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"Oh My God"

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Lawn-Scapes, Apr 21, 2002.

  1. Lawn-Scapes

    Lawn-Scapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,810

    That's the response I got this morning when I gave someone a quote of $55 per cut...

    I said..... Is it that good?

    She said..... Oh no that's expensive.. the last guy only charged $40.

    I said... maybe he was a non profit organization???

    Some people crack me up :D

    Anyway.. I cut her lawn this afternoon (for $55)... and sold a soil test, aeration, lime, fert, aeration & seed, trimming and some landscaping.

    She said... do you do leaves too?

    I said... "OH MY GOD......... YES" ;)

    Sell Your Self!!!
  2. BigJim

    BigJim LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 382

    Its nearly as bad as when you say its "$55" and they say is that all I was expecting double:mad:
  3. MOW ED

    MOW ED LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,028

    Had an old lady call me from a referral of a LCO that was out of business. I did not know the guy that quit but he gave me as a reference because he knows of my work.

    I give the old lady a 32 plus tax bid on her residence which is about 7k and she said "You are WAY out of line, Terry only charged me 15 dollars". I politely said that she should try to call some other guys or find a neighborhood kid.

    I laughed the whole day just thinking about the look on her face when she heard my price. :p
  4. John Allin

    John Allin LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,488

    Why does she think the previous dude went out of business?? Cause he was making TOO much money??

    You're right... they crack me up too.....
  5. "Oh, you're just way too high"

    And I swear, I wasn't drinking or nothing.:p

    or did she mean something else??
  6. awm

    awm LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,354

    be sure an slip it in somewhere that hes not just her god.:)
    is good that she feels comfortable consulting him about her lawn.
    its always the same thing . some people just forget its 2002,
    and a dollar just aint quite worth as much as in say 1990.

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