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  • A few of the most common links here on the forums for newbies and guests!

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    Worth it to buy Welk developer points to convert 'resale' status to 'developer purchased'? - in midst of Merger

    Introduction: I was lucky enough to find this website during a Welks presentation 3 years ago as they were trying to sell me a 180k point developer package with benefits for ~$24k. The resale market proved invaluable and I instead opted to buy a 780k point package for $8.5k instead :rolleyes...
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    HGVC New Purchase

    Ok everyone, I need to start out by saying that I am completely new to these types of vacation ownership/timeshare programs (which will likely become very evident soon!). My wife and I just purchased new from Orlando yesterday. We made the decision because to us the numbers seemed to make sense...
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    Help - my survey - maybe buying a welk timeshare

    Hi everyone, I am so glad I found this group/site! You are all certainly a wealth of information! I am new-ish to timesharing. My parents owned one at Wapato Point in Manson/Lake chelan, Washington for 25 years and we went yearly. Absolutely loved it. When I grew up, for the last number of...
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    Brand new to forum... took the plunge on a purchase and now regret

    Hi all, Let me introduce myself, my name is Manny, I am 31 with a girlfriend and no kids from NYC. Im sure you have seen this before, and the famous phrase, I wish I would have found this site prior to purchase. However as far as I know I may still be saved. I was in Orlando yesterday and...
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