Ronit Shy stands in front of the construction site for the building that will be her future home. She was among 200 Israelis who won a housing lottery with 6,000 entrants. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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Amid Skyrocketing Housing Prices, A Push For Affordable Homes In Israel

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One of Donald Trump's most famous deals involved an effort to acquire control of the Empire State Building in the 1990s. Freddie Scott/FlickrVision/Getty Images hide caption

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The Empire State Building And The Art Of Trump's Deal

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Theresa Mondale, a broker with United Country Real Estate in western Montana, says her sales of off-grid, "survivalist" properties have risen by 50 percent over the past several years. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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In The Rural Northwest, A Growing Market For Survivalist Homes

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Forget Generation Rent: More Younger Americans Aim To Buy

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The 80-year-old Tsukiji Fish Market currently sits on some of the most valuable land in Tokyo, with easy access to wholesalers, retailers and tourists. Naomi Gingold for NPR hide caption

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For Tokyo's Famed Fish Market, A Dreaded Death And A Hopeful Rebirth

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U.S. Treasury Cracks Down On Luxury-Home Money Laundering

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De Desharnais, a homebuilder and real estate agent in Nashua, N.H., stands in front of a house her company is constructing. She says her company had 32 employees at the height of the housing boom, and now only has six despite the industry's gradual recovery. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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Will A Fed Interest Rate Hike Slow The Housing Recovery?

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Rapper PSY owns real estate in Seoul, including a property at the center of a legal dispute. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Korea's Most Famous Entertainer Is Now Its Most Infamous Landlord

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Elderly residents gather in a dying village in the Sierra Francia region, northwest of Madrid. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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In Spain, Entire Villages Are Up For Sale — And They're Going Cheap

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Affordable housing condo buyer Marilyn Phillips says she had to jump many hoops before purchasing her unit in D.C.'s Anacostia neighborhood. Courtesy of Manna Inc. hide caption

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Bureaucratic Hoops Make D.C. Affordable Housing Units Hard To Sell

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Children watch from their home in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 20 as people march about a mile to the police station to protest the shooting of Michael Brown. Brown's shooting in the middle of a street by a Ferguson police officer on Aug. 9 sparked protests, riots and looting in the St. Louis suburb. Some people are ready to leave the troubled city. Others say they will remain no matter what. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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Unrest In Ferguson May Speed Up Decline Of Real Estate

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Alan Shuminer lives on two acres of land in a house with a current list price of $3.3 million in Miami — and he only pays $2,600 a month. He is a home manager for Showhomes, a home staging company. Showhomes hide caption

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Apartments are still under construction in Wuxi, outside Shanghai, despite a glut in the market and almost no local demand. This development is to have 2,500 residential units. PR Newswire Via AP hide caption

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China's Booming Real Estate Market Finally Begins To Slide

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