Alliance Title & Escrow Blog

How old are you? It may predict your home style preference.

We’ve talked a lot about how different generations have preferences when it comes to communication and customer expectations, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that they have different housing preferences as well.  While every buyer – and transaction – is unique, it’s important for our real estate friends to keep this information in the back […]

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Employee Spotlight – Emileigh Rupe

Let’s hear it for our newest employee spotlight, Emileigh Rupe! Emileigh is an Administrative Assistant at Alliance Title’s Meridian, ID branch. She has been with Alliance Title since July of 2021. Welcoming clients, answering phones, and opening new orders make up most of Emileigh’s daily responsibilities. She loves being the friendly, reassuring face people see […]

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Buying a house unseen? Do these 3 things!

Buying a home sight unseen can be a scary proposition. Although with the crazy housing market over the past few years, this practice has become much more common. Even as activity slows down and moderates, doing so may be a viable option that can provide you with an opportunity to land a home you may […]

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Our buyers and sellers want to be calmed down

Today’s housing market is like a haunted house. It seems scary, but when you turn on the lights and take away the special effects, it’s really not so bad. Yes, the summer is going a bit slower than we’re normally used to, but we’re in an industry that ebbs and flows.   However, our buyers and […]

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5 ways Realtors can keep business hot

This summer has certainly been full of opportunities and challenges. We know a lot of our real estate friends are still staying busy while also focusing time and effort on dealing with the changing market. We’ve said before here that it’s hard to predict exactly what the future will bring (though many have tried). That’s […]

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A Title Insurance History Lesson

As we prepare for a new school year, we got to thinking about one of our favorite topics – yes, we’re talking about title insurance again. Though we know it’s common for people outside of real estate not to know about title insurance until they buy their first home, it’s certainly a subject we love […]

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Branch Spotlight – Pocatello

Our next community spotlight is the 5th largest city in Idaho and home to Idaho State University. Let’s hear it for Pocatello!  Pocatello has so much to offer including all kinds of outdoor recreation, Zoo Idaho, Palace Playhouse Theatre and many museums that encompass the area’s rich history. Pocatello was originally known as the “Gateway […]

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Knowledge is Power… in any market

If you’re anything like us, you’re a huge consumer of real estate news, tips, tricks and more. We all want to be informed real estate professionals for each other, our teams and most importantly, our customers. However, in times like these, everyone has a real estate forecast or trend. How do you know you’re getting […]

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‘Ask’ and two other ways to get more online reviews

The importance of online reviews for those of us in real estate is something we’ve written about before. However, given the current market and how we’re all trying to up our game this summer, we thought it would be a good idea to revisit just how these customer testimonials strengthen old business and can also […]

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What to know about FSBO

You’re ready to sell your home and want to make as much as humanly possible on the sale, so you decide to forego a listing agent and list it yourself. This is known as For Sale by Owner or FSBO. This is not a decision to be made lightly. After all, we are proud to […]

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