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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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Cheryl Mendelson is the author of Home Comforts: The Art and Science of Keeping House.
In addition to four pieces centered on Fraser herself, her relationship to her sister, and her preoccupation with such activities as gardening and keeping house, there are essays about the writers Virginia Woolf, Edith Wharton, and Germaine Greer; about the talented if thwarted Louise Colet, best known as Flaubert's mistress and as the model for Emma Bovary; about the emigre Russian writer Nina Berberova, whose life story spans most of this century and is a testament to sheer strength of character and mind; about the Honourable Dr.
Between the late 1970s and the 1980s, the downward trend for younger women in the category of keeping house apparently slowed.
ordinary play for children under 5 years of age, attending school for 5 to 17-year-old children, working or keeping house for people 18-69 years old, and capacity for selfcare for those 60 years of age and older (LaPlante, 1988)).
Contract award: Keeping House of Krakow in Nuremberg in 2013-2015.