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Old 04-11-2013, 02:36 PM
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Get another post so you'll have 10 and I'll private message you more information. I know a guy in Texas that got me started in bank owned work when he was in Florida, so I might be able to help you out some.
Ok thank you
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Old 04-11-2013, 02:38 PM
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Lets say there is 40 /40 @ $19 = $760, Lets say you have $5 in expenses for each one $200
So now $560, Since we are just talking lets say 1 hour for each one. $560 / 40 = $14 an hour.
Not taking into consideration of anything going wrong and or insurance/bonding for the jobs.

So you will get a name out there, not one that anyone would like.
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Old 04-11-2013, 02:50 PM
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That's what I was trying to tell him
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Old 04-11-2013, 02:53 PM
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You could get some resi properties at 150.00 a month, spend 30 mins there a week, that puts your time at 2 hours a month. 150 month divided by 2 hours puts you at 75.00 an hour minus your expenses. That's a better way and more profitable
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Old 04-11-2013, 03:06 PM
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You could get some resi properties at 150.00 a month, spend 30 mins there a week, that puts your time at 2 hours a month. 150 month divided by 2 hours puts you at 75.00 an hour minus your expenses. That's a better way and more profitable
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Oh I see what ur saying. I havent done any advertising yet and this was just the first opportunity offered to me by a friend who is also in landscaping and maintenance. I dont know how long it would take to build up regular residential clients.
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Old 04-11-2013, 03:13 PM
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For $19 a cut they will all be less than 10,000 square feet. No way he is going to be there an hour unless it's an initial grass cut then the price is more or will be bid. I agree $19 is way low. I am in an out on an average bank owned property mow, edge, trim and blow in less than 25 minutes I am doing 2 an hour and that isn't running my equipment or me hard, just a good steady pace.
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Old 04-11-2013, 03:15 PM
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Oh I see what ur saying. I havent done any advertising yet and this was just the first opportunity offered to me by a friend who is also in landscaping and maintenance. I dont know how long it would take to build up regular residential clients.
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Are you doing them for your friend or another company? Your "friend" might be trying to sub them to you and he is taking a piece of the pie.
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Old 04-11-2013, 03:20 PM
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Idk if people will go for 37.50 per property around here
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Old 04-11-2013, 03:22 PM
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@ greg78- I think his goal is to get in good with them so he can do debri removal for them. Which is fine cause I dont have the equipment or manpower for that
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Old 04-11-2013, 03:30 PM
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@ greg78- I think his goal is to get in good with them so he can do debri removal for them. Which is fine cause I dont have the equipment or manpower for that
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That's fine if he's wanting to sub to you, but you should get more than $19 a cut especially since you will have to take photos correct? You'll also have to upload the photos at the end of the day so that adds more time?

How long do you have to wait on your pay?
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