Here’s where it all began for Donald Trump. This modest house in the wealthy enclave of Jamaica Estates, Queens, was Trump’s early childhood home. And it’s a far cry from his palatial triplex today at Trump Tower on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue.
Trump’s father, Fred, built the 2,500-square-foot brick-and-stucco Tudor Revival in 1940. Now, it’s on the market for $1.65 million. That’s $700,000 more than what typical homes in the neighborhood are selling for.
Is the home’s real estate agent banking on a “Trump premium”? “No, I think the house is very well priced,” Howard Kaminowitz, with Laffey Fine Homes tells Yahoo Finance.
Kaminowitz says he left a message with the Trump organization, letting them know the home is up for sale. As of this writing, he’s yet to receive a response.
Current owner and restaurateur, Isaac Kestenberg, bought the six-bedroom, four-and-a-half bath home in 2008 for $782,500. He believes the property has more value because Trump once lived there. “There’s somethingRead More »from Trump’s childhood home comes with a 'HUGE' price tag!