year of Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes. Through the award-winning and innovative STACR program, Freddie Mac transfers a portion of its credit risk on certain sing...More

Freddie Mac Prices $608 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-W01 Supporting Workforce Housing

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 24, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) expands its support of workforce housing with a new series of K Certificates multifamily mortgage-backed security. The K-W Series offerings of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) are backed by loans on multifami...More

Freddie Mac Earns Three MBS Awards From GlobalCapital: Best Securitization, RMBS Issuer and RMBS Deal of the Year

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 20, 2016) - For the second consecutive year Freddie Mac's (OTCQB: FMCC) Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes have been named "RMBS Deal of the Year" by GlobalCapital, a leading financial news and data service covering the capital markets. Freddie Ma...More

Mortgage Rates Hold Near 2016 Lows

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 19, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates holding near 2016 lows. News Facts 30-year fixed-rate mortgage ...More

Freddie Mac May 2016 Outlook

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 18, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) released today its monthly Outlook for May showing that low mortgage rates are helping to keeping housing on track in the face of rapidly rising house prices. Outlook Highlights Based on ne...More

Freddie Mac Prices $500 Million Reopening of 1.125% Three-Year Reference Notes(R) Security

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 17, 2016) -   Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it auctioned a $500 million reopening of its 1.125% three-year USD Reference Notes® security that matures on April 15, 2019. The stop yield for the issue, CUSIP 3137EADZ9, was 1.025%, pri...More

Freddie Mac Announces $500 Million Reopening of 1.125% Reference Notes(R) Security Due April 15, 2019

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 17, 2016) -   Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to launch a $500 million reopening of its 1.125% USD Reference Notes® security that matures on April 15, 2019. The issue will price today, Tuesday, May 17, 2016, and will settle ...More

Freddie Mac Adds New Multifamily Credit Risk Transfer Capability

Inaugural $52 Million Offering Supports Targeted Affordable Rental Housing

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New Freddie Mac Apartment Index Helps Determine if It's a Good Time to Invest

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 16, 2016) - How does investing in Multifamily properties today compare to past quarters? Is it a favorable time to invest in Multifamily properties? The New Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) Multifamily Apartment Investment Market Index (AIMI(SM)) is a free online analysis t...More

Freddie Mac Announces Intent to Sell Fourth STACR Offering This Year

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 13, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces its intent to sell its fourth offering this year of Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes, pending market conditions. Through the award-winning and innovative STACR program, Freddie Mac transfers a po...More

Sixth Guaranteed Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization of 2016 Prices

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 13, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB16 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximately $...More

Freddie Mac Announces Second NPL Transaction of 2016

Sale Features One $135 Million Pool

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Mortgage Rates Reach New 2016 Lows; 30-Year at 3-Year Low

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 12, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates falling for the third consecutive week following disappointing April employment data. Mortgage rates are at...More

Freddie Mac Prices $238 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-J04

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 11, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) that are backed by underlying collateral consisting of supplemental multifamily mortgages. The company expects to issue approximately $2...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-F16

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 5, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed by floating-rate multifamily mortgages with predominantly 10-year terms. The approximately $1 billion in K Certificates (K-F16 Certific...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1 Billion Multifamily K-Deal Backed by 19 California Properties Controlled by The Irvine Company

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 5, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1 billion in K Certificates (K-IR1 Certifi...More

Mortgage Rates Back Near 2016 Lows

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 5, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates falling following the Fed's decision to stand pat last week, and other negative economic data. Mortgage rates...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for March 2016

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 4, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for March 2016. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfolios, s...More

Freddie Mac Prices $500 Million Reopening of .750% Two-Year Reference Notes(R) Security

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 3, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it auctioned a $500 million reopening of its .750% two-year USD Reference Notes® security that matures on April 9, 2018. The stop yield for the issue, CUSIP 3137EAEA3, was 0.8039%, priced at 99.897.&...More

Freddie Mac Prices 20th STACR(R) Offering for $916 Million

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 3, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today priced its 20th Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes offering since the program's inception and its 3rd one this year. Through the STACR program, Freddie Mac transfers a portion of its credit risk on c...More

Freddie Mac Announces $500 Million Reopening of .750% Reference Notes(R) Security Due April 9, 2018

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 3, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to launch a $500 million reopening of its .750% USD Reference Notes® security that matures on April 9, 2018. The issue will price today, Tuesday, May 3, 2016, and will settle on Wednesday, M...More

Freddie Mac Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial Results

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 3, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today reported its first quarter 2016 financial results and filed its quarterly Form 10-Q with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The company's Form 10-Q and press release are available now on the company's we...More

Freddie Mac Issues Redemption Notice

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 2, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will redeem the principal amounts indicated for the following securities issues on the redemption dates set forth below at a redemption price equal to 100 percent of the principal amount redeemed, plus ...More

Freddie Mac Sets Release Date for First Quarter 2016 Financial Results

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 29, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to report its first quarter 2016 financial results before the U.S. financial markets open on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. The company will hold a conference call at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time (ET)...More

Mortgage Rates Inch Up

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 28, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates inching up, but remaining well below 4 percent as we head into the heart of the spring homebuying seas...More

U.S. Housing Market Shows Positive Trends

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 27, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®), showing that many of the nation's housing markets continue to improve with one more state, Michigan, returning to its historical benchmark level of housing activ...More

Freddie Mac April 2016 Insight

Life's a Beach

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Freddie Mac Prices $732 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-C01

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 25, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a K-C Series offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $732 million in K Certificates (K-C...More

Freddie Mac Announces Intent to Sell Almost $1 Billion in Notes in Its 20th STACR(R) Offering

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 22, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced its intention to sell its 20th Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes offering since the program's inception and its 3rd one this year. The $916 million offering is subject to market conditions...More

Freddie Mac April 2016 Outlook

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 22, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) released today its monthly Outlook for April showing that while recent data darkened the growth outlook for the first quarter, expect housing to maintain its momentum in 2016 and be an economic engine of growth. Recent declines i...More

Mortgage Rates Little Changed

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 21, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing mortgage rates largely unchanged and remaining near their low mark for 2016 at the start of the spring homebuying season. News ...More

Freddie Mac Prices $974 Million Multifamily K-Deal Backed by Seasoned Loans

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 18, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a K-P Series offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $974 million in K Certificates (K-P03 Ce...More

Fifth Guaranteed Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization of 2016 Prices

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 15, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB15 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximately ...More

Mortgage Rates Hit New 2016 Lows

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 14, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing mortgage rates declining slightly from the previous week to reach a new low for the year. News Facts ...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1.3 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-F15

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 13, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed by floating-rate multifamily mortgages with 7-year terms. The approximately $1.3 billion in K Certificates (K-F15 Certificates) are ex...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1.1 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-054

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 12, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.1 billion in K Certificates (K-054 Certificat...More

Mortgage Rates at New 2016 Lows

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 7, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing mortgage rates declining from the previous week and reaching their lowest level since February of last year. News Facts ...More

Freddie Mac Prices New $3.25 Billion Two-Year Reference Notes(R) Security

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 6, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it priced its new 0.75% two-year USD Reference Notes® security due on April 9, 2018. The issue, CUSIP number 3137EAEA3, was priced at 99.843 to yield 0.829%, 10.5 basis points more than the yield on two-y...More

Freddie Mac Strategically Invests in Borrower Help Centers With New Collaboration Platform

New Tools, Secure Connections Aim to Help Counselors Focus on People, Not Paperwork

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Freddie Mac Announces the Issuance of a New Two-Year Reference Notes(R) Security

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 5, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to issue a new two-year USD Reference Notes® security, CUSIP number 3137EAEA3, due on April 9, 2018. The issue will be priced on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, and will settle on Thursday, April 7...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1.2 Billion Multifamily K-Deal Backed by Properties Controlled by Lone Star

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 4, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.2 billion in K Certificates (K-LH3 Certif...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for February 2016

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 31, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for February 2016. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfolios...More

Freddie Mac March 2016 Insight

Improving America's Housing Stock, One Loan at a time

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Freddie Mac Adds Loan Closing Advisor, Loan Product Advisor, New Functionality to Loan Advisor Suite(SM) for Summer Rollout

Single Sign-On Gives Quick Access to Lender Loan Data, Freddie Mac Loan Production Tools

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Mortgage Rates Little Changed

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 31, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing mortgage rates mixed and largely unchanged from the previous week. News Facts 30-year fixed-...More

Freddie Mac March 2016 Outlook

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 31, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) released today its monthly Outlook for March forecasting that total home sales, housing starts, and house prices will reach their highest levels since 2006 despite inventory and affordability challenges. Outlook Highlight...More

U.S. Housing Market Holds Steady

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 30, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®), showing that many of the nation's housing markets are getting back to normal heading into the spring homebuying season. However, there are pockets of weakness, p...More

Freddie Mac Announces Second ACIS(R) Credit Risk Transaction of 2016 With a $336 Million Limit

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 25, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it has obtained new insurance policies under its successful Agency Credit Insurance Structure (ACIS®) program. Through ACIS, Freddie Mac obtains insurance policies that transfer a portion of the credit ri...More

