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I'm a contractor in Colorado. I have a previous customer that contacted me about doing another building for them. I gave them a price. They proptley wrote out a deposit check. I met up with them to sign the contract and take the check. When I got to their residents they wanted to add more to the building. They gave me the deposit check to hold their spot in my schedule. I figured the extra cost of the addintional work and gave them the price, and got a new contract written up. Didn't hear back for a couple of weeks. Then got a text message saying they got another bid, were going with another builder, and wanted their deposit check back. Since I had their deposit check I had to turn away another job that would of made me about six times what their building would. That do to the time frame required I couldn't do that job.
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