The Most Expensive Home in America

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Nearly every agent in Los Angeles has posted about this house today.
One agent (jokingly) asked me how much to inspect it.

I think this house would really put the Buy Back program to the test. :stuck_out_tongue:

Here is the listing video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOjJ2BhKCnw

Nice… Google maps has a during construction view.

The crazy part is it was built as a spec house! That’s a lot of coin to put into a spec build.

There was a listing awhile back around me that had a crazy listing price forget what it was, but something like 90 million. Think I recall the agent admitting he was just trying to create some buzz…

BTW, curious what would the going rate be for inspection?

I told them not to list my retirement home yet !

I’m sure there would be some shmuck that would inspect it for $199 :smiley:

I just don’t think any going rate would work for this house.

Any price based on sq footage wouldn’t be worth the potential for liability of such a high end property.

I’d think one would have to approach like a large commercial project, with a team of specialists.

And there is the research. Is there a residential code for skylights next to the helipad? lol.

Ha! Completely agree.

Would make for a great days work though!

I don’t like the way it looks nor how close it is to smog city.
Too boxy for me.

Who would do the roof inspection, a roofer or the landscaper??

I’ve only been to Cali once but it sure is amazing the places they’ll build houses and how they incorporate outdoor living spaces! I’m used to the traditional backyard…

In the Chicago market we would charge around $4560.00 for this inspection. We would exclude those items which are directly beyond scope. This would be a fun inspection and I would bring four inspectors.

Is “we” a BrickKicker franchise?

No we a home inspection firm in Chicago. Each Franchise is independently owned and operated.

So your quote was what the firm you own or is partnered with would charge?

The reason I asked is you said “In the Chicago market we would charge”. So I was curious if you meant “we” as an average of all of the home inspection companies in the Chicago market area, or we as in the company you own/work for?

what i get for multi M res & comm prop inspections are generally based on client’s needs/wants, not mine or other’s that have all sorts of exclusions & screaming of incompetence or unwillingness to be capable or locate the right people that can be…anything less is fools play & pay
y’all need to get real when dealing with this type client
they’ll easily drop $4,560 chump fees for a bottle of wine that doesn’t get finished at dinner

best consult your atty & insurer…prolly beyond your capabilities & don’t have enough coverage

what i get for multi M res & comm prop inspections are generally based on client’s needs/wants, not mine or other’s that have all sorts of exclusions & screaming of incompetence or unwillingness to be capable of locating the right people that can be…anything less is fools play & pay
y’all need to get real when dealing with this type client
they’ll easily drop $4,560 chump fees for a bottle of wine that doesn’t get finished at dinner

A low ball quote. :roll:

I agree with Barry’s assessment.

If the helicopter is part of the package; I would strongly consider putting in an offer. But that may be a little bit of a culture shock from rural Utah.

I’ll bet your right Skyler!!

I agree as well.

A $4000-$5000 quote is really only looking at the sq footage and not taking into account the sheer amount of liability involved IMHO.

I would also image in the main electrical panel is the size of a commercial structure, with 5 to 10 large sub panels.

I’d assume it has 5 to 10 tankless water heaters. And several commercial grade HVAC systems, if not 10 of them.

Every shower, every tub is going to have high end luxury features. Who knows how many tub are jet tubs.

I’d think at minimum an inspector would want a master electrician and an HVAC specialist with them.

And finally, the buyer of such a property isn’t going to care about SOP, they’re going to want everything looked at. No disclaiming the helipad just because it’s beyond the normal scope of a home inspection.

I would have to think a fee in the $20,000 range would be more appropriate.

Pahhaa!!