Demi Blacklidge

Mortgage Loan Originator
NMLS # 449952
State Lic CO #100036115
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I’m Demi Blacklidge, a top-producing Loan Officer for Academy Mortgage. I have worked in the mortgage origination business since 1996 and joined Academy in 2017. Over my career as a Loan Officer, I have closed millions of dollars of loan transactions, and my particular areas of expertise have been throughout the state of Colorado. With my experience and Academy’s broad array of mortgage solutions to choose from, I will make every effort to help you find the best loan program and pricing for your situation.

Our Branch Office in Colorado Springs is 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, 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.

A strong supporter of our communities, I participate in volunteer work with Marian House Soup Kitchen each year.

I was born Panama, Central America and have lived in Germany, and New Zealand however I have lived in Colorado Springs most of my adult life. My dad served in the military and that the reason I lived in many amazing places. However, Colorado has always been home.

In my free time, I enjoy traveling, exercising, working on my house & yard and spending time with my friends and family.

My passion is about helping individuals and families attain the dream of homeownership by finding them the ideal mortgage solution suited to their financial needs.

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

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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

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

—Tamela Monroe

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

—Kristen Henneman

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

—Adam Weisickle

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

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

—Jeffrey Harris