29 Mar '15, 4pm

Do solar leases deter homebuyers in the US?

Solar leases can deter homebuyers, claim 27. March 2015 | Applications & Installations , Global PV markets , Industry & Suppliers , Investor news , Markets & Trends | By: Max Hall LA Times report highlights problems leased solar rooftops can cause when selling a home. Buyers may fear they will fail credit checks to take over the lease. The growing popularity of solar leasing in the U.S. may lead to problems for homeowners looking to sell.Flickr/orngejuglr A report in Sunday's LA Times has highlighted the problems third-party-owned solar systems can throw up when selling a home. According to the article, by Kenneth Harney, potential buyers can be put off a purchase by the presence of a leased solar rooftop either by the fear they will not pass the credit checks to take up the existing lease or that the lease itself represents an unattractive deal. In the latter case, buyers...

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