Berkshire adds to housing exposure

|About: Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRK.A)|By:, SA News Editor

Berkshire Hathaway's (BRK.A, BRK.B) HomeServices of America adds to its realtor stable, buying Prudential Fox & Roach with more than 4K brokers and 62 offices in Southeastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Deleware.

Betting on a housing rebound, HomeServices has been busy on the acquisition trail the last two years, and is now the country's 2nd largest residential broker (Realogy Holdings is #1).

Included in the purchase is Trident Group - a mortgage and insurance broker.