California remained the top state for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac activity in the first six months of 2018 as volume reached $68.22 billion, according to a new Inside The GSEs analysis. About 44.4 percent was from the purchase market and 20.8 percent were first-time homebuyers. Texas trailed in second place with $27.57 billion in volume with 69.0 percent of that being attributed to the purchase market. Texas was followed closely by Florida with $25.01 billion. Rounding out the top five for GSE volume were Washington ($16.08 billion) and Colorado ($14.99 billion).