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  1. O

    How do I avoid getting ROFRed buying resale at SDO?

    I want to pick up another couple 2BRs at SDO. I like the resort and I've generally had success renting the units I don't use. It's been several years since I bought any resales at SDO. I've heard the Vistana/Mariott is much more aggressive about exercising ROFR now after the merger. Does anyone...
  2. SteelerGal

    [ 2020 ] Free!!! Free!!! Free!!! Sheraton Desert Oasis Annual- Smaller 1bdrm

    Annual Fees: $688.54 First Use year: 2021 Transfer Fee: Paid by Purchaser Title Transfer Cost: Paid by Purchaser. I use LT Transfer. Normal fees are around $225. It's a great trader in II and RCI. Trades as a 1bd. I have only used in II when unable to use or rent.
  3. SteelerGal

    [2020] Free!!! Free!!! Free!!! Sheraton Desert Oasis Premium 1bdrm

    Unfortunately I have too many weeks. My loss and your gain. Annual Fees: $811.49 First Use year: 2021 Transfer Fee: Paid by Purchaser Title Transfer Cost: Paid by Purchaser. I use LT Transfer. Normal fees are around $225. It's a great trader in II and RCI. I have only used in II when...
  4. NiteMaire

    2 "True Platinum" SDO Units Available

    I am not a salesman; I am not associated with Discount Timeshares; I am not getting any monetary compensation/referral credit, etc. I recently contacted several resale companies looking for a true platinum SDO unit. I was contacted this morning by an agent with Discount Timeshares; they have 2...
  5. SteelerGal

    SDO Fixed Weeks

    Question: Looks like one of my weeks is actually a fixed week. If I choose to not utilize that week, when is the first month can I exchange? I looked here and on the Dashboard and didn’t find a clear answer. Which leads into my next question: Is it a True Platinum week if it has the unit...
  6. SteelerGal

    SDO- Silver Season?

    What season is the older Silver Seasons converted to since now there is only Platinum, Gold Plus, and Gold? Would it be a Gold? TIA
  7. SteelerGal

    Finally SDO Owner- Welcome Package?

    Title finally transferred and have our account#. Does Vistana send out a welcome email/packet? I tried to login online but was told to contact Owner Services.
  8. cindyc

    SDO Week 52 deposited with II - What to shoot for?

    Good morning, Tugworld. I own at SDO 2BR LO GoldPlus week and was assigned week 52 for my 2020 II deposit! I bought SDO for trading after reading the forums here for months, so I am feeling pretty lucky about getting week 52 to trade. I haven't decided yet with to use it as two 1 BR units or...
  9. md8287

    Sheraton Desert Oasis, 1 BR, 3/31-4/7

    This is a home week reservation over Easter (3/31-4/7) in a 1BR Deluxe Unit (aka studio). It can accommodate up to 4 people. Sheraton Desert Oasis is in Scottsdale, AZ. Asking $680, which is the maintenance fee.
  10. J

    Free Sheraton Desert Oasis 1 bedroom

    SHERATON DESERT OASIS Platinum float Deeded as Week: 17 Unit: 2084 - 1 bedroom MF for 2017 $660. Already paid. Buyer can repay the 2017 MF and get the usage or start in 2018 and pay for closing cost only.