Leasing a Car

This script explains leasing a car in BC for personal or family use (consumer leases). It does not cover business leases. Cars are expensive machines. Before you lease one, you should compare leasing with buying to see which is best for you.

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lease agreement, car lease, option to purchase, straight lease, closed lease, cooling-off period, cancel a lease, penalty, seize or sue, two-thirds rule, business lease, closed lease, end of lease, Motor Vehicle Sales Authority of BC
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