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Clear Lake Bank & Trust


Family in a new home

Buy a Home/Refinance

Buying or refinancing is a major financial decision. We're here to simplify the process.

Ready to take action? Let's go! 

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Get Pre-Approved for a Home Loan  Apply Now
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Still deciding? Why choose us?

  • Low closing costs.

  • Grant opportunities and tax credits for qualified borrowers. 

  • Local servicing/keeps your loan with us. 

  • Jumbo loans available with minimum $453,100 purchase. 

    Contact a lender for details on grants and jumbo loan program guidelines. 

Meet Our Real Estate Team

Cheryl Kurtzleben headshot
Cheryl Kurtzleben
Vice President
Real Estate Lending
NMLS #594062
Clear Lake: 641.355.2258
Chip headshot
Chip Thiedeman
Vice President
Real Estate Lending
NMLS #412058
Garner: 641.923.2606
Joy Olson
Joy Olson
Assistant Vice President
Real Estate Lending
NMLS #412053
Downtown Mason City: 641.428.9409
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Casey Purcell
Assistant Vice President 
Real Estate Lending
NMLS #1056578
Mason City West: 641.428.9512
Brigitte DeBell
Brigitte Wilkins
Mortgage Loan
Processing Supervisor
NMLS #823765
Clear Lake: 641.355.2262
Lindsey Tell New
Lindsey Tell
Mortgage Processor
NMLS #1325865
Clear Lake: 641.355.2263
Abby Cunningham
Abby Cunningham
Mortgage Processor
NMLS #1474783
Clear Lake: 641.355.2264
Jennifer Burke

Jennifer Burke
Mortgage Loan Servicing Specialist 
NMLS #1739608
Clear Lake:641.355.2254