BoomTown Acquires Brokermint to Help Leverage Closings
Real estate sales and marketing company BoomTown has acquired a company that automates back-office management and transactions, the company said in a news release.
BrokerMint is the third acquisition for the company since 2018. BoomTown, which moved to the Pacific Box & Crate development in North Charleston, began as a startup in Charleston in 2006.
Among other services, BoomTown provides real estate professionals with a CRM system, marketing and lead-generation services and a customizable website that integrates a Realtor’s local mutliple listing service data. The company said it has more than 40,000 customers using its services.
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