The Houses That Entrepreneurship Built

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Warren Buffett, Chairman & CEO of Berkshire Hathaway

Location: Omaha, Nebraska

Price: $31,500 in 1958--about $250,000 today.

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The Oracle of Omaha's famously modest home has been in the Buffet family for over 50 years. The 6,500 square foot home is valued today at about $650,000, and still has its original 1921 stucco facade. Buffett, the world's third-richest man with about $46 billion in assets, was recently asked why he didn't at least have other, "nicer" homes. "How would I improve my life by having 10 houses around the globe? If I wanted to become a superintendent of housing...I could have as a profession, but I don't want to manage 10," he told the BBC.