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Five tips on mortgages and home buying today

As we proceed through the COVID-19 era, people and banks are finding ways to get back to normal as much as possible, always with an eye towards safety. This includes the real estate and mortgage businesses, which are essential to the housing needs of people everywhere.

The good news is that innovations and technology are helping to keep the wheels of real estate turning. Doubtless we will see additional changes in the months to come, but it is safe to say that for the foreseeable future home buying and financing will look different than in years past. Here are some of our observations so far:



Alerus remains committed to serving home-buyers and mortgage clients in all situations. Our recently launched virtual loan origination service lets clients apply for a loan and upload necessary documents from the comfort and safety of home. And our outstanding service, personal attention and competitive rates remain the foundation of all we do. If you are considering buying a home, contact us today.