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Old 12-05-2012, 07:15 PM
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I purchased 21 accounts for $1500 three years ago. Still have all of them. If pricing is right, go for it.
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Old 12-05-2012, 07:16 PM
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That is what I give for contract ones. I put it in a contract that if the customer drops before the one month than 50% to seller and 50% to buyers.
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Old 12-07-2012, 03:10 PM
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Sounds like a good deal.
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Old 01-01-2013, 02:16 PM
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Sounds like a good deal to me.
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Old 01-01-2013, 11:28 PM
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Old 01-02-2013, 02:07 AM
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The question is "does he have the client price right" if so that is a fair price for the accounts.
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Old 01-02-2013, 10:04 PM
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"IF" the pricing per account is where it should be then yes it is a great deal. If the pricing is not up to where it needs to be then you dont even want to bother with them. YES, I have bought out several smaller companies in the past and have always done pretty well keeping the customers. Most people are just glad to still have someone taking care of the lawn for a fair price, its one less thing the husband has to worry about.
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Old 01-06-2013, 10:44 AM
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if all the accounts continue to keep you then its a great plan...i would make sure your only paying for the ones that end up staying with you so that your not losing money and paying for accounts that you dont mow
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