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Is this a good deal?

carters4usm

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I've been looking for an even year contract and have the opportunity to buy 154k even yr. at the Grand Desert for $1500 "all in". Do you all think that is a good deal, or since points won't be available until 2010, should I wait and take the chance for an even better one? Do you all feel like Wyndham points have hit bottom? Thanks so much for your input.
 

lprstn

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You can get 154,000 pts Yearly for that amount. No I would not consider that a good deal either.
 

James1975NY

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Purchasing timeshar through resale...

Just wanted to comment on purchasing timeshare through resale....

There are going to be a lot of great deals out there through a lot of different medium.

I strongly suggest to do your due diligence as a buyer and to be extra careful when purchasing directly from the owner (if that is the case)

I have heard a lot of horror stories of resale purchases that were not through professional office or brokerages that ended up as a total disaster. Don't let greed take control of the purchase.

As a resale enthusiast myself, I would prefer to work with an experienced (licensed) agent that has the appropriate checks and balances to protect both the buyer and seller. You may pay a little more but at the end of the day, you will still save A LOT OF $$$ and you can sleep better at night.

Some things to look out for....
- Purchasing an ownership that has a lien on it.
- Purchasing a product that is different than what you thought.
 
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