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House

Firms that conduct business as broker-dealers in securities or in the investment banking field are characterized as houses.

House

A broker-dealer or underwriting person or firm. Houses are usually large institutions, but may also be an individual. They provide investment advising services, place and execute orders on behalf of clients, and place new issues with investors.

house

An organization that acts as a broker-dealer or an underwriter.

house

In real estate jargon, generally indicates a detached dwelling on a parcel of its own land.

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Lloyd Wright was commissioned to design the house and came up with a plan but removed himself from the project after a dispute with the homeowners over roofing materials.
There's little doubt that the House Republicans' focus on tax cuts, budget-balancing, welfare reform, and defense spending dragged Bill Clinton, and thus the Democratic Party, to the right on those issues.
In a lecture at Syracuse University in 1988, Morrison detailed the care with which she had chosen "124" as the name for the house in Beloved.
However, while the geology, orientation and vegetation of its setting have influenced the design of the house so it, in turn, has been planned to re-construct the site and establish new ecologies that bind together house and garden.
One official stenographic or tape recording of the proceedings of the House of Delegates shall be made by the ADAA for the purpose of facilitating preparation of the minutes of the House of Delegates.
To capture the heat of the sun, make the east-west axis of the house as long as possible, and open up the south side with windows.
Joseph Armon and Schindler apparently fought about the shape of the fire place, and the owner refused to allow photographs of the house to be published.
chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, told reporters, "I hate to think it is anti-Catholic bigotry, but I don't know what other conclusion to draw.
But the house is "like a living language," says Maloney; most people build a variation on the blueprints' theme.
But the house was really worth about $150,000 based on square footage and otherfeatures," says David.
The kids in the movie are in constant peril -- and the house is terrifying.
There are shows about improving your home's appearance ("Curb Appeal"), tending to your home's yard ("Landscapers' Challenge"), decorating your home cheaply ("Design on a Dime") or even more cheaply ("Designing Cents"), home-centric extreme-sports knockoffs ("Winter Gardener," "Extreme Homes") and others, like "Help Around the House," that extol the life-enhancing practicalities of previously mundane tasks like caulking or grout work.