Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Just starting your lawn care or landscaping business? > Starting a lawn care business.

Starting a lawn care business. How to start a lawn mowing business, lawn care business, or landscaping business. If you are starting a lawn care business, ask your questions here.

Foreclosure Contracts


Starting a lawn care business.

How to start a lawn mowing business, lawn care business, or landscaping business. If you are starting a lawn care business, ask your questions here.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #11  
Old 04-11-2012, 12:14 AM
Johnny_boy02 Johnny_boy02 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 141
Rep Power: 6
Johnny_boy02 is on a distinguished road
Default

That sucks. For every decent company there is a bad one. It took me going through a couple to find one I like working with. Dont close your mind to the opportunity, it is good work if you can find a good company.
Reply With Quote

Stop guess-timating. Learn how to estimate and make money! $$$
Mow Time Estimator Lawn Care Price Estimator Mulch and Topsoil Calculator Snow Plow Estimate Calculator


  #12  
Old 04-12-2012, 07:47 PM
caddy0291 caddy0291 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 24
Rep Power: 6
caddy0291 is on a distinguished road
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
johnny boy what company do you use?
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 04-12-2012, 08:11 PM
Johnny_boy02 Johnny_boy02 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 141
Rep Power: 6
Johnny_boy02 is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by caddy0291 View Post
johnny boy what company do you use?
Where are you located?

I am the only person in my area that contracts for them so I don't really give out that info because I don't want competition.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 04-13-2012, 07:23 AM
caddy0291 caddy0291 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 24
Rep Power: 6
caddy0291 is on a distinguished road
Default

louisville ky
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 04-13-2012, 10:27 PM
Johnny_boy02 Johnny_boy02 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 141
Rep Power: 6
Johnny_boy02 is on a distinguished road
Default

Oh then it wouldnt make a difference. The company I do most of my work for is west coast only.

Get on Craigslist and search "preservation" companies should pop up.

http://louisville.craigslist.org/sea...ion&srchType=A

Last edited by Johnny_boy02; 04-13-2012 at 10:29 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 04-16-2012, 07:14 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 38,010
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Quote:
Well I decided not to take these jobs, after talking to the head honcho for this company. Pretty much they wanted to pay me pennies to maintain the lawn, and also, he wanted me to take pictures of the lawn and inside the house, to make it look "staged clean" for the bank. This guy was kind of a sleaze ball so I went with my gut, and told him no thanks.
Well going through this process just might help you in the future as you look for more preservation companies to work with.

Do you think you will have a better way to feel out these business owners and these situations? Possibly seeing things more clearly now that you know what to look for?
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
foreclosure, foreclosured homes, lawn care

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Foreclosure, Property Management contractor jobs yourscape General Talk 12 03-26-2012 12:43 PM
foreclosure work? caddy0291 General Talk 8 01-19-2012 03:19 PM
Pics of my latest foreclosure clean up dhawk Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 10 12-17-2009 08:53 PM
Contracts j&jlawn service Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 4 06-11-2008 01:05 PM
Lawn Care and foreclosure. StartALawnCareBusiness Starting a lawn care business. 4 05-19-2008 09:28 PM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Review of our lawn care...
Lawnline
07-12-2016 06:40 PM
07-28-2016 10:01 PM
by Lawnline
1 561
How much to charge for...
jymie
03-31-2013 05:59 PM
07-27-2016 08:02 PM
by Steve
25 6,048
Now Hiring Just South of...
Chilehead
07-27-2016 11:38 AM
07-27-2016 11:38 AM
by Chilehead
0 33
Hi from Long Island NY
Lori22
07-18-2016 02:01 PM
07-26-2016 11:22 PM
by Chilehead
11 270
Hi everyone!
greenwavemedia
07-25-2016 03:22 PM
07-26-2016 11:21 AM
by Lawnline
2 62
Hi! I'm Tony from Tampa
Lawnline
07-12-2016 06:47 PM
07-26-2016 11:12 AM
by Lawnline
6 671
Needing a website built
burtle
06-17-2015 09:02 AM
07-26-2016 10:30 AM
by Lawnline
16 18,768
Z246 Deck change question
JohnsLawnCare
07-25-2016 01:47 PM
07-25-2016 06:38 PM
by Steve
1 56
DIY Sprayer
acrajchel
07-25-2016 09:13 AM
07-25-2016 06:36 PM
by Steve
1 52
Hello Everyone
JohnsLawnCare
06-22-2016 11:14 AM
07-25-2016 06:20 PM
by Steve
15 585
New Site Hows it look
Infinitelawn
03-16-2015 10:32 AM
07-25-2016 03:06 PM
by greenwavemedia
5 10,518
Looking for new host
Just for Cuts
11-26-2015 06:58 AM
07-25-2016 02:49 PM
by greenwavemedia
9 1,503
New Business Owner
danesdanglas87
07-20-2016 12:31 PM
07-21-2016 05:04 PM
by Steve
2 131
Question about...
Bradcook21
07-18-2016 05:22 PM
07-19-2016 04:38 PM
by Steve
2 151
Hello from Watertown New...
lawnmanrick81
07-19-2016 03:57 PM
07-19-2016 04:11 PM
by Steve
1 86
Gutter Cleaning Tool
DanielThomas
07-18-2016 08:23 AM
07-18-2016 04:36 PM
by Steve
1 119
Starting on a lawn care...
Coco3465
07-16-2016 11:26 AM
07-17-2016 09:20 AM
by Steve
1 144
Aspiring Company Owner
TJ136
07-12-2016 05:12 AM
07-15-2016 02:52 PM
by SC93
6 254
Hi Everyone
JavelinaLawn
07-10-2016 07:29 PM
07-13-2016 02:01 PM
by Chilehead
5 783
Custom Canopies
JohnsLawnCare
07-12-2016 08:38 AM
07-12-2016 04:14 PM
by Steve
1 293
Spot checked by...
Just for Cuts
06-28-2016 02:34 PM
07-11-2016 03:53 PM
by Steve
4 313
John Deere JS40 issues
Mr. Mow
07-06-2016 01:28 PM
07-11-2016 03:52 PM
by Steve
3 238
Start My Own Business?
mowandblow1980
01-12-2016 07:43 PM
07-11-2016 11:18 AM
by DanielThomas
15 1,802
Rubber mulch...
avetslawncare
06-24-2015 09:28 PM
07-11-2016 09:11 AM
by Chilehead
9 3,323
Firefighter gone Lawn...
Firehouselawn@hotmail.com
03-10-2016 04:50 PM
07-07-2016 05:07 PM
by Steve
11 10,577
I need some business...
Firehouselawn@hotmail.com
07-06-2016 05:42 AM
07-07-2016 05:00 PM
by Steve
4 281
Business Overload
Chilehead
05-06-2016 09:27 PM
07-07-2016 04:53 PM
by Steve
24 1,305
Chemical Applications
acrajchel
06-24-2016 06:44 PM
07-05-2016 12:38 PM
by Chilehead
6 401
Is it too late?
Cpadgett
05-28-2016 09:10 AM
07-05-2016 11:54 AM
by Steve
14 904
3 Applications or 5...
stansg1fresh
02-18-2013 12:02 PM
07-04-2016 09:19 AM
by LawnPerfection
9 1,724
Best Push Mower You Have...
markty
05-14-2016 03:46 PM
07-02-2016 03:41 AM
by markty
27 1,984
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:32 AM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:32 AM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy