Meet Julie S., an art teacher in San Mateo who was able to buy her first home with the help of HEART and Meriwest Mortgage’s first time homebuyer program. With 5% down and no PMI, she is grateful for the community support that made this possible…..read more
Meet Cris and Koren – a young couple who bought their first home in San Carlos thanks to the HEART/Meriwest Downpayment Assistance Loan Fund.
Joann and Dennis bought their dream home in Redwood City with help from HEART and MeriWest Mortgage …”better than an FHA loan and no PMI insurance….and we closed in 30 days over Christmas!” Find out if you qualify for HEART’s first time homebuyer program and read more….
Thanks to you we raised over $100,000 for HEART at our May 7 lunch. Thank you Lori Goler, Vice President of People of Facebook who gave the keynote, to Facebook for a $25,000 donation, and to our board, sponsors and volunteers. See more photos from the event…….
HEART and Meriwest Credit Union have partnered to offer conforming mortgages and downpayment assistance loans to moderate-income first-time homebuyers in San Mateo County. Which is the right loan for you, and what does our program offer?
Jennifer is a legal secretary in Burlingame and part-time law student, her husband Andrew is a police assistant. They were renting in Foster City and loved the suburban feel and convenient location. They qualified for an FHA loan, but…
The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has awarded a $2 million matching grant to HEART as part of its competitive Local Housing Trust Fund Program funded by Proposition 1C, the housing bond measure approved by state voters in 2006. The funds, which should be available in 2012, provide $700,000 for affordable rental housing loans and $1.3 million for downpayment assistance loans to low and moderate-income families.
It’s been surprisingly busy for the summertime, and now there’s quite a bit of housing news to mention that’s of interest in San Mateo County. Here are three highlights: HEART’s first homebuyer loan; the City of Belmont joins HEART; and possibilities for a National Housing Trust Fund
HEART announces new homebuyer downpayment assistance program at May lunch.
“Like an FHA loan, but more flexible for the condo we wanted….” ~Jennifer & Andrew
“With the money I saved through HEART, I have enough to fix up the house…” ~Krystal
May 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
May 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm