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I thought it would be good to compile a listing of all the starwood maintenance fees for 2006. I got my SMV bill just in the last few days.
To keep things on par lets incluse the amount we are asked to pay including fees, taxes, insurance, and SVN fee, and RDa $5 fee. For grins include the number of staroptions as this could turn into a good referance tool for those looking to make a purchase.

Sheraton Mountain Vista 2br lo $904.00 148,000 options
 
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Sheraton Desert Oasis 1 bdm. premium float

Sheraton Desert Oasis 1 bdm. premium float

$513.08 (less than 1% increase)

Includes property tax.

StarOptions - 81,000
 
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Just got my bill yesterday.

Maintenance fees: $ 1,005.63 for a 2-br L.O. platinum (148,1000 staroptions).

It is about a 14% increase over last year's MF.

This does not include the property taxes, which are billed separately by the county. Property taxes are about $210.
 

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Westin Kierland

Just checked online,

2006 Maintenance fee for Westin Kierland 2 bdr lo : $ 1069.72 (148,100 StarOptions).

I paid last year $ 948.66.
 

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2br lockoff Sheraton's Desert Oasis Scottsdale $792.10 148,100 options

Last year paid $784.86, so a very small increase this year.
 
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vetteguy said:
Just checked online,

2006 Maintenance fee for Westin Kierland 2 bdr lo : $ 1069.72 (148,100 StarOptions).

I paid last year $ 948.66.
Hmmm, Mystarcentral shows 2006 maintenance fees for our Westin Kierland 2bd lo (also 148,100 StarOptions) as: $945.72. I'm pretty sure that matches the printed invoice we received.

Glorian
 

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grgs said:
Hmmm, Mystarcentral shows 2006 maintenance fees for our Westin Kierland 2bd lo (also 148,100 StarOptions) as: $945.72. I'm pretty sure that matches the printed invoice we received.

Glorian

I also checked online for our Kierland 2BR LO Platinum and it shows $1,044.72 (148,100 StarOptions) which I believe matches the invoice we just received at home. I think it mentioned that it was a nearly 14% increase, but this is our first year so I can't compare. Why wouldn't the invoices all be the same?
 

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my 2br l/o kierland also says $945.72. this includes ARDA and does not include any starwood club fees.

my 2br l/o at desert oasis says $693.10, with ARDA and no club fees

my vistana villages 2br prime season is approx $825, no club fees, my 2br l/o high season is about $937, no club fees

my harborside 2br l/o platinum is approx $1790 (choke!), no club fees

my broadway plantation, 1br del silver EOY is $134, no club fees

that's it...don't think i own any others!
 

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LICAL3 said:
my harborside 2br l/o platinum is approx $1790 (choke!), no club fees
How do you know your 2006 Harborside dues? The only thing I see in mystarcentral is my 2005 dues that I paid earlier this year. Phase 1 - 2 BR L/O plat: $1675 (including $1445 MF, $99 SVN fee and $130 for "other"?)

Maybe you own in Phase 2 and they have set those amounts already? Phase 1 and Phase 2 have different MF's. I think the meeting is today at Harborside. Maybe we (phase one-ers) will know our 2006 fees soon. Last year, they set the fees so late I was billed for them after I took my week.

~Arlene
 

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baz48 said:
I also checked online for our Kierland 2BR LO Platinum and it shows $1,044.72 (148,100 StarOptions) which I believe matches the invoice we just received at home. I think it mentioned that it was a nearly 14% increase, but this is our first year so I can't compare. Why wouldn't the invoices all be the same?
Caroline,

I just had a thought. 2006 is our first year occupancy and we bought directly from the developer. It could be that they waived the first year's SVN fee of $99 --I have some very vague memory of this being said. And, in fact, the $99 is listed on the invoice and then subtracted. This would explain the difference between our two totals. Not sure why Vetteguy's is $25 higher, though.

Glorian
 
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Regarding discrepancies-

The website still shows last years fees for me, so maybe it hasn't been completely updated yet?

Also - resales that are not mandatory do not pay the SVN fee.
 

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Glorian, you're probably right. This is our first use year also but we bought resale so we'll pay the $99 SVN fee.

Denise, our Maui fees aren't showing on the website yet, just Kierland. Maui says amount owed $0. I wish!
 

