Freddie Mac

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Freddie Mac, from most recent to least.

FHFA Will Provide Multifamily Mortgage Relief in Exchange for Eviction Moratoriums

FHFA Will Provide Multifamily Mortgage Relief in Exchange for Eviction Moratoriums

Nena Perry-Brown | March 24th 2020

Any multifamily mortgagee receiving forbearance must enact an eviction moratorium. ... read »

Coronavirus Impacts Could Result in Mortgage Relief

Coronavirus Impacts Could Result in Mortgage Relief

Nena Perry-Brown | March 16th 2020

As measures are considered to help alleviate the financial burdens many may experience as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, mortgage payments are... read »

Mortgage Rates Dropped to Historic Lows, And Then the Demand Came

Mortgage Rates Dropped to Historic Lows, And Then the Demand Came

Nena Perry-Brown | March 12th 2020

Enormous demand inundated mortgage broker offices with applications. A couple of days ago, the market responded. ... read »

Mortgage Rates Drop to Record Low

Mortgage Rates Drop to Record Low

UrbanTurf Staff | March 5th 2020

Long-term mortgage rates drop to 3.29 percent, their lowest level on record. ... read »

How “Filtering” Affects the DC-Area Housing Market

How “Filtering” Affects the DC-Area Housing Market

Nena Perry-Brown | February 19th 2020

A new study shows that the DC area is one of several in the country where housing stock goes to higher-earning households as it ages. ... read »

Understanding Interest Rates and Mortgage Points

Understanding Interest Rates and Mortgage Points

UrbanTurf Staff | February 12th 2020

The interest rates announced by Freddie Mac each week are not quite as good as advertised, as they usually carry points with them. Here is a quick... read »

3.45%: Mortgage Rates Drop to Three-Year Low

3.45%: Mortgage Rates Drop to Three-Year Low

UrbanTurf Staff | February 6th 2020

Long-term mortgage rates continue to drop to levels not seen in years.  ... read »

Mortgage Rates Tick Up

Mortgage Rates Tick Up

UrbanTurf Staff | November 15th 2019

Mortgage rates have been on a relatively steady rise over the last two months and that continued this week.  ... read »

$350 a Month: The Difference a Year Makes in Interest Rates

$350 a Month: The Difference a Year Makes in Interest Rates

UrbanTurf Staff | August 15th 2019

With long-term rates at three-year lows, we take a look at how mortgage payments have changed over the last year. ... read »

Mortgage Rates Drop to Lowest Level Since November 2016

Mortgage Rates Drop to Lowest Level Since November 2016

UrbanTurf Staff | June 27th 2019

Home buyers take note: long-term mortgage rates are now at their lowest level in more than two years.  ... read »

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Northern Virginia

Profiles of 14 neighborhoods across Northern Virginia

Looking to Give People A Reason to Stay Past 6pm
Happily Straddling the Line Between City and Suburb
Columbia Pike
Arlington’s Neglected Stepchild is Getting a Makeover
Crystal City
Turning Lemons into Lemonade
Lyon Village
Developing An Air of Exclusivity?
Hitting Its Growth Spurt
An Urban Village Hitting Its Stride
Del Ray
Virginia’s Small Town Near the Big City
Eisenhower Avenue
The Vibrancy Might Take a Few Years
The Quiet Neighborhood By the Beltway
Old Town
Mayberry By The Potomac
132 Commerical-Free Acres
Downtown Falls Church
Staying the Same in the Midst of Change
Tysons Corner
Radical Change Could Be On The Way

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Profiles of 14 neighborhoods in suburban Maryland

Small-Town Living in the State Capital
Bedroom Community Gets Buzzing Cache
Cabin John
In With The New While Maintaining the Old
Chevy Chase
Affluence, Green Lawns and Pricey Homes
Downtown Silver Spring
Experiencing a Resurgence After a Bumpy History
A Suburb on Steroids
Rockville Town Square
Despite the Dynamism, Still Somewhat Generic
Takoma Park
More Than a Little Bit Quirky
A Foodie Magnet on the Verge of Change
Capitol Heights
Kudzu, Front Porches and Crime
Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
Mount Rainier
Artists, Affordable Homes and A Silo Full of Corn
National Harbor
A Development Rises Next to the Potomac
Riverdale Park
A Town Looking For Its Identity

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Northwest DC

30+ neighborhood profiles for the city's biggest quadrant

16th Street Heights
DC's Sleeper Neighborhood
Where (Almost) Everyone Knows Your Name
AU Park
One of DC’s Last Frontiers Before the Suburbs
DC’s Northern Neighborhood on the Cusp
DC’s 535 House Neighborhood
Cathedral Heights
Do You Know Where That Is?
Chevy Chase DC
Not to Be Confused With the Other Chevy Chase
Cleveland Park
Coming Back After A Rough Year
Columbia Heights
DC’s Most Diverse Neighborhood, But For How Long?
An Island of Serenity East of the Park
Dupont Circle
The Best of DC (For a Price)
Foggy Bottom & West End
Where the Institutional Meets the International
Forest Hills
Ambassadors and Adventurous Architecture
Foxhall Village
350 Homes Just West of Georgetown
Friendship Heights
A Shopping Mecca With a Few Places to Live
History, Hoyas and H&M
Glover Park
One of DC’s Preppier and More Family-Friendly Neighborhoods
A Posh View From Embassy Row
LeDroit Park
A Quiet Enclave in the Middle of the City
Logan Circle
Trendy Now, But Not By Accident
Mount Pleasant
Sought-After Homes Surround Main Street in Transition
Mount Vernon Triangle
From Seedy to Sought-After
The Long, Skinny Neighborhood at the City’s Northwest Edge
Park View
It’s Not Petworth
Penn Quarter/Chinatown
DC’s Go-Go-Go Neighborhood
Getting a Vibrancy of Its Own
The Duke’s Former Stomping Ground
Shepherd Park
DC’s Garden of Diversity
Spring Valley
A Suburb With a DC Zip Code
Not To Be Confused With Takoma Park
Not Quite Like Its Neighbors
U Street Corridor
The Difference a Decade Makes
Woodley Park
Deceptively Residential
Adams Morgan
No Longer DC’s Hippest Neighborhood, But Still Loved by Residents

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Southwest DC

The little quadrant that could

Southwest Waterfront
A Neighborhood Where A Change Is Gonna Come

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Northeast DC

Profiles of 10 neighborhoods in NE

New Development Could Shake Up Pastoral Peace
A Little Bit of Country Just Inside the District’s Borders
Not to Be Confused With Bloomingdale
Fort Totten
Five Years Could Make a Big Difference
H Street
A Place To Party, and To Settle Down
The Northeast Neighborhood That Few Know About
Michigan Park
A Newsletter-On-Your-Doorstep Community
Evolving from a Brand to a Neighborhood
Ripe for Investment Right About Now
The Difference 5 Years Makes
Big Houses, A Dusty Commercial Strip and Potential

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Southeast DC

6 neighborhoods from Capitol Hill to East of the River

Capitol Riverfront
Still Growing
Hill East
Capitol Hill’s Lesser Known Neighbor
Congress Heights
Gradually Rising
Notable for Its Neighborliness
Historic Anacostia
Future Promise Breeds Cautious Optimism
Eastern Market
A More European Way of Living

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