Childhood home of Donald Trump to be sold at auction

NEW YORK (AP) " The childhood home in New York City of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is set to be auctioned and the opening bid is $849,000.

Newsday reports ( ) the Queens home, which is listed on Trump's birth certificate, will be auctioned on Oct. 19 at the Roosevelt Hotel in Manhattan.

The 3,600-square-foot Tudor has five bedrooms, a fully furnished basement and a two-car garage. It had been listed in July for $1.65 million.

The owners say they put it up for auction because they want to see what it's worth.

Open house events are planned for Sept. 25, Oct. 6 and Oct. 16.

Auction participants must bring a bank or certified check for $90,000 to the auction.

Auction officials say a reserve price hasn't been disclosed but has been set.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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