Mortgage Rates Reverse Course Lower

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 24, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing mortgage rates moving lower for the first time in four weeks. News Facts 30-year fixed-rate mortga...More

Freddie Mac Sells $1.4 Billion of Seriously Delinquent Loans

Winning Bidders Include Non-Profit and For-Profit Entities

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Freddie Mac Prices $1.1 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-053

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 18, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.1 billion in K Certificates (K-053 Certifica...More

Fourth Guaranteed Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization of 2016 Prices

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 18, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB14 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximately $...More

Freddie Mac Prices New $2.5 Billion Three-Year Reference Notes(R) Security

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 18, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it priced its new 1.125% three-year USD Reference Notes® security due on April 15, 2019. The issue, CUSIP number 3137EADZ9, was priced at 99.967 to yield 1.136%, 12.5 basis points more than the yield on ...More

Freddie Mac Updates Second Quarter 2016 K Certificates Announcement Calendar

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 17, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today updated its second quarter 2016 K Certificates Announcement Calendar.The Calendar is available on the company's website at http://www.freddiemac.com/multifamily/investors/kcerts.html. Freddie Mac retains sole d...More

Freddie Mac Announces the Issuance of a New Three-Year Reference Notes(R) Security

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 17, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to issue a new three-year USD Reference Notes® security, CUSIP number 3137EADZ9, due on April 15, 2019. The issue will be priced on Friday, March 18, 2016, and will settle on Monday, March 2...More

Mortgage Rates Move Higher

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 17, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing mortgage rates moving higher for the third week in a row. News Facts 30-year fixed-rate mortg...More

More Than Half of Renters Plan to Keep Renting

Majority of Boomers, Millennials and Gen Xers View Renting as More Affordable Than Homeownership

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Freddie Mac Prices $1.2 Billion Multifamily K-Deal Backed by Properties Controlled by Lone Star

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 10, 2016) -   Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.2 billion in K Certificates ...More

Mortgage Rates Looking Favorable for Spring Home Buying Season

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 10, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing mortgage rates moving higher for the second week in a row, while also only posting the second increase this year making mortgage rates v...More

Freddie Mac Prices $475 Million STACR Offering

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 9, 2016) -   Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) yesterday priced its second Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) transaction this year, STACR 2016-HQA1. Through the award-winning and innovative STACR program, Freddie Mac transfers a portion of its credit risk ...More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes(R) Security on Its March 8, 2016 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 8, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its March 8, 2016 announcement date. The company's 2016 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance of...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1.3 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-F14

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 7, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed by floating-rate multifamily mortgages with predominantly 7-year terms. The approximately $1.3 billion in K Certificates (K-F14 Certifi...More

Mortgage Rates Tick Higher

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 3, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing mortgage rates ticking higher for the first time in two months. News Facts 30-year fixed-rate mortg...More

Freddie Mac February 2016 Insight & Outlook

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 29, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) released today its monthly Insight & Outlook for February. This month's Insight examines how much borrower education and counseling benefits homebuyers. And the Outlook looks at how tepid real growth and a strengthening U.S. ...More

Freddie Mac Enhances Disclosures and Announces Intent to Sell $475 Million in Second STACR Offering This Year

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 29, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today further expanded its leading Single-Family Credit Risk Transfer initiatives by enhancing disclosures and announcing its intent to sell its next offering of Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes, STACR 2016-...More

Third Guaranteed Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization of 2016 Prices

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 26, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB13 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximately ...More

Fixed Mortgage Rates Resume Decline

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 25, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates resuming their decline and aiding homebuyer affordability amid a tight supply of for-sale homes in many markets. ...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for January 2016

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 24, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for January 2016. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portf...More

U.S. Housing Market Continues Its Steady Comeback

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 24, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®), showing the U.S. housing market continuing to improve with two additional states -- Florida and Arizona -- entering their outer range of stable housing activity....More

Freddie Mac Releases Second Quarter 2016 K Certificates Announcement Calendar and Forgoes Announcing K-S05

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 24, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its second quarter 2016 K Certificates Announcement Calendar to increase transparency and to demonstrate a consistent level of potential investment opportunities. Freddie Mac also will forgo announcing K-S05 t...More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes(R) Security on Its February 24, 2016 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 24, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its February 24, 2016 announcement date. The company's 2016 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance of Refe...More

Fixed Mortgage Rates Unchanged

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 18, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates unchanged from the previous week and remaining near their 2015 lows. News Facts ...More

Freddie Mac Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2015 Financial Results

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 18, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today reported its fourth quarter and full-year 2015 financial results and filed its annual Form 10-K with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The company's SEC filing and press release are available now on the...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1.3 Billion Multifamily K-Deal Backed by Properties Controlled by Lone Star

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 16, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.3 billion in K Certificates (K-LH1 Cert...More

Freddie Mac Sets Release Date for Full-Year 2015 Financial Results

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 15, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to report its fourth quarter and full-year 2015 financial results before the U.S. financial markets open on Thursday, February 18, 2016. The company will hold a conference call at 8:00 a.m. ...More

Mortgage Rates Down Again, Hovering Just Above 2015 Lows

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 11, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing mortgage rates moving lower for the sixth consecutive week amid ongoing market volatility. The average 30-year fixed is hovering just ab...More

Freddie Mac Expects Multifamily Market to Remain Strong in 2016

Industry Originations to Reach up to $260 Billion

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Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes(R) Security on Its February 9, 2016 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 9, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its February 9, 2016 announcement date. The company's 2016 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance of Refere...More

Freddie Mac Prices Second Guaranteed Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization of 2016

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 5, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB-12 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximately ...More

Freddie Mac Prices $253 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-J03

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 5, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) that are backed by underlying collateral consisting of supplemental multifamily mortgages. The company expects to issue approximately $253 bil...More

Lower-Than-Expected Mortgage Rates Offer Refinance Opportunity

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 4, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing mortgage rates moving lower for the fifth consecutive week amid ongoing market volatility. The average 30-year fixed is at its lowest poi...More

Freddie Mac Names Top Multifamily Lenders of 2015

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwired - Feb 2, 2016) - At the MBA Commercial Real Estate Finance Conference today, Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced the lenders who transacted the most multifamily financing volume with the company in 2015. Through these and other lenders, Freddie Mac settled $47.3 billion i...More

Freddie Mac Statement on New Independent Resolution Process for Representation and Warranties Disputes

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 2, 2016) -  Today Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) published guidelines for a new independent dispute resolution process for alleged breaches of selling representations and warranties on mortgages sold to Freddie Mac. SVP, Division Chief Risk Officer, Single-Fa...More

Freddie Mac Announces Record Support for Very Affordable Rental Housing in 2015

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 2, 2016) -   Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it had a banner year for its multifamily business with $47.3 billion in loan purchase and bond guarantee volume in 2015, including a record high of $5 billion in financing for properties that house ...More

Freddie Mac Announces First ACIS(R) Credit Risk Transaction of 2016 With a $450 Million Limit

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 1, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it has obtained new insurance policies under its successful Agency Credit Insurance Structure (ACIS®) program. Through ACIS, Freddie Mac obtains insurance policies that transfer to insurance and reinsuran...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1.1 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-052

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 1, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.1 billion in K Certificates (K-052 Certificates...More

Freddie Mac January 2016 Insight & Outlook

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 29, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) released today its monthly Insight & Outlook for January. This month's Insight examines how the large investors', backed by private equity, business model of buy-to-rent (B2R) operations stands in contrast to that of the...More

Mortgage Rates Fall for Fourth Straight Week

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 28, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing mortgage rates moving lower for the fourth consecutive week as the Fed held interest rates steady at its FOMC meeting on Wednesday....More

U.S. Housing Market Continues to Show Strong Improvement

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 27, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®), showing the U.S. housing market continuing to improve with one additional state -- Missouri -- entering its outer range of stable housing activity, as well ...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for December 2015

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 26, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for December 2015. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfolios...More

Freddie Mac Prices $757 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-Bam, Backed by Brookfield Asset Management Properties

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 26, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates ("K Certificates") which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $757 million in K Certificates (K-BAM Certifica...More

Freddie Mac Announces First NPL Transaction of 2016

$1.6 Billion Transaction Features Seven Pools, Including Two Extended Timeline Pools (EXPOs) Targeting Smaller Investors

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Freddie Mac Prices $528 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-504

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 21, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are backed by underlying collateral consisting of fixed-rate multifamily mortgages with 5-year terms. The company expects to issue mor...More

New Freddie Mac Online Resource Aims to Help Real Estate Professionals Do More Business

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 21, 2016) - Today Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) launched an online Real Estate Professionals Resource Center, a comprehensive resource designed to keep real estate agents, brokers, housing counselors and other practitioners on top of the latest affordable mortgage produc...More

Mortgage Rates Fall for Third Straight Week

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 21, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing mortgage rates moving lower for the third consecutive week amid another week of market turbulence. News Facts ...More

Freddie Mac Prices First Guaranteed Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization of 2016

