Freddie Mac continues to unload seriously delinquent loans from its retained portfolio and unveiled plans late this week to auction off $1.2 billion of non-performing loans. The NPLs are currently serviced by Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC. The planned sale marks Freddie’s sixth NPL auction of the year.The GSE is now marketing the nonperformers in five geographically diversified pools. Bids are due from qualified investors by Sept. 9. The sale is expected to settle in October. The government sponsored mortgage giant said the winning bidder “will be determined on the basis of economics, subject to meeting Freddie Mac’s internal reserve levels.” Credit Suisse Securities, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, and First Financial Network are the advisors on the deal.