Assets in Freddie Mac seasoned loan offerings are comprised primarily of loans repurchased out of Freddie Mac's single-family guaranteed MBS, generally due to delinquency, modification, or foreclosure referral. These loans are typically retained in Freddie Mac's mortgage-related investments portfolio while servicers work with borrowers on loss mitigation, including loan modifications. A large volume of the distressed loans in the mortgage-related investments portfolio transition to performing status as a result of the loss mitigation activities of Freddie Mac and our legacy servicers. However, some of these loans remain non-performing despite these activities.
Our seasoned loan offerings, including sales and securitizations of re-performing loans and non-performing loans, provide Freddie Mac with an effective mechanism to manage and reduce the interest and credit risk associated with these loans.
Key goals of these transactions include: