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The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC) is a public company (NYSE:FRE) chartered by congress in 1970 to stabilize mortgage markets and expand access to home financing. Along with Fannie Mae, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation is one of the principal creators of the secondary mortgage market. Like Fannie Mae, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation buys residential mortgages from originating lenders, and securitizes pools of these mortgages for sale to investors. The securities issued by the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation are not guaranteed by any government entity, but the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation is subject to government oversight. The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation does business under the name Freddie Mac. The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation is headquartered in MacLean, Virginia.



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