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    Tips/Advice for receiving ownership transfer from family member?

    I have just learned that a family member would like to give me their BG ownership, as they are no longer able to travel easily. I do not have details of their contract yet, but I know that it is probably Title E, no loan, likely at The Fountains in Orlando, FL. Maintenance fees are...
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    Dec.24-31 Marriott's Harbour Lake, Orlando - 2 Bed/2 Bath - $600

    This unit is a two bed, two bath with full kitchen at Marriot's Harbour Lake Resort near Orlando. One bedroom has a king sized bed, the other bedroom has 2 queens and there's a pull out couch which together sleeps 6-8 people. I hope some family can make use of this unit and spend Christmas only...
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    Thoughts On Buying A Timeshare

    Many years ago, when we purchased our very first timeshare ( from the developer ), there was no resale market. Fortunately, we met with a very ethical salesman, with a no pressure presentation, and a company that really focused on making timesharing a positive experience. One piece of advice...
  4. bizniukas

    Ocean Walk Check in June 30 or July 1

    Looking for Daytona Beach Ocean Walk for 5 people. My friend recommended this forum and Ocean Walk resort, so maybe we will get lucky too. Do we have to buy 2bd, or can family of 5 stay at 1bd ?
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    DELETED - please see note below

    [Please review the rules and big red date at the top of the forum. Also, since the maximim asking price on this forum is $115 per night, you are highly unlikely to get a 3 bedroom in Hawaii during high season for that rate.]
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    holiday inn club vacations $41k for 200,000 points(crisis averted thanks 2 TUG)

    This past week my wife took the kids to orange lake resorts in Orlando. She told me she was going to a time share meeting the following morning. She called explaining this great deal that we would have to refinance and pay off within a short amount of time but after paying off we would pay 2k...
  7. TJALB

    How to transfer TS to family member ?

    I would like to transfer one of my deeded weeks to a family member. The deed is paid for, free & clear. It’s in Hawaii at (KBC) Ka’anapali Beach Club. The maintenance fee is also current. How do I go about transferring the deed? Can I do it myself or do I have to hire a company? Years ago I...
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    Transfer of deed to adult child BEFORE "estate"

    Hi all, Trust most of you are well, and fully enjoying the incredible amount of info available here! I was searching for what I thought/think is indo on a question I can't seem to directly locate: My wife and I purchased (YEARS ago) a Vistana floating deeded arrangement: 1 week, only ODD...