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Just started a lawncare business as a side job. Hoping to learn a lot from this forum. Marketing right now is mostly word of mouth. Most of the lawns I have are from referrals through my real estate business. Not looking to add a lot of clients until I get the bugs worked out.
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Sounds like you have a perfect niche with the real estate business - plenty of potential customers and contacts.

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Welcome Bill!

Are you a realtor? How did you come up with the idea to start your lawn care business and what kind of bugs have you found so far in your process?
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My son has cut the lawns of my vacant houses for the last few years. He's in college now, but commutes locally, so it seemed like a good idea to pick up the pace & turn it into at least a part time business.

The bumps we've hit so far are allocating time to cut on a schedule, what equipment we need and setting up systems for billing & scheduling.
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That is fantastic!

Do you have any advice for other lawn care business owners that are looking to get into the real estate market?
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