How to digest a big acquisition: HomeSmart's top leaders spill the beans

Do your homework before merging and make the transition as easy as possible on new agents

At the end of May, a group of around 400 agents gathered at the Mile High Station, an attractive Denver party venue, as HomeSmart International announced the acquisition of Denver-based Cherry Creek Properties. It marked the culmination of a relationship between the two founders that had been several years in the making.