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Great Midwest Bank, Odana Road – Your source for Dane County and Madison WI Mortgages

Looking to buy, build or refinance?  Look no further than Great Midwest Bank in Madison for all of your home mortgage needs.  We're a family-run, stockholder-free company that focuses ONLY on residential loans in our local Wisconsin market. 

Turn to John Schroder for a variety of Home Loan programs.

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Need to know how much home you can afford? Apply online for your fast and friendly loan pre-approval from Great Midwest Bank!

At Great Midwest Bank, our Home Loan programs include:

  • WHEDA Loans (Wisconsin Housing & Economic Development Authority)
  • Conventional Fixed Rate Mortgages, locally serviced here in Wisconsin
  • Conventional ARMs, for situations that perhaps don't fit Fixed Rate requirements
  • FHA Loans
  • Construction Loans
  • Home Equity Products

Why Great Midwest Bank – Madison?

  • Experienced Madison Loan Officers.  More than ever, you need someone who can provide a truly consultative approach.  We'll guide you through every step of the home loan process.
  • Accessibility.  Apply online, call, text or email us days, nights and weekends.  Today's real estate environment requires a Loan Officer that can respond immediately.
  • For us, it's personal!  Buying a home is an emotional and significant life event.  We understand that fact and are sure to cover every detail or your mortgage up front so you can shop confidently with a Great Midwest Bank pre-approval.
  • Local Underwriting by people that understand Madison and the Dane County market.  Don't leave your loan approval to an underwriter half way across the country.
  • Local Servicing.  Pay your mortgage right here at home.  Questions down the road?  Don't call an 800 number, call your Loan Officer!
  • A commitment to customer satisfaction that shows in our testimonials.

Learn More at

  • Mortgage Resource Center
  • Mortgage Calculators
  • Mortgage Blog
  • Custom Rate Quote
  • – our one-stop-shop for Social Media

Contact Us:

  • Main Office Line during Regular Business Hours:  (608) 833-4400
  • John Schroder direct: (608)-827-5152
  • After Hours – call or text: John Schroder – (608) 609-5191
  • Email John at 
  • Great Midwest Bank: 6702 Odana Rd; Madison, WI; 53719
  • John Schroder NMLS ID # 967896

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