HI everyone! im new to the site and have been reading my butt off admiring everyones good and not so good posts. Everyone seems passionate about this line of work... Im about to start my own landscaping business as all of you already have and have a few questions. ill just list them to make it easier... 1) is 12k enough to start if i already have a truck(f250 7.3 diesel) 2)what are the bare essentials equipment wise to make a steady profit 3) Is a hustler trimstar a stand up mower 4) is piggy backing off of a friends real estate company worth the effort(sells 30 houses a month) 5)whats a big beginner mistake that you didnt now before you started thanks for all the expertise advise in advance!!!!