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Mortgage Rates Remain Relatively Flat

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 03, 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 2.93 percent. “Mortgage rates have remained effectively flat or at near record lows... More

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

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it priced its new $3.5 billion, 0.25% three-year USD Reference Notes ® security due on September 8, 2023. The issue, CUSIP number 3137EAEW5, was priced at 99.967 to yield 0.261%, 11.5 basis points more... More

Freddie Mac Extends Single-Family Foreclosure Sales and Eviction Moratorium

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today extended its nationwide suspension of single-family foreclosures and evictions on mortgages and real estate owned or guaranteed by the company through Dec. 31, 2020. The suspension of evictions applies only to homes... More

Mortgage Rates Fall

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 27, 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 2.91 percent. “This year has been anything but normal and as the uncertainty lingers,... More

Freddie Mac: New Research Shows Affordable Housing Shortage Persists

More High-Income Households are Renting, but Low-Income Renters Still Face Limited Options MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Less than 10% of rental units are affordable to renter households earning 50% of median renter income (MRI), according to new research released today by Freddie... More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for July 2020

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today posted to its website its Monthly Volume Summary for July 2020, which provides information on Freddie Mac’s mortgage-related portfolios, securities issuance, risk management, delinquencies, debt activities, and other... More

Freddie Mac Upsizes Another Credit Risk Transfer Offering

STACR REMIC 2020-DNA4 Distributes Risk Through Nearly $1.1 Billion Issuance MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it has priced its STACR 2020-DNA4 offering. Investor demand led Freddie Mac to increase the planned size of the bond issuance—the... More