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Old 11-11-2013, 10:30 PM
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Originally Posted by MILS View Post
Thanks for the response. I do try to bid @ $50 an hour, that way i can pay my helper, myself and for the equipment.

The home owners said someone bid $200 a month and thats who they would be going with. There is no money to make at that price. I feel like that company will mow ounce and never return.
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Are you sure that's not $200 per week? 4 hours X $50 = $200…$800 for 4 mows or $1000 for 5 mows depending on how many mowings you have in that particular month…some have 4 some have 5.

If you are bidding $1200 per month, do you still charge the same price for the months when you have to mow 5 times instead of 4 times?

Sounds to me like you might be bidding $300 per week and the other guy is bidding $200 per week.
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