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 19, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB11 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximately $...More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes(R) Security on Its January 19, 2016 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 19, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its January 19, 2016 announcement date. The company's 2016 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuanc...More

Mortgage Rates Fall Further

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 14, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing mortgage rates moving lower with the 30-year fixed-rate declining for the second straight week. News Facts ...More

Freddie Mac Prices First $1 Billion STACR Offering for 2016

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 13, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced its first Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes offering this year of $996 million. Through the STACR program, Freddie Mac transfers a portion of its credit risk on certain Single-Family loans to ...More

Freddie Mac Is Top Multifamily Lender With $47.3 Billion in Volume for 2015

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 12, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it has become the nation's leader in multifamily lending for the first time, with $47.3 billion in loan purchase and bond guarantee volume for its Multifamily business in 2015, up from $28.3 billion the previ...More

Mortgage Rates Start the Year Below Four Percent

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 7, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing mortgage rates mixed with the 30-year fixed-rate falling back below four percent to start the year. News Facts ...More

Freddie Mac Extends Disaster Relief to Eligible Borrowers in Mississippi

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 6, 2016) -  Freddie Mac's (OTCQB: FMCC) full menu of disaster relief policies is now available to homeowners whose homes were damaged or destroyed by floods in Mississippi. Freddie Mac's disaster relief policies are available to borrowers with homes in presidenti...More

Freddie Mac, Lenders One(R) Announce Alliance to Help Mortgage Bankers Build Stronger Businesses in 2016

New Relationship Provides Preferential Pricing, Professional Development Benefits to Lenders One Members

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Freddie Mac Prices First Multifamily K-Deal of 2016, K-F13

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 5, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced its first K-Deal of 2016, a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), backed by floating-rate multifamily mortgages with 10-year terms. The approximately $788 million in K Certificates ...More

Freddie Mac Starts 2016 by Announcing Intent to Sell Almost $1 Billion in Notes in Upcoming STACR Offering

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 5, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced its intention to sell its first Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes offering this year of $996 million, subject to market conditions. Through the STACR program, Freddie Mac transfers a portion of...More

Mortgage Rates Top Four Percent

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 31, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates moving higher with the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage breaking above four percent for the first time in five months. ...More

U.S. Housing Market Posts Strong Improvement

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 30, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®), showing the U.S. housing market continuing to improve with two additional states-New York and Kansas-entering their outer range of stable housing activity, ...More

Mortgage Rates Little Changed

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 24, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates largely unchanged heading into the holiday weekend. News Facts 30-year fixed...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for November 2015

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 22, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for November 2015. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related port...More

Freddie Mac Continues to Reduce Credit Risk With Two ACIS(R) Insurance Policies for a Combined $508 Million Limit

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 22, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it has obtained two new insurance policies under its successful Agency Credit Insurance Structure (ACIS®) program. Through ACIS, Freddie Mac obtains insurance policies that transfer to insurance and reins...More

Freddie Mac December 2015 Insight & Outlook

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 22, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) released today its monthly Insight & Outlook for December. This month's Insight examines the nascent but quickly-growing world of marketplace lending, while the Outlook reviews the likely impact on the housing market in 2016 ...More

Freddie Mac Announces First NPL Sale to Non-Profit Buyer

Sells $18.4 Million NPLs to Community Loan Fund of New Jersey, Inc.

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Freddie Mac Prices Final Multifamily K Certificate Offering for 2015

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 17, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) Multifamily recently priced an offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed exclusively by multifamily mortgages on seniors housing properties. The company offered approximately $603 million in K Certif...More

Freddie Mac Releases 2016 K Certificates Issuance Calendar

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 17, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its inaugural 2016 K-Deal Issuance Calendar to increase transparency and to demonstrate a consistent level of potential investment opportunities in the new year. The Calendar is available on K Certificates pag...More

Mortgage Rates Move Higher

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 17, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates ticking slightly higher for the second week in a row amid the Federal Reserve's decision to raise short-term intere...More

Freddie Mac, Easter Seals Team Up to Help Veterans, Seniors, People With Disabilities, Others Manage Finances, Find Better Housing Options

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 16, 2015) - Easter Seals is teaming up with Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) to help veterans, seniors, people with disabilities and its own staff better manage their finances and find housing options in their communities. Easter Seals affiliates in Atlanta, Orlando and New...More

Tenth Freddie Mac Guaranteed Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization Prices

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 14, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB10 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximately ...More

Freddie Mac Prices $976 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-051

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 14, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $976 million in K Certificates (K-051 Certificat...More

Freddie Mac, ABA Renew Alliance to Help Banks Compete in Mortgage Market

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 11, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) and the American Bankers Association, through its Corporation for American Banking subsidiary, have renewed their Freddie Mac alliance to provide ABA members with endorsed solutions which provide benefits to assist in their ...More

Freddie Mac Prices New $3.5 Billion Two-Year Reference Notes(R) Security

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 10, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it priced its new 1.0% two-year USD Reference Notes® security due on December 15, 2017. The issue, CUSIP number 3137EADX4, was priced at 99.897 to yield 1.052%, 12.5 basis points more than the yield...More

Mortgage Rates Tick Higher

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 10, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate ticking slightly higher on a better than expected November employment report. News...More

Freddie Mac Announces Holiday Eviction Moratorium Between December 18, 2015 to January 3, 2016

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 10, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced a nationwide suspension of eviction lock-outs between December 18, 2015, and January 3, 2016. The moratorium applies to all foreclosed occupied single family homes and 2-4 unit properties that had Freddie Mac...More

Ninth Freddie Mac Guaranteed Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization Prices

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 9, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB9 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximately $400...More

Freddie Mac Announces the Issuance of a New Two-Year Reference Notes(R) Security

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 9, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to issue a new two-year USD Reference Notes® security, CUSIP number 3137EADX4, due on December 15, 2017. The issue will be priced on Thursday, December 10, 2015, and will settle on Friday, De...More

Freddie Mac Prices $867 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-721

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 8, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are backed by underlying collateral consisting of fixed-rate multifamily mortgages with predominantly 7-year terms. The company expects...More

Freddie Mac Sells $1.1 Billion of Seriously Delinquent Loans

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 8, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced it sold via auction 5,311 deeply delinquent non-performing loans (NPLs) serviced by Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. from its mortgage investment portfolio on December 4, 2015. The transaction is expected to settle in February...More

Freddie Mac Makes Publicly Available Single-Family Loan-Level Data on All Fixed-Rate Mortgages

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 7, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced the addition of all fixed-rate single-family mortgages to its Single-Family Loan-Level Dataset that now includes 21.5 million mortgage loans originated through December 31, 2014. The publicly available da...More

Mortgage Rates Down for Third Straight Week

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 3, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate declining for the third consecutive week on disappointing manufacturing data. News F...More

Freddie Mac Prices Final STACR Offering of the Year, Releases 2016 STACR Issuance Calendar

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 2, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today priced its eighth and final Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) transaction this year, and released a 2016 STACR issuance calendar. The calendar is available on the Credit Risk Offerings page of the company's web sit...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for October 2015

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 2, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for October 2015. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfolios,...More

U.S. Housing Market Recovery Inches Forward

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 25, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its updated Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®) showing the U.S. housing market continuing to slowly stabilize with three additional metro areas entering their outer range of stable housing activity: Ch...More

Mortgage Rates Ease

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 25, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate declining slightly leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday. The average 30-year fixed rate mortga...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1.25 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-050

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 24, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.25 billion in K Certificates (K-050 Certifica...More

Freddie Mac Announces Intent to Sell Over $590 Million in Last STACR Offering for 2015

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 23, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today further expanded its leading Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes program by announcing its intention to sell its second actual loss offering of loans with LTVs ranging from 80 to 95 percent (STACR HQA Ser...More

Freddie Mac November 2015 Insight & Outlook

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 23, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) released today its monthly Insight & Outlook for November. This month's Insight examines the changes in mortgage servicing and discusses some of the factors that produced them since the housing crisis. And the Outlook lo...More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes(R) Security on Its November 23, 2015 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 23, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its November 23, 2015 announcement date. The company's 2015 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance of ...More

Freddie Mac Continues to Reduce Credit Risk With Largest ACIS(R) Insurance Policy to Date for a Combined $702.4 Million Limit

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 20, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it has obtained its largest insurance policy to date -- more than half a billion dollars -- under its successful Agency Credit Insurance Structure (ACIS®) program. Through ACIS, Freddie Mac obtains insur...More

Freddie Mac Prices Multifamily Floating Rate K-Deal, K-F12

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 20, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), backed by floating-rate multifamily mortgages with predominantly seven-year terms. The approximately $1.2 billion in K Certificates (K-...More

Freddie Mac Prices Second Whole Loan Security, Senior/Sub Credit Risk Offering

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 19, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced another industry leading GSE credit risk transfer activity -- the pricing of its second Freddie Mac Whole Loan Security(SM)(WLS(SM)), an offering of approximately $634.5 million of guaranteed senior and unguaranteed subo...More

Freddie Mac Issues 2016 Funding Calendar

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 19, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued its 2016 funding calendar, which provides optional announcement dates for Ref+erence Notes® securities and announcement and auction dates for Reference Bills® securities. The 2016 funding calendar is a...More

