Lease Approval Ratings in March Reach Their Highest Rate Since October of 2018 with an Increase of 4.8% this month
CINCINNATI, OHIO (April 10, 2019) – Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports car lease credit applicants registered a 70.7% approval rate in March, a rise from the February rate of 65.9%.
March experienced a higher number of applicants with qualifications that led to more approvals for taking over another person’s lease contract during the month. March saw a slight increase in approval ratings from the previous year, where 67.3% of lease applicants were approved last March.
Since January, the lease approval rate has continued to rise, making March the strongest month of the first quarter. Approval ratings registered at 67.6% in January, followed by a slight dip in approval ratings for February, bringing the approval rate down to to 65.9%.
“We are impressed by the number of applicants looking to take over another person’s lease for the month of March, as well as the increase in lease approvals,” said Scot Hall, Executive Vice President of Swapalease.com. “It is very likely that we saw more activity in March from people receiving their tax rebate checks and using them toward a lease in our marketplace, which in many cases avoids a down payment.”
Swapalease.com matches a person wanting out of their existing vehicle lease contract with a car shopper looking to take over a short-term vehicle lease. The marketplace has several thousands of cars and trucks available for transfer to anywhere in the continental U.S.
Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Swapalease.com is the world’s largest automotive lease marketplace and the pioneer in facilitating lease transfers online. More specifically Swapalease.com matches individuals who want to get out of their lease with people who are looking for short-term lease agreements. Prospective buyers can search the listings for the exact vehicle they want, and then register for a nominal fee, allowing them to use Swapalease.com’s safe online system to contact the prospective seller and close the deal. For more information about Swapalease.com or how to exit your lease early, call 866-SWAPNOW or visit www.swapalease.com.