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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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Here there are houseboats right in the heart of the city, and they provide a real alternative to pricey hotels.
Later that very same month, UO student Joel Meyer, 21, fell from a houseboat moored at Slaughterhouse Island, hitting a railing with his head.
Since the devastating floods, all the houses of houseboat workers have been submerged, forcing the people to live in shikaras.
They said they saw the Dutch tourist leaving the houseboat in a rowing boat, but it capsized and he had to swim to the shore.
Vandaele, an interior decoration designer, initially planned to live on the houseboat, but she couldn't get clearance.
Barbara can indeed testify to the occasional problem with houseboat life.
In the new romantic novel The Write Man for Her, the male love interest is a reclusive wheelchair-using professor who teaches classes virtually from a houseboat in Marina Del Rey, Calif.
CityNet, a citywide fibre optic communications network in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, is offering high speed broadband Internet access to houseboat owners.
The answer is a resounding yes, according to boat-builder John Flynn and marina boss Brian Hunt, who have just sold their first houseboat - a craft called Molly - for pounds 94,000.
Alba Arbuckle is a beautiful young woman living on a houseboat named after her mother, Valentina, in London in 1971.
They have refused to move despite Warwick district councillors denying permission for them to stay there permanently, sparking furious complaints from neighbours, who say the narrow boat setting - a field set for regeneration - now includes a brick garage, shed, mooring platform and a track leading to the houseboat.
It only takes one gal with a little chutzpah and a credit card to initiate a houseboat vacation for 16 of her closest friends.