Contractor with lettings agency?

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  1. adamangler

    adamangler Wakefield Window Warrior
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    Anyone do this?

    Been asked to meet about becoming the sole contractor for window cleaning to a lettings agency with a 200 property portfolio. Not a massive agency just a one office type company.

    Just wondered if anyone does this and how they get on with prices etc.

    Apparently I will get a job list per month and then complete it as and when so sounds ok but not sure if they'll pay peanuts. I'll find out anyway, might be a foot in the door for carpet cleaning as well.
     
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  2. Markyboy 50

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    My middle daughter used to be the rental manager for a lettungs agent. I never cleaned a window for them. The poor window cleaner they used was given the run around. Expected to drop everything to drive miles to clean a £15 house coz they have new tenants moving in tomorrow. Have a look mate but treat it with caution. Ask yourself why they haven't got a queue of window cleaners waiting to take on the contract!
     
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  3. PJ Bullard

    PJ Bullard Active Member
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    I'd like to get into this and I've been to some letting agents with my business card. The way I see it, if you do a good job, they'll prob thrown more and more work your way which can't be a bad thing.
     
  4. adamangler

    adamangler Wakefield Window Warrior
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    Well I'll have a look at it. Won't be dashing around yor one house or dropping everything at a minutes notice.
     
  5. johnny bravo

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    are they telling you how much they are paying you
     
  6. adamangler

    adamangler Wakefield Window Warrior
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    I'm going to meet the guy next week, so no ill find out then if it's financially viable.
     
  7. Taxlossloz

    Taxlossloz Grand Master
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    Don't get your hopes up mate I tried it was absolute poopoo
    Might be good tho !
     
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