Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices York Simpson Underwood Realty “Good to know facts”….

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices: A Reputation Built on Trust, Framed in Excellence.

“When people are making the decision of the magnitude of buying a house, it’s the biggest decision a great many families will ever make. They want to know who they’re working with and we think that the Berkshire Hathaway name will be reassuring to many of those people.”

– Warren Buffett, Chairman and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

  • Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is among the few companies entrusted to use the Berkshire Hathaway brand name with consumers.
  • Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices brings to the real estate market a definitive mark of stability, strength and, above all, quality. Our visual identity—from our distinctive colors and quality seal to our dignified, unpretentious typography—exemplifies our timeless character.
  • Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices reflects Berkshire Hathaway’s strong reputation through the core values of trust, integrity, stability and longevity.
  • Our brand identity communicates our commitment to integrity and an intelligent and straightforward approach, inspiring the best in our affiliates and delivering the best to our customers.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices: Strong Lineage

“Berkshire Hathaway is built to be forever.… it’s true of all the businesses we own. You want to be part of an organization that’s not looking to sell out next week or next month or next year, or where the place will crumble when the founders leave. In terms of permanence, we can’t be beat. Not only can we not be topped by anyone, we can’t be matched by anyone.”

– Warren Buffett, Chairman and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

  • Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is a worldwide holding company based in Omaha, NE. Its chairman and CEO is Warren Buffett, often referred to as the “Oracle of Omaha,” who according to Time magazine’s 2012 ranking, is among the world’s most influential people.
  • Further, Berkshire Hathaway is the  No. 1 company in Barron’s 2013 ranking of the world’s most respected companies; it stands at No. 8 in Fortune magazine’s 50 Most Admired Companies survey; and is No. 18 in Harris Interactive’s reputation study of the 60 Most Visible Companies.
  • Berkshire Hathaway employs nearly 300,000 people and owns more than 55 companies, including GEICO, Fruit of the Loom, Dairy Queen, Helzberg Diamonds, Benjamin Moore Paints, Business Wire, NetJets, BNSF Railway Company, See’s Candies, MidAmerican Energy Holding Company and HomeServices of America.
  • Its approach is to acquire companies with great brands, great products and strong leadership and hold them for the long term. The company, with its diverse holdings, is said to cover consumers head to toe.  Real estate fits perfectly into that strategy.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices: Strength, Stability and Quality

“I would want to be associated with somebody where the financial strength was unquestioned and where the name stood for integrity. What other quality would you want that Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices does not have; and I don’t think you could find one.”

– Warren Buffett, Chairman and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

  • Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is grounded in financial strength and the deep tradition of its ownership.
  • Its leadership is another strength: Earl Lee, HSF Affiliates LLC CEO, brings more than four decades of residential real estate and relocation experience to the leadership team, and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices President Stephen Phillips is a dynamic leader with extensive real estate and financial services management experience.
  • Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices boasts proven operational excellence, demonstrated integrity, and the reputation of Berkshire Hathaway to its franchise offering. This combination further enables affiliates to attract and retain the best agents to drive performance and profitable growth.

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