Archive for the Freddie Mac Category


Single Security Praised by Urban Institute – Mortgage News Daily

The single agency security toward which the GSEs, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and their regulator, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), have been working for several years, is not yet operative, but it just got a round of applause.  Linda Goodman, Codirector of the Urban Institute’s (UI’s) Housing Finance Policy Center, and associates Bing […]

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Freddie Mac enters rental market to increase affordability

Freddie Mac announced it is gearing up to enter the rental market, however unlike Fannie Mae’s approach, Freddie will focus on affordable housing. Earlier this year, Fannie Mae upped its game in the multifamily sector with its agreement to backstop up to $1 billion in debt for Invitation Homes, the largest owner of single-family rental […]

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Freddie Mac follows Fannie Mae to rental market, with affordability as goal

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Freddie Mac Announces Pricing of $285 Million Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization

MCLEAN, VA, Jul 21, 2017 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Jul 21, 2017) – Freddie Mac (otcqb:FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB35 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximately $285 million in Multifamily […]

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Freddie Mac enters rental market to increase affordability | 2017-07 …

Freddie Mac announced it is gearing up to enter the rental market, however unlike Fannie Mae’s approach, Freddie will focus on affordable housing. Earlier this year, Fannie Mae upped its game in the multifamily sector with its agreement to backstop up to $1 billion in debt for Invitation Homes, the largest owner of single-family rental […]

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Small Banks Warn Lawmakers Against ‘Extreme’ Overhaul of GSE …

Amid efforts to overhaul Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac as they deplete their capital buffer, small lenders are warning against actions they say could be disastrous for community-based mortgage lending. Representatives from small banks and credit unions on Thursday urged the Senate Banking Committee to avoid mirroring previous congressional proposals regarding government-sponsored enterprises and instead called for […]

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Freddie Mac Forgoes Issuing a Reference Notes Security on its July 20, 2017 Announcement Date

MCLEAN, VA, Jul 20, 2017 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Jul 20, 2017) – Freddie Mac (otcqb:FMCC) announced today that it will forgo issuing a Reference Notes® security on its July 20, 2017 announcement date. The company’s 2017 Reference Notes calendar designates dates that it may use to announce the issuance of Reference Notes […]

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US 30-year mortgage rates fall back below 4 percent: Freddie Mac

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Interest rates on U.S. 30-year mortgages dropped back below 4 percent this week in line with a drop in Treasury yields, retreating from their highest levels in two months, Freddie Mac said on Thursday. The borrowing cost on 30-year mortgages, the most widely held type of U.S. home loan, averaged 3.96 […]

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Pillar Provides Freddie Mac Loan for Richmond Community – Multi

Pillar Financial, a division of SunTrust Bank, has originated a $10.4 million Freddie Mac loan on behalf of a local private investment group for the acquisition of Falling Creek, a 31-building multifamily community in Richmond, Va. Falling Creek is located at 2530 Marina Drive in the Bellwood submarket and features 348 one- and two-bedroom units, […]

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Freddie Mac Prices $1 Billion Multifamily K-Deal, K-SW2, Backed by Properties Controlled by Starwood Capital Group

MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Jul 19, 2017) – Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), backed by floating rate multifamily mortgages with ten-year terms. The company expects to issue approximately $1 billion in K Certificates (K-SW2 Certificates), which are backed by 36 properties indirectly controlled by Starwood Capital […]

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