Items Tagged with 'Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'


  • Berkshire Hathaway’s HomeServices of America acquires Long & Foster

    Long & Foster Real Estate is nation's largest independent residential real estate brand
    HomeServices of America, the real estate arm of Berkshire Hathaway, announced Thursday that it is acquiring The Long & Foster Companies, one of the largest private residential real estate companies in the country. In a release, the HomeServices said that acquiring the Long & Foster brands positions the company to be the “nation’s largest home ownership services provider.”
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  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Don't worry, Warren Buffett says there's no housing bubble

    And then he puts his money where his mouth is
    Over the weekend, thousands of enthusiastic followers of Warren Buffett descended on Nebraska to hear from the famed "Oracle of Omaha" at Berkshire Hathaway’s yearly meeting. During the meeting, Buffett touched on the economy, investing, politics and life. And housing. Quite a bit about housing, actually. Here's your full recap, plus more on Buffett's burgeoning homebuilding empire. All that and more, in your Monday Morning Cup of Coffee.
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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
    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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  • Goldman Gets Buffett Investment, Goes Shopping

    Goldman Sachs Group Inc. [stock GS][/stock], the former invesmtment bank turned into commercial bank, won a key investment from world-reknowned investor Warren Buffett on Tuesday, according to a statement released by the firm after U.S. markets closed.
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