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House

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

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

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

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If that were to be the case then I would definitely have the lads round for a house-warming."
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After finishing their second album, Roller-coaster, they moved into new flats and had a house-warming.
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It was also the birthplace of a Welsh institution, the Eisteddfod, which Lord Rhys ap Gruffydd established in 1176 as part of a huge medieval house-warming party.
When Ferguson got wind that Sharpe was having a house-warming party, he turned up unannounced and told everyone to go home.