But will they throw in carpeting?

You think you have a tough job - try keeping track of the nation's priciest homes on the market. Ultimate Homes is out with its annual list and conspicuously absent is Fleur de Lys, the 45,000 square-foot Bev Hills-adjacent estate that's being priced at $125 million. It's being sold by Suzanne Saperstein, ex-wife of the guy who started up the traffic service Metro Networks (and sold it to Westwood One for almost $1 billion). Topping the list is "Pinnacle," the mountain resort being built by Tim Blixseth with an asking price of $155 million. After that comes Prince Bandarís Aspen palace called Hala Ranch. It goes for $135 million. Landing in sixth place is a $65 million property in Malibu. It's on a seven-acre private bluff in a gated community, with panoramic ocean views and a private road to the beach. Also on the list are properties in Bev Hills ($65 million) and Brentwood ($60 million).

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Mark Lacter created the LA Biz Observed blog in 2006. He posted until the day before his death on Nov. 13, 2013.
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