Freddie Mac News Release Archive

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 mortgage (FRM) averaged 3.64 percent with an average... 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, sec... More

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 portio... More

Freddie Mac Announces Third NPL Transaction of 2016

$783 Million Transaction Features Seven Pools, Including Two Extended Timeline Pools (EXPOs) Targeting Smaller Investors MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 26, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced a $783 million non-performing loan (NPL) transaction, an auction of seasoned non-perfor... More

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

Agency Credit Insurance Structure(R) Policy With a $201 Million Limit MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 25, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) continues to enhance its credit risk transfer initiatives by recently obtaining its first Agency Credit Insurance Structure (ACIS®) policy that transfers... More

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 within t... 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 single-fa... 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 (FRM) averaged 3.58 percent with an average 0.6... More