Should I stretch myself to buy this round?

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  1. jamiesmack

    jamiesmack Active Member
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    I started window cleaning properly about a month ago, and whilst I've been ticking along quietly its been a bit of a struggle picking up enough work, and with winter coming its been on my mind a little. Ive been canvassing flat out and sorting website etc, so I'm sure it will come.

    Thing is, a windy in a neighboring town is retiring and has offered me his 200 customer round for 2 x the monthly price. Most of the work is a 25 minute drive from home, but is all pretty compact. The problem is, I'm a bit pushed for cash at the minute, having set everything up recently and cant really afford it. I could probably loan a bit of money from my old man for now but I dont know if its worth it.

    Do you think its too good an opportunity to turn down or should I just wait for my own round to build?
     
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  2. Extremecleansussex

    Extremecleansussex Active Member
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    Two times the monthly price is a bargain. Offers like that don't come along very often; I'd find the money somehow and buy it.


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  3. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    As long as the value is there and not all £5 jobs then steal it mate.
     
  4. simon

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    try n work out how much it pays per hour if its good i'd find the cash somehow as Extremecleansussex says x2 offers dont come along often
     
  5. High-tower

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    If it is well established, and well priced work, buy it! 2 cleans and its paid for.
     
  6. daveyboy

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    X2 is unheard of
    If he can take you round a few random customers that you choose and show it's legit you'd be mad not to
     
  7. TolishAPurd

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    Snap it up! Even if it is all low priced at least you will get lots of exposure, and when you add up the costs of advertising, canvassing etc, its a bargain. If you need to put the money up in 6 months so be it.
     
  8. Diwrnach

    Diwrnach Grand Master
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    Do it, as long as its decent customers etc and not like green said £5 a house.

    You'll make the money back in no time, the return on investment is really quick.
     
  9. daveyboy

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    Only downside is you can't write the cost off on expenses
    Taxman don't let you
     
  10. Diwrnach

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    Really? why not?
     
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