Mortgage Rates Largely Unchanged as Markets Digest Fed Minutes

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 19, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates largely unchanged as analyst expectation turned from world events to the Federal Open Market Committee's (F...More

Most Renters Carry Debt Each Month, Downpayments on a Home Not a Top Priority

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 18, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) Gen Xers more likely than Millennials or Boomers to buy a home Millennials more likely to save for short- and long-term goals Renters offset rent hikes by spending less on e...More

Eighth Freddie Mac Guaranteed Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization Prices

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 17, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (SB-008 Certificates), a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans originated by First Foundation Bank and re-underwri...More

Mortgage Rates Higher for Second Consecutive Week

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 12, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates rising amid continued market expectations of a possible rate increase by the Federal Reserve and following ...More

Freddie Mac Announces Eighth NPL Transaction of 2015

$1.2 Billion Transaction Features Seven Pools, Including Two Extended Timeline Pools (EXPOs) Targeting Smaller Investors

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Freddie Mac Prices Multifamily Floating Rate K-Deal, K-F11

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 9, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), backed exclusively by floating rate multifamily mortgages with 10-year terms. The approximately $1.5 billion in K Certificates (K-F11 Certifi...More

Freddie Mac Prices $312.6 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-VAD, Backed by Village Apartments Dallas

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 6, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently announced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates ("K Certificates") which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $312.6 million in K Certificates (K-VAD Cert...More

Seventh Freddie Mac Guaranteed Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization Prices

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 5, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB7 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximate...More

Mortgage Rates Move Higher

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 5, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates rising amid market expectations of possible rate increase by the Federal Reserve. News Facts ...More

Freddie Mac Prices Over $1 Billion in Latest STACR Offering

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 3, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today priced its seventh Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes transaction this year, a more than $1 billion STACR Series 2015-DNA3 offering. Freddie Mac is successfully bringing private investors back t...More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes(R) Security on Its November 3, 2015 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 3, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its November 3, 2015 announcement date. The company's 2015 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance of Re...More

Freddie Mac Reports Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 3, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today reported its third quarter 2015 financial results and filed its quarterly Form 10-Q with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The company's SEC filing and press release are available now on the company's websit...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for September 2015

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 29, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for September 2015. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfolio...More

Freddie Mac Sets Release Date for Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 29, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to report its third quarter 2015 financial results before the U.S. financial markets open on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. The company will hold a conference call at 9:00 a.m. Eastern ...More

Fixed Mortgage Rates Little Changed, Nudge Lower

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 29, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates falling slightly lower amid market expectations of no rate increase by the Federal Reserve. N...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1.28 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-720

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 29, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) which are backed by underlying collateral consisting of fixed-rate multifamily mortgages with 7-year terms. The company expects to issue...More

Sixth Freddie Mac Guaranteed Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization Prices

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 28, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB6 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximately $...More

Freddie Mac October 2015 Insight & Outlook

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 26, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) released today its monthly Insight & Outlook for October. This month's issue examines whether a Texas limit on homeowner's ability to extract equity from their homes may have blunted the impact of the Great Recession on Texas...More

Freddie Mac Continues to Reduce Credit Risk With Largest ACIS(R) Insurance Policy to Date for a Combined $502.6 Million Limit

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 26, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it has obtained its largest insurance policy to date -- more than half a billion dollars -- under its successful Agency Credit Insurance Structure (ACIS®) program. Through ACIS, Freddie Mac obtains insura...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1.3 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-049

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 23, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.3 billion in K Certificates (K-049 Certi...More

U.S. Housing Market Recovery Remains on Track

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 23, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its updated Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®) showing the U.S. housing market continuing to slowly stabilize with two additional metro areas entering their outer range of stable housing activity: Scran...More

Freddie Mac Announces Intent to Sell Over $1 Billion in Notes in Upcoming STACR Offering

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 22, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced its intention to sell its seventh Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes offering this year of more than $1 billion, subject to market conditions. Through STACR, Freddie Mac transfers a portio...More

Fixed Mortgage Rates Move Lower

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 22, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates following Treasury yields lower, which continues to benefit the housing market. News Facts ...More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes(R) Security on Its October 21, 2015 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 21, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its October 21, 2015 announcement date. The company's 2015 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance of ...More

Freddie Mac, the Mortgage Collaborative Announce Alliance to Offer Critical Products, Services to Small, Mid-Sized Community-Focused Lenders

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 20, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced an alliance with The Mortgage Collaborative, an independent mortgage lending cooperative, designed to help its members build better businesses and compete more effectively in today's dynamic mortgage market. The ...More

Mortgage Bankers Association and Freddie Mac Announce Alliance to Provide New Benefits to MBA Members

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 19, 2015) - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced an alliance to offer MBA members a series of unique benefits and solutions designed to add value in today's market. Through this partnership, eligible-MBA memb...More

Fifth Freddie Mac Guaranteed Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization Prices

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 19, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB5 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximately $...More

Freddie Mac Announces Loan Advisor Suite: Designed With Lenders to Make High Quality Mortgage Lending Easier

Loan Advisor Suite(SM) Will Help Pave Way to Earlier Rep and Warranty Relief Insight

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Freddie Mac and Quicken Loans Enter Partnership to Make Home Financing Accessible for New Buyers

New Effort Dedicated to Building a Better American Housing Finance System Through Innovative Lending Solutions and Ongoing Education for Homeowners

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Freddie Mac Multifamily Finances $1 Billion in Manufactured Housing Community Loans

Keeping Rental Housing Affordable for 25,000 Home Sites

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Mortgage Rates Remain Below Four Percent for Twelve Weeks Straight

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 15, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates nudging higher throughout the beginning of the week. However, Fed comments suggesting it may not raise short...More

Freddie Mac Sells $305 Million of Seriously Delinquent Loans

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 9, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced it sold via auction 1,611 deeply delinquent non-performing loans (NPLs) serviced by JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. from its mortgage investment portfolio on October 7, 2015. The transaction is expected to settle in Dec...More

Mortgage Rates Tumble on Weak Jobs Report

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 8, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates following Treasury yields lower following a more than disappointing September jobs report. This continues to...More

UPDATE - Statement on New Representation and Warranties Remedy Framework From Donna Corley, Freddie Mac SVP- Single Family Credit Risk Officer

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 7, 2015) - The following statement was released today by Donna Corley, Senior Vice President - Division Chief Risk Office of the Single Family Division at Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC): "At the direction of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Freddie Mac and Fann...More

Freddie Mac Prices Multifamily Floating Rate K-Deal, K-F10

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 7, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), backed exclusively by floating rate multifamily mortgages with five- and seven-year terms. The approximately $1.3 billion in K Certifica...More

Fourth Freddie Mac Guaranteed Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization Prices

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 6, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB4 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee more than $...More

Freddie Mac Announces Disaster Relief for Eligible Borrowers in South Carolina

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 6, 2015) -  Freddie Mac's (OTCQB: FMCC) full menu of disaster relief policies is now available to homeowners whose homes were damaged or destroyed by the powerful storms that swept through South Carolina. Freddie Mac's disaster relief policies are available ...More

Freddie Mac Prices Multifamily Third Seniors Housing Securities Offering

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 6, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) Multifamily today priced an offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed exclusively by fixed-rate multifamily mortgages with seven- and ten-year terms on seniors housing properties. The company offered...More

Freddie Mac Forecasts Multifamily Market to Remain Strong for Several More Years

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 6, 2015) -  The Multifamily rental market continues its 5-year streak of robust growth that began just after the Great Recession ended and is expected to remain strong for several more years, based on the Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) Multifamily Outlook released tod...More

Mortgage Rates Largely Unchanged

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 1, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMM®), showing average fixed mortgage rates largely unchanged despite ongoing global growth concerns putting downward pressure on Treasury...More

Freddie Mac September 2015 Insight & Outlook

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 30, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) released today its monthly Insight & Outlook for September looking at the challenges faced by three types of student loan borrowers, and how loan down payment mortgage loans could help, or not help, make homeownership possible...More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes(R) Security on Its September 29, 2015 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 29, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its September 29, 2015 announcement date. The company's 2015 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance of Ref...More

Freddie Mac Continues to Reduce Credit Risk With a New ACIS Insurance Policy for a Combined $132.5 Million Limit

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 28, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it has obtained another actual loss insurance policy under its successful Agency Credit Insurance Structure (ACIS®) program, which is tied to a Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) actual loss deal...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for August 2015

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 24, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for August 2015. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfolios,...More

Freddie Mac Prices First STACR Actual Loss Offering With High LTV Collateral

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 24, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today priced its first Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes transaction selling its first actual loss offering of loans with original loan-to-value (LTV) ratios ranging from 80 to 95 percent. This offering signif...More

Mortgage Rates Move Lower

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 24, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates declining following the Federal Reserve's decision to defer a hike in the Federal funds rate. ...More

U.S. Housing Markets Continue to Stabilize

Best Annual Improvement Since 2005

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Mortgage Rates Calm Ahead of Federal Reserve Decision

