Freddie Mac

Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to Freddie Mac: Fannie Mae

Freddie Mac:

see Federal Home Loan Mortgage CorporationFederal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation,
commonly known as Freddie Mac,
government-sponsored enterprise that uses private capital to buy home mortgages as a means to help lower housing costs.
..... Click the link for more information.
References in periodicals archive ?
Freddie Mac has also taken steps to adopt solutions from outside vendors instead of attempting to build solutions internally.
In addressing whether the arrangement was an option in substance, the court noted that mortgage originators could choose not to pay the commitment fee by committing to sell a mortgage loan to Freddie Mac at a specific price.
The GSEO-eligible category covered mortgages that exceeded the FHA's single-family mortgage size limits but not the limits on mortgages that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may purchase ($203,150 in 1995, with higher limits for Alaska and Hawaii).
Because Freddie Mac receives no future income from these REMICs, the only effect on the MTM accounting is through the value of the put.
Some factors, however, suggest that PMI companies may be more likely than Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac to insure a higher proportion of mortgages extended to lower-income borrowers.
Attribute to Michael Lipson, senior vice president of Multifamily Asset Management and Operations for Freddie Mac.
A number of predatory practices have been seen from time to time in that market,'' said Freddie Mac spokesman Brad German.
SBO is not a designated DUS Lender or Seller/Servicer for Fannie Mac or Freddie Mac and consequently has no vested interest other than obtaining the best possible execution for its client.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are publicly chartered private entities; Ginnie Mae is a government agency.
Although Freddie Mac is not yet current, it has made substantial progress in improving its control environment.
9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) announced that, after consultation with the Federal Housing Finance Agency, it is taking additional steps as part of its commitment to help borrowers affected by Hurricane Sandy including the immediate and mandatory suspension of evictions and foreclosures on homes secured by Freddie Mac owned-or guaranteed mortgages in eligible disaster areas.
52 percent, Freddie Mac, the mortgage giant, reported Thursday in its weekly nationwide survey.