Demi Blacklidge

Mortgage Loan Originator
NMLS # 449952
State Lic CO #100036115
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1880 Office Club Pointe
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Mobile: (719) 964-9505
Branch: (719) 522-6007
Fax number: (719) 314-1799

It’s all about service at Academy Mortgage, and our company has been meeting the needs of homebuyers across the United States since 1988. I joined Academy because of its strong reputation for integrity-based mortgage lending, its unwavering commitment to responsible lending practices, and for its broad portfolio of mortgage solutions and tools.

Since joining Academy, I have helped many individuals and families attain the dream of homeownership. Whether you want to buy a new home or refinance an existing mortgage, I will provide a customized solution for you at competitive rates. No brokering, no middleman, no hassle, no surprises.

Academy is a direct lender, which means that my Branch and Regional Offices are equipped to complete the entire loan process in-house—all loan processing, underwriting, closings, and funding are handled locally. As a result, we have a proven track record of closing loans as quickly and efficiently as possible.

I will be in control of your loan file from start to finish, and I will be up-to-date on the status of your loan at all times. I understand the importance of maintaining continuous communication throughout the loan process and commit to providing you accurate, timely, and honest mortgage advice.

I invite you to put us to the test. Let me show you how simple and easy securing a mortgage can be.

Home Mortgage Tools

How much will my fixed rate mortgage payment be?

This calculator computes the payments (principal and interest), based on home price, down payment, and other factors.

How much mortgage might I qualify for?

This calculator computes the finance amount, based on income, expenses, credit rating, and other factors.

How much home can I afford?

This calculator computes the most expensive house you can buy, based on the highest payment you can afford.

How much will I save by increasing my mortgage payment?

Increasing your payment will reduce the principal on your mortgage, the total amount of interest you’ll pay, and the number of payments.

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Demi is very thorough patient and always a pleasure to speak with

—Adam Weisickle

Demi was fantastic! Excellent at communicating and clarifying expectations throughout every step of the process.

—Jeffrey Harris

Demi was awesome and so helpful in my first experience getting a loan.

—Kristen Henneman

Demi was outstanding I appreciate her experience and demeanor and her down to earth approach and tact.

—Bryan Folger

Thank you to Demi Blackledge for her dedication and clear instructions throughout the loan process.

—Monica Partridge

Demi’s customer service was the best I have ever experienced.

—Tamela Monroe

The team was very professional. I was a bit apprehensive at the beginning of the process working with a mortgage company, not a bank. I quickly learned to trust the team at academy. The team guided me through the process. Demi, the team leader, was very responsive and attentive; she managed the process from the beginning to the end. Demi made a difference. I am glad I worked with academy.

—Joe Awad

We really appreciated Demi and her always being available to talk us through the process. She was incredible and would definitely recommend her to others.

—Mimina Bailey

Academy Mortgage was great. They were always available during the process to answer any questions. It all went very smoothly.

—Lori Mayfield

Demi was delightful to work with, very knowledgeable and always available. Thank you for all your hard work

—Maria Roberts