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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.
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Profit-oriented purchasers or insurers of mortgages, such as Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and PMI companies, guard against adverse selection by setting stricter underwriting standards than they would if they had full information about the risk of the mortgages they buy or insure and by closely monitoring the adherence of mortgage originators to these standards.
The completions of these settlement agreements will resolve substantially all of PNC Bank's outstanding and potential indemnification and repurchase obligations related to loans sold to Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae from 2000 until 2008.
Since the introduction of the Freddie Mac Program Plus[R] network of multifamily loan originators and servicers in 1993, Freddie Mac has provided financing for approximately 55,000 multifamily properties totaling more than $194 billion, said Kiffe.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac follow essentially the same guidelines, which they themselves set for the conventional loans they purchase.
Bellwether Real Estate Capital, LLC is a correspondent for over 20 leading lending institutions, including insurance companies, pension funds, CMBS, FHA/GNMA, RHS and Freddie Mac.
With this settlement, Bank of America has resolved all outstanding representations and warranties claims on whole loans sold by legacy Bank of America and Countrywide to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, subject to certain exceptions that Bank of America does not believe are material.
Together through Delegated Underwriting, Wachovia and Freddie Mac will be able to expand Wachovia's efforts and provide more rapid deployment of capital for the entire spectrum of affordable housing products, including bond credit enhancement, preservation and Low-Income Housing Tax Credit deals of all types, explained Daniel Cunningham, head of affordable housing for Wachovia Multifamily Capital.
It would strengthen and safeguard the financial health of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, while enabling them to continue to fulfill their mission of providing affordable housing credit for millions of working American families.
Freddie Mac already had a similar rule in place for the prime market.
The advisory board, which consists of approximately 20 members representing a diverse mix of technology providers, was created to keep Freddie Mac abreast of technology topics important to its customers by fostering an exchange of ideas, from both strategic and tactical viewpoints, on issues facing the mortgage industry and the technology it uses.
Freddie Mac is guaranteeing six senior principal and interest classes and an interest only class of securities issued by the FRESB 2017-SB36 Mortgage Trust and is also acting as mortgage loan seller and master servicer to the trust.
In filing the securities fraud class-action lawsuit in federal court in Youngstown, Ohio, on behalf of the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS), Attorney General Marc Dann said Freddie Mac "secretly and intentionally participated in one of the largest housing investment deceptions in modern U.