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Meet the Real Estate Franchise Backed by Warren Buffett

One of the first enterprises Buffett is allowing to use the Berkshire Hathaway brand name is a real-estate brokerage.
Source: Illustration Š Andy Martin

For nearly 50 years, has amassed an incredible portfolio, using his firm Berkshire Hathaway as a vehicle to buy and sell companies around the world. Despite watching the ups and downs of oil markets and tech stocks, the one thing he's always been bullish on is real estate, claiming that the best investment he ever made--besides his two wedding rings--was the $31,500 house he bought in 1958.

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