Applying for Equipment Financing – Application Only

In general, there are two distinct ways to apply for equipment financing: Application-Only, and Financial Disclosure.  The details of each will vary depending on your lender, and what one lender calls Application-Only may differ from what another lender considers it, but in the big picture, most equipment finance applications will come down to one of the two. The… Read More »

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Rate Check – 4th Quarter

I was tempted to open with a joke about rates, but honestly, at this point, nobody feels like laughing. But there is good news – we are hopefully nearing the end of rate hikes. As you well know, over the last 18 months, the Federal Reserve has been steadily raising rates. This year they paused in June, raised… Read More »

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Equipment Leasing Terms and Phrases – Wrapping Up

Let’s wrap up our leasing terms and definitions series. We first gave an overview of equipment leasing in general, and then got into terms, phrases, and definitions. That was pretty interesting because I’m sure a lot of folks didn’t realize terms like “monthly rent” applied to equipment leases as well.  We then got into the wear and tear… Read More »

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Equipment Leasing Terms and Phrases – Insurance Coverages

Let’s continue the lease series with insurance. I know, I know, it’s a boring topic, and nobody likes to talk about it, but it’s necessary and will be required in your lease agreement. There are several types of insurance your lease agreement may require, and the exact types will depend on the leased equipment, the terms, usage, and… Read More »

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Equipment Leasing Terms and Phrases – Maintenance and Repair

For our ongoing series on equipment lease terms, phrases, and details, let’s discuss the maintenance and repair of your leased equipment. For simplicity, we can call this the “wear and tear” clause. The general purpose of this clause is related to the residual value I mentioned last post. When a lease agreement is made, the Lessor (that’s us)… Read More »

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