The words "house" and "home" are very close in meaning, so sometimes it's difficult to know which one to use. In the example above, either one would work. However, a "home" could include a house, a condominium, an apartment, or other types of living places. A "house" is more specific.

We also tend to use the word "home" when talking about owning, buying, or selling a house.

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