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I have two more properties I am taking on. They are about a 1/4 acre each. Lawn is in pretty poor condition. The lawn is in fact typical condition for this particular neighborhood.

I am going to weedeat, edge a bit and mow and clean up. $45 each seem about right? It is my base price.
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Poor condition is right wow! Are you going to fix the lawn in the long run for them? 45$ should be about right.
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I would charge more for the first service because of the condition.

Get you some dust masks on that one your gonna need them.
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Dust was actually minimal. Used my 21" push mower.

Took a after picture to show how it turned out. Not too bad considering.
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It looks good! How long did it take?

Do you think it will be quicker in the future?
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I took me about a hour each.

I do think next time will be faster. Might try using my big mower then.
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