The Latest: Bids taken on Donald Trump's earliest home

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The Latest on an auction of Republican President-elect Donald Trump's first childhood home (all times local):

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5:20 p.m.

The owner of President-elect Donald Trump's first childhood home is weighing bids after the New York City house went up for auction for the second time in three months.

The deadline for written bids passed Tuesday afternoon. The seller has several days to consider them.

Auction coordinator Paramount Realty USA isn't saying how many bids were received or how much money was offered.

The 1940 Tudor-style house was offered to bidders last fall, but that auction was canceled amid a burst of last-minute interest. City records show an investor ultimately bought the home for nearly $1.4 million last month.

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Trump's father built the home. The president-elect lived there until he was about 4.

The Republican's representatives haven't responded to inquiries about the sale.

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The first property ever connected to President-elect Donald Trump has become a hot spot for real estate deal-making.

Trump's earliest childhood home is up for auction for the second time in three months, with written bids due Tuesday afternoon.

Paramount Realty USA offered the 1940 Tudor-style house in a leafy part of Queens to bidders last fall, but that auction was canceled amid a burst of last-minute interest. City records show an investor ultimately bought the home for nearly $1.4 million last month.

Paramount principal Misha Haghani says "there's no doubt it's more valuable" than it was when first offered, before the Republican's election win.

Trump's father built the home. The president-elect lived there until he was about 4.

His representatives haven't immediately responded to inquiries Tuesday about the sale.