This Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012 file photo shows a for-sale sign at a home in Glenview, Ill. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac earned $2.9 billion from July through September, its second straight profitable quarter.
Mortgage rates fell again this week, Freddie Mac reported, more fuel for an ongoing refinance boom.
Above, Freddie Mac headquarters in McLean, Va. ( Freddie Mac / October 4, 2012 ).
More than 190,000 call on Freddie Mac to test homes for meth.
More than 195,000 have signed a petition demanding that Freddie Mac test homes it is selling for methamphetamine contamination.
Freddie Mac won dismissal of a securities class action.
Freddie Mac Didn't Set Out to Profit from Homeowners Trapped in High-Rate Mortgages.
Inspector general did not independently evaluate the firewall within Freddie Mac .
Securities Fraud Lawsuit Dismissed Against Freddie Mac .
Suit against Freddie Mac dismissed.
In January, NPR and ProPublica reported on a potential conflict of interest at Freddie Mac , a mortgage giant sponsored by the federal government.
30-year at 3.55%, Freddie Mac says.
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HARP 3.0 would allow underwater homeowners to refinance even if their mortgages were not backed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac.
Freddie Mac, which together dominate the conventional home-loan sector.