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 17, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates largely unchanged ahead of the Federal Open Market Committee's vote on an interest-rate increase for t...More

Freddie Mac Sells $1.1 Billion of Seriously Delinquent Loans

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 16, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced it sold via auction 5,208 deeply delinquent non-performing loans (NPLs) serviced by Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC from its mortgage investment portfolio on September 11, 2015. The transaction is expected to settle in ...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1.2 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-048

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 16, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.2 billion in K Certificates (K-048 Certi...More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes(R) Security on Its September 16, 2015 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 16, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its September 16, 2015 announcement date. The company's 2015 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issua...More

Third Freddie Mac Guaranteed Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization Prices

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 15, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today priced its third series of SB Certificates, which are backed by multifamily small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximately $193 million ...More

Freddie Mac Announces Seventh NPL Transaction of 2015

Latest $327 Million Transaction Features Two Geographically Diverse Pools

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Freddie Mac Offers a Green Rebate for Multifamily Borrowers Who Provide an Energy Star(R) Score

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 15, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) Multifamily is encouraging energy efficiency and affordability in apartment properties and strengthening the market for green investments by offering a Green Rebate to borrowers on qualified property loans who voluntaril...More

Freddie Mac Announces First STACR High LTV Actual Loss Offering, New Pre-Payment Disclosure

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 14, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today further expanded its leading Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes program by announcing its intention to sell its first actual loss offering of loans with LTVs ranging from 80 to 95 percent (STACR HQA Seri...More

Freddie Mac Funds $1 Billion in Small Property Loans in Less Than a Year

400 Loans Funded, Many for Affordable Rental Properties

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Fixed Mortgage Rates Largely Unchanged

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 10, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates largely unchanged following a shortened week and mixed economic signals prior to the Fed's meeting next wee...More

Freddie Mac Guarantees Third Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 8, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced that it will guarantee its third series of SB Certificates, which are backed by multifamily small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approx...More

Fixed Mortgage Rates Tick Higher Amid Continued Volatility

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 3, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates ticking higher amid another week of volatile market activity on essentially no new information. News...More

Freddie Mac August 2015 Insight & Outlook

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 31, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) released today its monthly Insight & Outlook for August, showing there is no single statistic that reliably identifies when a housing market is overvalued or when house prices are likely to fall. Instead, substantial hum...More

Global Market Volatility Pushes Mortgage Rates Lower

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 27, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates falling to their lowest levels since May of this year amid substantial and ongoing global volatility o...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for July 2015

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 26, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for July 2015. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfoli...More

U.S. Housing Markets Strengthen

Over Half of All States; 40 Percent of Top 100 Metros in Stable Housing Range

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Second Freddie Mac Guaranteed Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization Prices

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 26, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB2 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximat...More

Where Are Future Homebuyers Hiding? In Single-Family Rental Properties

People Renting Single-Family Properties Are More Likely to Buy Than Those in Apartments

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30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Remains Below Four Percent

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 20, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates largely unchanged from the previous week amid little movement in financial markets. The 30-year fixed rate m...More

Update - Freddie Mac Prices $1.2 Billion Multifamily K-Deal Backed by Seasoned Loans

Note: Spread Updated on the Class X in the Pricing Chart

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Freddie Mac Guarantees Second Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 19, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced that it will guarantee its second series of SB Certificates, which are backed by multifamily small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guar...More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes(R) Security on Its August 19, 2015 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 19, 2015) -   Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its August 19, 2015 announcement date. The company's 2015 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the is...More

Freddie Mac Announces Sixth NPL Transaction of 2015

Latest $1.2 Billion Offering Features Five Geographically Diverse Pools

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Fixed Mortgage Rates Reverse Course, Move Higher

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 13, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates reversing course and nudging higher for the first time in four weeks.  News Facts ...More

First Freddie Mac Guaranteed Small Balance Loan Securitization Prices, SB1

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 12, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB1 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee $108 million...More

Freddie Mac Prices $471 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-719

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 7, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) which are backed by fixed-rate multifamily mortgages with 7-year terms. The company expects to issue more than $471 million in K-719 Certificat...More

Fixed Mortgage Rates Remain Below Four Percent

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 6, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving down for the third week in a row as uncertainty about the economy pushed Treasury yields lower e...More

Freddie Mac Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 4, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today reported its second quarter 2015 financial results and filed its quarterly Form 10-Q with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The company's SEC filing and press release are available now on the company's ...More

Freddie Mac Guarantees First Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 3, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) Multifamily today expanded its credit risk transfer program by announcing a new type of Multifamily mortgage-backed security, SB Certificates, which are backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a thi...More

Freddie Mac Further Reduces Seriously Delinquent Loans From Its Investment Portfolio

Company Completes $591 Million Sale of Non-Performing Loans

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Freddie Mac Sets Release Date for Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 30, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to report its second quarter 2015 financial results before the U.S. financial markets open on Tuesday, August 4, 2015. The company will hold a conference call at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time (ET) ...More

Mortgage Rates Move Down

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 30, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving down with the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate ducking just under four percent. News...More

Freddie Mac Prices $98 Million Q-Deal Multifamily Securities Offering

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 24, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced its second Q Certificates multifamily mortgage-backed security, which are Structured Pass-Through Certificates (SPC) backed by multifamily loans not underwritten by Freddie Mac at the time of origination but that ...More

Freddie Mac Provides $21 Million in Financing for Three Low Income Apartments in Tennessee

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 24, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently funded more than $21.4 million in loans to rehabilitate three Tennessee apartment communities that have very affordable, below market rental units. Working with Berkadia to arrange financing, sponsor Highmark H...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for June 2015

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 23, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for June 2015. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfoli...More

Freddie Mac Announces Another New Single-Family Credit Risk Transfer Capability -- A Senior/Sub Offering

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 23, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced another industry leading capability in Agency credit risk transfer -- the Freddie Mac Whole Loan Security (SM) (WLS (SM)), an offering of approximately $300 million of guaranteed senior and unguaranteed subordinate actual ...More

Mortgage Rates Dip

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 23, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates reversing course once again and moving lower amid mixed economic and housing data. News Facts ...More

U.S. Housing Markets Steadily Improving

Three More Metro Areas Enter Stable Range of Housing Activity

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Freddie Mac Sticks With Borrower Through Baltimore Riots and Provides Financing for Low Income Apartments

Apartments Serve Individuals With Low Incomes, the Homeless, and Provide Transitional Housing

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Freddie Mac July 2015 U.S. Housing Market Insight & Outlook

Low Down Payments: It Is Different This Time

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Freddie Mac Plans August 8 American Heroes Housing Fair in Jacksonville, FL to Help Service Members, First Responders, Others Buy Homes

Second Annual American Heroes Housing Fair and Open House Is Free, to Be Held August 8, Firefighters Hall, 12 pm to 4 pm, Jacksonville, FL

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Freddie Mac Announces Second External Offering of a 55-Day PC Backed by a Multifamily Mortgage Loan

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 20, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced the second external offering this year of a 55-Day Participation Certificate (PC) pass-through security. The single-class security is backed by one 15-year fixed-rate multifamily mortgage loan of approximately $11...More

Lance F. Drummond Elected to Freddie Mac Board of Directors

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 16, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced that Lance F. Drummond was elected as a director on the company's board. Drummond, age 60, is a senior business leader with extensive experience specializing in business transforming strategy development and e...More

Mortgage Rates Seesaw Higher

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 16, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates reversing course and moving to their highest level this year amid ongoing volatility in bond markets. News...More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes(R) Security on Its July 15, 2015 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 15, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its July 15, 2015 announcement date. The company's 2015 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance of Refe...More

Freddie Mac Prices $455 Million Multifamily K-Deal With Mostly 12-20-Year Mortgages

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 13, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced its first offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) which are backed exclusively by fixed-rate multifamily mortgages with 12-20-year terms. The company expects to issue approximately $455 m...More

Freddie Mac Reduces Credit Risk With Two New Actual Loss ACIS Insurance Policies With a Combined $223 Million Limit

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 9, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today another innovation to its suite of credit risk transfer offerings -- its first two Agency Credit Insurance Structure (ACIS®) transactions that provide coverage based on both first loss and actual losses r...More

Global Uncertainty Pushes U.S. Mortgage Rates Lower

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 9, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing an investor flight to safety for U.S. Treasuries is pushing average fixed mortgage rates lower and helping to keep buyer activi...More

CORRECTION - Freddie Mac Announces Standard and Extended Timeline Pool Offerings

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 8, 2015) - In the news release, "Freddie Mac Announces Standard and Extended Timeline Pool Offerings" issued earlier today by Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC), we are advised by the company that the first paragraph figure [$632.2 million] should be [$624.1 million...More

Freddie Mac Announces Standard and Extended Timeline Pool Offerings

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 8, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced a $632.2 million non-performing loan (NPLs) transaction, an auction of deeply delinquent loans from its mortgage investment portfolio. These are being offered as four pools, including three Standard P...More

Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and Common Securitization Solutions Create Single Security/CSP Industry Advisory Group

