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John Sternal
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Car Lease Credit Approvals Increase In March

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports lease credit approvals during the month of March were at 69.6%, up from last month’s yearly low of 66.7%. The 69.6% approvals mark is also the level of the last three months, indicating a credit approvals landscape that continues to hover near the “healthy” mark of 70%.The credit approvals rate over the last twelve months stands at 71.7%. Prior to March, the approvals rate had continuously dropped from early fall of 2013 when…See More
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Prices Remain Higher Than Typical Spring Seasons

Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of Beggs on the Used Car Market, with used car pricing data from Ricky Beggs and Black Book. Just when most all parts of the country thought winter was gone and pollen from the budding trees was the dominate particles in the air, we hopefully had the final blast of winter weather that swept across the Midwest and actually left Detroit enough of the white fluffy flakes to set an all-time record level of snow for the winter season.As the Black Book Editors…See More
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Spring Market Starts To Peak

Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of Beggs on the Used Car Market with used car valuation data trends from Black Book and Ricky Beggs. We trust the market has been good to each and every one of you as a buyer, a seller or a player in the lending side of the business. As I stood on the lanes this week I truly appreciate the comments that were made about the market strength, how some vehicles are identified and listed within the guides, and even the effects that actual VIN decoding plays…See More
Apr 14
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"Was waiting to hear from you at the Internet Sales 20 Group in AC, but you weren't able to make it."
Apr 11
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Apr 10
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Spring Price Strength Will Go Deeper This Year

According to Black Book® data, used vehicles model years 2008-2012 overall depreciated -0.3% in March, showing continued strength in seasonal retention compared to the -1.1% rate in February. Domestic cars gained in value by +0.7%; import cars depreciated -0.6%; domestic trucks gained in value by +0.6%; and import trucks depreciated -0.8%. Average pre-recession depreciation is historically between -1% and -2% monthly, and Black Book expects overall 2014 depreciation of -13.5%.March is typically…See More
Apr 10
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Insights From The Current Sellers Market

With reports of the “sellers are happy” and “it’s a sellers’ market”, the results of the weekly market changes were bound to show continued strength. The only question remaining was just how strong it would actually be after a full week of auction activity. Welcome back to this week’s Used Car Market Report with insights from Ricky Beggs from Black Book.As I reviewed the various comments…See More
Mar 31
Louie Baur commented on John Sternal's blog post Lease Payments See Bump In February
"Seems kind of high to me but then again the only cars I leased where cheapies lol"
Mar 27
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Lease Payments See Bump In February

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports that the average monthly payment for a car lease on the road in February is $591.70, up from last month’s average of $572.42 and compared with an average payment of $569.23 a year ago. Compared with year-ago payments on today’s most popular vehicles, the Chevrolet Volt has had the largest monthly payment decline dropping from $424.50 a year ago to $297.56 today. The aggressive lease deals and incentives on Volt leases 12-16…See More
Mar 27
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Spring Selling Season Kicks Into High Gear

Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of Beggs on the Used Car Market from Black Book. And by springtime, not just because the calendar says we have reached that point in the year, but after talking with a couple of industry folks in Detroit, the DC area and even from two mid-west states, there was a freshness in their voices due to no snow in the air or on the ground, with some sunny…See More
Mar 24
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Mar 24
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Mar 18
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Since Last Year February Lease Credit Approval Data is up 11%

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports lease credit approvals during the month of February were at 66.6%, down from the 70.5% level in January and 73.3% level in December of 2013. February’s rate was the lowest since September of 2013, when the marketplace saw just 62.9% approvals from credit applicants. So far in 2014 the credit approvals rate stands at 68.3%, close to the level Swapalease.com considers “healthy” at 70.0%. Over the last twelve months, the credit…See More
Mar 18
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Spring Sales Continue Hot Streak

Hello and welcome to this week's edition of Beggs on the Used Car Market, with used car highlights from Black Book. The experienced editors at Black Book have been busy making all the necessary changes to the values. Since the first of February we have averaged 1820 adjustments per day with the lowest daily average during any one week being 1619. This past week the 2150 adjustments per day was…See More
Mar 17

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Car Lease Credit Approvals Increase In March

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 11:02am 0 Comments

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports lease credit approvals during the month of March were at 69.6%, up from last month’s yearly low of 66.7%. The 69.6% approvals mark is also the level of the last three months, indicating a credit approvals landscape that continues to hover near the “healthy” mark of 70%.



The credit approvals rate over the last twelve months stands at 71.7%. Prior to March, the approvals rate had continuously dropped from early fall…

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Prices Remain Higher Than Typical Spring Seasons

Posted on April 21, 2014 at 7:41am 0 Comments

Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of Beggs on the Used Car Market, with used car pricing data from Ricky Beggs and Black Book. Just when most all parts of the country thought winter was gone and pollen from the budding trees was the dominate particles in the air, we hopefully had the final blast of winter weather that swept across the Midwest and actually left Detroit enough of the white fluffy flakes to set an all-time record level of snow for the winter season.



As the Black…

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Spring Market Starts To Peak

Posted on April 14, 2014 at 7:55am 0 Comments

Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of Beggs on the Used Car Market with used car valuation data trends from Black Book and Ricky Beggs. We trust the market has been good to each and every one of you as a buyer, a seller or a player in the lending side of the business. As I stood on the lanes this week I truly appreciate the comments that were made about the market strength, how some vehicles are identified and listed within the guides, and even the effects that actual VIN decoding…

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Spring Price Strength Will Go Deeper This Year

Posted on April 10, 2014 at 6:16am 1 Comment

According to Black Book® data, used vehicles model years 2008-2012 overall depreciated -0.3% in March, showing continued strength in seasonal retention compared to the -1.1% rate in February. Domestic cars gained in value by +0.7%; import cars depreciated -0.6%; domestic trucks gained in value by +0.6%; and import trucks depreciated -0.8%. Average pre-recession depreciation is historically between -1% and -2% monthly, and Black Book expects overall 2014 depreciation of -13.5%.



March…

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