By now, everyone has seen articles in the national media about the business of purchasing homes at depressed values and holding them as rental properties.
Monday's Journal looked at some of the large investment funds interested in bidding on thousands of homes from Fannie Mae through the federal governments first foreclosure-to-rental pilot program. But a bunch of smaller players say they are a much better fit for the program since they already know the market.
To riff off those snazzy EF Hutton commercials from the 70s and 80s - When Warren Buffett talks, people listen. Last month, while appearing on CNBC's Squawk Box, Buffett pointed to the US housing market as a sound investment opportunity.