Homebuyer Resource Center

Buying a home is no small decision, but we aim to make it as simple as possible for you. These resources from our homebuying experts will help you start to understand the process. When you're ready, we'll be here to guide you toward your next step.

Unraveling 5 Homebuying Myths

Homebuyer’s Handbook

Buying a home can feel overwhelming. This guide breaks each phase of the process into manageable steps to help you find the perfect home — and mortgage — for your current and future goals.

Download the homebuyer's handbook

House hunter’s checklist

Chances are, you'll consider a number of homes before finding the perfect one. Use this checklist to keep track of the properties you tour and weigh the pros and cons of each before putting in an offer.

Download the house hunter's checklist

5-Step Mortgage Process

While everyone's journey to homeownership is unique, securing a mortgage typically involves five key steps. Your Bremer Mortgage banker will guide you through each one, but the steps below are a great place to start understanding the process.

Mortgage Application Checklist

Use this checklist to make sure you have everything you need to complete your mortgage application.


Framework® Online Homebuying Course

This course is designed to help you become a more confident homebuyer. Interactive and engaging, it will take you through steps to improving your credit, choosing a real estate agent, home inspection basics and more.

We were first time home buyers, and Bremer Mortgage was very responsive and helpful throughout the entire process.

Brainerd, Minnesota

All around great experience, excellent communication through the process. So much so that I'm moving all my banking needs to Bremer.

La Crosse, Wisconsin

I have worked with several different lenders in the past, and Bremer Mortgage was by far the best experience. They were forthcoming with information, easy to communicate with and always on top of my questions.

Perham, Minnesota

Easy, convenient and fun process for our mortgage. Bremer always takes great care of me and my family.

Fargo, North Dakota