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    Colonies WBurg buy or wait?

    I am considering purchasing an annual summer week but I really only want to use it every other year. Will I be able to rent it out or deposit it for something else? I am first timer and have been lurking here but still not sure what makes sense. I don't want to spend money on MF annually and not...
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    What am I going to buy?

    1) Is there a vacation destination you wish to visit most of the time or on a regular basis? if so where? Well to keep it to timeshares and not my dream home or RV (house on wheels) Williamsburg and/or Gatlinburg, and maybe Massanutten 2) Do you want to visit your home resort at least half the...
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    Best ways to end your HGVC ownerhip

    Let’s say you had HGVC ownership for few years. Enjoyed it and created good memories from vacations. Now it is time to end a contract or want to upgrade/ downgrade your points. What choices you have? 1. Sell your ownership in say TUG marketplace. Be ready to get pennies on the dollar. Don’t even...
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    We are wanting more points to add to the 84k that we have now. Wyndham wants 23k to get another 105k pts.. I don't have that much money to shell out at this time. I found a site called sellmytimeshare now. Found a time share that I am interested in but I have no idea if this is a scam or a...
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    Looking for advice on buying a timeshare on secondary market

    Hi all, looking for some wisdom please... We have a young family (2 kids ages 3 and 5). My work schedule is pretty crazy. I run a non profit for kids. Its hard to plan well in advance for when I can take time off. I can pencil something in a month in advance but the concept of knowing for...
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    Points Based time share for sale

    Hello we impulse bought an RCI points based time share with a the home resort in a ski village in Ontario Canada. Deposit paid, one year MF paid and just want to have another individual take over the succeeding payments. Can this be done? How? Where?
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    Should I buy a resale right after sending letter in to rescind?

    Hey everyone I just joined the forums today after reading through all of them for the past couple of days. Long story short I just purchased a Wyndham Club Access by the developer on Sunday. As soon as I had gotten home I started researching and typed a rescind letter with my signature on it...
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    Buying question for Wyndham

    My wife and I recently attended a presentation in which we did NOT buy. However, the contract was for 6000 points for 16k. It is hard to judge value in what they are selling. Looking at the resell market there are a lot of options out there. It appears this was kind of a ripoff? Also trying to...
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    First Time Buyer - What to Do ?

    I've seen threads on how to sell a timeshare, but I haven't seen anything on first time purchase. I am looking to buy Wyndham points. I have seen different offers that include transfer fees, closing costs, maintenance fees, etc. What costs (and approximately how much) should a first time...