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post #1 of 5 Old 04-18-2016, 03:05 PM Thread Starter
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leasing and buying

I'm currently leasing a horse who I've fallen in love with. The owner has ran into a few health problems recently and is looking to sell her. Unfortunately, I cannot afford his asking price at this time. Can anyone offer suggestions on what to do? I was considering offering him a down payment to ask him to hold her until I can afford to pay the rest. I don't want to lose this horse!! Ideas??
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post #2 of 5 Old 04-18-2016, 05:10 PM
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What about talking to the owner about a "lease to own" type deal?

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post #3 of 5 Old 04-18-2016, 07:37 PM
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I personally don't think you should try and enter debt relationships with private people. If you really want the horse and will have the money soon, why not approach a financial institution and get a short term loan. You can put a deposit on the horse until the financing comes through.
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post #4 of 5 Old 04-20-2016, 04:11 PM
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Lots of people are happy to take payments, or do a lease to own type thing. Talk to the owner!
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post #5 of 5 Old 04-21-2016, 09:20 PM
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Offer payments/lease-to-own. Get it in writing.
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