Freddie Mac News Release Archive

Mortgage Rates Approaching All-Time Record Lows

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 7, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates dropping further to new 2016 lows in the wake of the Brexit vote. At 3.41 percent, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage... More

Freddie Mac Statement on FHFA Single Security Update

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 7, 2016) - The following statement was released today by Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) and is attributed to David Lowman, executive vice president, single-family business: "Freddie Mac is meeting the milestones that will make the Single Security and a stronger housi... More

Freddie Mac Sells $43.7 Million NPLs to Non-Profit Buyer

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 1, 2016) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced it sold via auction 189 deeply delinquent non-performing loans (NPLs) serviced by Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC from its mortgage investment portfolio. The transaction is expected to settle in September 2016, an... More

Mortgage Rates Touch New 2016 Lows

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 30, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates dropping to new 2016 lows in the wake of the Brexit vote. At 3.48 percent, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is onl... More

Freddie Mac Announces Record ACIS Transactions

Reaches $5 Billion ACIS Issuance Milestone MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 30, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it has obtained three new insurance policies under its successful Agency Credit Insurance Structure (ACIS®) program, representing the largest aggregate transact... More

Freddie Mac Announces First Structured Sale of Seasoned Loans

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 29, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced a $199 million pilot structured sale of seasoned loans it currently guarantees and holds in its mortgage-related investments portfolio. The collateral is comprised of Option ARMs and loans that were originated... More

99 of Top 100 Housing Metros Improve Year Over Year

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 29, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released its Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®), showing the spring homebuying season staying on course in most areas of the country, with two additional metros -- Charlotte, North Carolina, and Knoxville, Tennessee... More

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for May 2016

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 28, 2016) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today issued the company's Monthly Volume Summary for May 2016. The summary, available on the company's website at www.FreddieMac.com/investors/volsum, provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfolios, secur... More