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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRKB): Current price $112.29

HomeServices of America Inc., the real estate brokerage that is owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., has added nine broker affiliates in seven states, as it endeavors to benefit from the domestic housing rebound. A statement released Friday indicated that Berkshire Hathaway signed affiliate agreements with two brokerages apiece in Texas and California, and it also added brokerages in New York, Delaware, Georgia, Florida, and Tennessee. HomeServices, as the number-two residential broker in the United States, has extended its reach with purchases in Pennsylvania, Missouri, Oregon, and Washington.

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