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June 7, 2021

Bargain hunters pounce as Trump condo prices fall

  • The purchase price of a Manhattan condo was $3 million, nearly a million less than the seller paid in 2008.
    Associated Press

    NEW YORK — The building has stunning Manhattan skyline views, its spa offers deep-tissue massages, and the fancy restaurant off the lobby serves up prime steaks. Best of all, many apartments at the Trump World Tower are selling at a deep discount — assuming the buyer doesn't mind the name over the door.

    “Fifty percent of the people wouldn't want to live in a Trump building for any reason ... but then there are guys like me,” says Lou Sollecito, a car dealer who recently bought a two-bedroom unit with views of the Empire State Building. “It's a super buy.”

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