Just got a bid request from a 7 different communitys

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Indysfinestlawnservice, Feb 20, 2008.

  1. Indysfinestlawnservice

    Indysfinestlawnservice LawnSite Member
    from Indiana
    Posts: 74

    Ha...checked my email today and I had a request to bid on 7 different large townhome propertys ..they want mowing,edging,mulch,flowers,fert and weed control and snow removal...If I can land off of them Ill be set for 2008
     
  2. Sunstate Lawn

    Sunstate Lawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 143

    Good Luck! Some people hate communities but I love them! Make sure you have a late payment clause, or when funds get low your bill goes to the bottom of the pile.
     
  3. barefeetny

    barefeetny LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 533

    good luck with that

    only advice is get a few residentals too... you keep residentials more then a year

    next year you will have to lock the townhouses down again

    I have a few small communitys... they work out great... but its just maintenance... hard upselling anything else

    I hope you lock them down

    Nate
     
  4. Indysfinestlawnservice

    Indysfinestlawnservice LawnSite Member
    from Indiana
    Posts: 74

    Well thanks for the advice..Yea I am still going to market to residentials. The late payment thing will be a must. even if I only get a couple of them it would be a good start for me and if they pay on time it would be a good monthly payment, any and all advice is welcome tho!!!
     

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