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Old 08-19-2008, 04:47 PM
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thats good,after all these years i still don't know what my plan is,1 year its a big crew,then i want to be solo!
Well, I haven't decided if I want to be big or not (have crews working for me), but I do know what type of yards that I want to do. Now, that too could change. But for now I know what is profitable for me & my current equipment. So at least I've got that part figured out.....for now.
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Old 08-19-2008, 04:57 PM
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i started out bigger than normal because i got in good with some big shots{i guy own about 20 small apt.complexes&100 homes}so that gave me a little jump start,but as the real estate market changed,he sold most of his properties
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Old 08-19-2008, 05:10 PM
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i started out bigger than normal because i got in good with some big shots{i guy own about 20 small apt.complexes&100 homes}so that gave me a little jump start,but as the real estate market changed,he sold most of his properties
Well right now I haven't been advertising to real estate offices (I think that I need to start) but I've gotten a few houses for sale to take care of (because of word of mouth & one realtor just saw my work and actually followed me while I was driving & approached me - which was nice). So, most of the houses that are for sale turn into rentals because they won't sell in this market & when this happens they usually (90% - 95% of the time) want me to keep performing my services on the account - they just include my bill in the rent. That works! I also started out pretty fast because of family & friends, but not nearly as fast as you say that you did!
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Old 08-19-2008, 11:15 PM
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like they say the horse that starts out fast doesn't always win the race!
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Old 08-19-2008, 11:16 PM
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how much rain did you guys get today?i didn't get one drop at my house!
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Old 08-19-2008, 11:45 PM
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We got some in largo, not much at all. We got rained on in seminole a few times this afternoon. Nothing to speak of until a small but heavy shower around 5.
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Old 08-19-2008, 11:55 PM
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Not much in St Pete, I went out and knocked out a few lawns this afternoon, mostly just windy.
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Old 08-20-2008, 12:13 AM
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real windy this afternoon. i finally got my wife to say you were right. she hated to say that to me. i told her that the tropical storm was coming no where near us. so after 3 days of telling her that she finally believed me. i had the biggest smile on my face.
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Old 08-20-2008, 12:47 AM
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i finally prepared for a storm{water,generator,flash lights}and nothing!
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Old 08-20-2008, 12:58 AM
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Wow guys I'm still here and I didn't even get you use my life raft. I was bummed when I woke up and there was nothing at all. Those news people sure got my hopes up and then let me down.
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