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New buildings, a mix of residential and office space, stand on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, which has seen a surge of development in recent years. The long-neglected area includes the Hudson Yards, the largest private real estate development in U.S. history. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Remains of the garage door sit in the driveway at the house where Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock lived in the Sun City community in Mesquite, Nev. Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images hide caption

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A 2008 photo shows Presidio Terrace, a gated community in San Francisco. A San Jose couple bought the street — a private road — after the homeowners association failed to pay a tax bill. Dale/Flickr hide caption

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This School District Asked Real Estate Agents To Help Rekindle Its Reputation

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Back when commercial lenders were eager to do business with him, Donald Trump briefly operated an airline. In this 1989 picture, Trump attends a ribbon-cutting for the venture at Boston's Logan International Airport. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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Trump May Have A Lot Of Money, But Documents Show He Owes A Lot, Too

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The Chrysler Building is reflected in the side of the Grand Hyatt Hotel in midtown Manhattan. The hotel on East 42nd Street was Donald Trump's first major development project. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Trump Built His Real Estate Empire, Tax Breaks Played A Pivotal Role

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Chinese staff wait for investors at a reception desk during an event promoting a Kushner Companies development in Shanghai on Sunday. Nicole Kushner Meyer, sister of Jared Kushner, has canceled an upcoming presentation that had been scheduled for Saturday in Shenzhen. AP hide caption

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A view of the Caribbean is among the things attracting new buyers to high-priced Havana real estate along the city's famous seaside strip, the Malecón. Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Amid A Struggling Economy, Cuban Real Estate Is Booming

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The Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City before it closed on Sept. 16, 2014. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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How Donald Trump Lost $916 Million

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A roofer works on a home in Chapel Hill, N.C. A rebound in spending on home remodeling is a good sign for the U.S. economy. But a shortage of skilled workers is restraining activity. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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There's A Home Renovation Boom, But Good Luck Finding A Contractor

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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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