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Freddie Mac has been a trailblazer when it comes to affordable multifamily housing, delivering record numbers and leading the nation as the top multifamily financier in each of the last three years. David Leopold is at the forefront of Freddie's presence in the affordable housing space, which accounted for ...
VRMTG ACQ, LLC, a minority woman-owned business, is the winning bidder on a pool of 113 deeply delinquent non-performing loans (NPLs) recently auctioned by Freddie Mac. The loans, which are currently being serviced by New Penn Financial, LLC d/b/a Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing, have been ...

In 2017, Freddie Mac introduced its new automated collateral evaluation solution, an enhancement within the company's Loan Advisor Suite's Loan ... Through ACE, Freddie Mac leverages big data and advanced analytics and enables lenders to originate a loan without a traditional appraisal and with ...
Mortgage rates were more or less flat again during the week ended March 29, with the average rate for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage at 4.44%, down slightly from 4.45% the previous week, according to Freddie Mac's Primary Mortgage Market Survey. A year ago at this time, the 30-year FRM averaged ...
Home prices increased 37% since 2009, and 7% since last year, Freddie Mac pointed out in its report. Homeowner equity increased to about $14.4 trillion in the fourth quarter, and homeowners with mortgages hold nearly $5.4 trillion collectively in equity available to borrow against, according to Black ...
Freddie Mac has begun offering an alternative to appraisals on certain types of purchase and refinance loans, moving to match their counterparts at Fannie Mae. This is great for clients because it means there's one less hurdle to worry about when looking to purchase or refinance a home. Fewer hurdles ...

“While existing home sales may struggle to top their best-in-over-a-decade 2017 performance, new home sales should provide enough growth to push total home sales in the U.S. modestly higher in 2018,” said Len Kiefer, Freddie Mac deputy chief economist. “Housing construction continues to lag demand ...
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's recent request for a bailout from the U.S. Treasury (read American taxpayers) has brought back into the public's eye the unresolved legal status of these two government sponsored enterprises. In this debate, the assumption is that the GSEs, or some replacement entities ...
Freddie Mac is delaying updates to the Uniform Loan Delivery Dataset that lenders use to submit information on mortgages they sell to the agency. Lenders were originally going to have the option to begin delivering the updated ULDD file on Feb. 26. Now, they can begin using the new format on March 5.
Freddie Mac's focus for these NPL sales is to reduce less liquid assets from the company's mortgage investments portfolio. So far, the company sold a total of $7 billion in NPLs, securitized $27 billion in re-performing loans through fully guaranteed PCs and transacted $9 billion in RPLs through senior/sub ...
“Treasury yields fell from a week ago helping to drive mortgage rates modestly lower,” said Len Kiefer, Freddie Mac deputy chief economist. “The yield on the 10-year Treasury dipped below 2.8% for the first time since early February of this year. The decline in Treasury yields comes as investors move into ...
Huang also worked at Lehman Brothers, Credit Suisse and Freddie Mac. According to the firm's website, the company “seeks to generate long-term returns in securitized products, distressed credit and whole loans.” The firm's current investment focus is “distressed U.S. residential non-performing loans.”.
U.S. mortgage rates once again shot up this week, according to Freddie Mac. The 30-year fixed mortgage averaged 4.38 percent for the week ending Feb. 15, up from 4.32 percent the previous week. A year ago, mortgage rates stood at 4.15 percent. Favorable mortgage rates have helped drive U.S. home ...
The NPLs, which are currently serviced by Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing, are being marketed via four pools: three Standard Pool Offerings (SPO) and one Extended Timeline Pool Offering (EXPO), which targets participation by smaller investors, including non-profits and minority or women-owned ...
Freddie Mac has reported a $2.92 billion net loss for the fourth quarter, primarily as a result of a $5.4 billion write-down of the net deferred tax asset due to the impact of the recent tax-reform legislation. The company's fourth-quarter net loss decreased $7.92 billion from the third quarter. The comprehensive ...
Freddie Mac's report also showed that the 15-year fixed-rate mortgage and 5-year Treasury-indexed hybrid adjustable-rate mortgage both increased as well. According to Freddie Mac's report, the 15-year FRM averaged 3.77% this week, up from last week when it averaged 3.68%. A year ago at this time, ...
Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the February issue of MReport, out now. In our annual Women in Housing Issue of MReport in September, we were proud to feature 60 outstanding female leaders who are trailblazers in the industry, including Freddie Mac's Jodi Morton who serves as VP of ...

