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Old 12-08-2007, 12:01 PM
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Ok I have an opportunity to take over this guys contract for this neighborhood. It has 34 residential accounts all side by side and the contract is only guaranteed till Jan 09. It consists of mowing, 5 step fert program and snow removal. He said it takes 3 guys about 7-9 hours in one day. Most yards are decent size but some dont even have backyards. The contract generates right at $37k a year and he is asking $15k what do you guys think? Thanks to all that reply.

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DO YOU HAVE THE GUYS FOR THE WORK ? ALSO DO YOU HAVE THE INCOME TO AFFORD THIS INVESTMENT AND THE MOWERS FOR THE JOB..? ME PERSONALLY I DON;T KNOW IF I COULD DO THAT IT'S A LOT OF MONEY BUT IF YOUR LOOKING TO EXPAND AND CAN AFFORD IT , IT MAY BE WORTH LOOKING INTO . WHAT EVER YOU DO GOOD LUCK............ KEEP US POSTED .
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Old 12-08-2007, 06:45 PM
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get out and advertise and you can generate that many accounts before summer at no cost.. and think about it if youre buying at 40% of the amount youll make a year its going to take you over a year to turn a profit on that and by then your contracts are up
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DO YOU HAVE THE GUYS FOR THE WORK ? ALSO DO YOU HAVE THE INCOME TO AFFORD THIS INVESTMENT AND THE MOWERS FOR THE JOB..? ME PERSONALLY I DON;T KNOW IF I COULD DO THAT IT'S A LOT OF MONEY BUT IF YOUR LOOKING TO EXPAND AND CAN AFFORD IT , IT MAY BE WORTH LOOKING INTO . WHAT EVER YOU DO GOOD LUCK............ KEEP US POSTED .


I bet you a wooden nickle we never here back from him ?


at least not on this issue
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Old 12-11-2007, 08:37 PM
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I bet you a wooden nickle we never here back from him ?


at least not on this issue
i think you are right . but you never now he might now something the rest of us do not.................
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