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One who owns a home.

home′own′er·ship′ n.
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(Law) a person who owns the house in which he or she lives
ˌhomeˈownership n
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(ˈhoʊmˌoʊ nər)

a person who owns a home.
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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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With 2019's peak hurricane season (which starts in August and ends in October) under way, a new (http://ValuePenguin.com) survey has found that homeowner attitudes do not reflect the real risk of storm damage.
For example, a homeowner with a home valued at $500,000 and a 5% hurricane deductible would need to pay out of pocket $25,000 for the hurricane deductible when filing a claim following a category 1-5 storm.
Modernize, the leader in home improvement contractor lead generation services, has released its latest Modernize Homeowner Index, a quarterly research study that measures sentiment among thousands of U.S.
The Kitsap Sun out of Bremerton, Washington, reported on October 25 about a deadly encounter between a homeowner and a knife-wielding trespasser.
Since the program became mandatory, the agreement rate for homeowner who complete the program has increased to 58 percent, with 52 percent saving their home.
Springfield police are seeking the "aggressive intruder" - described as a white or Hispanic man with black hair, 20 to 25 years of age, about 5 foot 2 to 5 foot 4 inches in height with a thin build, weighing around 140 pounds - who injured the homeowner with an edged weapon, McKee said in a press release about the incident.
The homeowner improvement and repair market is expected to reach $317,000,000,000 this year, and the number of individuals utilizing do-it-yourself and unlicensed contractors for renovations also is on the rise.
The average homeowner spends $1,436 per month in housing costs, including their mortgage.
We model the renegotiation between the homeowner and lender as a sequential move game, which is consistent with previous literature (Adelino et al.
The IRS takes the position that a person hired to perform household work is a household employee of the person to whom the service is rendered ("homeowner") if the latter can "control not only what work is done, but how it is done" (IRS Publication 926, 2015, p.
The Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) indicator, published by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies for Harvard University, studies short-term homeowner remodeling activity, and it also projected growth, although modest, for 2015.