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Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job

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Holy crap! Who ever bid it at $400 is going to be in for a rude awakening!

It would be interesting if you drove by sometime in the near future to see what they were doing to haul it away and how the job ended up looking!

I bet they give up pretty quickly into the job because they had no idea how involved it would be.
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Well I did not get the job but I am sure she will not be happy with the service she gets .
She wanted it all cleared out down to the brick pavers 2 trees trimmed and all the brush cleared out and trash cleared up.

Estimated 4 dump truck loads have a 1 ton dump and averages about 50 usd to dump a load in local landfill,36 man hours ,I bit it at 1,000 and she said the other guy bid it at $400.
I kindly gave her a business card and told her to call if the other bid fell through that I could not touch it for that price
You will find that people will tell you the other guy said this cause that is what they want to pay. I think she was just shooting out that price hoping you would take it.
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Since this bumped back up, I'll ask...

Have you been by the property at all to see what it looks like?
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Since this bumped back up, I'll ask...

Have you been by the property at all to see what it looks like?
no have not been back by I honestly had forgotten about it with all the leaf clean ups i have been doing,will pass by beginning of the week and see what it looks like now
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What I personall like is the "Last year the guy did it for...". I two of those this year and told him 'go find that guy then.' I will not lower a price I give, and if you dont like it then you are free to hire someone else. However when yu call me back to finish or fix the job, my price is still the same-you didnt save a dime, as a matter if fact you wasted your money on the Cheap guy. I never complain about my compititions price-they know what they are worth.
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Maybe it was a new person and they bid wrong. I know I messed up and did that when I got started, I actually still do it but VERY rare now. They might actually do a good job, but just realize they messed up.

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