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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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