sale and leaseback

Definition

Arrangement in which one party sells a property to a buyer and the buyer immediately leases the property back to the seller. This arrangement allows the initial buyer to make full use of the asset while not having capital tied up in the asset. Leasebacks sometimes provide tax benefits. also called leaseback.

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You should try and include a sale and leaseback in to the deal to give you greater flexibility later on.

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The sale and leaseback was a really interesting process and I wondered why it was sold back to the seller.

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The 40 year old son bought his retiring parents home in a sale and leaseback deal to pay their mortgage for them.

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