For all of your mortgage needs, we specialize in FHA, VA, USDA, Conventional, Jumbo, Rehab, and New Construction anywhere in Minnesota, North Dakota, Oregon, and Washington.
Brian Merritt

Mortgage Loan Expert / Owner 

NMLS# 292485

securing your american dream!

Brian Merritt makes the financing part of your 'House Hunt' a much easier and more enjoyable experience.

Let's get started...

You can get a jump start on the process by filling out this short 4 minute application.



First-time homebuers are our specialty -


You are invited to call Brian Merritt with all of your mortgage questions.  He is a nice guy, a straight shooter, and easy to talk to.  He takes whatever time necessary to fully understand your personal situation and will layout options and make recommendations in terms that you can comprehend.

We are part of the community!

Yes, we like living in Detroit Lakes and are active members of the community and frequently volunteer to serve wherever possible.

As a member of Rotary, Brian volunteered to help out with the Detroit Lakes Annual Golf Scramble and helped raise money for the community.

Welcome  Jared  LaDuke

Jared LaDuke has joined Minuteman Mortgage as a Loan Officer and will primarily be serving the Fargo / Moorhead area, but is also licensed to do loans in Minnesota.  As a native of the area, and as a business owner, he has earned the trust of hundreds of people over the years and values every relationship.

Call Jared LaDuke at 701-412-5315

Or start your online application HERE

NMLS  2347090

Minuteman Mortgage Highlighted Programs


We normally quote rates without charging any other fees.  No Origination fee, No Processing Fee, No Underwriting Fee, and No Admin Fees.  But of course you can buy down your rate as low as the market allows.


If you are a veteran, thank you for your service.  Minuteman Mortgage is well known for super fast VA loan approvals and make them a priority.


If the property will rent for more than what the new payment will be, you may not be required to prove your income.


Home loans larger than $647,200 are considered Jumbo loans.  We can do  home loans up to $2,500,000

How Much Can I Qualify For?

Very short and easy application to help you get started -


Local Knowledge

We know the area and the market, and we're part of your community, not a bot on the net.

Fast Processing

We work to close your loan as quickly as possible.  Some are known to have closed in less than 2 weeks!

Competitive Rates

As a mortgage broker, we at Minuteman Mortgage will hunt down the best rate for you so you don't have to!


You can meet with us face to face, in our office or on a Zoom call online and get your questions answered by ONE person!

For a Zoom call or Personal Consultation
     Call Brian Merritt at (218) 850-2112

Specialist in the following Minnesota Loans:


Get Pre-Approved with Minuteman Mortgage Today!

Lets do this!