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About Freddie Mac

About Freddie Mac

Freddie Mac was established by Congress in 1970 to provide liquidity, stability and affordability to the nation's residential mortgage markets. Freddie Mac supports communities across the nation by providing mortgage capital to lenders. Over the years, Freddie Mac has made home possible for one in six homebuyers and more than five million renters.

HomeSteps® is the Freddie Mac sales unit responsible for marketing and selling Freddie Mac real estate owned (REO) homes to homeowners and investors. HomeSteps manages every stage of the REO process, from handling title issues after foreclosure to working with local listing agents to facilitate a sale. HomeSteps is one of the largest sellers of existing homes in the United States.

Freddie Mac FAQs

Learn more about Freddie Mac's mission, leadership and business.

HomeSteps FAQs

Read the most frequently asked questions about HomeSteps.

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