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Clearly it likely cost more to buy into the higher point phase, but ongoing, the MF $ per point is going to be much better.
 

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Clearly it likely cost more to buy into the higher point phase, but ongoing, the MF $ per point is going to be much better.
My thoughts exactly
 

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I bought this one last year, bargains can be found but it takes time to search and a little luck.
 

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2017 Operating Fee: $569.97
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Coylumbridge - several different maintenance fees but my total average was $640 US per 7000 point week including credit card fees for the average over several units put together.
Mattnday reported 2-bedroom units (7000 points each) at £472.03 ($578.56) to £550.71 ($675.01)
 
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$ 726.74 Assessments 2017
$ 156.70 Capital Reserves 2017
$ 206.94 Property Tax 2017
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Total $1,090.38 (Not including $159 HGVC Club Fee)

2 Bedroom 7000 points Platinum

$ 821.01 Assessments 2017
$ 175.79 Capital Reserves 2017
$ 206.94 Property Tax 2017
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Total $1,203.74 (Not including $159 HGVC Club Fee)
 

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My Coylumbridge 2BR maintenance fee is 561 pounds. At 1.23 dollars per pound exchange rate, equals 681 dollars. Exchange rate has fluctuated quite a bit since Brexit vote and US interest rate hike.
 

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Craigendarroch Suites - Studio Plus

... HGVC Platinum points ... for Craigendarroch Suites in Scotland. I have 6200 points ...
I have a STX/STP property (Studio Plus). For 2017 the Maintenance Fees are £505.66 plus the Club Membership of £160.
£505.66 converts to $621.15
 

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If I understand MFs at FA correctly, it is specific amount per point. (looks like $0.1775/point). Is this the correct understanding? Is it the same for all FA resorts? I would guess that it is done this way because they are RTU resorts.
 

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If I understand MFs at FA correctly, it is specific amount per point. (looks like $0.1775/point). Is this the correct understanding? Is it the same for all FA resorts? I would guess that it is done this way because they are RTU resorts.
Yes, the MF is $0.1775 per point. I believe it is the same at all FA resorts, BUT I am not positive. It is RTU, but I'm not sure why that would make a difference.
 

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Res. Fee $361.
Operating Fee$ 4,214.20
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Dues $273.
 

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KathyA, what room size is this? I know you said it is not deeded, so you will need to explain if the 19000 points isn't given a specific room/week. The MFs work out to $0.289/point (highest I have seen so far in the Hilton system). Maybe this is more like a RTU type TS. I found this point chart:

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KathyA, what room size is this? I know you said it is not deeded, so you will need to explain if the 19000 points isn't given a specific room/week. The MFs work out to $0.289/point (highest I have seen so far in the Hilton system). Maybe this is more like a RTU type TS. I found this point chart:

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Maybe it's a combination of 2 x 2br. One week in platinum time and one week in silver. That would give you 19.000 points.

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2017 FEES - ELARA 2 BR GRAND PLUS - 8000 PTS - GOLD SEASON

2017 Club Dues $159.00
2017 Reserve Fee $167.78
2017 Operating Fee $997.89
2017 Real Estate Tax $21.63
2017 Voluntary ARDA Fee $5.00

2017 Total: $1351.30
Increase of $32.25 (2.45%) from 2016 total
 

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Maybe it's a combination of 2 x 2br. One week in platinum time and one week in silver. That would give you 19.000 points.

Regards
The original Hilton Club NY is a points-based system. I can use my 19K points to book a studio, a one-bedroom, or a two-bedroom. As you can see in the charts you found, the points vary by size and date. We usually go three times a year for five or six days in a one-bedroom. Obviously you could get a whole lot more time out of your points if you stayed in a studio. It is RTU. It expires about 16 years from now. Hilton is now trying to convert all the RTU contracts to deeded. In my opinion,one of the ploys they are using to get you to do this (at a cost to you of almost what you originally paid) is to make the maintenance fees on the original contracts so sky high that you will pay them to convert. We love our NY timeshare and use it regularly, but considering we have no children to leave the property to, and considering we'll be in our eighties by the time the RTU expires, we have no real incentive to pay again what we've paid for several years ago.
 

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Maintenance fee: 558,51€
Taxes: 128,46€
Total:686,97€
Total in $:734$
 

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Thanks for update from Cyberc

1BR @ Hilton Vilamoura


572.98€
In $ Approx : 611$
 

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Editing this 2017mf thread to include all the HGVC resorts for reference! (shamelessly stealing the work of SUEDONJ here ;) )

Better late than never? As far as I can tell no one has sent in fees for the Trump Hotel in Las Vegas. Here is my attempt.

HTLV - Hilton Trump Las Vegas/ 3 parcels = 3 wks 2BR + 2BR plus + 2 BR plus = total of 24,900 point
Operating fee $4,412
Reserve fee 159.
Real Estate Taxes204.78
ARDA fee 5.00

Total 4780.78

Increase of $248.19, 4.68% over 2016
* Please limit this thread to only the MF specifics and take discussions/commentary to the discussion boards. Thank you! :)

* Owners, please report your Weeks MF's as they are billed (NOT proposed/estimated) in this format:
  • Resort Name/Unit Size (include Season if it's a differential)
  • Operating Fee
  • Replacement Reserve
  • Property Taxes (or note if they're billed separately)
  • Developer Subsidy (where it exists)
  • Special Assessment (where it exists)
  • TOTAL
  • Increase/decrease over 2016 MF's whether in dollar or percentage value (because I don't blame anybody who doesn't want to do the math!)


The 2016 MF thread has been unstuck and can be found here.
The 2015 MF thread can be found here.
The 2014 MF thread can be found here.
The 2013 MF thread can be found here.

