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Old 02-27-2013, 08:17 PM
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Knock off a percentage?

Hey guys I have a client that wants me to give an estimate on three properties. The catch is that If I discount him, he pays for the whole year of the 3 yards combined now. He said I'll pay you now and if there's a drought you luck out. I'm going to base it off of 26 cuts for the year.

So, do I give a percentage cut and take the deal? Cash is king. Now if I did take off a percentage I would still me making about what I want, so I'm not going to sweat for just fun, lol.

What do you guys think would be my best option? I'd love being paid for the whole year, never had that offered before.
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:43 PM
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how much of a % off is he asking for?

i'd come off a little but not too much.
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:48 PM
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Raise his price 10% and take 5 off.
I thought of that as well. I would raise my normal prices by 10% and then take of 5
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:50 PM
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what is the total price you came up with?
I havent even seen the properties yet. Just getting an idea on what you guys would do about discounting a bit to get paid upfront
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:44 PM
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Raise his price 10% and take 5 off.
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:46 PM
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He didnt say. He left it up to me. Adding up stuff now
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what is the total price you came up with?
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:54 PM
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Ive looked at them on Google earth and it looks like it could be around $120 for the three
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$120 x 26 cuts = $3120

i'd say $3000 and be done with it.
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$120 x 26 cuts = $3120

i'd say $3000 and be done with it.
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