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How much house does 1 share of Berkshire Hathaway buy?

These cities’ average houses cost less than 1 share of Buffett’s baby
Ben Lane
With Berkshire’s stock breaking the $200,000 barrier, it got us thinking. How much would one share of Berkshire Hathaway buy out there in the real world? Using the latest data from the National Association of Realtors, we did a little math. And as it turns out, one share of Berkshire Hathaway buys quite a lot.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: FICO execs say borrower credit keeps improving

Spring selling still going slow
Ben Lane
It’s been said that we’re in a seller’s market right now, but it appears that some sellers may be taking that belief a little too far. Overpricing a home could drive away many potential buyers, especially those with limited credit access. Not all of us can get jumbo loans.
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Buffet: Housing market has a ways to go

HousingWire Staff
Berkshire Hathaway CEO and Chairman Warren Buffet says the housing market is making progress, but still has a ways to go.
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Warren Buffett increases his stake in Wells Fargo

HousingWire Staff
Wells Fargo has been a long-term investment favorite of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, and it seems the love affair is far from over.
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Ocwen, Walter Investment win bidding war for ResCap mortgage servicing

Kerri Ann Panchuk
[Update 1: Ocwen Financial, Walter Investment confirm winning bid]Ocwen Financial [stock OCN][/stock] won the bid for the mortgage servicing rights to Residential Capital, a subsidiary of...
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Countdown begins for auction of ResCap's MSRs

Kerri Ann Panchuk
Two firms waiting in the wings to acquire Residential Capital's mortgage servicing rights out of bankruptcy are nearing the final bid deadline of 5 p.m. on...
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Buffett: I was 'dead wrong' about housing, so here's more advice

Jessica Huseman
The Oracle of Omaha both admitted his misguided call on the housing market, and made another one this week.In this year’s Berkshire Hathaway letter to investors,...
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How time impacts foreclosure rationality

Rick Grant
I was visiting with a real estate attorney this morning. She was writing a story about the industry in terms that her local market could understand. She writes for a newspaper that serves a fairly swanky East Coast community made up mostly of retirees. Many of her readers are likely living in what once were their vacation homes, most of them paid off.
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Warren Buffett sees housing recovery to start within a year

Jon Prior
Warren Buffett anticipates a recovery in the housing market to begin within one year and the investment guru said in his biennial letter to investors that...
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Shortfalls Remain at Citi, BofA

Diana Golobay
Citigroup [stock C][/stock] and Bank of America [stock BAC][/stock], two of the largest financial firms reported to lack necessary capital under federal regulators' stress tests, are...
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