But Byrnes quickly found that the push into technology and training by her company, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties, made it possible to list and sell homes almost without having to step foot outside her own house.
“And the fact that the market has been so robust, and I’ve been selling houses and listing houses in some cases without physically walking into the houses that I have been selling has been pretty remarkable,” she said.
The forward-thinking culture of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is known for his value style of investing and hesitance to invest in the technology sector. The reason could be that tech shares are generally not tagged as value shares. These are high-growth in nature and valuations are often stretched. However, with changing times, the Oracle of Omaha’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. BRK-B has also started taking interested in tech shares.
And why not? Technology stocks and ETFs have been the star performers in recent times. Instead of taking the shine out of it, the coronavirus outbreak has added more to the sector. Social distancing norms enacted globally to mitigate the spread of the virus compelled people to stay at home, binge on online shopping and work as well as learn from home.
The rapid emergence of cutting-edge technology, including cloud computing, big data, IoT, VR, AI, has been driving the sector. The growing adoption of 5G