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Mortgage Rates Hit a New Record Low the First Week of 2021

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey ® (PMMS ® ), showing that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 2.65 percent, the lowest rate in the survey’s history which dates back to 1971.... More

Freddie Mac Prices $1 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-F96

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) has priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates ( K Certificates ), which includes a class of floating rate bonds indexed to the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR).... More

Freddie Mac Statement on Duty to Serve Underserved Markets Plan for 2021

McLEAN, Va. – The following statement was released today by Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) and is attributed to Danny Gardner, Senior Vice President, Client and Community Engagement for Single-Family Business. “At Freddie Mac, we see Duty to Serve as more than a program—it is a central piece of our... More

Mortgage Rates Remain Near Record Low Heading Into 2021

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey ® (PMMS ® ), showing that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 2.67 percent. “All eyes have been on mortgage rates this year, especially the 30-year... More

Mortgage Rates Hit Record Low at Yearend

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey ® (PMMS ® ), showing that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 2.66 percent, the lowest rate in the survey’s history which dates back to 1971.... More

Freddie Mac Multifamily to Extend COVID-19 Forbearance Program

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) has extended to March 31, 2021 the deadline for requesting a new or supplemental COVID-19 forbearance agreement for its Multifamily loans. The program was previously set to terminate at the end of 2020.... More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for November 2020

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today posted to its website its Monthly Volume Summary for November 2020, which provides information on Freddie Mac’s mortgage-related portfolios, securities issuance, risk management, delinquencies, debt activities, and other... More

Freddie Mac Clears Path for New Index Rate

Company Begins Purchasing SOFR-indexed Products and Launches SOFR-indexed Offerings MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today highlighted the key milestones it achieved in 2020 as part of its transition from LIBOR (formally the London Interbank Offered Rate) to... More