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Does Ocean Pointe (MPB) really rent this cheap?

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Here is an ad on Redweek for a 3BR unit at Ocean Pointe for Presidents week. The asking rental price is $1,540! Aren't ALL 3BR units ocean front? This sure seems cheap for the besst unit and what well may be the most highly sought after week of the year at this resort. IMO


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It will actually rent for cheaper than that. If you read on down in the ad it says make us an offer. Right now with this economy I would bet money that they would gladly take $1000 for the week.
 

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I hope it's a legitimate ad and they do in fact own the unit they are trying to rent as I have heard of scam rentals out there.

The other possibility is that they need to generate some quick cash and that is why it is priced the way it is.

In reading the ad carefully you will see it is for Grande Vista and not Ocean Pointe as the original post indicated, so it may in fact be fairly priced.
 
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I hope it's a legitimate ad and they do in fact own the unit they are trying to rent as I have heard of scam rentals out there.

The other possibility is that they need to generate some quick cash and that is why it is priced the way it is.

In reading the ad carefully you will see it is for Grande Vista and not Ocean Pointe as the original post indicated, so it may in fact be fairly priced.

OK this is clearly Grande Vista not Ocean Point ( don't now how it could be confused since ad listed in bold as Grande Vista) and at $1540 is about average asking price and I agree could be had for less, with any offer at a anywhere between $1,000-$1,400. :shrug:
 

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OK this is clearly Grande Vista not Ocean Point ( don't now how it could be confused since ad listed in bold as Grande Vista) and at $1540 is about average asking price and I agree could be had for less, with any offer at a anywhere between $1,000-$1,400. :shrug:
OK Let me clear this up. I was looking at a cheaply priced 3BR Grande Vista for sale on the internet. In order to evaluate the GV purchase price, I decided to call Marriott and ask a few questions about availability at Ocean Pointe - using the Florida Club option. Marriott told me that there was plenty of 3BR availability at Ocean Pointe for various dates.

Next I went to Redweek to determine what these OP weeks rent for and somehow ended up on the GV page - OOPS. Boy was I surprised when I saw those cheap OP rental rates (listed on the GV page). :eek:

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OK Let me clear this up. I was looking at a cheaply priced 3BR Grande Vista for sale on the internet. In order to evaluate the GV purchase price, I decided to call Marriott and ask a few questions about availability at Ocean Pointe - using the Florida Club option. Marriott told me that there was plenty of 3BR availability at Ocean Pointe for various dates.

Next I went to Redweek to determine what these OP weeks rent for and somehow ended up on the GV page - OOPS. Boy was I surprised when I saw those cheap OP rental rates (listed on the GV page). :eek:

Terry
You have to watch that statement "for various dates." Those various dates may well all be in Silver season. Platinum season has had a pretty high owner occupancy for several years. I'm not certain how that's working now but, it's not always that easy to get the week you want in Platinum season. For that matter I've seen good availability via exchange during Gold season for ocean front units.

For that matter, May seems to have been a tough month to reserve this year for Silver season owners. I know that there wasn't a lot of availabilty when I looked using the master suite of my 3 bedroom unit. There was 1 May week available with a Thurs. check in last time I looked (about a week ago). There was plenty of availability for Sept. and Oct. I've never had a problem reserving a week in November or December when we like to go.
 
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