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what do you think ?

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by lawnhoney, May 26, 2005.

  1. lawnhoney

    lawnhoney LawnSite Member
    Messages: 25

    Gave a qoute today on 1 1/2 acre property just cutting very little trimming lot was pretty level and square $65 per cut full summer job , got the reply , let me think about it ! guess we know what that means . lol I thought fair price ? What do you guys think ? :waving:
  2. Remsen1

    Remsen1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,020

    It sounds like a reasonable quote for my area too. Maybe a little less if there was a chance for some extras, good exposure, and good gut feeling about customer, but not much less. If half or slightly less than half of your estimates are accepted your prices are just right.
  3. daveintoledo

    daveintoledo LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,587

    maybe just a little high here, only 5 or ten bucks but we have a very depressd market, and he is right if you are getting all your bids you are probably too low anyway..... :waving:
  4. out4now

    out4now LawnSite Bronze Member
    from AZ
    Messages: 1,796

    Sounds reasonable. Like already said if you are getting a high percentage of bids your prices are too low.
  5. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    Yeah I think that's a very nice price myself, almost too nice, I think you could get 75 for 1.5 acres but then 65 usually gets a YES faster.
    As for me, I get between 50 to 60 for 1 acres thou I have a customer whose 1 acre lot I still do for 40 because they been with me since day 1, so really 65 for 1.5 is a very good price at least here in Virginia.

  6. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    Hehehe, I like it when I'm getting SOOO many phonecalls that I can price for a 9-out-of-10 no answer ratio :) Only time it frustrates me is when my prices are actually good and I get that 9/10 NO crap.

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