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FREE - Ridge on Sedona Golf Resort AZ (HVC, previously Diamond), Traditional/Deeded 2 BR lock-off, Floating Week 1-52, Odd Years

TPNOVO

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Ridge on Sedona Golf Resort AZ (Hilton Vacation Club, previously Diamond)

https://www.hiltongrandvacations.co...rizona/ridge-on-sedona-a-hilton-vacation-club

Traditional/Deeded 2 BR/2 BA lock-off (800 SF 1 BR + 470 SF Studio = 1270 SF total space)
**Can split to 1 BR and Studio, can also split the week for multiple shorter stays**

Floating Week 1-52, Odd Years

2024 Maintenance Fee (Paid): $689.87

MF due annually by Jan 1, next due by 1/1/2025

Next available for 2025 usage, and every odd year thereafter

Hilton Destination Xchange (DEX) included for owners and available for exchanges for travel within 5 years.
RCI also available for exchanges, if a member.

A helpful Tugger here mentioned that by splitting the 2 BR lock-off into a separate 1 BR and Studio, you could potentially make better deposit/exchange use of this ownership through DEX. I’ve not used DEX, but included info from their member guide below.

More info from HGV Club website:

Whether longing for a backcountry adventure or a relaxing retreat, the mysterious energy and unparalleled charm of this Southwestern destination offers the ideal escape. Majestically perched against a picturesque desert backdrop, Ridge on Sedona, a Hilton Vacation Club, boasts spacious accommodations, resort-style amenities and all the comforts of home. Enjoy the challenge and convenience of the 18-hole golf course located directly adjacent to the resort, or explore one of Sedona’s famed trails on a hike or Jeep® tour. After a day of exploring, return to Ridge on Sedona, a Hilton Vacation Club to relax in one of the swimming pools or fitness center.

Deeded/paid off. I will pay the $250 transfer fee to HVC, if new owner pays for the deed transfer service
(others here have suggested LT Transfers, I have no experience with them.)

I also have an additional ownership of 1,500 trust points per year in the U.S. Collection available for free, if interested. I will pay the $250 transfer fee to HVC (no deed, so no other fees). 2024 Assessment Fee (Paid): $542.78

We’ve recently applied for the (currently on hold) Transitions program to give it back, but I’d much rather give it to someone here that would appreciate and use it, before they resume the program! 😊 Thank you for looking.

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HGVC: 41,520 points - Coylumbridge, Flamingo, Elara, Trump, 2x Boulevard
Traditional/Deeded 2 BR/2 BA lock-off

Floating Week 1-52, Odd Years

2024 Maintenance Fee (Paid): $689.87
How does traditional/deeded work in DRI? This MF is EXTREMELY low for DRI. (Or, is it low because it's odd years, but paid every year? - unlike HGVC where odd deeds pay MF on odd years only?) Does it grant any HGVC points, or DEX is the only way to sort-of access HGVC?
 

TPNOVO

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How does traditional/deeded work in DRI? This MF is EXTREMELY low for DRI. (Or, is it low because it's odd years, but paid every year? - unlike HGVC where odd deeds pay MF on odd years only?) Does it grant any HGVC points, or DEX is the only way to sort-of access HGVC?
Thanks for the interest. Sadly, after countless hours on the phone and digging through original documents and online member guides and legal docs, I still haven’t found solid answers to several questions. But you’re correct, with DRI now HVC, the MF are paid annually, whether it’s EY or EOY usage. I bought when it was Sunterra, then added trust points and bought into The Club with Diamond, before Hilton bought them. I haven’t been able to use it at all the past few years for personal reasons, so I haven’t worked with DEX, but it’s my understanding owners can exchange via DEX, RCI, or II. I’m sure Hilton would love to transition us into Max, but I’ve refused all their “owner update” offers and instead looking to give it away to someone here, or go forward with Transitions and give it back to them otherwise.
 

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Update, if anyone is interested, I was reassured today by Owner Services that *resale* deeded owners maintain all the same privileges and terms as *original* deeded owners - it follows the original deed and contract terms. So a new resale owner at the Ridge gets DEX included for free, access to trade into ~4500 resorts including international/Hawaii, the ability to split the 2 BR lockoff into a 1 BR and a studio and deposit for multiple tier credits that way, etc. The only thing a resale deeded owner cannot do, that an original deeded owner can do, is the Transitions program. I'm dumping The Club and going back to deeded/traditional! Thanks so much to everyone who has helped along the way!

Also learned that II is available for exchanges too, if you're a member. And I'm willing to also pay LT Transfers fee myself for the buyer for a quick close. If Transitions resumes before I've given this away, I'll just go that route, but wanted to offer here first :) Thanks for looking!
 

TPNOVO

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Here is the correct DEX exchange info for my resort, for a new owner that keeps it deeded/traditional (rather than buying into the Club/points program). From pg. 23 of the members guide:
https://cmsprod.diamondresorts.com/sites/default/files/destination-xchange-owner-guide_5.pdf

Lowest usage would be just leaving it a 2 BR and depositing later in the year for Mid season, for a Tier 3. Optimal usage would be splitting it to a studio for a Tier 3, plus a 1 BR for a Tier 4, in peak season, by depositing early while peak weeks are still available to snag 😁

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I'm interested and going to drop you a PM later once I've gathered up all my questions. Just wanted to quickly commend you though on one of the best free postings I've ever seen on TUG. Your posts elsewhere asking for details on how to use/inform a new owner were also super helpful. Hope you stick around the forums after finding a new home for this timeshare.
 

TPNOVO

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I'm interested and going to drop you a PM later once I've gathered up all my questions. Just wanted to quickly commend you though on one of the best free postings I've ever seen on TUG. Your posts elsewhere asking for details on how to use/inform a new owner were also super helpful. Hope you stick around the forums after finding a new home for this timeshare.
Thank you, however I believe another tugger beat you to it, we are working through contract details now. I will update it to "pending" once we've got a signed contract, or will be back in touch with you if anything falls through. Thanks so much :)
 
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