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  1. BakerFromLC

    DRI upgrade assessment?

    I attended a presentation yesterday where the rep asserted that all DRI trust owners, regardless of collection, in March, 2024, will start being assessed for upgrades of DRI properties to HGV standards. This will be beyond routine annual fees and total about $5/point assessed over a 10 year...
  2. S

    Does anyone else believe Holiday Inn Club Vacations is ripping off its Timeshare Owners?

    Hello All, I have been a happy Timeshare owner since 2003. I bought into South Beach Resort in Myrtle Beach, SC a 1 bedroom unit based on RCI points. At the time the resort was owned by Burrows & Chapin. The maintenance fees started were $450 the first year and the benefits were great: free...
  3. SteelerGal

    Special Assessments

    Our Independent is putting for a Special Assessment to refurb and to correct unfunding. I am for the assessment because it will help in the long run. My question is when have owners decided against an assessment and how did it affect the resort long term?
  4. P

    Assessment likely?

    How do you best determine if a big assessment is in the offing at desired unit before purchase?
  5. MSMS

    Wyndham Bonus Contract

    When my parents switched from a fixed week contract they bought an additional week and the annual assessment summary listed a Bonus Contract worth 195,000 points with a number in the same format as the other (now 2) contracts each worth 105,000. What is/was this Bonus Contract because it...
  6. L

    Advise requested on purchase in Key West, FL

    We are looking at purchasing a timeshare in Key West over weeks 43 and/or 51. Both are weeks that we frequently stay there. Since we admire the historical aspect of KW, we are considering the Banyan Resort. We are also seriously looking at two units at Coconut Beach Resort for the phenomenal...
  7. R

    I know better... but got sucked in anyway... will cancel. Spinnaker

    Just rejoined TUG. Was member years ago. Unbelievably I fell for the spiel again! We've owned at Waterside Hilton Head since 2001. We've used it and enjoy the resort when we go. Since moving to Texas last year, our usage will certainly decline I believe. Recently Spinnaker called and...