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My lowest lawn is $25. Its small and I push mow that. Most of mine fall between $40-$50. I have one that is $80. I charge $40hr. Thats cheap compared to a lot of the guys in my area. Some people still think its too much!! Anyway you have to come up with an hrly$ amount that you want to get. Estimate how long the yard will take. Estimate its difficulty(trees,hills,outbuildings,etc.) Go from there. It will take you a little while but eventually you will be able to drive up to a lawn and give an estimate on the spot.(i was always nervous at first and second guessed myself all the time). Now I know by looking how long it will take.
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The best way to do estimates I have found is to determine how much you want to make per hour, this should include your time/equipment costs,etc...I use an average of $50 per hour and I know about how long it will take me to mow it by looking at it, If you can't determine that yet it will come with time...Keep up the good work and good luck to you...
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