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Thinking about selling a commerical account

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by suburban23, Dec 7, 2008.

  1. suburban23

    suburban23 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 41

    Wanted to know how much could I sell a commercial account for? Its a 3 year contract maintenance $19,000 a year to mow weekly winter mow once. Sometimes pinestraw about 400 bales sometimes flowers.
  2. Albery's Lawn & Tractor

    Albery's Lawn & Tractor LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,674

    There's no such thing as sometimes.
  3. qualitylandscaping

    qualitylandscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,581

    You can't sell it without letting the client know first, as most commercial properties require that you list them as an additional insured on your insurance, and most (not all) contracts will not carry over if the business changes hands. Depends how the client handles legalities.
  4. suburban23

    suburban23 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 41

    Its a HOA and sometimes they wanna pay for pinestraw sometimes not.
  5. suburban23

    suburban23 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 41

    So is it real hard to sell a contract? I have never sold one before.

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