Advisory Group Will Provide Feedback and Share Information on Common Securitization Platform and Single Security

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Mortgage Rates up Heading Into Holiday Weekend

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 2, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates reaching new 2015 highs heading into the holiday weekend and ahead of the June jobs report. News Fact...More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes(R) Security on Its July 1, 2015 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 1, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its July 1, 2015 announcement date. The company's 2015 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance of Reference ...More

Mortgage Rates Little Changed

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 25, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey(R) (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates little changed from the previous week amid reports of the U.S. housing market strengthening. News Fac...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for May 2015

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 24, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for May 2015. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfolios, se...More

Freddie Mac Prices Fifth STACR Offering This Year, STACR 2015-DNA2

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 24, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today priced its fifth Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes offering this year of $950 million. The offering is scheduled to settle on or around June 29, 2015. Through its innovative, award-winning STACR offerin...More

U.S. Housing Markets Strengthen

Over Half of All States and Over a Third of Top 100 Metros Now In-Range

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Freddie Mac Prices Largest Single Loan Multifamily K-Deal Backed by Park La Brea Apartments

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 19, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced an $812 million offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The K Certificates (K-PLB Certificates) are backed by Los Angeles' historic Park...More

Freddie Mac Helps Preserve Low-Income Rental Housing by Purchasing $215 Million Loan for Harbor Point in Boston

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 19, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) is helping to preserve low-income rental housing by financing a $215 million loan for Harbor Point on the Bay, a large 1,284-unit mixed-income community that includes both affordable and market-rate housing on more than...More

Mortgage Rates Improve From Last Week's Spike

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 18, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving lower from the previous week's new highs for 2015 while housing data was generally positive. ...More

Freddie Mac Announces Largest Single Loan Multifamily K-Deal Backed by Park La Brea Apartments

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 16, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently announced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates ("K Certificates") which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $812 million in K Certificates (K-PLB Certi...More

Freddie Mac Announces Fifth STACR Offering This Year, STACR 2015-DNA2

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 15, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced its intention to sell its fifth Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes offering this year of $950 million, pending market conditions. Through STACR, Freddie Mac transfers a portion of its credit ri...More

Freddie Mac Prices Multifamily Floating Rate K-Deal, K-F08

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 12, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), backed exclusively by floating rate multifamily mortgages with five- and seven-year terms. The approximately $1.4 billion in K Certificates ...More

Freddie Mac's STACR Debt Notes Earns Deal of the Year Honors From GlobalCapital

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 11, 2015) - Freddie Mac's (OTCQB: FMCC) Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes have been named "RMBS Deal of the Year" by GlobalCapital, a leading financial news and data service covering the capital markets. This is one of the premier capital markets...More

Average 30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Above Four Percent

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 11, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates reaching new highs for 2015 with the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage above four percent for the fi...More

Freddie Mac Executes Sale of First Extended Timeline Offering of Seriously Delinquent Loans From Its Investment Portfolio

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 10, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today it sold via auction 157 deeply delinquent non-performing loans (NPLs) from its mortgage investment portfolio on June 3, 2015. All the properties backing these loans are located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. The lo...More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes(R) Security on Its June 10, 2015 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 10, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its June 10, 2015 announcement date. The company's 2015 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance o...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1.3 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-046

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 10, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.3 billion in K Certificates (K-046 Certificat...More

Freddie Mac Names Sean Becketti Vice President and Chief Economist

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 9, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced that Sean Becketti, an executive with broad experience in the private sector, government and academia, is joining the company as vice president and chief economist. Becketti brings extensive mortgage m...More

Mortgage Rates Remain at 2015 Highs

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 4, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates remaining near their highest level of the year before bond yields began moving even higher Wednesday af...More

Freddie Mac Disaster Relief Extended to Eligible Borrowers Harmed by Texas, Oklahoma Storms

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 3, 2015) -  Freddie Mac's (OTCQB: FMCC) full menu of relief policies for borrowers affected by disaster is being extended to homeowners whose homes were damaged or destroyed by the powerful storms that swept through Oklahoma and Texas in late May. Freddie Ma...More

Freddie Mac Prices $425.6 Million STACR Offering

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 2, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today priced a $425.6 million Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes offering, its fourth one this year. Through STACR, Freddie Mac transfers a portion of its credit risk on certain groups of loans to private inves...More

Mortgage Rates Reach 2015 High

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 28, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving higher amid positive housing data and pushing fixed mortgage rates to their highest level of th...More

Freddie Mac Prices New $4.0 Billion Two-Year Reference Notes(R) Security

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 28, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it priced its new .75% two-year USD Reference Notes® security due on July 14, 2017. The issue, CUSIP number 3137EADV8, was priced at 99.922 to yield .787%, or 13.5 basis points more than two-ye...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for April 2015

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 27, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for April 2015. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfolios, ...More

Freddie Mac Announces the Issuance of a New Two-Year Reference Notes(R) Security

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 27, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to issue a new two-year USD Reference Notes® security, CUSIP number 3137EADV8, due on July 14, 2017. The issue will be priced on Thursday, May 28, 2015, and will settle on Friday, May 29, 2...More

Nearly 80 Percent of Top 100 U.S. Housing Markets Improving

Strong Buyer Demand Driving Top Performing Markets

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Freddie Mac Executes Its Third Sale in 2015 of Seriously Delinquent Loans From Its Investment Portfolio

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 26, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced that on May 21st it sold via auction 1,052 deeply delinquent Ocwen serviced non-performing loans (NPLs) from its mortgage investment portfolio as part of its Standard Pool Offerings (SPO). The loans have an aggreg...More

Freddie Mac Announces Fourth STACR Offering This Year, STACR 2015 HQ2

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 26, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced its intention to sell its fourth Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes offering this year of $425.6 million, pending market conditions. Through STACR, Freddie Mac transfers a portion of its c...More

Mortgage Rates Little Changed

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 21, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving just slightly lower following three consecutive weeks of increases. News Facts ...More

Statement on Revised Seller/Servicer Eligibility Standards by Dave Lowman, EVP, Single Family Business, Freddie Mac

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 20, 2015) - The following statement was released today by Dave Lowman, executive vice president of single family business at Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC): "The new Seller/Servicer eligibility standards announced today incorporate the lessons of the recent housin...More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing A Reference Notes(R) Security on Its May 20, 2015 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 20, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its May 20, 2015 announcement date. The company's 2015 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance of Re...More

Freddie Mac May 2015 U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook

Can Housing Handle Higher Mortgage Rates?

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Tipping Point? Freddie Mac Research Shows That Rising Rents Aren't Necessarily Driving Homeownership

Some Still Believe They Can't Afford to Buy But Are Satisfied With Their Rental Experience

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Freddie Mac Prices $1.3 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-718

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 15, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) which are backed by fixed-rate multifamily mortgages with 7-year terms. The company expects to issue approximately $1.3 billion in K Certific...More

Freddie Mac (Dave Lowman) Statement Regarding FHFA Single Security Update

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 15, 2015) - The following statement was released today by Freddie Mac and is attributed to Dave Lowman, executive vice president, Single-Family Business, Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC): "FHFA's Update should give everyone a sense of how the Single Security will be...More

Mortgage Rates Higher for Third Consecutive Week

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 14, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates following 10-year Treasury yields higher and rising for the third consecutive week. At 3.85 percent, the ave...More

ReadyCap Commercial Completes Small Balance Loan With Freddie Mac

$1.12 Million Loan in Dallas

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Mortgage Rates Move Higher

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 7, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates following 10-year Treasury yields higher. News Facts 30-year fixe...More

Freddie Mac Prices $1.3 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-045

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 7, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates ("K Certificates") which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.3 billion in K Certificates ("K-045 Certific...More

Freddie Mac Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 5, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today reported its first quarter 2015 financial results and filed its quarterly Form 10-Q with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The company's SEC filing and press release are available now on the company's w...More

Freddie Mac Sets Release Date for First Quarter 2015 Financial Results

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 30, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to report its first quarter 2015 financial results before the U.S. financial markets open on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. The company will hold a conference call at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time...More

Low Mortgage Rates Boost Refinance Activity in the First Quarter

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 30, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its quarterly refinance analysis for the first quarter of this year, showing that borrowers took advantage of better than expected mortgage rates to lower their monthly mortgage payment and shorten t...More

Freddie Mac Issues Dodd-Frank Stress Test Results

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 30, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's stress test results for the severely adverse scenario conducted under FHFA's rule implementing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Dodd-Frank requires certain financi...More

Mortgage Rates Up on Mixed Economic and Housing Data

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 30, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates slightly higher amid mixed housing and economic reports.  News Facts ...More

Freddie Mac Announces Standard Pool Offering

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 28, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced an upcoming auction of a $233 million Standard Pool Offering. The pool is offered as a single pool of geographically diverse deeply delinquent non-performing loans (NPLs) which are currently serviced by Ocwen Loan...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for March 2015

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 27, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for March 2015. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfolios, ...More

Freddie Mac Reaches the $100 Billion Milestone in Multifamily K-Deal Securitizations

