Solar Leases May Reduce the Value of Your Home

In the last few years, solar installations on homes have increased dramatically –and home buyers like homes with solar. However, according to the NPR story, “Leased Solar Panels Can Cast a Shadow Over a Home’s Value,” taking on the remainder term of a lease may turn off potential home buyers. One home owner describes how he had to credit “the buyer $10,000 in exchange for assuming the rest of the lease.” Read or listen to the rest of the story.