Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation


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Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC)

Freddie Mac

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC). A publicly-traded company chartered by the U.S. Congress to guarantee mortgages granted to low- or middle-income households. In order to do this, it buys mortgages and repackages them, selling them as mortgage-backed securities. It also maintains its own portfolio of mortgage-backed securities. It was established in 1970 to provide competition for Fannie Mae, which provides the same services and also had an implicit guarantee of federal backing. With the collapse of the housing bubble, Freddie Mac was placed in federal receivership in 2008 as a result of overexposure to this market. See also: Community Reinvestment Act, Credit Crunch.

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation

A stockholder-owned corporation chartered by Congress in 1970 to assist home mortgage lenders with a steady flow of money.Called Freddie Mac (www.freddiemac.com) for short,it buys home mortgages from loan originators such as local financial institutions and then sells mortgage backed securities and debt securities. In order to realize one of its goals, to stabilize the mortgage industry, Freddie Mac has transformed the industry by standardizing mortgage documents, introducing automated underwriting, creating the market for conventional mortgage backed securities, and leading the fight against unfair and predatory lending practices. Its primary competitor is Fannie Mae; both are regulated by the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight in HUD.

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However, when Donald H Layton resigned from the board to take over as CEO of Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) in May 2012 and Laurette T Koellner resigned to assume the role of AIG's executive chairman of International Lease Finance Corporation in June 2012, the board decided to ask Offit to rejoin in the best interests of the company and its shareholders.
Freddie Mac is the nickname for the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation that purchases residential mortgages, securitizes them, and sells them to investors to provide lenders with funds for new homebuyers.
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For a number of years the management of Freddie Mac (the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation) has used mark-to-market (MTM) information to assess corporate performance in its operations and decision making.
The bonds are special obligations of the authority secured solely by the revenues and assets pledged under the amended and restated master indenture that primarily consist of mortgage backed securities (MBS) guaranteed by the Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA or Ginnie Mae), mortgage pass-through certificates guaranteed by the Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA or Fannie Mae) and MBS guaranteed by the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC or Freddie Mac) and cash reserves.
Additionally, HFF worked on behalf of the new owner to secure financing totaling $255.87 million through Freddie Macs (Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation) CME Program on 19 of the assets.
First Michigan Bank, the subsidiary of Troy, Michigan-based First Michigan Bancorp Inc, has said that it has regained the approval of The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) to sell and service mortgages in the Port Huron community and throughout Michigan.
The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation made a mortgage loan to a limited partnership which owned a building in Brooklyn.
Depository institutions generally had higher portfolio and market shares than the two for-profit government-sponsored enterprises that are active in the secondary market, the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac).
(RRE), to place the seven-year, floating-rate loan with Freddie Macs (Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation) CME Program.
31, 2015, the single-family portfolio consisted of 84% Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae), Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae), and Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) mortgage-backed securities (MBS).
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) has reported a net loss of USD23.9bn, or USD7.37 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2008, compared to a net loss of USD25.3bn, or USD19.44 per diluted share for the third quarter ended September 30, 2008.

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