Location is everything! You'll find that to be true when you visit the Grand Forks/East Grand Forks area. Located in northeastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota, the community is just a short drive from the friendly confines of our neighbor to the north, Canada. The community is conveniently located just off U.S. Interstate 29, which makes it a short drive from anywhere.
Some of the features that make the cities a great place to live are diverse educational opportunities, safety and low crime rate, parks and theaters, and a cost of living considerably lower than that found in large cities.
Greater Grand Forks offers excellent educational opportunities. Grand Forks is home to the University of North Dakota (UND), renowned as being among the nation’s best medium-sized doctoral-research universities. UND is one of only 40 universities in the nation to have both a medical school and a law school. East Grand Forks is home to one of three campuses of Northland Community and Technical College, offering certificates, diplomas, and degrees in a variety of majors and general education transfer courses; as well as workforce training and continuing education programs.
Theater, live music, literary events, museums – Grand Forks and East Grand Forks have one of the most active arts and cultural scenes in the region. Want a night at the symphony? Want to experience the thrill of live rock, pop and country tunes? The area features performances by nationally recognized entertainers from around the world. Drama, comedy and musical theater can be seen throughout the year. Literary events pull in visitors and writers from across the country. We have diverse museums and cultural events to inform and enrich our lives.
One of the main factors contributing to a great quality of life in the Grand Forks-East Grand Forks area is the education system. The two communities offer extensive, high-quality educational opportunities from preschool through advanced degree programs and everything in between.
Finding the right home is really only half the story. The other half is all about finding a mortgage lender that fits your personality and lifestyle. All banks are not the same, and it pays to do your homework. We can help you find a great lender (we have a very positive relationship with the financial institutions in our trade area), but you can also find out more for yourself by clicking on any of the links below.