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Old 03-05-2014, 07:22 PM
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Looking for opinion on acreage.

Hey Everyone,

Looking for opinions on how many mowable acres this property is. The property in question is outlined in black, just looking for a rough guess. I think it is about 10-11 acres.

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Old 03-05-2014, 07:39 PM
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I'm not seeing more than 6-7 acres at a quick glance when you discount the land covered by buildings, trees, and pavement.
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Old 03-05-2014, 07:52 PM
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I was thinking more like 3 or 4. I could be wrong but that's what the picture looks like.
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Old 03-05-2014, 08:13 PM
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I was thinking more like 3 or 4. I could be wrong but that's what the picture looks like.
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I agree with that really as that was my first impression, but I was being lenient since I can't see under a lot of the trees around the edges, especially at the bottom of that U where there has to be some back yards to cut, and a satellite shot tends to make things look smaller IME. Either way, not that much there.
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Old 03-05-2014, 09:29 PM
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I'll get a better over head picture and post it on here. Thanks for you help guys.
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Old 03-05-2014, 10:31 PM
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Old 03-13-2014, 09:26 PM
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Here is a better overhead view
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Old 03-13-2014, 09:49 PM
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I measured the total acreage at 22.074 then figured 4.000 acres for the building, 3.099 for the streets, and 2.242 for the parking structures and lots. So I figure about 12.659 for acreage left with sidewalks and beds. I've got a rough figure of $500 per cut for mowing, edging, trimming, and blowing. How does that sound on the price and acreage?
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I am still not seeing more than 4 or so acres there to actually mow. Lots of trimming, yes.
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Old 03-13-2014, 11:22 PM
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I don't price by the acre. I price by the hour. How many man hours x hourly rate.

That looks like an all day job for 3 people. That's a lot of trimming. Those properties suck lol
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