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     The real estate and construction sectors, including the many professions and fields associated with them, are among the larger components of the global economy.
     As of early 2017, the U.S.
    Bureau of Labor estimated that 6.41 million Americans were employed in the construction industry (up from 6.25 million at the beginning of 2016, and down significantly from a peak of 7.6 million in 2007).
     The agency also estimated that 1.57 million Americans were employed in the real estate industry as of early 2017 (up from 1.51 million at the beginning of 2016).
    There was $14.3 trillion in outstanding mortgage debt of all types in America at year-end 2016, up from $13.8 trillion one year earlier, including homes and commercial projects.
     This total included $10.2 trillion in home mortgages, up from $10.0 trillion in 2015.
    Home prices have rebounded dramatically from the depths of the recent recession.
     In fact, prices have risen to the point that bargains are hard to come by.
     In mid-2017, there was very little inventory of homes for sale in markets such as Denver and San Francisco, leading to bidding wars among buyers.
     More than a few observers are concerned that another housing bubble is developing in the most popular markets, both in the U.S.
    and in many major markets worldwide.
    In the U.S., home sales volume has picked up substantially from the dismal years of

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