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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by sirsweatsalot, Aug 21, 2002.
i was woundering what would a guy pay for a lawn outfit with around 40 to 60 acounts?
Residential or commercial accounts, on contracts or just weekly. Does this include equipment? Answer these and then you can get a little more help.
a few comercial but mainly res.. it does include some john deer riders but that about it.
You are being to vague about everything to give you an honest answer
could you give me a range
well, how much do you think the equipment is worth.
So you were approached by someone wanting to sell. He tells you he has 40-60 accounts. You mean he doesn't know? Thats a 20 customer range that could equal to $1000's per week.
Next, can you handle an add'l 40-60 customers on top of what you already have? The added customers don't just mean added revenue. It means added cost. Added headache. Added employees.
I'm going through the same thing right now, looking to buy another guy out. I've been told you should buy the account for about 3 or 4 week's profit. Go check out all the lawns and make sure the customers will stay with you. Then pick the ones you want and pay the man. Good luck!
I can't remember the post topic now but somewhere it was listed to make an agreement with the current owner with a payoff for a certain amount every month or quarter depending on accounts.