Posts Tagged Freddie mac


Freddie Mac: Cash-out refinance activity highest since the bust

This years is shaping up to outpace expectations thanks to a resilience in refinance demand, especially when it comes to cash-out transactions. According to Freddie Mac’s May Economic and Housing Research Outlook report, 2017 is performing so well that its increased its 2017 forecast for mortgage originations by just over $200 billion and added $100 […]

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BRIEF-Freddie Mac issues monthly volume summary for April

May 23 Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp * Freddie mac – total mortgage portfolio increased at an annualized rate of 0.5% in april * Freddie mac – single-family refinance-loan purchase and guarantee volume was $9.4 billion in april * Freddie mac – relief refinance mortgages comprised approximately 9% of total single-family refinance volume during april […]

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BRIEF-Freddie Mac announces pricing of $237.5 mln multifamily small balance loan securitization

May 23 Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp * Freddie Mac announces pricing of $237.5 million multifamily small balance loan securitization * Freddie Mac says expects to guarantee about $237.5 million in multifamily SB certificates, which are anticipated to settle on or about may 30, 2017 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Freddie Mac Portfolio Up 0.5 Percent

Freddie Mac’s total mortgage portfolio increased over the year, rising at an annualized rate of 0.5 percent between April 2016 and April 2017, according to the April Monthly Volume Summary released by Freddie Mac on Tuesday. Though the jump does mark year-over-year growth for the government-sponsored enterprise, April’s annual increase is significantly lower than March’s, […]

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Are Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Poised to Jump on Strong Housing Trends?

In this segment from Market Foolery, the team reaches into the mailbag to tackle a question from a German listener. Axel wants to know whether signs of strength in the U.S. housing market could make Fannie Mae (NASDAQOTH:FNMA) and Freddie Mac (NASDAQOTH:FMCC) attractive investment opportunities. Tune in to learn more. A full transcript follows the video. This video […]

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Freddie Mac: Mortgage Rates Edged Back Down; 30-Year Still Pinned At Around 4.0%

Mortgage rates edged back down during the week ended May 18, with the average rate for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage (FRM) at around 4.02%, down from 4.05% the previous week, according to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey. A year ago at this time, the 30-year FRM averaged 3.58%. The average rate for a […]

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Average US 30-year mortgage rate slips to 4.02 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) – Long-term U.S. mortgage rates inched lower this week. It was the fifth straight week that the benchmark 30-year rate hovered around the key threshold of 4 percent. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on 30-year fixed-rate home loans slipped to 4.02 percent from 4.05 percent last week. The rate […]

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BRIEF-Freddie Mac prices $661 mln seniors Housing Multifamily K Certificates

May 18 Freddie Mac: * Freddie Mac prices $661 million seniors Housing Multifamily K Certificates * Company offered approximately $661 million in K certificates (K-S08 certificates) that are expected to settle on or about May 26, 2017 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Mortgage applications higher as rates hold

Most Read New record for house price index New record for house price index… Fannie Mae moves to help those with student loan debt… Builders warn lumber tax will increase house prices… HELOC owners face sharp payment increases in 2017 Challenging times are ahead for thousands of homeowners with HELOCs as their lines of credit […]

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Freddie Mac Prices $661 Million Seniors Housing Multifamily K Certificates

MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – May 18, 2017) – In the news release, “Freddie Mac Prices $661 Million Seniors Housing Multifamily K Certificates,” issued earlier today by Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC), we are advised by the company that the Spread (bps) for Class A-FL certificates has been updated to “L + 39.” Complete updated text follows. Freddie […]

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