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Old 01-08-2019, 08:44 PM
 
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I only see home ownership. Just wondering.
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Old 01-08-2019, 08:57 PM
 
Location: Madison, Alabama
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I only see home ownership. Just wondering.
How about this angle: A house can be a home, but a home isn't necessarily a house. It can be a condo, an apartment, a tent -- or any of a number of other things. But those other things can't be a house.
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Old 01-08-2019, 09:38 PM
 
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Makes sense. Thanks. I own a house, so I have house ownership. LOL
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Old 01-09-2019, 09:43 AM
 
Location: Dessert
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Or a home can be a house, but not every house is a home.

It's a ploy by realtors. A house is just a building. "Home" invokes warm feelings of family and memories and cosy rooms.
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Old 01-09-2019, 03:13 PM
 
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Makes sense. Thanks. I own a house, so I have house ownership. LOL
But, if you take a look at the insurance policy that you have paid for on that house, it undoubtedly refers to your policy as Homeowner's Insurance.
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Old 01-11-2019, 03:15 PM
 
Location: Old Mother Idaho
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Makes sense. Thanks. I own a house, so I have house ownership. LOL
I think the general distinction between the two is a home is where the person lives, while a house may not be that home.

A house that someone owns as an investment, often as a rental, is usually referred to as a 'rental house', while a home is occupied by the person who is buying it for living in.

Thus, House For Rent or Safe House vs. Homeowner's Insurance.

Realtors naturally want commissions on renting properties, so for them, ever house is a home. Home as a word has different associations to it than house has as a word.

A home can be an apartment or a condo or a tent. It's where a person is raised or has spent some important parts of life in.
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Old 01-11-2019, 06:26 PM
 
Location: Southern New England
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A home can be an apartment or a condo or a tent. It's where a person is raised or has spent some important parts of life in.
Home is where the heart is. :-)
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Old 01-13-2019, 07:51 PM
 
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A house is just a house (building)
A home is where people settle an live.. The woods are the home to the homeless.
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Old 01-14-2019, 09:06 PM
 
Location: Eugene, Oregon
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I only see home ownership. Just wondering.

I think that Polly Adler settled that definition.
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Old 01-21-2019, 08:30 AM
 
Location: Grosse Ile Michigan
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While you can own multiple houses, you can only have one "home" IMO.
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