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  • Kniffen And Glassie: A Brief Analysis

    Harris in her book Little White Houses illustrates how her grandparents purchased a house in a white neighborhood to hide their Jewishness (Harris, 2013). Harris had to examine the objects inside the home to negate the incorrect perception and interpretation the whiteness of the house reveals. The same process and attention that I take in the study of the houses is the same consideration I give to the objects within the home. Once I have a comprehensive…

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  • Plot Machines-Personal Narrative

    So I work for my dad in a family business we deal with pinball machines, slot machines, and restored arcade games such as Pac man. So on a day over the summer, I was hanging out with my friend Tyler fixing our cars and such. We went inside covered in grease when my dad came and talked to us about how he just received a call from a lady in Dayton. And that she had a broken Pac man machine that she wanted to get rid of. She said it had been damaged, but was still intact. This was a good deal for…

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  • Immigrants In America

    feed their families. This forced immigrants of all ethnic backgrounds to live in tenement houses. These houses contained multiple families in one narrow room. Each room had little ventilation, no heat, and no toilets (located outside with one toilet for every twenty residents). The tenements had health risks for every resident and were disease ridden for tuberculosis, among other ailments. The tenement house rent cost approximately four dollars a month, or one week’s pay. This was the harsh…

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  • Three Principles Of Persuasion: The Paradox Of Choice

    attended, we were required to participate in the annual inter-house sport event. This event was probably the least anticipated event all year, it was dreadful and tedious as there was nothing to look forward because there was no recognition for winners and we always had to clean up the fields after the events. Most students always voted against the inter-house sport event every year. Eventually, the school board changed the way the inter-house sport event was carried out so as to make it more…

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  • Personal Narrative: Chasing My Dreams

    however I have many more dreams and goals to tackle before my hourglass runs out of sand. I plan to travel, I want to go as far as I can and to as many places as possible with a few major places that are a must. I want to have a plantation style house completely done in eighteenth century décor, hopefully I will be able to buy the Briggs-Washington estate in Camden, Alabama. Finally I want to use my gifts and passions to spread happiness to other people. I developed a love of travel at a young…

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  • Foreeclosure Persuasive Essay

    market was an amazing moment when the stars aligned and every house price dropped to prices that some of us could easily finally afford. Not only were we able to afford a house for the first time possibly in history, we were able to have our pick of the litter as it were. It was a buyers’ market, and people like me, we were all about buying a house that no one will be able to take away from us. Or so we thought. When you go to get a new house and you have cash to lay down, it’s very different…

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  • Essay On Real Estate Market Crash

    negative effect of the real estate market made it hard for individuals to buy and sell houses at the time. Houses went to below 25% of the peak level in 2006. People had trouble paying their bills and could not manage their money. This crisis led to our awareness of what could happen to the market at any given time. People use houses in many different ways than they used to. Traditionally, people bought a house to live in until they died and then passed it on to someone in the family. That is…

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  • Disability Case Study: Rittenhouse Square

    Paper#1 Rittenhouse Square Resident constituency There are 120 people living in the building and 20% of them are couples. The average age is 55 to 60. 45 of them drive a car at least once a week. Most of residents don’t need walking assisting stuff. Three residents use a wheelchair regularly. Sixteen residents use a walking stick and two need a walker. Fifty residents bring their personal computers. Now 60% of residents come from original and don’t move out of Rittenhouse since they moved in.…

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  • Villa Anbar Case Study

    Villa Anbar is a house designed by Nohad Al-turki and Peter Barber Architects. Villa Anbar is a fairly small residence and is executed under a tight budget, the villa is located in a middle-class area and it occupies a total area of 510-m2 and the plot size is 300-m2. The house is rectangular in shape and has a small courtyard in the centre with a single frontage on the west side street. The openings to the courtyard are small and appear to be scattered along the façade giving the villa an…

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  • UK Housing Market Analysis

    crucial for economic well-being, growth, and social welfare. However, for decades’ supply has fallen short of the level needed to match demand and has been irresponsive to increases in prices. In the UK a significant shortage of housing explains why house prices have risen much faster than inflation and earnings. Housing construction involves more stages than most of other products. New homes building depends on land acquisition, planning and development stages and then the construction itself.…

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