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Jim Blackburn

Branch Manager

Jim Blackburn Team

NMLS #1072866

4699 North Federal Highway, Unit 202D
Pompano Beach, FL 33064
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(773) 234-2584
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About Jim

Mortgage Executive Magazine ranked Jim Blackburn in the top 1% of all loan originators in the U.S. for the last 4 consecutive years in a row funding over $200 million.

  • Jim has coached hundreds of first-time homebuyers including college graduates, active military personnel and veterans on the 4 Pillars of Home Ownership and got them into a home for their families.
  • Jim has helped multiple self-employed borrowers with layers of financial complexity both in their personal and business portfolios to overcome the traditional mortgage obstacles.
  • Jim has helped countless investors to grow their real estate portfolio one property at a time.
  • Jim has partnered with dozens of local Realtors, Financial Advisors, & Insurance Agents across America to help Americans not only become homeowners but to pursue the real American dream of financial independence via strategic collaborative financial planning.
  • Jim Blackburn is a native of Detroit, Michigan, veteran of Chicago, Illinois, and resident of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Jim works like a dog 6 days a week serving clients so that he can dedicate Sundays to his wife and best friend Olga, young daughter Olivia, and two Maine Coon Cats. In the daytime, you'll find them swimming, fishing, canoeing, and boating through the canals of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and making music around bon fires in the evening. Jim and Olga are proud supporters of the Gianna House, an organization in Michigan that provides a safe residence as well as spiritual, educational, and parental resources to pregnant teens and their newborn infants.


  • Purchase and Refinance
  • Purchase
  • Refinance Loans

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Owning a home is fun and fulfilling!

What’s not to love about having a space that is entirely yours? You can paint your bathroom fuchsia, have hardwood in the master, put up a wild Mosaic in the kitchen, install a smart thermostat, you name it. After all, it’s your home!

Equally enjoyable are the other personal and financial advantages of being a homeowner: security and stability, equity and wealth building, and more! I’m here to help you get the most from your home financing — whether you’re buying your first home, moving up or downsizing to match your lifestyle, or refinancing your current mortgage.

Reach your homeownership goals

Choose from the tools below to help you achieve your homeownership goals or view all purchase and refinance tools.

  • There are some major milestones on your road to home financing. As your loan officer, I’ll be with you every step of the way to make sure you understand each one and get through them quickly.

  • How much will your mortgage payment be? How much can you save if you refinance? Is it better to buy than rent? Use these online calculators to crunch the numbers and see for yourself.

  • I separate myself from other lenders by offering a broader selection of home financing options — from loans for first-time homebuyers to refinance programs for accessing your home’s equity.

  • Before you explore the endless options of home financing, some preparation is in order. Planning ahead for your mortgage is the key to an easier and more successful home financing process.

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