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    homes

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    Except for the fairly elaborate chieftains' houses, Greek dwellings remained simple through classical times. A passageway led from the street into an open court off which three or four rooms were reached, the whole being fairly small in scale. The Roman houses, as seen, for example, at Pompeii, also stood at the street's edge. Past a vestibule was an open space called the atrium, from which the sleeping rooms were reached; a colonnaded garden often stood in back. In ancient Rome most people lived

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    Home sweet home

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    “Home Sweet Home” There are hundreds of people, young and old that live in my apartment complex and each of them have a different and unique story to share. My story is that I come from the typical middle-of -nowhere suburbia, where the grass is always green, and all of the houses look the same. In that community it is easy to become too comfortable, and forget that things aren’t so “perfect” in the rest of the world. When my step-dad past away, we sold the house and moved into town changing the

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    Home Sweet Home

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    Home Sweet Home How would you feel if you went into a business, to fill out an application for a job, and had to leave the section blank that was asking for your address? I am sure that you might feel lost, sad, or even embarrassed. On the other hand, how would you feel if you were able to fill in the section asking for your address, but did not feel like you could call this place home? Maybe you would have feelings of being alone, not loved, or not even cared about. I always hurt for people

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    Energy-Efficient Homes

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    Energy-Efficient Homes A great number of today’s citizens are aware of ecological and environmental problems caused by pollution, such as smog and global warming. However, though we know about the effects of pollution and have taken steps to minimize this hazard, there is one important area often overlooked when trying to find cheap, simple pollution solutions. This area is the American home. While what we put into our homes and what we do in them contribute greatly to the annual U.S. household

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    The Energy Star Home

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    The Energy Star Home The Energy Star label is awarded to products that promote energy-efficiency. New homes have been included in the Energy Star Program. Energy Star products must be at least 30% more energy-efficient than current regulations demand. The same energy requirements apply to the Energy Star Home as well. Such areas on a home that are targeted for improvement include: framing, ducts, windows, insulation, and HVAC. Although, the energy star program includes appliances and electronics

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    The Foreclosed Home Business

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    and fewer Americans that are living in their own homes that they have purchased instead of rentals. Rental agreements have increased by 17% since 2008 and are stated to increase more by 2013. The causes major issues for the real estate agencies through out the United States. Receiving $150,000 to invest and make a profit I propose an idea that will hopefully bring into perspective a new idea in the real estate industry. Purchasing foreclosed homes from the banks or from Police auctions for pennies

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    How To Buy A Home

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    The Conventional Way to Buy a Home Buying a home is something most people do at least once in their lifetime. Many people dream of buying their own home. The amount of new homes has grown tremendously and many people are buying houses. The median price of homes in California is approximately $500,000. The conventional way of buying a home is a procedure that takes a lot of time and patience. There are a few steps and procedures that are included in buying home. It includes getting pre-qualified

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    KB Homes

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    KB Homes The Company KB Home (NYSE: KBH) is a homebuilding company based in the United States, founded in 1957 as Kaufman & Broad. It was the first company to be traded on the NYSE as a home builder and is a Fortune 500 company. Its headquarters are in Los Angeles, California.In fiscal 2005, the company delivered homes to 37,140 families in the United States and France and had revenue of over $9 billion.KB Home is a lending partner with and offers complete mortgage services through Countrywide

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    Better Home and Gardens and The Home Depot In the current issue of Better Home and Gardens (BHG) magazine, published on October, 2004, there is an advertisement presenting how BHG and The Home Depot work together to provide new ideas and products. This is a win-win situation for both companies. Once know as “Fruit, Garden and Home”, the “Better Homes and Garden’s magazine (BGH) was first published in 1922. This magazine has become a trusted friend for over 82 years for America’s neighborhood. Better

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    Nursing Homes and The Lutheran Home for the Aging Recently, I had the pleasure of having a personal tour of the Lutheran Home for the Aging located in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. I chose this area of study because it happened to be convenient in location for me as well as easily accessible to a source of an interviewee that I felt comfortable with and who is also very comfortable with myself. I find it much easier to conduct an interview and get more relevant information from a source that I've already

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