The median price of single-family homes sold in King County jumped in April, hitting $480,000, just $1,000 shy of the peak set in July 2007 before the housing bubble burst.
Warren Buffett earlier had touted a 3 percent default rate to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders to rebut claims of predatory lending in a Seattle Times and Center for Public Integrity probe into Berkshire’s mobile-home subsidiary, Clayton Homes.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett again defended Berkshire Hathaway's manufactured home unit Monday and praised some of his company's biggest investments. Buffett discussed Clayton Homes' lending practices, interest rates, Berkshire's investments and other topics during an interview on CNBC Monday. Over the weekend, he answered questions in front of more than 40,000 people...
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Warren Buffett opened his shareholder meeting Saturday with a vigorous defense of the mobile-home business that he’s helped build into the industry’s most dominant player.
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than one in four U.S. renters have to use at least half their family income to pay for housing and utilities. That's the finding of an analysis of Census data by Enterprise Community Partners, a nonprofit that helps finance affordable housing. The number of such households has jumped 26 percent to...
Billionaires are increasingly willing to pay $100 million for homes that can serve as showcases for their fortunes, according to an analysis issued by Christie's International Real Estate.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose slightly this week, but remain near historic lows with the spring home-buying season underway and showing strong sales. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday that the national average for a 30-year fixed -rate mortgage increased to 3.68 percent from 3.65 percent last week. The average rate...
A Chinese construction company is claiming to be the world's fastest builder after erecting a 57-story skyscraper in 19 working days in China.