Meet our Mountain Home, ID Branch

47-minutes away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Boise, Idaho, you’ll find yourself within the lively rural town of Mountain Home.

Home to the Mountain Home Air Force Base, the city of Mountain Home holds air shows, Air Force Appreciation Day, and the Mountain Home Country Music Festival, among many other events. With both summer and winter outdoor recreation, Mountain Home, Idaho is sure to appease the adventurer.

Only a 10-minute drive from Rattlesnake Creek, you’ll find our Alliance Title Mountain Home branch! With a combined experience of 64 and a half years in the title and escrow industry, Our Mountain Home team is ready to close your transaction!

The Mountain Home branch has a strong bond with the community and the military – both are supported through various committees and events. The team supports the Chamber of Commerce, Military Affairs Committee (where our Escrow Officer, Jamie Springer, is a member), and the El Ada Foodbank.

Outside of the office, our team members enjoy a variety of activities! Title Assistant, Tiffany Lerch, and Escrow Assistant, Lori Brauer, both enjoy kayaking; title officer, Sally Loosli, and Escrow Officer, Becky Hughes, are both gardeners; and Jamie loves to adventure into the great outdoors with her daughters.

Our Mountain Home Team!

The Mountain Home team loves their community and loves helping current and future homeowners reach their real estate dreams! The team explains, “It is an honor to serve our Military families. The agents in the area are down to earth & hard working. We really enjoy working with them, and they all feel like our family.”

Whether you’re buying or selling commercial or residential property in Elmore County, the professionals at Alliance Title’s Mountain Home location would be delighted to help make your next transaction a success!

Alliance Title Mountain Home Branch
1715 American Legion Blvd., 83647
208.587.8428

Employee Spotlight – Amber Cooper

Let’s give a cheer for our newest employee spotlight, Amber Cooper!

Amber is Alliance’s Escrow Officer for our Kalispell, Montana branch. Amber closes files and helps buyers and sellers reach their goals. Alliance is very lucky to have had Amber for the past five years!

Of the Alliance Core Values, Amber’s favorite is “Trust & Respect.” She explains, “Without trust and respect, we wouldn’t be able to build relationships with our clients.”

When she’s not in the office, Amber enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with her husband, TJ, and their three-year old son, Sawyer.

Amber’s husband was injured two and a half years ago – his strength and drive are some of the many reasons why TJ is someone Amber looks up to and works harder for.

The home purchasing and/or selling journey can be an exciting one, and Amber truly enjoys assisting clients in making their dreams come true. Amber explains, “Each day is different, which allows for continued learning and continued success.”

Now that you’ve gotten to know Amber a little more, give a shout out to Alliance Title’s Kalispell branch on Facebook and write them in on your next transaction! Amber looks forward to helping make your home closing a simple and smooth experience.

Amber Cooper – Escrow Officer for Alliance Title’s Kalispell Branch
501 S Main St., 59901
406.752.7606

Employee Spotlight – Keehton Potter

We have a new employee spotlight! Please give a round of applause for Keehton Potter!

Keehton is our Business Development Representative for Alliance’s Meridian branch. He maintains relationships with current clients, develops new business relationships, and makes sure clients are receiving great service. Keehton believes clients can become great friends!

Of the Alliance Core Values, Keehton’s favorite is “Integrity.” He explains, “If you have integrity, then I believe the other core values will follow.”

Outside of work, Keehton enjoys playing a round of golf with good friends, and loading up his girlfriend, Tiffany, and their two dogs, Sophie and Eva, for weekend camping trips.

When asked whom he admires, Keehton immediately thinks of his grandmother. He continues, “The first person that comes to mind is my grandmother. She was always so full of love and wisdom.”

His favorite quote, “the world is changed by your example, not by your opinion,” by Paulo Coelho, is something Keehton tries to stick by.

Now that you’ve gotten to know Keehton a little more, give a shout out to Alliance Title’s Meridian branch on Facebook and write them in on your next transaction! Keehton looks forward to helping make your home closing a simple and smooth experience.

Keehton Potter – Business Development Rep for Alliance Title’s Meridian Branch
2965 E Tarpon Dr., Ste. 180, 83642
208.846.8558
keehton.potter@alliancetitle.com

Social Distancing and Business Growth

Even while COVID-19 continues to impact our daily lives, the housing market marches on. With various state restrictions in place to maintain social distancing, it might be difficult to reach your clients as you once used to.

