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The Major Challenge of Inadequate U.S. Housing Supply

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After nearly a decade of low levels of building, housing stock is well short of what the United States needs. New research from Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) finds that if supply continues to fall short of demand, home prices and rents are likely to... More

Freddie Mac November Forecast: Expect Modest Housing Market Growth in 2019

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- According to Freddie Mac ’s (OTCQB: FMCC) November Forecast , the biggest unknown about the housing market next year is whether current negative trends, such as lack of housing supply, will persist or the market will adjust to the shock of higher... More

Freddie Mac September Forecast: Home Sales Fade Despite Robust Economy

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Even with slightly improving inventory conditions and relenting home price pressures, home sales this year are now expected come in just below last year’s level, according to Freddie Mac ’s (OTCQB: FMCC) September Forecast . Although the U.S.... More

Mortgage Rates Inch Backward

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey ® (PMMS ® ), showing that mortgage rates were mostly unchanged over the past week, but did ease up slightly. Sam Khater, Freddie Mac’s chief economist, says

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Freddie Mac July Forecast: Home Sales Could Grow if Inventory Improves

MCLEAN, Va., July 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Exceptionally low housing supply and weaker affordability slowed the housing market in the first half of 2018, but total sales activity should still slightly top year-ago levels, according to Freddie Mac ’s (OTCQB:FMCC) July Forecast .

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Mortgage Rates Inch Higher

MCLEAN, Va., July 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Freddie Mac (OTCQB:FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey ® (PMMS ® ), showing that mortgage rates slightly moved up over the past week.   Sam Khater, Freddie Mac’s chief economist, says mortgage rates were mostly

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