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One who owns a home.

home′own′er·ship′ n.


(Law) a person who owns the house in which he or she lives
ˌhomeˈownership n


(ˈhoʊmˌoʊ nər)

a person who owns a home.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.homeowner - someone who owns a homehomeowner - someone who owns a home    
possessor, owner - a person who owns something; "they are searching for the owner of the car"; "who is the owner of that friendly smile?"
weekend warrior - a homeowner who acts as a contractor and tries to do major improvement projects on weekends (often without understanding the scope of the work to be done)
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The total amount available to each homeowner ranges from $300 to $10,000, depending upon the value of their home.
A homeowner is not expected to know this,'' said Friedman.
Perhaps the biggest fear any homeowner can have is foreclosure.
Although McDermott's tax lien only amounted to $1,085, which accumulated over nine months, the 15-year homeowner understood the necessity of paying it off quickly.
If it is not immediately apparent, a homeowner may not be aware of a problem until the damage is extensive and cleanup has gone beyond the powers of bleach and scrub brushes.
Prior to the recent fires in New Mexico, Howard Cady, a Los Alamos homeowner whose property adjoins Sante Fe National Forest, contacted his local Extension office, which in turn put him in touch with forestry professionals.
Interest deduction: If a homeowner paid an interest overcharge as the result of a financial institution's miscalculation of interest on an ARM, the homeowner may deduct the overcharge in the year of payment as qualified residence interest under Sec.
In that case, the homeowner is eligible for a reverse mortgage (age permitting), even though he or she is precluded from using the tax exclusion.
4) A homeowner faces the question of whether to refinance whenever current mortgage interest rates drop below the rate on the homeowner's existing mortgage.
Especially modest given that during the Reagan years, the homeowner tax break was the only housing subsidy that did not fall to the budget axe.
The home suffered severe roof, or siding damage because of a severe storm, or fire, and the insurance settlement failed to provide the homeowner with enough money to make the needed for repairs.
No payment is necessary so long as the homeowner lives in a home with a reverse mortgage.