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Legal Victories Against Timeshare Giants

Legal Victories Against Timeshare Giants

Recent victories in Wisconsin and Tennessee courts prove owners can take on timeshare giants with success.  The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection announced a court-approved settlement with the largest, publicly-owned timeshare company in the world. Restitution, cancelled contracts, clear credit records Wyndham Vacation Ownership timeshare company agreed to pay over $650,000 in restitution to 29 timeshare owners.  As well, the company cancelled owner contracts and cleared their credit records. The primary legal issues - sales rep misrepresentations and high-pressure tactics. Deliberate sales misrepresentations and lies In the case of Westgate Resorts – the largest privately-owned timeshare company in the world –...

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Timeshare Cancelled, Credit Saved

Timeshare Cancelled, Credit Saved

Karla, from Washington, D.C., felt trapped forever by her 56-year timeshare contract.  Like so many unsuspecting consumers, she realized too late that her timeshare developer had deceived her with one lie after another – false promises of increasing resale values and exotic vacation choices.  And on top of those disappointments, she found herself with astonishing maintenance fee increases. Desperate, depressed and stuck in a 56-year contract  After searching for solutions on the internet, she became more depressed at the thought of being caught up in her contract for all time.  She worried about the thousands of dollars she was losing in her...

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Timeshare Reps Target Anxious Veteran

Timeshare Reps Target Anxious Veteran

It’s worse than repugnant, but it happened.  A decorated veteran and his wife were separated from their children and subjected to hours of manipulative timeshare sales tactics.  They couldn’t check on their children.  Fatigue set in.  Anxiety mounted.  One promise after another, one lie after another.  Mounds of paperwork and initialing and the ultimate signature on the contract. The sales rep got the result he wanted – a sale at any cost and a hefty commission.  The veteran was stressed, drained and walked away with an unwanted timeshare contract that he would have to fight to cancel. Take notes, call a timeshare...

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Attorneys’ Big Win for Timeshare Owners

Attorneys’ Big Win for Timeshare Owners

Contracts declared null and void Seven timeshare owners and their attorneys are celebrating major victories over recent decisions by the Supreme Court in Madrid.  In an ongoing crackdown against deceptive companies, Spain’s High Court found in favor of timeshare owners, awarding over 148,000 EUR and declaring owners’ contracts null and void. Among other findings, the court ruled against Silverpoint and Anfi Del Mar timeshare operators with 50-year+ duration and floating weeks contained in the contracts.  The appropriate legal support and counsel helped owners finally gain freedom from their restrictive and financially-draining timeshares. Damages awarded after lengthy fight against Silverpoint Timeshare A British...

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What Exactly Was I Sold?

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A Hamilton, Ontario, woman asked that question on a TripAdvisor forum, after multiple problems with her timeshare purchase.  Told her 2000 points would be good for a 2-bedroom suite for 2 ½ weeks, she discovered they were valid only for a 4-day stay.  And those details became clear only when her contract documents were sent to her 35 days after her purchase. Her dozen e-mails and multiple phone calls to Palmera Vacation Club were either met with silence or bogus suggestions. Her internet query brought no less than 116 replies from people with similar complaints. Are your points worth less than...

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Sorry – You Signed the Contract

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Sadly, that response is all too familiar to many timeshare owners, who try to cancel their contract.  The timeshare company hides behind the oral representation clause that basically indicates - “pay no attention to what our sales representatives say.” You don’t expect to be told lies! That’s the problem.  Of course, you expect truth – not fairytale promises – from sales representatives. Too soon, you discover the timeshare rep’s many deceitful statements about investment quality, resale values, rental opportunities and easy reservations in exotic locations.  And perhaps you’ve heard the claim that you did not buy enough points to stay anywhere with...

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