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Go from Lowball to Profitable with These 4 Pricing Strategies

With Marti Amos and Owen Chambers

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Don’t be stuck in the “cheap builder” trap. If you are bagging lots of projects and can’t see any growth in your income, we hear you.

Pricing for profit can be tricky. Especially when you’ve built a reputation as being the affordable builder next door. The last thing you want is to lose potential clients who can’t afford your higher rates.

But here’s the reality: you can’t build a sustainable business if you’re losing money.

On this episode of The Builders Ladder Podcast, we’re tackling PRICING for PROFIT. We want to help you get the confidence to charge higher. Because, as cheesy as it sounds, professional builders like you deserve to get paid more!

But how do you improve your pricing? Here are some strategies we talk about:

  • Why you should consider hiring a Quantity Surveyor (04:21)
  • Fixed price vs. Cost plus model (09:23)
  • Pros and cons of in-house and outsourced QS (13:00)
  • Target profit margins for every project (16:33)
  • What’s keeping you from setting higher margins (22:04)

Tune in for a valuable deep dive into pricing strategies built for builders. You can scale your business without sacrificing profitability.

Remember, your expertise deserves to be paid its worth. Let’s help you get there!

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