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Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job

If you need help coming up with a bid for a lawn care, landscaping, tree cutting or irrigation job, post the specifics here and pictures of the job site. If you are looking to learn about bidding, review the jobs posted here.
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Hi glad I joined You will be hearing from me from time to time. You have a nice setup here. I have a question whats the best way you have to charge for a lawn cut because gas went up some people just don't have the money. so is there a fair way to measure the yard and come up with a price that's fair. like what is the limit and still be fair.
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That could depend entirely on what area your in & what the market will bear. What's the going rate & average property size in your area?
Yes I have priced & quoted to customers based on total property sq footage before & often do. I explain well mamm the average lot here it 80x125 (10,000 sq ft) & going rate is $_________ Your property is 100x150 (15,000 sq ft), thus my price is half again higher than your average lot in this area so I would ask you to pay $________ I think that's only fair right?


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To save gas i been risking not doing a site survey and been going by the size of the yard found on my local gov site. So if a lawn is say .45 acres i charge 45 most lawn in my area are .15 and i charge a min of $30 it hasn't failed me yet but it saves on gas. But you lose the personal part I dont see the people and dont have the oppurtinty to have a face to face conversation.
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