"I sort of hope that happens because then people like me would go in and buy," the billionaire businessman said in a 2006 audiobook from Trump University published by CNN. "People like me would go in and buy like crazy."
The network said Trump was answering a question about "gloomy predictions that the real estate market is heading for a spectacular crash."
"If there is a bubble burst, as they call it, you know, you could make a lot of money," Trump said in the audiobook. "At the same time, I don't think that will happen."