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lease,

n 1. a conveyance of lands or tenements to a person for life, for a stated number of years, or at will, in consideration of rent or some other recompense.
2. any agreement that gives rise to a landlord and tenant relationship.
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First, some financial facts: If you plan to keep your old buggy for more than five years, it's almost always cheaper to buy than to lease.
In seeking to simplffy the existing consumer leasing provisions, the proposal deemphasized the disclosure of terms that were considered less useful in comparison shopping between leases and more likely to be included in the lease contract.
We were able to lease out the entire building to an array of prominent and sophisticated tenants in just under three years," said Eulau.
Of course, leasing also offers you a hedge against technological change and obsolescence, because by upgrading to new equipment when your lease expires, you can shift to the lessor the risk of getting stuck with outdated equipment.
Under the first treatment, rent is included by the lessor and deducted by the lessee according to the lease terms.
And just as a car's price and options are negotiable for a purchaser, lease terms also can be negotiated.
Weak performance of existing ABS transactions in 1999-2002, coupled with the lower originations of new lease assets, translated into a decline of total auto retail lease ABS issuance levels, from the $4.
The ten-year lease was negotiated by Madison and the principals of Bentley, Brian Miller and Arthur Miller.
The taxpayer was engaged in the auto lease financing business and treated the leases as direct financing arrangements for book and financial reporting purposes.
Sale-leasebacks: the sale of property by the owner and a lease of the property back to the seller.
The largest lease transaction signed in the fourth quarter was the amendment renewing Datatrac Information Services' space of 47,700 square feet at Lakeside II.
Many executives also expressed difficulty finding and retaining talented people to become lease administrators.