Tina Ellis

Loan Officer
NMLS # 1452211
State Lic ID #MLO-19398


308 12th Ave RD
Nampa, ID 83686
Fax number: (208) 498-1787
My passion is helping Idahoans obtain homeownership, and new Idaho residents buy their piece of Idaho. With 20 years’ experience in sales and service, my main goal is to develop strong and long-lasting relationships with my clients and Real Estate agent partners.

I am a third-generation native Idahoan. My great grandparents migrated to rural Caldwell, Idaho in the early 1930s. My heart is deeply rooted in Canyon County, Idaho. I am proud and excited about the growth and changes to my hometown and my county while maintaining a respect and appreciation for the farming and agriculture community for which the area was founded.

My husband, Donald and I are the proud parents of two dogs, Chloe our St. Bernard, and Chelsie our Pitbull/Lab mix. We are members of Faith Community Bible Church in Boise. We enjoy traveling and exploring Idaho, shooting guns, concerts, and sporting events, and spending time with friends.

I love the state we call Idahome and look forward to helping you with your home financing needs..

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We loved working with Tina, she was knowledgeable and “shot straight” with us throughout the process.

—Daniel Christensen

Tina Clarke (Ellis) was amazing she kept us in the loop on all phases of the process and we closed early process was pretty simple with the e-sign doc you don't have to run and sign everything everyday was a big time saver I think this was our second time using Academy both times were great

—Joshua Dreyer

Tina was a great help right from the start to finish of the process. Tina is also a new friend.

—Larry Scott

From the very beginning, the loan experience was very easy, never really felt stressed about anything, the loan agent was always available, and responded in a very short time. All questions that I had or came up during this process was promptly answered. I could not ask for a better experience.

—Peter Innerhofer

This was such a positive experience from beginning to end. I have no complaints and only praise for Academy Mortgage and especially for Tina. She's family to me now!

—Morgan Schachel

Tina Ellis is Amazing! She is great at communicating, also she was fast and friendly. I will definitely send people her way.

—Karla Martinez Salinas

I am sure Tina provided me with the best loan and saved me more time and money than I will ever know. She was quick and efficient in all communication during the process and her accuracy was amazing. You have a truly exemplary associate who is a pleasure to work with.

—Margaret Ankeny

Tina Clarke is my preferred Academy Mortgage loan specialist. She offers personal, professional service that my clients appreciate.

—Stephanie Stockman

Tina Ellis did a great job of explaining things to my client. She went above and beyond to make sure they understood every step. She closed us 10 days early! My client and I were VERY happy with the turn out.

—Jeanette Lizette Rios

Tina Ellis was PHENOMENAL! This was my first time buying and I was terrified, but she and the realtor totally had it! Everything was explained in a manner that I could understand and if I needed further clarity I was given it without hesitation, judgement, or frustration. Tina is fabulous and we will be sending everyone her way!

—Heather Hernandez

Tina Ellis went Above and Beyond for me and my wife being that it was our first time buying a home we didn’t really know a lot about the process she was willing at all times to answer the questions I had (which by the way was ALOT!) I would highly recommend Tina to all my friends and Family.

—Darrell Settle

I recommend Tina. She has great patience, as I had a lot of questions at the beginning. I had never refinanced before and she was not frustrated by any of my questions even when I asked the same question multiple times because I was not wrapping my head around it. I wanted to make the right decision and her information and options really made me feel comfortable with the decision we were making and the loan we chose. Great experience from beginning to end. Another great compliment to attest for Tina's hard work and experience is that I was actually referred to her by my co-worker!! I am grateful everyday that she did refer me to Tina. Now I can pay that forward.

—Jenna Lane

So friendly, fast and made my home buying experience the greatest.

—Christopher alsky

I used Academy (Nampa office specifically) because I found very positive ratings on the internet. Tina Ellis was our agent and deserves personal accolades. She was incredibly responsive and timely at every step, kept us informed, was very educated as to the different concerns, options, and procedures, and was a pleasure in every way.

—Eric Field

Tina Ellis was amazing! She helped me threw the process like a friend and at times it was emotional. I am THANKFUL for her expertise knowledge and he kindness when it mattered most.

—Dawn Thomas

The loan experience was easy thanks to Tina. Myself and the clients were very impressed with her. She was always available for calls, responded quickly to emails, answered all questions and always made sure the clients clearly understood everything. I can't say enough good things about her and her work ethic.

—Donald Ellis

I appreciate how informative Tina (lender) was with me. She gave advice and always answered my questions in a way I could understand since this was my first homebuying experience. Always professional and kind to me, she made me feel comfortable through the whole process. Being a first time home buyer I am happy to say it was stressfree experience thanks to Tina.

—Rosalba Delarosa

—Jason Myers

It was so much fun working with Tina Ellis through this process. She was on top of everything and very timely with everything. It was a great process

—Austin Chase

Tina Ellis was exceptional! She provided outstanding service and communication during the entire process.

—Linda Haar

It was great and easy

—Kimberly Ford

Tina was thorough, friendly, and professional!

—Katie Cluff

This is our 2nd time using Academy and Tina Ellis. Both are phenomenal to work with.

—Lori Dille

Honestly this was the smoothest home buying process we’ve had! Tina was professional, knowledgeable, and felt like she was vested in our process!

—Ryan Patterson

—Kendra Rollison

We had a very pleasant experience working with Tina Ellis and Academy Mortgage. They were very professional and friendly and kept us very well informed during the process.

—Heide W Fry

This experience has been wonderful from the very first call to the last signature. Tina was a blessing to work with. Thank you for the wonderful opportunity to work with you all.

—Michael Ellis

It was awesome that my loan agent communicated through text and she was willing to meet me at my work to sign papers. It felt like she cared.

—Cindy Bordenkircher

Tina Clarke is remarkable. She has already been referred to some friends.

—Robin Vernetti

Tina was amazing to work with! She kept us informed throughout the entire process and answered any questions we had quickly. Our entire experience was wonderful and I will recommend Tina to all of my friends!

—Amanda Straight

We worked with Tina— she was very informative and helped us move through the process quickly

—Claire Christensen

Everything was quick and mostly through email which made it great considering I live a hectic lifestyle! Couldn’t have gone any smoother! Thank you so much Tina!

—Jessica Elaine Larson

Tina is an amazing loan officer, she is on it when anything needs to be taken care of and a great communicator.

—Jo Short

Personable service, thorough knowledge, trustworthy, and timeliness are all things that I associate with Tina Ellis at Academy Mortgage.


I enjoyed working with Tina Ellis. She is always provides great service for my clients.

—Jeanette Rios