California remained the top state for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac activity in the first three months of 2017 as volume reached $42.92 billion, according to a new Inside The GSEs analysis. And that’s higher than the $36.18 billion in volume the Golden State had in the first quarter of 2016. Texas trailed in second place with $14.22 billion in volume, up from the $12.43 billion in volume a year earlier. Rounding out the top five for GSE volume were Florida ($12.14 billion), Colorado ($8.62 billion) and New York, ($8.32 billion.) Also in California, the average Fannie and Freddie loan was $311,992 in the first quarter, an increase from the average loan size of $307,302 in the first quarter of 2016.