Freddie Mac Selects REO Training Solutions to Provide New HomeSteps® Brokers with On-Line Training

Oct 27, 2010, 14:00 ET from Freddie Mac

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC Bulletin Board: FMCC) today announced it has hired REO Training Solutions, Inc. to instruct new listing brokers and other vendors on HomeSteps'® policies, procedures, business guidelines, and best practices.  HomeSteps is the real estate sales unit of Freddie Mac and markets a nationwide selection of Freddie Mac-owned homes.

News Facts

  • REO Training Solutions will provide nationwide training to new HomeSteps listing brokers and vendors through weekly webinars starting later this year.  New brokers and vendors will receive personal invitations with the times and dates of the on-line training sessions.  
  • REO Training Solutions will provide training on HomeSteps processes and policies, the use of HomeSteps Connect, a web-based system designed to streamline the real estate disposition process, and preparing Broker Price Opinions that meet HomeSteps' specifications.
  • New HomeSteps brokers and vendors will receive printed instruction materials and have access to semi-weekly live chat rooms where REO Training Solutions specialists can answer their questions.  
  • REO Training Solutions was founded by Aurora Pucciarello, a Dallas-based real estate professional whose company -- Specialized Realty Group -- has specialized in Texas foreclosure sales since 2002.  


"REO Training Solutions' has the front-line experience with foreclosure sales to give our new HomeSteps listing brokers the training and insight they will need to excel with today's buyers," says Chris Bowden, Vice President of HomeSteps.  "Working with REO Training Solutions underscores Freddie Mac's continued emphasis on working with proven real estate professionals to sell our REO homes to buyers who want to become owner-occupants."

"REO Training Solutions is pleased to be selected by Freddie Mac to provide new listing brokers with the proper skills necessary to facilitate the sale of HomeSteps homes to owner-occupants in communities across the nation," says Aurora Pucciarello, CEO of REO Training Solutions.

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Freddie Mac was established by Congress in 1970 to provide liquidity, stability and affordability to the nation's residential mortgage markets. Freddie Mac supports communities across the nation by providing mortgage capital to lenders. Over the years, Freddie Mac has made home possible for one in six homebuyers and more than five million renters.

SOURCE Freddie Mac