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  1. T

    Using Previous Owner to Reserve Weeks Pending Resale Closure

    I bought at SVV-Bella this summer. The Closing Process is moving rather slow. I have a recorded deed approved by the county, and now the paperwork is in vistanas queue to confirm my ownership on their end. They have had the paperwork since 14 July. My issue is, I am planning a vacation to the...
  2. T

    Vistana confirming Timeshare Transfer

    Howdy! Question on Vistana Timelines. I just closed on SVV in late June and closing company sent docs to Vistana to confirm the transfer on their end. According to the tracking info I received, Vistana received all documents required on July 19. I haven’t heard anything beyond this point. I’ve...
  3. N

    [Comparison] 2 vs 3 bedroom lock off for purchase

    Looking to purchase [Comments deleted so as to remove appearance of an ad.] for use as well as trades. Current DP owner. What are the pros and cons of a two bedroom versus a three bedroom lock off for trading through II? We do have 3 kids so do fit in the 2 bedroom for use and straight across...
  4. prajora

    Wyndham resale with low MF?

    Anyone have low MF Wyndham on resale? Already own HGVC but will consider low MF to go to more local places in Northern California. Prefer MF less than 600. Thx
  5. A

    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...
  6. B

    What should I buy?

    Currently have 7,000 annual HGVC points (Sea World but we never stay there). Frustrated with lack of options in warm places in the winter months and frustrated with continental US Gold Crown options in RCI. We bought our pts aftermarket and considering a non-HGVC aftermarket purchase that has...
  7. Family Traveler

    Advice Needed on Selling HGV NY Club

    Greetings, Like so many others, I wish I found this forum years ago! Thank you for all your informative posts. We are looking to sell our timeshare and would like advice on how/where to sell it and realistically what we should expect to get for it. We own at The New York Club, 7,000 points and...
  8. S

    Buying HGVC resale if I already own

    I already have 7000 annual HGVC platinum points at Las Palmeras. If I found and purchased addition platinum points resale for the same resort, Las Palmeras, will this keep my maintenance fees lower (obviously higher then 7000 annual points) compared to buying resale at another resort? I'm...
  9. Andrearr

    HIVC resale info

    Can someone do a detailed post about limitations and restrictions of buying holiday inn vacation club resale? I found one of those posts for vistana after purchasing from the developer I was able to rescind and buy directly from somebody on this site. looking for the same regarding holiday inn...
  10. D

    Need advice on current offer to upgrade to Westin Flex and to "retro" a resale

    Hi all, I know there are some real pros here on Vistana ownerships. I'm at Westin Kierland and the vacation club sales team made us an offer and also gave us a day to think about it. Due to COVID, it sounds better than other offers I've heard in the past, but I am still cautious. We currently...
  11. J

    Not sure if I'm getting a deal

    Discovered this forum today and new to T/S. I own a deeded timeshare/vacation club with very low points (5k) that I bought a couple of years ago. It's paid off and the maintenance is minimal (approx $150/year). It came with access to RCI and I've used it multiple times to book "extra vacations"...
  12. G

    Can you view Resorts availability prior to purchasing a resale Timeshare? How to make ab educated decision on a resale

    Hello Tugs, I am interested in investing in timeshares to be used as a way to payoff maintenance fees and put some extra money in my pocket. Some of the questions I have during my searches are: * If I bought this, would I even be able to book a popular month to be able to list my week... even...
  13. L

    1 day left to rescind contract and need some advice!

    We got 126k points with 175 bonus points for 19k. They were "resale" points, but purchased officially. I understand that I can get the same amount of points for like $800 resale online, and am likely going to rescind the contract. However.....I like that our current points include Wyndham and...
  14. cindylou

    Marriott now allegedly allowing Vistana (Westin and Sheraton) properties in their Resale Program

    I just attended our Lakeside Terrace Annual Owner meeting yesterday and as of about 2 weeks ago, Marriott is including the Sheraton and Westin properties in their resale program. An owner attended the meeting simply because she wanted to find a way to legitimately get rid of her unit and Chris...
  15. S

    VIP package scheduled for Spring, should I purchase as LLC to avoid ROFR?

