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    Sapphire Resorts - Upgrading Membership to Ownership

    I bought into Sapphire's Right-to-use level 12 months ago. Now they are offering me Full/Ownership level: $7000.00 additional buy-in 35,000 biennial credits This amount of credits gives 7 weeks every two years $2152 biennial dues, so $1076 per year I'm not sure yet what I would 'own' with this...
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    New Hyatt Time Share Owner. Did I mess up?

    Hey Everyone Thanks for taking a minute to read this. I’d love your honest thoughts and opinions. We have been touring timeshares for over 10 years. Marriott always seemed to never make sense financially but Hyatt seems reasonable. We purchased Hyatt timeshare membership yesterday at Piñon...
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    Adding a name to ownership

    I am trying to add our son to 2 deeds at Vistana. Vistana charges $375 per unit to change the deed, record and transfer into the new names. I created the Quit Claim Deed myself and with the help of the recorders office in Fla. was able to have it recorded. But now Vistana refuses to make the...
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    Preventing passing on timeshare after death

    Owning a timeshare with the increasing maintenance fees is one problems. However since it is property, how do you prevent it becoming part of your estate so it doesn’t become a burden to your heirs?
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    Looking to trade Bluegreen owbership.

    We have points in Bluegreen and we have moved to the west coast. We are looking for someone who is moving the opposite direction that may want to trade for Windmark ownership. Hope this is the right place to post this :)
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    Took the plunge... now an owner.

    Buyers remorse has set in. We know we like the three properties we toured in Carlsbad. Been back twice on a VIP package. Signed the papers to buy at Seapointe. Seems like resales on marbrisa are much cheaper than what was offered to us? Could this be based on fixed week vs floating? We have one...
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    Owner's Annual Meeting

    I had gotten a notice a few months back regarding my timeshare's annual owner's meeting. I know that in other organizations like NGOs and even Corporate boards, bringing new board members could translate to a change to the direction of the organization. Has anyone had experience in joining a...
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    R-Ranch ownership - not Timeshare - in the North Georgia Mountains

    Do you love the historic and laid back North Georgia Mountains? Hiking mountain trails? Watching the world go by from a rocking chair in a stress-free natural setting? Fishing for bass, bluegill, catfish and trout or canoeing on mountain lakes? Horses and unlimited horseback riding and even an...