The 30 2017 HGVC Resorts with the lowest MFs can be found here.

Anderson Ocean Club 3BR - Post #43
Bay Club 1BR - Post #44 and A Penthouse - Post #54 and B floorplan 2BR - Post #54
Borgo alle Vigne 1BR/2BR/3BR - Post 60
Boulevard (las vegas strip) 1BR - Post #18 and 1BR - Post #14 and 1BR - Post #15 and 1BR Penthouse- Post #17 and 2BR - Post #18 and 2BR - Post #24 and 3BR - Post #18

Coylumbridge 2BR - Post #80 and 2BR - Post #82
Craigendarroch Suites 2BR Premier - Post 56 and Studio - Post #84
Craigendarroch Lodges 2BR Platinum - Post 62
Eagle’s Nest Beach Resort 2BR Flex - Post 65
Elara (Planet Hollywood Towers) 1BR Grand Plus- Post #48 and 2BR Grand Plus - Post #91
Fiesta Americana (an affiliate) 1BR - Post #85 and MF/point - Post #86and MF/point - Post #87
Flamingo 1BR - Post #7 and 2BR - Post #31
Grand Islander
Grand Pacific Palisades
A/B/C/D type- Post #30
Grand Waikikian 1BR/2BR/2BR-Pen/3BR-Pen- Post #63
Hokulani Waikiki
Kalia Suites
Kings' Land Resort
2BR - Post #38 and 2BR plus Phase II- Post #46 and1/2/3BR for all 3 Phases (including Phase 3 3 BR-Premier - Post #73 and1BR plus Phase I- Post #83

Kohala Suites 2BR - Post #39
Lagoon Tower 2BR - Post #28 and Studio/1BR/2BR/2BR-P/3BR-P - Post #52
Las Palmeras
MarBrisa
1 BR/2 BR/ 2 BR Luxury/3 BR - Post #29 and 1/2BR - Post #81
Ocean 22 1BR/2BR/3BR - Post #61
Ocean Oaks 2BR - Post #27
Paradise (prev las vegas hilton) 2BR - Post #16 and 1BR - Post #20
Parc Soleil 1BR - Post #79
Plantation Beach Club 2BR (MFs the same for units) - Post #72
Seapointe 1 BR/2 BR/3 BR/Penthouse- Post #29
SeaWorld 1BR - Post #8 and 2BR - Post #10 and 2BR History- Post #13and 3BR History- Post #36
South Beach 2BR - Post #26 and 1BR - Post #53
South Seas Club 2BR - Post 66
Sunrise Lodge Studio/1BR/2BR/3BR/4BR - Post #51
The Hilton Club of New York
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Trump International Hotel
Tuscany Village (International Drive)
2BR - Post #33
Valdoro Mountain Lodge Studio/1 BR/2 BR/3 BR- Post #55
Vilamoura 1BR - Post #94 and 2BR - Post #93
West 57th Street Studio - Post #41
 

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HTLV - Hilton Trump Las Vegas/ 3 parcels = 3 wk 2BR + 2BR plus + 2BR plus = total of 24,900 points

Operating fee $4,412
Reserve fee 714.48
Real Estate Taxes 185.19
Voluntary ARDA Fee 5.00

Total fees (not including club fee) $5151.56
tdietvorst updated his MFs for 3 2-Bd at Trump Tower LV. This would put 1 week 2-Bd at

Operating fee $1470.67
Reserve fee 238.16
Real Estate Taxes 61.73

Total fees (not including club fee) $1770.56
 

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tdietvorst updated his MFs for 3 2-Bd at Trump Tower LV. This would put 1 week 2-Bd at

Operating fee $1470.67
Reserve fee 238.16
Real Estate Taxes 61.73

Total fees (not including club fee) $1770.56
Is it possible to get a breakdown? I mean if I posted my 3 lumped together it would give a false impression as one's Platinum and the other two are gold weeks.

Just to make more similar for comparison sake.
 

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Is it possible to get a breakdown?
It will be lumped together on the MF bill. I am hoping that he can find the budget. There all of the various room sizes will be broken out.

I mean if I posted my 3 lumped together it would give a false impression as one's Platinum and the other two are gold weeks.
I do not understand. In general, MFs are not determined by seasons, only points are.
 

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It will be lumped together on the MF bill. I am hoping that he can find the budget. There all of the various room sizes will be broken out.



I do not understand. In general, MFs are not determined by seasons, only points are.
I thought Platinum had less MF (generally) vs. Gold:
http://tugbbs.com/forums/index.php?threads/platinum-points-vs-gold-points.253878/
See yours and Sandy's posts (#2 and #3)

But either way, it would be more accurate to have them listed by BR/Season for MF purposes vs. lumping them all together.

Since he has 3 units, there's 3 contracts, and they're listed separately (at least mine are) on the HGVC website with the MF breakdown. The only "gotcha" is that the club dues randomly get assigned (every year is diff for me) to a contract.

Plus, For the Trump location in question, 1 is a 2 BR And 2 are a 2 BR Plus, which I'm fairly certain probably have higher MF than the 2 BR unit does.

Mine (page 1, post #18) you can see that if I'd just said: I have 15,400 points at LV Strip and my MF are $2456 it doesn't really give much accurate info that you'll see the point spread is anywhere from $0.148 - $0.175/point.
 

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The disadvantage is higher MFs per point ratio. The purchase price should be lower (IMO anyway) so you will need to determine if the lower price offsets the higher yearly MFs/point.
My quote. It is higher MFs per point ratio which was referring to season. Look at your 2017 budget for whichever property which you own. In there usually, you will find the MFs. All of my properties list the MFs per room size not season.
 
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