That was my thought after I sold my biz and retired. It's still in my head to do it, but
my sixth sense says no. I would do exactly like your doing "buying instead of leasing"
I'm just not that good with food, such as you are.
Best to ya in your venture.
Head strong, means finish strong, you'll make it.
If it turns out good, eat it, if it turns out bad, eat it anyway! Finish Strong!