Freddie Mac News Release Archive

U.S. Housing Market Holding Steady

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 31, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®), showing South Carolina and two additional metro areas -- Atlanta and Augusta, Georgia -- entering their historic benchmark levels of housing activity. The national M... More

Fixed Mortgage Rates Unchanged

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 25, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates unchanged from the previous week, while still remaining near their all-time record lows. News Facts 30-year fi... More

Freddie Mac Statement on High Loan-to-Value Refinance Offering

McLEAN, VA – The following statement was released today by Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) and is attributed to David Lowman, executive vice president, Single-Family Business: "Our forthcoming high loan-to-value (LTV) offering, which is scheduled to be available in October 2017, will allow eligible... More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for July 2016

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 25, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for July 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 Redesigned U.S. Residential Mortgage Loan Application

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 23, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced a redesigned standard application for borrowers to use when they apply for a single-family mortgage. The redesigned Uniform Residential Loan Application (URLA) was developed jointly with Fannie Mae under the d... More

Mortgage Rates Nudge Lower

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 18, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving slightly lower from the previous week, remaining near their all-time record lows. News Facts 30-year fi... More

Freddie Mac Extends Disaster Relief to Eligible Borrowers in Louisiana

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 16, 2016) - Freddie Mac's (OTCQB: FMCC) full menu of disaster relief policies is now available to homeowners whose homes were damaged or destroyed by severe storms and flooding in Louisiana. Freddie Mac's disaster relief policies are available to borrowers with h... More

Freddie Mac August 2016 Outlook

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 15, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) released today its monthly Outlook for August showing that for the first time since 2012, mortgage originations are expected to top $2 trillion in 2016. Low mortgage interest rates are spurring a burst of refinance activity,... More

Mortgage Rates Little Changed

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 11, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates little changed from the previous week and remaining near historic lows. News Facts 30-year fixed-rate mortgage... More

Freddie Mac Prices New $2.25 Billion Five-Year Reference Notes® Security

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 11, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it priced its new 1.125% five-year USD Reference Notes® security due on August 12, 2021. The issue, CUSIP number 3137EAEC9, was priced at 99.492 to yield 1.23%, 16 basis points more than the yield on five... More