Tuesday, June 8, 2021, 6:00pm - 7:00 pm

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Boris Vatkin 
HEART of San Mateo County 
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Free Virtual HEART First Time Homebuyer Workshop

Tuesday, June 8, 6:00pm-7:00pm

Join HEART and Meriwest Mortgage for a free virtual first-time homebuyer workshop

  • Date: Tuesday, June 8, 2021
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Location: Online
Who Qualifies? 
  • Families with incomes up to $170K and with a credit score of 680 or better who live or work in San Mateo County.

What we offer

  • Downpayment loans up to $136,223 for a total purchase price up to $908,156.

How much do I need to make?


For more information or to download guidelines and applications visit our website

For information about the mortgage application call John Souza of Meriwest Mortgage at (408) 849-7115   

For information about the HEART downpayment program call: Boris Vatkin at (650) 204-5639



  • How the HEART downpayment loan program works
  • Review Homebuying Process
  • Review Loan Application Process
  • Tips on finding a property in this price range
  • Loan Closing Process, how to make a successful bid

Fair Housing Lender logoSpeakers

  • Boris Vatkin, HEART, 650-204-5639
  • John Souza, Meriwest Mortgage Officer, 408-849-7115. 
  • Lee Ginsburg, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Realty, 650-358-3959.

Please note that this workshop will be recorded. The recording will be posted on our website and is for informational and convenience purposes only. Any related transcriptions should not be reprinted without ISO’s permission. All audio of attendees will be turned off, and no private communication shall be shared as part of the recording.

If you do not want to be identifiable in the recording, please turn off your webcam and change your display name. If you have any questions about the collection and use of this information, please contact us at info@heartofsmc.org.

Heart wishes to thank the SAMCAR Foundation for their generous support 
of our First Time Homebuyer Program, which allows us to continue to host these workshops. Learn more about the SAMCAR Foundation's support within 
San Mateo County: samcarfoundation.org/