Van Leasing is also comparable to paying for the usage of a car, truck or any vehicle allowed to be used for a certain period of time. A lot of people have mistakenly associated van leasing to van rentals. However, the former has one major difference. When you say van rental, you’re going to use the van for a very short period of time, this can only be days or weeks, on the other hand when you talk about van leasing this requires at least a year of usage.
When considering a van lease, first thing that you need to mull over is the price. Make every effort to get a good deal and try to negotiate as much as possible. Moreover, if you are a smart lessee, you should familiarize yourself with the advantages and disadvantages of the van being leased.
Once you are able to talk to your van dealer and agreed on the financial aspect, the dealer will then sell your chosen van to the leasing company at a price that has been agreed on. Then the leasing company will let you have the van at the settled price. This will be the time for you to give out the total amount of the leases that is being spread over a period of every month. Just remember, that before making any deal, written agreement should be carefully read, understood and checked.
Also, take into account that the dealer is only an agent working as a medium between you and the van leasing company. Dealers are people who would do the scouting for you so as to avoid any hassles on your part. The dealer serves as the middleman who would speak on your behalf and would let the leasing company know of any concerns specifically when it comes to the mode of payment. In this line of work, the dealer is given a portion of the price of the leased van known as the “commission” in each of the purchaser he endorses.
However, once a written agreement has been inked, keep in mind that the settlement is now between you and the leasing company excluding the dealer. The dealer’s work ends there. Any concerns regarding your van should go directly to the leasing company, nothing more nothing less. The dealer is totally out once the agreement has been settled.
There are a number of renowned and reputable motor and van companies like Ford and General Motors that have van leasing businesses acting as subsidiaries. You can also transact to dealers directly coming from these companies and dealers hired by banks and other leasing and loaning institutions. Furthermore, along with the monthly obligations that you usually pay when you lease a van, you still have to shoulder and pay for equivalent fees, taxes, licensing fees and other pertinent documents needed to be completed the same way as owning your own vehicle.
The leasing contract comprise of different agreement along with the deal of the van’s usage for a specified number of year or months. A pledge is also being done to ensure that the van will still be in the same running condition and continue until the end of the duration period. On the end of the leasing period, you are compelled to return the car to the leasing company. Small dents are acceptable however; serious damages on the van will call for damage fees and additional fees when you opt to use the van longer than the specified time. The leasing company also gave lessee the opportunity to buy the vehicle or can be used to trade for a brand new one.
The other thing to keep in mind when using leasing companies is that they already have great relationships with certain dealerships and can often get the vehicle at a reduced rate in the first place, so it is often better to talk with the leasing company about what they are able to offer before even going to see a dealership.