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About Holly Martin

Holly enjoys: Reading, music and spending time with friends.

Within a week of Holly starting work at OSV she became an indispensable part of the marketing team. She's very intuitive and gets on with the whole office effortlessly.

Should you lease your next car?

Thinking about leasing your next car? Here are some things you should consider...
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Around 20% of all new car transactions are leases. Having the option to drive a brand new car every two or three years is very appealing to most people and with the amount of great deals available, leasing is become increasingly popular.But, should you lease your next car? Aside from the fact that you get a new car every few years, leasing does have its good qualities. However, it isn’t for everyone. At OSV, we help people decide if leasing is for them every day, and have done so for almost two decades. So in this article we will be looking at the pros and cons of leasing, and whether you can get a better deal if you lease your next car. There are lots of advantages to leasing a car such as...

Car travel tips

We give you some of our top travel tips...
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Going on a winter break? Maybe you desperately want to get away after the stress of Christmas and New Year. Or perhaps you want to celebrate the end of dry January in style by going away for a few days. Regardless of the reason, you are going away and you are going to take your car with you. Like people, pets and work, cars also have to go through preparation before you travel. If you don’t prepare your car then you could end up in all sorts of trouble. So in this article...

Who is in more accidents? Men or women?

We look to answer the age long debate...
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A few years ago, we reported that the IAM (Institute of Advanced Motorists) found that men are more likely to be involved in crashes because of bad driving habits than women. These bad habits included driving too fast and drink-driving. They found that men were nearly twice as likely to be involved in a collision due to being careless, reckless or in a hurry. They also found that men are more likely to crash because of poor behaviour or inexperience. However, that was a few years ago, so is this still the case? In this article, we settle the argument once and for all and give you some top tips to stay safe on the roads...

Winter tyres explained: should I get winter tyres?

Everything you need to know about winter tyres...
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Christmas may be over, but that doesn’t mean that winter is. In fact, we’ve got quite a way before we get to summer again. And, the recent bad weather might have got you wondering whether you should invest in some winter tyres. So should you get winter tyres? In this article, we look at everything you need to know about winter tyres including the different types, how much they cost and whether they are something you should consider.

What are the best leasing options for you?

We look at the best leasing options for you...
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If you are in the market for a new car, you might be looking at a ‘monthly instalment’ plan. This is where you pay a monthly fee for a vehicle, and then depending which plan you go for depends on what happens at the end. You have a few options available to you. But, what are they? And what is the best option for you? In this article, we give you the lowdown on each leasing option, what it entails, and hopefully, help you decide which one is right for you.

Leasing a vehicle: 4 things you need to be aware of

We look at four things you should be aware of when leasing a car...
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If you are looking for a vehicle and you want to pay a fixed monthly cost that is lower than if you were to get a credit agreement or a hire purchase, then you might be considering leasing. Leasing is essentially where you have a car for a period of time while paying a monthly rate. Once that time is up then you hand the car back. You have to keep it in good condition and stick to a pre-agreed mileage (although this can be extended). Leasing is popular with those who like the idea of a brand new car every few years and those who don’t want to be tied down by owning a car...

Should I buy or lease a car? Read our two point guide

We look at whether you should buy or lease your car
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When it comes to getting a vehicle, there are several options to choose from these days. You can lease, finance or pay by cash. But what do these options mean to you, the consumer? Which option is best suited to your needs? There is usually one option that makes more sense for your current situation and for your future plans. As a leasing company, who value transparency and honesty above everything else, we see it as our job to help you work out which option is right for you. So in this article, we are going to look at your three options; finance, leasing, and paying in cash, and help you decide which one is best for you...

Pluses and minuses of car leasing over car purchasing

We look at the pros and cons of car leasing
Car leasing isn’t for everyone, the same way as car purchasing isn’t for everyone. That said, there are huge benefits to both but it all depends on what you want out of your car and what suits your situation the best. So should you lease instead of buy? What are the pluses and minuses of car leasing over car purchasing? In this article, we go over the good points and the bad points of leasing over car purchasing...

Porsche Lease Deals: What Are The Best Porsches To Lease?

We look at some of the best Porsche deals on the market today...
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Porsche are synonymous with luxury and style, and with leasing becoming more popular, they are now much more accessible than they once were. But which Porsche models are the best to lease? In this article, we look at the best Porsche models to lease and touch upon how reliable Porsche are...
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