Wealthy people are decking out their homes with underground basketball courts and $500,000 panic rooms, but there’s a hidden danger in the trend of customization

The luxury real-estate market is hitting a point where homes are so over-customized that they’re hard to sell. High-end homes in luxury markets like Los Angeles, NYC and the Hamptons, and London are decked out with details like basketball-court basements, bedrooms converted into recording studios, extensive security systems, and $500,000 panic rooms. These homes are being customized by both developers and homeowners.

From underground basketball courts to private recording studios, luxury homes are hitting

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