CHECK OUT OUR RESOURCES AND TOOLS:

  • Our Buyer/Seller Guides are available online. You can use them in a presentation, or you can send them directly to your client to help with any questions about the process.
  • A login with our Marketing Resource Center will allow access to create flyers, postcards, etc. Send them to a past client as a friendly check-in, or to new clients as a warm welcome.

Meet our Emmett, ID Branch

In Southwestern Idaho, you’ll find the “gem” in Gem County – Emmett, Idaho! Emmett is a vibrant and adventurous local community that holds excitement and hospitality in every corner.

Agriculture has been a major focus for this community and has made a huge economic impact on the town for more than 100 years. From strawberries, to cherries, apricots, blueberries, and apples – you’re sure to find delicious and locally grown fruit!

Their annual Emmett Cherry Festival has become the family hometown tradition! Since the 1930s, the community and surrounding cities have celebrated the region’s largest running festival every June; with fun activities, concerts, and yummy food, the Emmett Cherry Festival is the highlight to kicking off the summer months.

A 15-minute drive from the Black Canyon Reservoir, you’ll find our Alliance Title Emmett branch! With a combined experience of 25+ years in the title and escrow industry, our Emmett team is ready to close your transaction.

Our Emmett office prides themselves on all of the Alliance Title Core Values, and it certainly helps them stand out from the rest of the competition in Gem County. Teamwork – one of our core values – is something the Emmett office holds near and dear to their hearts. They have participated and volunteered in eight different events this past year! They include: the Emmett Rotary Foundation Dinner, Emmett Cherry Festival, Emmett Harvest Festival, REBA Bowling Fundraiser, Rose Evans Memorial Gold Tournament, Emmett Valley Friendship Coalition, Emmett Food Pantry, and the Gem County Christmas Toy Drive and Cheer Basket!

The Emmett Team enjoys the variety of work their customers bring to the table – whether it be a buyer, seller, agent, or surveyor. Their clients can be anything from a FSBO to Seller Finance that allows them to work directly with the buyer and seller – thus creating lasting relationships.

Outside of work, the Emmett branch loves to go on adventures! The team – Vice President & General Manager, Marilyn Knighton; Escrow Officer, Tiffini Woolley; and Administrative Assistant, Stephanie Harmison – love to go paddle boarding at Black Canyon, garden, spend time with family, swim, or ride dirt bikes/ATVs at Little Gem Cycle Park.

Whether you’re buying or selling commercial or residential property in Gem County, the professionals at Alliance Title’s Emmett location would be delighted to help make your next transaction a success!

Alliance Title Emmett Branch
P.O Box 622
1312 S Washington Ave., Ste. F, 83617
208.365.4486

Employee Spotlight – Kara Rogness

We have a new employee spotlight! Give a round of applause for Kara Rogness!

Kara is an Escrow Assistant for our Coeur d’Alene, Idaho office. Kara clears title, assists with phone calls and walk-ins, helps with CD’s, and other various tasks. Kara loves that her work days always come with a new challenge!

Of the Alliance Core Values, “Teamwork” is Kara’s favorite. She explains, “Teamwork is the glue that holds everything together.” After joining the Alliance Title CDA office back in 2017, Kara is a wonderful and knowledgeable person to have on our team!

Outside of the office, Kara enjoys spending time with family and friends, finding new hiking trails and new spots to go paddle boarding, and planning trips!

When it comes to admiration, Kara thinks of no one other than her mother. She continues, “My mother is one of the strongest people I know. She works hard and is always there for her family!”

Kara’s favorite quote, “Don’t count the days, make the days count,” by Muhammad Ali, is something she tries to stick to as her daily mantra. Kara says, “It’s a great reminder to live every day to the fullest!”

Now that you’ve gotten to know Kara a little more, stop by Alliance Title’s Coeur d’Alene branch and write them in on your next transaction! Kara looks forward to helping make your home closing a simple and smooth experience.

Kara Rogness – Escrow Assistant for Alliance Title’s CDA Branch
2157 N Main St., 83814
208.667.3402
Kara.rogness@alliancetitle.com

Your Protection Against Wire Fraud – CertifID

Staying home doesn’t mean crime stops. Fraud is scary, but wiring funds shouldn’t be – our partnership with CertifID, the nation’s leading wire fraud prevention solution, protects your clients by providing a platform to securely exchange wiring information.

CertifID gives clients peace of mind so they can focus on the things that matter most. Partnering with CertifID is one of the many actions we’ve taken to keep our clients safe.

Call your local Alliance Title branch to learn more about the tools and steps we have in place.  