Freddie Mac Multifamily set a company record in 2017, financing $73.2 billion in loan purchase and guarantee volume. With nearly 30% over its 2016 total of $56.8 billion and amounting to over 820,000 units, this marks the third consecutive year Freddie Mac has been the nation's top multifamily financier.
Berkadia was the first Freddie Mac seller/servicer to obtain the National Single Family Rental Designation by Freddie Mac Multifamily, permitting the organization to sell and service loans secured by single-family rental properties nationwide to Freddie Mac. This was the first transaction of this kind for ...
And it looks like interest rates won't be falling back below 4% for the foreseeable future, according to Freddie Mac Chief Economist Len Kiefer. “Rates keep climbing. The 10-year Treasury yield reached its highest point since 2014 reflecting expectations of broad-based economic growth,” Kiefer noted.
“We've said from the beginning that the goal of our single-family rental pilot is to increase the availability of affordable rental housing in communities across the country, and this transaction does exactly that,” said David Leopold, Freddie Mac Multifamily vice president of targeted affordable sales and ...
“Wednesday's Consumer Price Index report showed higher-than- expected inflation; headline consumer price inflation was 2.1% year-over- year in January, two tenths of a percentage point higher than the consensus forecast,” said Len Kiefer, Freddie Mac deputy chief economist. “Inflation measures were ...
Freddie Mac's focus for these NPL sales is to reduce less liquid assets from the company's mortgage investments portfolio. So far, the company sold a total of $7 billion in NPLs, securitized $27 billion in re-performing loans through fully guaranteed PCs and transacted $9 billion in RPLs through senior/sub ...
Freddie Mac joined Fannie Mae Thursday morning in announcing that it would need funds from the Treasury thanks to accounting losses prompted by the new tax law. The bailed-out government-sponsored enterprise told investors that it lost $3.3 billion in the fourth quarter of 2017, driven by a $5.4 billion ...
Mortgage rates continue to post increases, and while the Federal Open Market Committee voted against raising rates in January, interest rates rose with the expectation more rate hikes are to come this year, according to Freddie Mac's Primary Mortgage Market Survey. “The Federal Reserve did not hike ...
Freddie Mac today announced its re-entry into the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) market as part of the newly launched Duty To Serve ...
M&T Realty Capital Corporation has closed $50 million in Freddie Mac permanent financing for The Reserve at the Boulevard— a 240-unit ...
Mortgage interest rates increased to their highest point in four months, and now hover just below the psychologically important 4% mark, ...
Mortgage rates slipped this week after recently rising and holding steady at the highest rate in three months, according to Freddie Mac's ...
Nearly a decade since the housing bust of 2008 sent the U.S. economy into a tailspin, much legislation has been enacted and regulation ...
Q3 comprehensive income of $4.65B compared to $1.986B in Q2, with Q3's result boosted by a $2.9B non-agency MBS settlement. Credit loss ...
After declining last week, U.S. mortgage rates jumped this week, according to Freddie Mac. The 30-year fixed mortgage averaged 3.94 percent ...
David Leopold, vice president of targeted affordable sales and investments at Freddie Mac, discusses the year ahead and what the company is ...
Greystone has funded $1 billion in Freddie Mac's Small Balance Loans in 2017, becoming the first lender to reach that mark in a single year.
Freddie Mac posted strong third-quarter earnings early Friday morning, nearly tripling its net income in the second quarter. Despite the sound ...
Freddie Mac On October 31 Freddie Mac will report its Q3 2017 financial results via a 9 a.m. EST conference call. The conference call will be ...
According to Freddie Mac's Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the week's average 30-year fixed mortgage rate clocked in at 3.88 percent ...
... jointly calling on the top regulator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to change a policy that forces the government-sponsored enterprises to ...
Freddie Mac is revising the way lenders need to submit payment information on certain student loans in order to calculate a borrower's monthly ...
Freddie Mac is taking steps to make mortgage payments a little bit easier on its customers. The government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) ...
Freddie Mac is announcing a 12-month long pilot with EarnUp, a financial technology company that helps consumers make timely loan ...
Mortgage rates increased once again, edging closer to the psychologically important 4% mark, according to Freddie Mac's latest Primary ...
Freddie Mac, a US government agency that funds mortgages for lenders, has partnered EarnUp, a fintech that helps borrowers repay their ...
Last year, Freddie Mac announced a series of enhancements to its Loan Advisor Suite, which is a set of integrated software applications ...
Freddie Mac Small Balance Loans generally range from $1 million to $6 million and are backed by properties with five or more units. This is the ...
Nearly a decade after the federal government took control of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac through conservatorship, little progress has been ...
The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage increased to its highest point in the past three months, nearly hitting the 4% mark, according to Freddie Mac's ...
Freddie Mac Small Balance Loans generally range from $1 million to $6 million and are backed by properties with five or more units. This is the ...
There is no alternative to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and the only logical, realistic outcome is to recapitalize, continue reforming, and ultimately, release them from government control.
Freddie Mac makes home possible for millions of families and individuals by providing mortgage capital to lenders. Since our creation by Congress in 1970, we've made housing more accessible and affordable for homebuyers and renters in communities ...


 

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