Anyone lease equipment?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Herrick, Dec 6, 2007.

  1. Herrick

    Herrick LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 506

    Curious if anyone leases equipment instead of buying? Mainly thinking about Z-turns or Walk behinds. Anyone know what companies offer this option?
  2. meets1

    meets1 LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,781

    I have thought about this also but the equipment were running is not high end big dollar stuff. I know a few golf courses that run that way with toro but they are spending a couple humdred K in new stuff. IF our jobs were like farmers where you run a 250 - 500 K combine in the field for 3 weeks and rest of time sitting in your shop - I would think about leasing that piece of machinary.
  3. DLCS

    DLCS LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,378

    Yes, talk to your accountant and see if its advantagous to you. Some leases are more like financing and after the lease the equipment is yours.

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