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 27, 2015) -   Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) Multifamily today announces a significant milestone -- it has securitized more than $100 billion of multifamily mortgages through its innovative K-Deal program. By laying off the vast majority of the expected credit lo...More

Mortgage Rates Move Down Slightly

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 23, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving down slightly this week and remaining near their 2015 lows as the spring homebuying season continues....More

Freddie Mac Prices $1 Billion STACR Offering With Actual Losses to Further Reduce Credit Risk

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 22, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today priced its third Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes offering for 2015, which was upsized from $720 million to $1.01 billion due to market demand. This STACR Series 2015-DNA1 offering is the company's firs...More

Over 60 Percent of Top 100 U.S. Housing Markets Improving

Housing Stability Index Adds 50 Additional Metro Markets

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Freddie Mac Announces First Extended Timeline NPL Pool Offering (EXPO)

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 21, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced its first Extended Timeline Pool Offering (EXPO), an auction of deeply delinquent non-performing loans (NPLs) from its mortgage investment portfolio. The loans have an aggregate unpaid principal balance o...More

Statement on Revised PMI Eligibility Standards by Dave Lowman, EVP, Single Family Business at Freddie Mac

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 17, 2015) - The following statement was released today by Dave Lowman, executive vice president of single family business at Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC):"Freddie Mac continually explores ways to broaden access to mortgage credit while reducing risk to taxpayers and ...More

Freddie Mac Prices Its First 10-Year Multifamily Floating Rate K-Deal

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 16, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced its first 10-year floating rate offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates ("K Certificates") which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company priced approximately $1.1 billion in K Certifi...More

Mortgage Rates Little Changed Remain Near 2015 Lows

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 16, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving largely unchanged amid a light week of economic releases and remaining near their 2015 lows. ...More

Freddie Mac Names Anil Hinduja Executive Vice President, Chief Enterprise Risk Officer

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 15, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced that Anil Hinduja has been named executive vice president and chief enterprise risk officer. He will report to Donald H. Layton, chief executive officer, and will serve on the company's senior operating committee....More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes(R) Security on Its April 15, 2015 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 15, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its April 15, 2015 announcement date. The company's 2015 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance of Re...More

Affordable Multifamily Housing Veteran David Leopold Joins Freddie Mac as Vice President

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 14, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced that David Leopold, a long-time leader of affordable rental housing lending and investments, is joining the company on April 20, 2015, as vice president of affordable housing production for the Multifamily busines...More

Freddie Mac Prices Sixth Multifamily K-Deal of the Year, K-044

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 13, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates ("K Certificates") which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.3 billion in K Certificates ("K-044 Certific...More

Mortgage Rates Lower on Weak Jobs Report

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 9, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving lower following a weaker than expected jobs report for March. News Facts ...More

Freddie Mac Announces Sixth Multifamily K-Deal of the Year, K-044

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 7, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates ("K Certificates") which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.3 billion in K Certificates ("K-044 Cer...More

Freddie Mac Announces Inaugural Actual Loss Transaction for the STACR Program

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 6, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced its intention to pre-market its first actual loss STACR offering, STACR 2015-DNA1, beginning April 13th, 2015, subject to market conditions.  The actual loss STACR offering will be similar to recent ST...More

Mortgage Rates Little Changed

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 2, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates largely calm amid mixed economic and housing data and ahead of the Friday employment report for March. ...More

Freddie Mac Executes Largest Ever Sale of Seriously Delinquent Loans From Its Investment Portfolio

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 27, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced it sold via auction 5,398 deeply delinquent non-performing loans (NPLs) from its mortgage investment portfolio on March 25th, 2015. The loans have an aggregate unpaid principal balance (UPB) of $985 million. The tra...More

Mortgage Rates Move Down Again

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 26, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving down again across the board. Average fixed rates that continue to run below four percent will help k...More

Positive Momentum in the Housing Market Stumbles

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 25, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its updated Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®) showing that the U.S. housing market experienced some winter doldrums. While an improving labor market and attractive mortgage rates continue to promise a...More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes(R) Security on Its March 25, 2015 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 25, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its March 25, 2015 announcement date. The company's 2015 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance ...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for February 2015

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 24, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for February 2015. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related port...More

Freddie Mac Prices Second STACR Offering of 2015

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 24, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today priced its second Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes offering this year. The $860 million offering of STACR Series 2015-HQ1 has loans with LTVs from 80 to 95 percent. Through STACR, Freddie Mac transfers...More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes(R) Security on Its March 19, 2015 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 19, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its March 19, 2015 announcement date. The company's 2015 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance of Re...More

Mortgage Rates Move Down as We Head Into Spring

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 19, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving down across the board. The average 30-year fixed mortgage rate continues its run below 4 percent -- a...More

Freddie Mac Announces Second STACR Offering of 2015

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 19, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced its intention to sell its second Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes offering this year of $725 million, pending market conditions. The STACR Series 2015-HQ1 has loans with LTVs from 80 to ...More

Freddie Mac Names Daniel Gardner as New Vice President of Single Family Affordable Lending and Access to Credit

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 18, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced that Daniel Gardner, a long time champion of affordable lending in the mortgage finance industry, is joining the company on March 30, 2015, as the company's Single Family Vice President of Affordable Lending and Ac...More

Freddie Mac Announces First External Offering of a 55-Day PC Backed by a Multifamily Mortgage Loan

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 16, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced the first external offering of a 55-Day Participation Certificate (PC) pass-through security. The single-class security is backed by one fixed-rate multifamily mortgage loan of approximately $17 million and is exp...More

Mortgage Rates Move Higher on Strong Jobs Report

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 12, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving higher amid a strong jobs report and bringing mortgage rates back to where they were at the sta...More

Mortgage Rates Move Lower

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 5, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving lower for the first time in four weeks and remaining near late May, 2013 lows. News Facts ...More

Freddie Mac Announces Single Sponsor Multifamily K-Deal Backed by Properties Owned by Kayne Anderson

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 4, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates ("K Certificates"), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $734.5 million in K Certificates ("K-KA C...More

Freddie Mac Executes First 2015 Sale of Seriously Delinquent Loans From Its Investment Portfolio

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 3, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) sold via auction 1,975 deeply delinquent non-performing loans (NPLs) from its mortgage investment portfolio on February 6, 2015. The loans have an aggregate unpaid principal balance (UPB) of $392 million. The transaction...More

Freddie Mac Forecasts Strong Year for Multifamily Markets

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 2, 2015) - Another strong year is expected for the multifamily markets based on the Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) Multifamily economic outlook for 2015, which was released today. The key market drivers are expected to keep the multifamily market moving forward, although ...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for January 2015

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 26, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for January 2015. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfolios...More

Mortgage Rates Rise for Third Consecutive Week

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 26, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving higher amid solid housing data on new home sales and house price appreciation. Regardless, fixe...More

U.S. Housing Stability Improves for Fourth Consecutive Month

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 25, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its newly updated Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®) showing the U.S. housing market continuing to stabilize at the national level for the fourth consecutive month. Thirty-eight of the 50 states, ...More

Freddie Mac Prices Third Multifamily K-Deal This Year, K-043

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 23, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates ("K Certificates") which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.2 billion in K Certificates ("K-043 Certifi...More

Mortgage Rates Rise for Second Consecutive Week

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 19, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving higher amid a strong employment report. Regardless, fixed-rate mortgages rates still remain nea...More

Freddie Mac Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2014 Financial Results

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 19, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today reported its fourth quarter and full-year 2014 financial results and filed its annual Form 10-K with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The company's SEC filing and press release are available now on the compa...More

Freddie Mac Announces Third Multifamily K-Deal of the Year, K-043

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 17, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates ("K Certificates") which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.2 billion in K Certificates ("K-043 Certifi...More

Freddie Mac Sets Release Date for Full-Year 2014 Financial Results

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 17, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to report its fourth quarter and full-year 2014 financial results before the U.S. financial markets open on Thursday, February 19, 2015. The company will hold a conference call at ...More

Mortgage Rates Move Higher on Strong Jobs Report

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 12, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving higher amid a strong employment report. Regardless, fixed-rate mortgages rates still remain nea...More

Freddie Mac Prices $500 Million Reopening of 1.00% Reference Notes(R) Security Due July 28, 2017

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 11, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it auctioned a $500 million reopening of its 1.00% USD Reference Notes® security that matures on July 28, 2017. The stop yield for the issue, CUSIP 3137EADJ5 was .909%, priced at 100.220897. Th...More

Freddie Mac Announces $500 Million Reopening of 1.00% Reference Notes(R) Security Due July 28, 2017

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 11, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to launch a $500 million reopening of its 1.00% USD Reference Notes® security that matures on July 28, 2017. The issue will price today, Wednesday, February 11, 2015, and will settle o...More

Fixed Mortgage Rates Resume Downward Trajectory

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 5, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates, after ticking-up slightly last week, reversing course and falling amid weaker than expected housing and econ...More

Borrowers Who Refinanced in 2014 Saving Approximately $5 Billion in Interest Payments

