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Homeowner

A person who owns his/her primary residence. Homeownership gives the owner a stake in his/her neighborhood or town's long-term stability, as we as a significant investment. The U.S. federal government thus attempts to encourage homeownership by allowing owners to deduct the interest on their mortgages from their taxable income.
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Home-owners in the East Midlands are also among the most frequent movers, changing properties on average once every 17.9 years, followed by those in Scotland who tend to move once every 18.7 years.
Tax reliefs deliver a much bigger benefit to home-owners than they do for private landlords.
UK Finance's figures show that 1,100 home-owner mortgaged properties were repossessed in the fourth quarter of 2017, down 8% compared with the same period a year earlier.
Home-owners are responsible for the standards of the accommodation and amenities.
Director general of the CML, Paul Smee, said: "Notable this month is the uptick in remortgage activity among home-owners, perhaps reflecting an increased desire to lock into competitively-priced mortgage deals in advance of any rise in rates.
Now they are claiming that the insolvency bills would not offer 'absolute' protection to all vulnerable home-owners, as if this were realistic possibility.
25, with home-owners demanding a verdict, witnesses said.
'And while two-thirds of households are home-owners, they get only 6% of the Government's housing spending.
"This shows that home-owners are starting to regain their confidence in the property market, with those in the east of the UK having the most optimism."
Some 95% of home-owners are predicting prices will rise in the coming months, which is the most widespread expectation recorded since the property website's research began five years ago.
The new ITV 1 show, May The Best House Win sees four contestants battle it out for a chance to win pounds 1,000, with each home-owner taking it in turn to show off their house to three other strangers, including their favourite rooms.
The cash has been allocated to Walsall Council by the award winning West Midlands Kick Start Partnership, a regional scheme that aims to help low income and vulnerable home-owners to make essential repairs to their homes.