Biweekly to weekly

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by DonH, May 27, 2004.

  1. DonH

    DonH LawnSite Member
    Messages: 14

    Hi Guys, I have a client who has a vacant home on a corner lot. They have had me mow biweekly and are ready to list this property with a real estate agent for sale. They want me to mow,trim, and blow it weekly for appearance purposes. It takes me about 40 min.s to mow it. I'm getting $40 now, how much cheaper should I charge for the weekly service? I'm not sure that I should charge less if I cut it weekly. What do you think?
  2. sprout

    sprout LawnSite Member
    Messages: 94

    You should be able to cut 10-15 min. off by doing it every week. I would be at $25-30 per week.
  3. Precision

    Precision LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,995

    go with $30. If they are listing it with a real estate agent to sell it. It is worth it to them. If they have to have it mowed 4 times before it sells, that is $40 extra and they will get $1000+ back for the house looking decent when shown.

    If they balk, ask them if they would buy a house with 6 inch too high grass?

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