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Old 09-18-2012, 08:57 PM
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Job deposit %

What do you guys typically ask for.
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Old 09-18-2012, 09:25 PM
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What do you guys typically ask for.
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You can't legally get seed money in CA.
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Old 09-18-2012, 09:37 PM
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0%.

The customer pays in full upon completion of the job, and they have been walked through the system and taught how to maintain it.
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Old 09-18-2012, 09:41 PM
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The customer pays in full upon completion of the job, and they have been walked through the system and taught how to maintain it.
Ditto, on large sites, I'd bill every few weeks as my labor and parts added up.
I never took a deposit, never believed in it.
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Old 09-18-2012, 09:52 PM
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Residential we get a 1/3 down

Commercial just depends on the general contractor.
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Old 09-18-2012, 10:07 PM
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I get 50%, sometimes the customer only gives up 33% so when the materials are on the job site I require 66%
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Old 09-18-2012, 10:26 PM
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33%. Helps to cover the cost of materials. Also the client is now financially committed therefore they cannot change their mind.
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Old 09-19-2012, 02:13 AM
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In some states, contract law requires that money changes hands, so it is the deposit that cinches the deal.
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Old 09-19-2012, 03:14 AM
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You can't legally get seed money in CA.
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Only 10%. But a progress payment can be specified for when materials are delivered.
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Old 09-19-2012, 06:27 AM
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50%, balance due upon completion after the walk through
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