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  1. SteelerGal

    Received a call telling me I can rent out RCI Getaways

    I normally do not p/u but was waiting for a phone call from the same area code. The caller was trying to get me to rent out RCI getaways for a profit. Ummm, Nope. I know that is not allowed. I wish I could get on a do not call list. Lately, I have received a # of similar calls.
  2. B

    Woodstone at Messanutten

    I would like input from the community on a timeshare I purchased today for $5990. The property is Woodstone at Massanutten resort in Virginia. It's a floating unit, week number 40, luxury partial kitchen. My maintenance fee is $237.25 annually. It's a bi-yearly with a bonus week annually from...
  3. P

    time share broker question

    I have been approached by a timeshare broker about a posted rental. is that common?
  4. T

    No luck renting out our Marriott Ko Olina week

    I advertised a rental of one week in an ocean view studio at Marriott Ko Olina. I placed the ad on TUG and Redweek about one month ago for a late September reservation. No one even inquired. So I ended up depositing the week into II for a trade before 60 days out and exchanged for a week next...
  5. ikahros


    [DELETED: 1 - RCI does not permit points to be rented. 2- This forum does not permit points to be rented here. Before you post again, please review the forum rules at the top of the page.]
  6. F

    Has anyone rented timeshare from VR realtor?

    Hi, I recently put a wish list and got someone who has a rental available. Has anyone interacted with VR realtors or Diane Smith. Although she sent the rental agreement and a reference, she is requesting half the fee before hand and her paypal account was compromised so I am a little...