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The deal of my life.

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by exmarkguy123, Jun 16, 2011.

  1. exmarkguy123

    exmarkguy123 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 41

    To start things off i'm only 17. So far this year I have been mowing about 10 yards this year. Then today I was approached by our neighborhood association president to mow a large area of grass along the large lake in our neighborhood. He then hinted at the possibility of me moving on the mow the 30-40 lakefront green areas throughout the neighborhood as well as several non-lakefront areas. The potential income that this could create for me, as a 17 year old would be astounding. Just wanted to share my good news!:):usflag:
  2. ALC-GregH

    ALC-GregH LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
    Messages: 7,051

    Good luck with it.

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Messages: 5,226

    good luck. just make sure your insured in case anythhing goes wrong
  4. Hawkshot99

    Hawkshot99 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,431

    Don't count your chickens before they hatch.
  5. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    No, but definitely pursue this.Get the details, and what all they want.
  6. GravelyWoman

    GravelyWoman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 75

    They always "hint" at other properties or areas that you could possibly do. The purpose behind that is to try and get you to give them a low ball price. They will always continue to "hang a carrot" in front of you!! Again, listen to the people on here! Make sure you have insurance and don't low ball a price just to "get the job."

  7. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    Aw man you guys just spoiled all the fun, we had this one hook line and sinker but it's all good,
    I'm glad to see the spirit of helping your fellow man is alive and well and that not everybody is
    out to get you, that's probably the one thing about LS you can count on, undisputed truth.

    Peace out
  8. exmarkguy123

    exmarkguy123 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 41

    Look, I get this may not all happen. But as a seventeen year old i'm just excited at the growth that could come my way. I'm not trying to steal anyone's jobs and I never said I was going to lowball. I just thought I would share some news that doesn't come my way a whole lot.
  9. ATLandcare

    ATLandcare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 94

    I don't blame you for being excited man, GOOD LUCK. :usflag:
  10. ochosdaddy

    ochosdaddy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 222

    Price it like you don't need it. The president may have just assumed that because you're a teenager, you'll bid cheap. No point tying up your time mowing large areas for a price you later regret.

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