The house displayed at the meeting by Berkshire’s Clayton Homes division was sold before it arrived in Omaha earlier this month.
Carl Hill, marketing director for Clayton, said a Kansas buyer read about the home in Buffett’s letter to shareholders and bought it for $78,900, a discount of about $10,000 being offered to shareholders this week.
It will be separated into two sections and trucked to the buyer’s property. The price does not include land.
Hill also said stories over the past year in the Seattle Times and the website Buzzfeed have not had an impact on sales. The stories alleged discrimination and other bad practices by Clayton. Hill called the stories inaccurate and misleading.
Clayton hopes to sell 34,000 homes this year. The model on display at the CenturyLink Center is called the Patriot.
Clayton says it donates $100 for each one sold to Hope for the Warriors, a veterans assistance group, and recently gave the group $30,000.