Alerus Mortgage Named One of Twin Cities’ Best of Business

MINNEAPOLIS, M.N. (August 10, 2020) – Alerus has been named a top mortgage provider by Twin Cities Business.

The annual Best of Business Reader’s Choice Poll identified Alerus as a finalist in the mortgage category. Honorees were selected based on nominations from Twin Cities Business readers, who were asked to identify businesses which exemplified excellence in their respective industries.

“Our mortgage team works tirelessly to ensure every client has a seamless and on-time experience,” said Lori Day, director of mortgage. “With continued low interest rates, we’ve experienced record mortgage volume over the past several months. Even with this unprecedented volume, our team is committed to serving clients at the highest standard. We are inspired by everyone’s efforts to provide the best service to help clients realize their home ownership goals.”

Two unique programs offered through Alerus Mortgage include its $20,000 Closing Guarantee* and the Build Your Community program. Alerus is well-known for closing loans on time, because offers made with an Alerus mortgage approval are backed with a $20,000 guarantee. Additionally, Alerus Mortgage donates $100 in honor of clients to local organizations that support childhood education, fighting hunger, public service, homelessness, and affordable housing. Since inception of the Build Your Community program, Alerus has given more than $3 million to local organizations.

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About Alerus

Alerus (Alerus Financial, N.A.) is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Grand Forks, N.D. Alerus offers business and consumer banking products and services, residential mortgage financing, employer-sponsored retirement plan and benefit administration, and wealth management including trust, brokerage, insurance, and asset management. These solutions are delivered through a relationship-oriented primary point of contact along with responsive and client-friendly technology. Alerus banking and wealth management offices are located in Grand Forks and Fargo, N.D., the Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn. metropolitan area, and Scottsdale and Mesa, Ariz. Alerus Retirement and Benefits plan administration offices are located in St. Paul and Albert Lea, Minn., East Lansing and Troy, Mich., and Bedford, N.H.