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Meet Ben Ottum

I have been in banking since 2008, with most of my time as a Mortgage Lender. I joined Merchants Bank in 2022 and am focused on serving the home loan needs of residents in all the Chippewa Valley communities. It’s a beautiful region and it’s a privilege to be part of the process that helps folks find their home here.

Top Tip from Ben

My top tip, especially for first-time home buyers, is to start talking to a lender you’re comfortable with early on in the process. Having that discussion early on will give you a good idea of what you can afford and establish expectations for the rest of the process

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