Our Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices story starts with a sign: We call it like we see it. When one of the world’s most admired companies puts its name on a real estate sign, that’s a sign buyers and sellers want to see.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is a brand-new real estate brokerage franchisee network built for a new era in residential real estate. The brand, among the few organizations entrusted to use the world-renowned Berkshire Hathaway name, brings to the real estate market a definitive mark of stability, strength, quality and innovation.

Our franchisees are refreshingly real, whether they’re operating in the high-end residential markets, in entry-level neighborhoods, in commercial real estate, or in the kind of middle-class, middle-market communities that are integral to society.

Our vision is crystal clear: To be the best-recognized and most highly respected homeownership services brand in the United States and worldwide.

Our mission is succinct: To provide services and support that significantly increase the growth and profitability of the network’s affiliates and agents.

Our lineage is Good to know™: HSF Affiliates LLC, based in Irvine, CA, operates Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. The company is a joint venture of which HomeServices of America, Inc., the nation’s second-largest, full-service residential brokerage firm, is a majority owner. HomeServices of America is a Berkshire Hathaway Inc. affiliate.

Berkshire Hathaway 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 ranking is among the world’s most influential people. Berkshire Hathaway is the No. 1 company in Barron’s 2013 ranking of the world’s 100 most respected companies; it ranks 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. Good to know.™