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    Vistana FAQ Complement

    Hi, This forum is an amazing source of wisdom. Thank you. I have spent some time but could not find the answer to the below questions, I think that they are very general and could potentially be added to the Vistana FAQ...
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    Desperate Help With Maintenance Fees and Loan Needed

    First of all, let me start out by stating that I'm an idiot in desperate need of advice. I had a 1 Bedroom Suite that I bought in 2013 that I had paid off, and back in April 2021 was given a 7 day/ 6 night stay at an Orlando resort to listen to their upgrade presentation. Long story-short they...
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    My Survey - Help! What should I buy? (or should I even buy?)

    THIS IS SO AMAZING!!! First, let me just say Thank You for creating this, and to all members for keeping it alive. When we first moved to Rhode Island I couldn’t find anyone who knew a thing about steam heat and found a website called Heating Help that taught me all I needed to know. This seems...
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    Program fee? [Wyndham]

    Hi, we are currently Discovery. Thanks to all of you, I see the value in resale. We recently stated at Glacier Canyon and agreed to a ‘meeting’. My sole potential interest in buying direct is for the amenities pass for the wristbands all year round. I inquired about a 28,000 point contract. Long...
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    Bad Debt, Is this typical?

    I just received my statement for the proposed 2021 budget for Vacation Village at Bonaventure. One thing that really jumped out at me was the "Reserve for Bad Debt". On a per Timeshare Week the reserve is being proposed at $359.19 of a total of $966.53. That's over 30% of the total maintenance...
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    HELP! New owner, educate me...

    Got it, advice is to rescind. Are all costs ex. Closing fee etc. returned? Next step: Can I get educated by current Wyndham owners or where can I find answers... I'm in process of reading all the disclosures. Just purchased 127,000 points in TN Smokies as first time owner. We travel a lot...
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    What happens if you just stop paying maintenance fees?

    We are among the people who were duped into buying a timeshare in Las Vegas and greatly regret it at this point. We own it free and clear, and it seems like getting rid of it will actually cost us money. Just wondering what happens if we just stop paying the maintenance fees. We are semi-retired...
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    Wyndham new Share Cost program?

    Has anyone gone to a owner update and been offered a share cost timeshare? You put all your points/properties together for a lower maintenance fee?