Freddie Mac reported this week that its total mortgage portfolio increased at an annualized rate of 12.0 percent in November compared to a 15.7 percent gain in October. The portfolio balance at the end of the period was $3.211 trillion compared to $3.179 trillion the prior month and $2.734 trillion a year earlier. Purchases and Issuances plummeted to $94.635 billion from $109.333 billion the prior month and Sales were ($503) billion compared to ($855) billion. Single-family refinance loan purchase and guarantee volume was $52.7 billion in November compared to $59.1 billion in October, representing a 60 percent share of total single-family mortgage portfolio purchases and issuances, unchanged from October. Purchases in Freddie Mac’s Mortgage Related Investments Portfolio totaled $58.028 billion

Published On: December 29, 2021 / Categories: Mortgage News /