    Hello, Long time lurker, first time poster. A year ago Hilton brought us in for a HGVC presentation. We were interested, but I dont like to make large purchases without researching. Instead, we purchased an HGVC VIP package in Hawaii for this Spring. I stumbled upon TUG and found a wealth...
  16. J

    Housekeeping and Reservation fees with resale contracts

    At an update this morning, I was told that points acquired through a resale purchase, when used to make a reservation, are charged reservation fee and housekeeping credits, even if VIP and has unlimited housekeeping credits and reservations. So I asked if this is true, then when making a...
  17. L

    Sample Notice of ROFR?

    Would anyone please be so kind to share a sample notice of ROFR to the seller (e.g., Hilton, Marriott, etc.)? What should be included in the notice, besides the price of resale? Thanks so much.
  18. H

    What does this Addendum mean? HGVC

    Hi all, Quick question. I am entering into a resale contract for HGVC Tuscany Village EOY Odd and I received a copy of the deed with this addendum. The estoppel shows 7000 points EOY and looks how it's supposed to look. However, I wanted to check on this addendum and if this is what it's...
  19. redgirlraven

    Hyatt and ROFR

    Hello, I just purchased a Hyatt Ka'anapali timeshare and am still within the cancelation period. I am wondering if anyone has recently successfully sold/purchased there without Hyatt excersising their ROFR? I see similar properties on resale marketplaces for much less than what I am paying and...
  20. M

    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...
  21. E

    Wyndham Resale Points + RCI Membership - Not included?

    I am currently in the process of purchasing resale points for Wyndham club... discussing with the broker and other sales agent attempts, I was told that I would automatically get a RCI membership for becoming a Wyndham member and will have access to last call, etc... However, today I called...
  22. A

    Should I Wait to Buy Resale Until My Rescission Goes Through?

    Hi, I’m a timeshare newbie and am sending my rescission letter to Wyndham Resorts today after buying from them a couple days ago. Thanks to this site for saving me $$! And I thought they gave me a good deal.. I am now researching into buying resale as well as keeping an eye on the giveaway...
  23. G

    HGVC RESALE RESTRICTIONS / BENEFITS

    I'm looking into purchasing our first timeshare. We are interested in Vistana, Marriott, and HGVC. My question is: What are the restrictions when purchasing a resale timeshare? I know with Vistana, the "StarOptions" are not part of the Vistana Signature Network (VSN) after resale. So only the...
  24. CPNY

    Vistana Resale - Choice of Exchange company?

    im a current Vistana owner at HRA and SVV Key West. Both use Interval International. I’m in the process of picking up an every other year in the Bella phase. I noticed on the estoppel that the exchange company is RCI. Some questions. Do i have a choice in which to use? Do I have to have an...
  25. Grammarhero

    Want to buy this $3 resale Varsity Clubs South Bend TS but TUG Ad disappeared.

    After speaking with my little sister, she says the most she can travel with her daughter was to Varsity Clubs South Bend in the summer, maybe an EOY visit although I may purchase an EY TS. I just visited Chicago for two (2) days. I barely scratched the surface of Chicago and miss the place. I...
  26. erinnr

    Premier Membership?

    Hi all, Can anyone please explain to me what a “Premier Membership” means with Worldmark and does it transfer with sale? Thank you!
  27. SteelerGal

    Notary Reqirements

    When is Notary required for both buyer and seller? Is it based on Title Company? Resort? I have never had to as a buyer but is being asked for a recent purchase.
  28. W

    Exchanges on legacy Marriott program (merged)

    Looking for some advice. I’m considering buying into a legacy platinum week at Marriott Grande Vista. 3 bedroom every other year. Plan is to use 2 bedroom unit and exchange the lock off portion on II for use on my off years(I think I would be exchanging a studio?). Is this a good plan? Would...
  29. Rachman

    How do escrowed eBay Sellers make money?

    I was looking to purchase a timeshare on eBay and see the bid for a few ideal Timeshares were only $1. In addition some are offering gift cards and closing costs paid in full. What is in it for these unattached sellers/brokers (ex. J&J Timeshare & Timeshares4U) who have no affiliation with the...
  30. tahoeJoe

    Worldmark Newbie

    I am interested in having regular access or owning at the Woldmark in Windsor CA (Wine Country). What is the cheapest (MF and purchase costs) way to do this? 1) Buy a resale week at the Worldmark Windsor resort? 2) Buy a resale week at another Worldmark resort with lower MFs and trade in? 2a)...
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