Freddie Mac News Release Archive

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

Freddie Mac Issues Dodd-Frank Stress Test Results

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 8, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's stress test results for the severely adverse scenario conducted under FHFA's rule implementing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Dodd-Frank requires certain financial c... More

Mortgage Rates Fall Back Near 2016 Low

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 4, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates declining after nudging slightly higher for three consecutive weeks. News Facts 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM... More

Freddie Mac Prices $1.1 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-F19

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 2, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed by floating-rate multifamily mortgages with predominantly 7-year terms. The approximately $1.1 billion in K Certificates (K-F19 Cer... More

Freddie Mac Releases Multifamily Mid-Year Outlook

Market Headed for Record $280 Billion Year Despite Moderating Fundamentals MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 2, 2016) - The Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) Multifamily Research Group today released its Multifamily Mid-Year Outlook pdf for 2016. A video preview along with the complete Outlook is availa... More