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    I need help writing a 300-400 word response to the following:

    Based upon your Week Three readings, prepare a response to the Caladonia Products Integrative Problem located in Chapter 10 of the Financial Management: Principles and Application text by Keown.

    Describe the factors that Caladonia would have to consider if they were doing a lease versus buy for the two projects.

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    In writing the essay you could consider the following factors
    1. Technological obsolescence - If the asset would be technologically obsolete quickly, then lease may be a better idea since at the end of the useful life the asset would be taken by the lessor or we could lease the asset for a shorter period given the technology changes.
    2. Maintenance of the asset - If we buy the asset then the maintenance of the asset is to be done by us. In a lease ...

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    The solution explains the factors to consider in a lease versus buy decision.