Car Leasing App Fair Gears Up for Relaunch

Fair CEO Brad Stewart joined in May 2020. After a tumultuous 2020, Fair Financial Corp. is looking to get back on the road. The Beverly Hills-based automotive technology company, which launched in 2016 offering subscriptions to its inventory of used cars, is changing up its strategy. In the first quarter of 2022, Fair will roll out subscriptions on leases for used cars provided by third-party vendors — with the larger goal of transforming into a central hub for all automotive retail. “We want Car shopping and transacting to be elegant, beautiful and immersive,” said Brad Stewart, who took over as…

Lease to own car: How to buy out your lease

If you are enjoying your leased vehicle and dreading the thought of returning it to the dealership, a lease buyout may be a good option to consider. What is a lease buyout? A lease buyout, sometimes referred to as a purchase option, allows you to purchase the Car at the end of the lease instead of turning it in if your lease contract permits it. Whether or not Buying out a leased Car is the right move depends on a lot of factors.  Mainly, you should consider the costs associated with a lease buyout and compare them with the cost…

These six Massachusetts district attorneys spend a combined $3,534.41 a month on leased cars — and taxpayers foot the bill

Here’s the takeaway: For years, Gov. Charlie Baker has been working to cut the use of take-home cars by state employees. But six of 11 Massachusetts district attorneys still drive them for work and personal use, including the Berkshire DA. The six DAs who drive state-leased cars have spent more than $100,000 on them since the start of 2019, spending that is not audited by the state. Accountants say that, as a rule, Leasing vehicles is not as good a value as Buying. Two district attorneys say they gave up use of leased cars after finding it saved money for…

10 Least Expensive Car Lease Deals You Should Be Paying Attention To

New Car Market Problem One problem Car buyers are facing this year is wanting to buy a particular model with features that meets both their desires and their needs. However, because of the current COVID-induced Car market, buyers cannot be as selective as they were before. And when it comes to new leased vehicles, incentives over the past few months have morphed toward more unfavorable deals for lessees that include: • Higher down payments.• Higher monthly payments than in previous months.• Much fewer zero-down leases.• Fewer vehicles available with manufacturer-sponsored lease specials. And because of this, many leased Car buyers…

These Are The Cars And SUVs You Can Still Lease For Less Than $200 A Month

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French car leasing firm ALD takes stake in mobility startup Skipr

By Reuters Staff 2 Min Read PARIS (Reuters) – French Car Leasing group ALD is investing in Belgian mobility startup Skipr, the company said on Tuesday, aiming to shake up its range of services to include Car sharing and even bikes as clients seek new travel options following the COVID-19 pandemic. ALD, which is majority-owned by lender Societe Generale and has been listed since 2017, said it would take a 17% stake in Skipr. It did not disclose financial details but said the operation would be carried out through a capital increase, with current shareholders also taking part. Skipr helps…

Ready To Turn In Your Leased Car? Here’s How To Buy It And Flip It For Money

Are you Leasing a 2018 Camaro? Want to make $12,000? Chevrolet If you’ve been paying even a modicum of attention to the Car world you’re well aware that new and used Car prices have skyrocketed. It’s a pretty simple tale as to why. The pandemic caused more people to want to own a private Car versus using public transportation (not surprising, right?). At the same time, Car production has been restricted, first by Car plants shutting down, then by a global microchip shortage (new cars need LOTS of microchips). Are you Leasing a 2018 Ford Expedition? Want to make $15,000?…

Leasing a Car to Avoid High Prices? Read This First

With the global chip shortage continuing to muck up automotive supply chains and vehicle prices at record levels, consumers looking for a new set of wheels have a lot to consider. “I always say don’t get stuck with a ‘new-car only’ or ‘used-car only’ buyer mentality,” says Ivan Drury, an automotive analyst at the car-shopping website Edmunds.com. “Depending on the market and your situation, the best deal could be the opposite of an outdated paradigm.” Some consumers are finding that their used vehicles are worth thousands of dollars more than what they had paid. Others have decided to buy their…