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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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Mr Hunt, a director of St Peter's Marina, said: "We are hoping to sell and moor between six and 10 houseboats here.
Since the devastating floods, all the houses of houseboat workers have been submerged, forcing the people to live in shikaras.
The people living in this lake, especially, houseboat owners and 'Shikarawalas' have hailed this step taken by the authorities.
The houseboat owners association has reportedly decided not to make any increase to the figure of Rs6,850 (Dh397) which was fixed as the bonus last year.
She had been living on our houseboat and was a part of our family," he added.
Abdul Ghani Mir, the police inspector general of Indian-administered Kashmir, said: "The Dutch national had fled from the houseboat in the night, leaving behind his belongings.
Samir said he normally shared a room with her on the houseboat, but was away staying with friends at the weekend.
Vandaele, an interior decoration designer, initially planned to live on the houseboat, but she couldn't get clearance.
We look forward to seeing foreign visitors traveling on a houseboat from this pier to Asakusa or Yokohama, sightseeing the Tokyo waterfront,'' an official of the company said.
Visitors to Lake Powell this year will find more places to explore and to beach houseboats.
Restaurant manager Aires D'Souza, said that the eatery is inspired by the popular houseboats of Kerala in India where people can enjoy a day out sailing through the Kochi backwaters and taste the local flavours.
The company has offered a 50% discount on peak season rates for new 2011 houseboat reservations on fully pre-paid rentals.