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NEW! Higher loan limits up to $781,875 for first time homebuyer program

HEART and Meriwest Mortgage can help you buy your first home in San Mateo County with a loan package up to $781,875 with only 5% down and no PMI (Private Mortgage Insurance) Find out more and download a workshop presentation….

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Annual Lunch: Ten Years and a Thousand Doors

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Thank you for helping HEART raise $120K for housing on May 15

Thanks to our 380 guests who came to celebrate “Ten Years: A Thousand Doors,” HEART’s 10th Anniversary Luncheon” on May 15 in South San Francisco. Our keynote speaker John Stewart, a noted developer in the Bay Area, rocked the room. We debuted two new films, and raised over $120K for affordable housing programs. Read and see more….

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NEW HEART FILM: First time homebuyer program

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

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Riding the crazy train to buy their first home in San Carlos – New HEART film

Meet Cris and Koren – a young couple who bought their first home in San Carlos thanks to the HEART/Meriwest Downpayment Assistance Loan Fund.

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HEART annual lunch raises $115K for affordable housing; Thank you to keynote speaker Kojo Ako-Asare of Google…and many, many more

HEART’s annual lunch was attended by 320 guests on May 6 and raised $115K for affordable housing programs. Read more to see two new HEART film and photos…..

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Dennis and Joann McEntire

Redwood City – we can afford it!

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….

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HEART raises over $100,000 at May lunch, with 370 guests.

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…….

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HEART helps moderate-income families buy their first home in San Mateo County

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…

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Police Officer in Atherton

“With the money I saved through HEART, I have enough to fix up the house…” Krystal grew up in Belmont, and comes from a family tradition of law enforcement and public service. She was thrilled to get a job as a patrol officer with the Town of Atherton Police Department, but never thought she could more »

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