Freddie Mac News Release Archive

Freddie Mac Prices New $2.5 Billion Three-Year Reference Notes® 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 t... More

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 Certi... 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 pdf is available on the company's website at http://www.freddiemac.com/multifamily/investors/kcerts.html. Freddie Mac retains sole disc... 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 mortgage (FRM) averaged 3.73 percent with an averag... More

More Than Half of Renters Plan to Keep Renting

Majority of Boomers, Millennials and Gen Xers View Renting as More Affordable Than Homeownership MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 16, 2016) -  Despite rent increases and feeling burdened by their finances, 70 percent of renters currently feel renting is a more affordable choice than homeownersh... 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 very at... 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 on certain... More