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I would say overall the only thing leased office space really did for me was limit my work hours (which was great) and make me feel all warm and fuzzy about how cool I was. It didn't really affect my bookings in the end. So the question I would ask myself again before leasing would be "will the benefits be worth spending $X on?". The benefits in my case was not more money, so the overhead was kind of a loss or just the cost of doing business the way I wanted to do it.
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My feelings are very similar. I had less work hours when I had a commercial studio space, since I couldn't work into the evenings very well. I would try to, but it was slow on a macbook and I didn't have files, etc...
It's really nice having a dedicated meeting space for the latter reasons Candice mentioned. Hands down it was the best thing I ever did, but thats because I rely a lot on sales of products. I just got tired of driving to work (8 minutes, lol) and paying someone else to get rich instead of paying myself (buying a home).