The average mortgage inspection fee is the New York City area is about $3. The profit is “maybe” $1.50.
Mayor De Blasio on Wednesday announced a package of proposed bills that would, among other things, raise the base price of a pack of cigarettes from $10.50 to $13, making New York home to the costliest cigarettes in the country.
For New York City mortgage inspectors who smoke, it will take the profit from 9 mortgage inspections to purchase a pack of Marlboro cigarettes. More bad news … while you are destroying your lungs … you are also wearing out your car. There is no winning with mortgage inspections. Such is life.