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Do/Would you Lease or Buy?

Only Lease.
55 (25.5%)
Only Buy.
50 (23.1%)
I judge both options and usually lease.
46 (21.3%)
I judge both options and usually buy.
51 (23.6%)
I don't have a car.
14 (6.5%)

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Re: Car Lease v. Buying
« Reply #75 on: November 03, 2013, 04:02:53 PM »
This had zero down
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you understand that you can have "zero" down and still have to pay 1st month/taxes/bank fee/registration fees etc upon getting the car?
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Re: Car Lease v. Buying
« Reply #76 on: November 03, 2013, 04:03:59 PM »
Yup, both are great cars.
2.5 years later and I'm very happy.  Of course with just 11K miles on it it's practically brand new.  Very happy I didn't flush $10,000 down the toilet.
So I'm getting the idea that you think purchasing is much better. I'm going to start looking at that, though payments are usually more than when you lease and more years - but the car is yours at the end.
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Re: Car Lease v. Buying
« Reply #77 on: November 03, 2013, 04:05:14 PM »
So I'm getting the idea that you think purchasing is much better.
I'm not going to say there are no exceptions, but for most people in most cases, yes.
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Re: Car Lease v. Buying
« Reply #78 on: November 03, 2013, 04:05:48 PM »
Negotiate on a purchase? I guess I'm one of those that doesn't know how. So, how?
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Re: Car Lease v. Buying
« Reply #79 on: November 03, 2013, 04:06:23 PM »
Search and ye shall find.
Perhaps someone else will find it for you.
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Re: Car Lease v. Buying
« Reply #80 on: November 03, 2013, 04:06:32 PM »
you understand that you can have "zero" down and still have to pay 1st month/taxes/bank fee/registration fees etc upon getting the car?
of course. You gotta pay taxes and registration when buying also.

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Re: Car Lease v. Buying
« Reply #81 on: November 03, 2013, 04:07:14 PM »
So I'm getting the idea that you think purchasing is much better. I'm going to start looking at that, though payments are usually more than when you lease and more years - but the car is yours at the end.
thats why dan started the thread...

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Re: Car Lease v. Buying
« Reply #82 on: November 03, 2013, 04:07:26 PM »
So I'm getting the idea that you think purchasing is much better. I'm going to start looking at that, though payments are usually more than when you lease and more years - but the car is yours at the end.
you have to get the right car though, and not brand new
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Re: Car Lease v. Buying
« Reply #83 on: November 03, 2013, 04:08:01 PM »
ur biased, but at the end of the day  ur basically saying leasing makes more sense, cuz they have similar perks such as no maintenance
No I'm talking about unlimited miles switching in the car even to a better one at any given time and free insurance

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Re: Car Lease v. Buying
« Reply #84 on: November 03, 2013, 04:08:47 PM »
you have to get the right car though, and not brand new
Oh, that's different. Then you get to own someone elses headache (maybe)
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Re: Car Lease v. Buying
« Reply #85 on: November 03, 2013, 04:09:37 PM »
No I'm talking about unlimited miles switching in the car even to a better one at any given time and free insurance
You can get a rental at comparable prices?
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Re: Car Lease v. Buying
« Reply #86 on: November 03, 2013, 04:09:57 PM »
Oh, that's different. Then you get to own someone elses headache (maybe)
Thats why they lease  :)

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Re: Car Lease v. Buying
« Reply #87 on: November 03, 2013, 04:10:44 PM »
of course. You gotta pay taxes and registration when buying also.
correct, but don't say that ur leasing a car with zero down.
You know, if you would get rid of the zero down, and put $ down, ur monthly payment would be less? Its all written in a way to get you in to the dealership. Zero down means higher monthly payment, and $ down means lower. The value of the car doesn't change.
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Re: Car Lease v. Buying
« Reply #88 on: November 03, 2013, 04:11:12 PM »
You can get a rental at comparable prices?
Not that long term or guaranteed price

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Re: Car Lease v. Buying
« Reply #89 on: November 03, 2013, 04:11:30 PM »
you have to get the right car though, and not brand new
IME if you know how to negotiate a new car, the spread between a lightly used and new car will not be great enough to warrant buying the used
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