Category Archives: Customer Service

#YourStory: Joel & Linda

Recently, Joel and Linda from Wauwatosa were introduced to us by a longtime Realtor friend. Owners of several rental properties in Wauwatosa, they had approached their current lender to refinance at more favorable terms. Despite nearly thirty years of timely … Continue reading

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GMB is Simply…80!

You’re perhaps too young to remember, but a lot was happening 80 years ago. Fred Astaire sat atop the music billboard, Babe Ruth played his last baseball game, Elvis was born in Mississippi and, despite the Great Depression, on a … Continue reading

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#YourStory: Matt & Pakou

By: Katie Lindquist This summer, I had the wonderful opportunity of helping customers Matt and Pakou buy their first house in Waunakee, just north of Madison. They found a beautiful brick two-story that needed some repair work and a loan … Continue reading

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#YourStory: Henry

This is Henry’s story.  A couple of months back, I received an email from a local realtor in a panic.  One of her clients, Henry, had just been denied a loan to purchase a condominium.  But the interesting fact here, … Continue reading

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Banking the Way it “Used to Be!”

Don’t get us wrong. At Great Midwest Bank, we offer competitive rates that stack up against the best of them. But we want you to know that banking is not just about low rates and costs. Why else might you … Continue reading

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7 Essential Steps for Buying Your Next Home

If you’ve been through the process of buying a home, you perhaps know there are a number of steps involved. If you are buying your first home, it’s important to understand the order in which these steps should occur. Follow … Continue reading

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More Than Just a Rate

In the world of mortgage lending, what you see is not always what you get. I run into folks that are shopping several lenders and are only interested in the absolute best rate and lowest costs.  And, while shopping is … Continue reading

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How to Shop for a Real Estate Agent that’s Right for You!

Buying or selling a home can be exciting.  But it can also be a mixture of fear, anxiety and anticipation because it means a new chapter in your life. So, choosing the right real estate agent is one of the … Continue reading

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How a Great Real Estate Agent Can Help You Buy Your Next Home

Over the years, we’ve worked with a few truly great real estate agents that have helped friends and customers through the home buying process. There are a lot of good Realtors in our communities, but if you’re hoping to work … Continue reading

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GREAT: IT’S IN OUR NAME. IT’S WHO WE ARE

From our Loan Officers to our tellers, it’s no secret that our customers think we’re not just good at what we do, we’re GREAT! Whether it’s handling a complicated refinance or a simple mortgage transaction, we’ve been proudly serving Wisconsin … Continue reading

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