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 4, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its fourth quarter 2014 quarterly refinance analysis, showing that borrowers are continuing to take advantage of near record low mortgage rates to lower their monthly payments, shorten their loan term...More

Freddie Mac Announces Single Sponsor Multifamily K-Deal Backed by Properties Owned by Lone Star Funds

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 4, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates ("K Certificates") which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.2 billion in K Certificates ("K-LSF Certific...More

Freddie Mac Names Top Multifamily Lenders of 2014

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 3, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced its highest-producing multifamily mortgage sellers of 2014. These are the lenders in the company's Program Plus® network who transacted the most financing volume with Freddie Mac. Through these and other lender...More

Mortgage Rates Tick Up

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 29, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates reversing course from the first weeks of the year to tick up slightly. News Facts ...More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes(R) Security on Its January 29, 2015 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 29, 2015) -   Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its January 29, 2015 announcement date. The company's 2015 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the i...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for December 2014

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 28, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for December 2014. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related port...More

Freddie Mac Prices First STACR Credit Risk Sharing Transaction of 2015

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 28, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today priced its first Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR(R)) transaction of the year, a $880 million offering of STACR debt notes, Series 2015-DN1. This transaction is the first one in which the company sold a portion of ...More

Freddie Mac Supported Industry With More Than $28 Billion in 2014 Multifamily Volume

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 28, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it had another strong year with $28.3 billion in loan purchase and bond guarantee volume for its multifamily business in 2014, up 10 percent from $25.9 billion the previous year. This was the second larg...More

U.S. Housing Stability Improves for Third Consecutive Month

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 28, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its newly updated Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®) showing the U.S. housing market continuing to stabilize at the national level for the third consecutive month. Thirty-four of the 50 states, plus the...More

Freddie Mac Prices First Multifamily K-Deal of the Year, K-042

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 22, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates ("K Certificates") which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.1 billion in K Certificates ("K-042 Certifi...More

Low-Rate Financing and Hybrids Are Features of Today's ARM Market

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 22, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its 31st Annual Adjustable-Rate Mortgage (ARM) Survey of prime loan offerings, which was conducted January 5 to January 8, showing ARM initial-period rates have decreased since last year and hybrids ...More

Mortgage Rates at New Lows in Early 2015

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 22, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates falling again amid declining bond yields and oil prices. Averaging 3.63 percent, the 30-year fixed-rat...More

Arbor Commercial Mortgage Funds First Loan Under New Freddie Mac Small Balance Loan Offering

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 21, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) and Arbor Commercial Mortgage, LLC ("Arbor"), a national, direct commercial real estate lender, announced today that Arbor has funded its first loan under the newly launched Freddie Mac Small Balance Loan initiative. The property...More

Freddie Mac January 2015 U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook

Preparing for 2015 Housing Market Opportunities

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Freddie Mac Announces First STACR Offering of 2015 and Program Enhancements to Further Reduce Credit Risk

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 20, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced its first Structured Agency Credit Risk (STACR®) debt notes offering for 2015 of $775 million, pending market conditions. This new offering includes program enhancements such as transferring a portion of the ...More

Freddie Mac Prices New $4 Billion Two-Year Reference Notes(R) Security

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 15, 2015) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it priced its new 0.5% two-year USD Reference Notes® security due on January 27, 2017. The issue, CUSIP number 3137EADU0, was priced at 99.825 to yield 0.587%, or 11.5 basis points more than tw...More

Mortgage Rates Decline for Third Consecutive Week

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 15, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates falling for the third consecutive week as bond yields continued to drop despite a strong employment report. ...More

Freddie Mac Announces First Multifamily K-Deal of the Year

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 14, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates ("K Certificates") which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.1 billion in K Certificates ("K-042 Certific...More

Freddie Mac Announces the Issuance of a New Two-Year Reference Notes(R) Security

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 14, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to issue a new two-year USD Reference Notes® security, CUSIP number 3137EADU0, due on January 27, 2017. The issue will be priced on Thursday, January 15, 2015, and will settle on Friday, January...More

Freddie Mac Reduces Credit Risk With Three New ACIS Insurance Policies With a Combined $707 Million Limit

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 9, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today its first three Agency Credit Insurance Structure (ACIS) transactions of 2015, where it obtained a number of insurance policies as part of the company's continued efforts to transfer credit risk to private capital m...More

Mortgage Rates Start the New Year at New Lows

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 8, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates starting 2015 by diving amid sliding bond yields to their lowest level since May 23, 2013, when the 30-year ...More

Raphael W. Bostic Elected to Freddie Mac Board of Directors

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 7, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced that Raphael W. Bostic was elected as a director on the company's board. Bostic, 48, is a leading real estate economist with extensive public policy, academic and research expertise. "We are very pleased th...More

Another Strong Year for Freddie Mac Multifamily Securities

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 6, 2015) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) Multifamily further reduced taxpayer risk in 2014 by selling the overwhelming majority of credit risk on the mortgages it purchased to private capital investors through its Multifamily K-Deal securitization program. There were 21 M...More

Mortgage Rates End Year Near 2014 Lows

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 31, 2014) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing that while average fixed mortgage rates move slightly higher this week, the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage ends the year below four...More

Mortgage Rates Remain Near 2014 Lows

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 24, 2014) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates edging slightly higher while remaining near their 2014 lows amid mixed housing and economic news....More

Better Housing Fundamentals Helping More Markets Stabilize

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 23, 2014) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its newly updated Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®) showing the U.S. housing market continuing to stabilize as 70 of the markets tracked are now showing positive momentum, including two additiona...More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for November 2014

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 22, 2014) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for November 2014. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfolios...More

Mortgage Rates Find New Lows for 2014

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 18, 2014) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates falling to new lows for this year as 10-year Treasury yields closed at their lowest level since M...More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes(R) Security on Its December 18, 2014 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 18, 2014) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will not issue a Reference Notes® security on its December 18, 2014 announcement date. The company's 2014 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance of Ref...More

Greystone Closes First Two Freddie Mac Small Balance Multifamily Loans

Two Los Angeles Multifamily Properties Refinanced by Greystone's West Coast Origination Team Under Freddie Mac's Innovative Lending Platform; New Platform Intended for Smaller Rental Properties in Effort to Support Affordable Housing

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Freddie Mac Reduces Taxpayer Exposure With $155 Million Credit Risk Insurance Policies

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 17, 2014) -  In a further expansion of its risk sharing initiatives beyond the capital markets, Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it has obtained a number of insurance policies under its Agency Credit Insurance Structure (ACIS), which has attracted c...More

Freddie Mac December U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook

A Look Back at Five Predictions for 2014

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Freddie Mac Multifamily Rankings Affirmed by Fitch, Morningstar and S&P

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 15, 2014) - Three agencies recently reaffirmed their ratings that demonstrate the depth and strength of Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) Multifamily's asset management and operations. "These rankings demonstrate our strong operational capabilities and continued comm...More

Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes(R) Security on Its December 15, 2014 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 15, 2014) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its December 15, 2014 announcement date. The company's 2014 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance of Refe...More

Mortgage Rates Inch Up Slightly

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 11, 2014) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates slightly up from the last week, but with the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage remaining below four ...More

Freddie Mac Prices First Multifamily K-Deal With a Manufactured Housing Community Loan, K-041

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 9, 2014) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates ("K Certificates") which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.1 billion in K Certificates ("K-041 Certificates...More

Freddie Mac Announces Holiday Eviction Moratorium Between December 17, 2014 and January 2, 2015

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 9, 2014) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced a nationwide suspension of eviction lockouts between December 17, 2014 and January 2, 2015. The moratorium applies to all foreclosed occupied single family homes and 2-4 unit properties that had Freddie M...More

Freddie Mac Announces Last Multifamily K-Deal of 2014, K-F06

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 9, 2014) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates ("K Certificates"), which are backed exclusively by LIBOR-based, floating rate multifamily mortgages with seven-year terms. The company expects to issue approx...More

Freddie Mac Home Possible Advantage(SM) Mortgage Makes Home Financing With a 3 Percent Downpayment Possible

New Low-Downpayment Mortgage Aims to Change the Game for Homebuyers

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Freddie Mac Research Shows Many U.S. Renters Still Dream of Homeownership, but Some Prefer to Rent

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 8, 2014) - The majority of U.S. renters are struggling financially and plan to remain renters for the next three years, according to recent Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) survey data. However, the recent financial crisis did not tarnish renters' dreams of homeownership wi...More

Mortgage Rates Lower Across the Board

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 4, 2014) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates down from the previous week. At 3.89 percent, the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is at its lowest level...More

Freddie Mac Announces First Multifamily K-Deal With a Manufactured Housing Community Loan, K-041

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 1, 2014) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates ("K Certificates") which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1.1 billion in K Certificates ("K-041 Certific...More

Nearly Half of All States and Half of the Top 50 Metro Housing Markets Now Showing Positive Momentum

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 26, 2014) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its newly updated Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®) showing the U.S. housing market continuing to stabilize as nearly half of the markets tracked are now showing positive momentum. News Facts:...More