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Homeowner Objections

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  1. I Don't Finance
  2. "Why Didn't They Mention The Air Scrubber During The Installation"
  3. I Can Get Better Rates From My Bank
  4. My Partner Isn't Available Right Now
  5. Spouse Stall - Identify The Issue
  6. Gotta Do Some Research
  7. I Can't Afford A New Air Conditioner
  8. Think About It
  9. Payment Close - The Payment Is Too High
  10. I'll Wait Until Next Year
  11. Why Is This Part So Expensive
  12. I Never Use My Furnace
  13. Why Customers Say No
  14. I Got Quotes For Cheaper
  15. Rental Property
  16. Can You Just Top Off My System To Buy Me Another Year?
  17. I Have A Home Warranty! They Will Replace It When It Goes Out.
  18. My Cousin Is Saying He Can Replace It For A Fraction Of That Cost
  19. Can You Send Me Your Proposal So I Can Compare Them With The Other Guys?
  20. I Saw This Unit Online And It Was A Lot Cheaper
  21. We Weren't Ready For This Kind Of Expense
  22. Why Should We Choose You Over A Big Brand Like Home Depot, Costco, or Lowes?
  23. We're Looking For A Specific Price And Plan To Get More Estimates
  24. You're The First Estimate, I Have Someone Else Coming Right Now
  25. Porch Light Close
  26. Send Us The Email, We'll Get Back To You Tomorrow
  27. I Have A Buddy That Can Do It For Me
  28. We Want To Sleep On It
  29. Can't You Just Add Refrigerant?
  30. I Have A Big Expense Coming Up
  31. I Have A Home Warranty
  32. I Think I Just Need Some Time To Think It Over
  33. The Other Guy Said He Could Just Replace My Furnace Because My AC Is Fine
  34. My Furnace Works Fine So Can I Get A Price To Just Replace The AC?
  35. I Pay Cash For Everything And That Is More Than I Budgeted For
  36. The Other Guy Said He Can Do It In A Day Or Two, I Can't Wait Two Weeks For You
  37. I Want A Name Brand System
  38. My Friend Just Got His System Replace For $5,000 Dollars
  39. Can You Install Something I Buy Online?
  40. Why Should We Choose You Over Another Highly Rated Company?
  41. We're Planning To Sell Our Home Soon
  42. I Need To Talk To My Spouse Before I Make A Decision
  43. Can You Break Down Materials And Labor?
  44. Your Proposal Is A Little Bit Over Our Original Budget
  45. Your Proposal Is Way Over Our Original Budget
  46. Why Is Your Proposal So Much More Than Your Competitors?
  47. I Always Get Three Bids Before A Decision
  48. We Have To Get Two More Quotes Before Making A Decision
  49. Get Into The Power Position
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We Weren’t Ready For This Kind Of Expense

When customers express surprise or concern about the cost of their HVAC project, empathy and understanding are key. Here’s a response that addresses their concerns while highlighting value:

‘Hearing that the project cost is more than you were anticipating is important feedback, and I appreciate your openness about your budget concerns. Our initial assessment aimed to identify the most effective solution to meet your home’s needs, considering both performance and energy efficiency, which can lead to long-term savings.

Let’s explore together how we can adjust the scope of work to better fit within your financial comfort zone without significantly compromising on the quality and reliability you deserve. Whether it’s prioritizing certain aspects of the project or discussing financing options that can ease the immediate financial burden, our priority is to work with you to find a viable path forward.

Would you be open to discussing how we can tailor the project to align more closely with your initial budget expectations, ensuring you can still achieve the improvements your home needs?’

This conversation approach seeks to balance addressing the customer’s budget constraints with the importance of not compromising on a solution that meets their needs.