Honest Car Dealer
Understanding Auto Leasing: Part 5 – Closing the Deal

For those who really like driving a new car every couple of years, vehicle leasing makes a whole lot of sense. It is a general misconception that you can’t “haggle” a lease the way you can negotiate on the price or interest rate of a vehicle you want to purchase. …

March 4, 2013 by Jamie Rettig

Honest Car Dealer
Understanding Auto Leasing: Part 5 – Closing the Deal

For those who really like driving a new car every couple of years, vehicle leasing makes a whole lot of sense. It is a general misconception that you can’t “haggle” a lease the way you can negotiate on the price or interest rate of a vehicle you want to purchase. …

March 4, 2013 by Jamie Rettig

Honest Car Dealer
Understanding Auto Leasing: Part 4 – Finding a Deal

Everybody likes to save money and to feel like they are receiving a good value for what they paid for. Just like when shopping for a good deal on purchasing a car, you can search for a good deal on leasing a car. You can also try to negotiate an …

February 27, 2013 by Jamie Rettig

Honest Car Dealer
Understanding Auto Leasing: Part 4 – Finding a Deal

Everybody likes to save money and to feel like they are receiving a good value for what they paid for. Just like when shopping for a good deal on purchasing a car, you can search for a good deal on leasing a car. You can also try to negotiate an …

February 27, 2013 by Jamie Rettig

Honest Car Dealer
Understanding Auto Leasing: Part 3 – Calculating Costs

Dealerships and lease financing companies use a formula for calculating lease payments. This formula actually does not appear on leasing contracts, so most people do not know how to, or even know that they should, check the dealer’s calculations. Checking the dealer’s calculations will help you identify innocent errors or …

February 25, 2013 by Jamie Rettig

Honest Car Dealer
Understanding Auto Leasing: Part 3 – Calculating Costs

Dealerships and lease financing companies use a formula for calculating lease payments. This formula actually does not appear on leasing contracts, so most people do not know how to, or even know that they should, check the dealer’s calculations. Checking the dealer’s calculations will help you identify innocent errors or …

February 25, 2013 by Jamie Rettig

Honest Car Dealer
Understanding Auto Leasing: Part 2 – The Contract

To get a favorable lease deal it is essential to know the meanings of the terms and vocabulary used in lease contracts. Since leasing and lease prices are based on factors such as depreciation, residual value, capitalized cost, cap cost reduction, and lease rate, it is in your best interest …

February 20, 2013 by Jamie Rettig

Honest Car Dealer
Understanding Auto Leasing: Part 2 – The Contract

To get a favorable lease deal it is essential to know the meanings of the terms and vocabulary used in lease contracts. Since leasing and lease prices are based on factors such as depreciation, residual value, capitalized cost, cap cost reduction, and lease rate, it is in your best interest …

February 20, 2013 by Jamie Rettig

Honest Car Dealer
Understanding Auto Leasing: Part 1 – Types of Leases

If you have decided to lease a car, your next step is to educate yourself about auto leasing as much as possible before you try to negotiate a lease deal. If you know what you are talking about going into a lease negotiation, you are much less likely to become …

February 18, 2013 by Jamie Rettig

Honest Car Dealer
Understanding Auto Leasing: Part 1 – Types of Leases

If you have decided to lease a car, your next step is to educate yourself about auto leasing as much as possible before you try to negotiate a lease deal. If you know what you are talking about going into a lease negotiation, you are much less likely to become …

February 18, 2013 by Jamie Rettig