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  • Million Dollar Homes Across America 2012 Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | 10:00 AM ET
    How much can you get for $1 million in today’s real estate market? The answer, of course, varies depending on where you’re looking to buy. In the wake of the U.S. housing crisis, consumer confidence and home values fell sharply, while prices in some cities are less than half of what they were in 2007. In many local markets, however, such as in New York, San Francisco, Anchorage, Alaska, and Omaha, Neb., people on the front lines are optimistic about a recovery in sales volumes, prices and buyer

    CNBC.com surveyed real estate agents in 18 U.S. cities to gain individual perspectives on the health of America’s local real estate markets. Check out the list!

  • Berkshire's Big Shareholder Weekend     Friday, 4 May 2012 | 3:15 PM ET

    Thousands of Berkshire Hathaway shareholders are making their way to Omaha, Nebraska, for the company's annual meeting this weekend, with CNBC's Becky Quick. Matthew McCormick, Bahl & Gaynor and Bill Smead, Smead Capital Management, also weigh in on Buffett's investments and whether the stock is a value play.

  • Omaha World-Herald masthead

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is buying the owner of Omaha's daily newspaper, the World-Herald.  In a news release, Buffett is quoted as saying the World-Herald "delivers solid profits and is one of the best-run newspapers in America."  The release also notes that Buffett sees the purchase as "consistent" with a past owner's "vision for local ownership."  The purchase is somewhat surprising, as Buffett has often conceded that while he loves newspapers, the industry doesn't have a very bright future.