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Harborside Phase I 2006

Per the Proposed Budget (nothing is posted on MyStar.com)

2 BD Lockoff $1889.26 (includes $99 club dues and $133.26 Atlantis Facilities Assessment)

1 BD Deluxe $986.09

1 BD Premium $1,005.46

WAY too expensive to ever deposit IMHO. But again, we did buy it to use (and direct trade/rent when we didn't).
 

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grgs said:
Hmmm, Mystarcentral shows 2006 maintenance fees for our Westin Kierland 2bd lo (also 148,100 StarOptions) as: $945.72. I'm pretty sure that matches the printed invoice we received.

Glorian
Just for clarification, as the original poster asked, I included the SVN fee. For a non US member the fee is $124. If I deduct the $124 SVN fee from my total,
I come to the same numbers as you : $945.72+$124=$1069.72
 

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vetteguy said:
Just for clarification, as the original poster asked, I included the SVN fee. For a non US member the fee is $124. If I deduct the $124 SVN fee from my total,
I come to the same numbers as you : $945.72+$124=$1069.72
Vetteguy,

Thanks for the clarification. It's good to know that there's logic in the numbers after all!

Glorian
 

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Desert Oasis without SVN

1bd standard
$401.38

1bd deluxe
$473.07

2 bd
$688.10
 

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I bought two Westin's in 2005 on resale:

Mission Hills EOY = $502.81 + $99 SVN = $606.81
Kierland = $895.29 + $54.41 Tax + $30 SVN = $984.70

What's interesting is that they charged me SVN for both, when everything I've read and been told (including everyone on this board) says I shouldn't be in SVN for WMH since I bought resale. Hmm...I may call and simply ask for my Elite card since I believe this means I should qualify (right? 148.1k for Kierland and 56.3k/2 (summer) for MH = 28150 per year = more than the 159,000 for 3-star elite).

Actually, I think I may simply pay the fees they ask, wait a week or two, then call. Has this "erroneous" SVN fee been charged to other resale owners for non-mandatory resorts?
 

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Ken555 said:
What's interesting is that they charged me SVN for both, when everything I've read and been told (including everyone on this board) says I shouldn't be in SVN for WMH since I bought resale.
I think the SVN fee also includes your Interval membership, but by all means call for clarification.
 

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arlene22....

re: harborside 2006 MF...

i was quoting my 2006 phase I proposal for fees which was snail mailed to me. sorry, i didn't mean to confuse anyone!
 

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The Maintenance Fee at Lakeside Terrace, 2-br platinum season is: $708.86. The number of StarPoints is 129,800.
 

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Kierland 1Bdrm deluxe 2006 fees

Kierland 1 Bdrm Platnium, deluxe unit, 67,100 options=
2006 fees: $467.19 includes: (maint. $343.81; tax $19.38; SVN $99; PAC $5.00).
 
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Three Bedroom Villa with Pool - $1,543.60
$1,275.99 Operating Assessment
$ 168.61 Replacement Reserve
$ 99.00 SVN - Club Dues (Mandatory)
$1,543.60 (St. John USVI Taxes billed seperate in August)
 

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Our check went out for $1,104.63 for our 2 BR / 2 BA Platinum Westin Mission Hills.

699.05 vacation ownership assessment
138.49 Condo Common assessment
168.09 Master association assessment
99.00 SVN membership fee
5.00 ARDA ROC PAC contribution


Plus:
$153.51 = property taxes for the year
 

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Ken555 said:
Actually, I think I may simply pay the fees they ask, wait a week or two, then call. Has this "erroneous" SVN fee been charged to other resale owners for non-mandatory resorts?
Yes, last year I purchased at Mountain Vista at the end of 2004 and the 2005 fees included the SVN memebership fee. I actually used the Star Options to get a partial week in 2005, but in July someone at SVO "discovered" that I had bought resale and they took away the SVN membership. Since I had actually paid the SVN fee for 2005, they refunded it to me. (I was hoping that I might "slip through"... but no such luck).

Mike
 

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OK, it's officially as bad as we thought... :eek:

2BR lockoff - Phase 1
148,100 StarOptions

MF: $1657
SVN: $99
Atlantis fee: $133

Total: $1889
 
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