Employee Spotlight – Joey Wirth

Our newest Employee Spotlight goes to Joey Wirth!

Joey Wirth is an Escrow Officer for our Alliance Title Nampa, Idaho branch. Joey loves to help clients purchase their dream home and refinance to a better financial solution.

Of the Alliance Core Values, Teamwork is Joey’s favorite. She explains, “Having an awesome group of people collaborate helps make it all come together.”

When Joey isn’t working hard in the office, she enjoys spending time outdoors – whether that’s hiking, hunting, or being on the family ranch. Joey is also a healthy living coach! She illustrates, “I love being involved with my tribe and helping them reach their goals.”

Thinking of her favorite person, Joey talks about her father. She continues, “[My dad] taught me a strong work ethic and to always take care of the people who matter.”

Joey’s go-to quote, “You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you will ever know,” by A.A. Milne, is a mantra she tries to stick by.

Now that you’ve gotten to know Joey a little more, stop by Alliance Title’s Nampa branch and write them in on your next transaction! Joey looks forward to helping make your home closing a simple and smooth experience.

Joey Wirth – Escrow Officer for Alliance Title’s Nampa Branch
1005 W Sanetta St, 83651
208.465.6600
joey.wirth@alliancetitle.com

Helping Our Communities

With COVID-19 bringing uncertain times for many, Alliance Title & Escrow, under the parent company of Futura Title & Escrow Corp., made sizeable donations to various local charities in the communities they live and work in. Futura Title’s brands donated a total of $67,400 (equivalent to $100 per company employee) to various charities across the Pacific Northwest. 

Alliance Title’s branches donated to the charities that were close to their hearts and who continuously aid in their communities.

With all of the branches throughout Idaho donating to their charities, Alliance Title was able to contribute a grand total of $26,400!

Alliance Title strives to continuously aid in the communities we live and work in. We are greatly inspired by all of the wonderful and generous community members who have stepped up and helped others during this difficult time – and we want to encourage the same.

Charities donated to by Alliance Title branch:

  • Blackfoot – Bingham Crisis Center
  • Boise – Women’s & Children’s Alliance
  • Clarkston – Twin County United Way – Health Division
  • Coeur d’Alene – Newby-ginnings of Idaho
  • Corporate – Idaho Food Bank & Veteran’s Hospital
  • CTS – Idaho Food Bank
  • Driggs – Seniors West of the Tetons
  • Emmett – Emmett Valley Friendship Coalition
  • Idaho Falls – Habitat for Humanity & Community Food Basket
  • Kalispell – Funding Families with Type 1 Diabetes
  • Lewiston – The Gina Quesenberry Foundation
  • Mountain Home – Three Island Senior Citizens Center, Inc.
  • Nampa – Canyon County Meals on Wheels
  • Pocatello – Idaho Food Bank
  • Rexburg – Case Appointed Special Advocates for Children
  • Rigby – Rigby Senior Citizens Center
  • Salmon – Lemhi After School Promise
  • Sandpoint – Bonner Community Food Bank
  • Soda Springs – Idaho Food Bank
  • Twin Falls – Light of Hope Food Pantry

Employee Spotlight – Suzanne Jellison

We have a new employee spotlight! Give a cheer for Suzanne Jellison!

Suzanne Jellison is a Title Officer for our Flathead County offices in Montana: Kalispell and Whitefish. Before becoming a Title Officer, she was an Escrow Officer for seven years – confirming that she is an incredibly experienced employee to have on our team! Alliance Title has been lucky enough to have had Suzanne on our team since 1984.

Of the Alliance Core Values, “Accountability” is Suzanne’s favorite. She explains, “I believe accountability is important not only in the work environment, but also in my personal life. It challenges me and pushes me to be the best person I can be.”

Suzanne loves the variety of her work and how each file is different – “All these years later, and I still run into situations that I have never seen before. I’m always learning something new. It’s almost like being a private eye.”

When she’s away from the office, Suzanne enjoys relaxing at home or taking leisurely strolls with her dogs. You can also find her spending time in the great outdoors and visiting the local national parks.

Suzanne’s favorite quote, “The secret to getting ahead is getting started,” by Mark Twain, is something she tries to live her life by.

Now that you’ve gotten to know Suzanne a little more, stop by Alliance Title’s Flathead County offices and write them in on your next transaction! Suzanne looks forward to helping make your home closing a simple and smooth experience.

Suzanne Jellison – Title Officer for Alliance Title’s Kalispell and Whitefish Branches
406.862.3094
suzanne.jellison@alliancetitle.com