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PHOTOS: Donald Trump's Childhood Home Has Sold to a Mystery Buyer for $2.14 Million

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Donald Trump‘s childhood home has a new owner.

The president’s former house in Queens’ affluent Jamaica Estates neighborhood came up for sale in August with an asking price of $1.55 million.

The five-bedroom, five-bath Tudor-style home sold to a mystery investor who turned out to be real estate mogul Michael Davis, of Wareham Holdings LLC, in December for $1.39 million, Fortune reports. On Monday, Davis sold the flipped house at auction for $2.14 million, earning a $75,000 profit.

The new owner — another mystery buyer — purchased the property under the name Trump Birth House LLC. Politico points out that Trump has expressed an interest in buying his old home, which was built by his father, Fred Trump, in 1940. “I want to buy it,” Trump told Jimmy Fallon. The White House had not returned a request for comment when the story was published.

PEOPLE spoke to the listing agent for the original sale in August.

“We get a lot of curiosity seekers,” realtor Howard Kaminowitz of Laffey Real Estate, who represented the property, tells PEOPLE. “Hopefully we sell before the election. That’s our goal.” Kaminowitz did not meet this goal, selling the house for under asking in December.

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The seller is an acquaintance of Kaminowitz’s, who, the realtor explains, had been thinking of selling for years, thought it wasn’t until recently that he revealed to him the home’s potentially presidential ties.

“He said, ‘You know who was born here?'” His heavy accent prevented Kaminowitz from understanding the name at first. “He was saying ‘drump, drump.’ I said, ‘spell it.'” When he did, the realtor recalls, “All of a sudden, fireworks went off. It took about a month of convincing” before he agreed to sell. “I said, ‘The guy is running for president of the United States and it’s an election year!'”

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Laffey Real Estate
Laffey Real Estate
Laffey Real Estate

Kaminowitz suggested the home, which boasts 2,500 square feet of main living space and a 1,100-square-foot basement, would be “good for a large family.” Trump, 70, is one of five siblings that would have lived in the house.

The Tudor-style home boasts traditional details and almost as much character as its former resident. Features include a large fireplace in the living room, arched doorways and hardwood floors throughout. The kitchen’s style suggests it may not have been updated since the Trump family resided there.

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Laffey Real Estate
Laffey Real Estate
Laffey Real Estate

The realtor describes the neighborhood of Jamaica Estates as “a nice little enclave that’s built up over the years.” There are 32 homes currently for sale in the area, with a median price of $1.8 million, according to Kaminowitz. Though, he points out, the Trump home’s asking price is competitive for a Tudor, which are averaging around $2.1 million.

The New York Times, writing about another home later owned by the Trump family in the area, reports that the idyllic neighborhood, which “has played home to doctors, politicians and political bosses on 500 acres of hilly, meandering streets,” was built in part by Trump’s father.