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Legacy Resort Timeshare Challenges

Legacy timeshare resorts present many unique challenges for owners, despite the pleasurable vacations they may have enjoyed through the years. In the rapid pace and flexible offerings of today’s timeshare market, the legacy resort takes on several ‘dinosaur’ attributes. What Is a Legacy Resort? While no firm

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The Disparity in Timeshare Satisfaction

A California couple enjoys an enviable record of memorable vacations that include yearly trips to Hawaii and penthouse stays in Nuevo Vallarta every three years. In between, they have trekked to Boston, the Virgin Islands and Aruba. They know they are fortunate to have the time and

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Timeshare “Fair Play”

Vacation now and pay forever? Sad to say, but that is the truth of many timeshare contracts. In that slick, high-pressure, prolonged sales presentation you endured, those sales pros promised the moon. Lucky you will have a great investment you can pass along to the kids. You’ll

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Should I Hire a Timeshare Attorney to Help Cancel My Contract?

Consumers looking to escape their timeshare obligations face a confusing range of options in a market environment saturated with questionable companies, players and scams. So many dishonest resale companies have perpetrated fraud on the unsuspecting public, that many state attorney generals and regulatory agencies have actively pursued

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Timeshares: Investment or Liability?

Let’s look at a couple of basic definitions. Investment – The act of expending money or effort to gain a profit or result Liability – Especially as applied to law, moneys owed or debts Unless you are a mutual fund manager with T. Rowe Price, you probably

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Protection Against Timeshare Fraud

Not surprisingly, our clients often are astounded at the deceptive practices they faced in their timeshare acquisition. From prolonged sales pitches and glossed-over legal details to false promises and missing paperwork, they found themselves obligated for a lifelong financial commitment they did not seek or want. As

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Bullying Techniques of Timeshare Sales Reps

Bullying – you hear a great deal about it today, especially in schools. In fact, did you know the government hosts a “Stop Bullying” website? On that site, they define bullying as that behavior relates to children: Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school-aged children that involves

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Timeshare Inheritance: The Unwanted Albatross

You have to feel some sympathy for those innocent seabirds. Their image was forever tarnished in Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner way back in 1798.  Ever since Coleridge penned his famous poem, we have come to see the albatross as a worrisome burden

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Timeshare Owners: Victor or Victim?

“To the victor belong the spoils.”  You won, and now you are looking forward to enjoying your “spoils.” You and your family or friends anticipate years of memory-building vacations with multiple options for appealing destinations. Remember all of those promises in your timeshare sales presentation – the

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Timeshare Resales: “Never Pay for a Promise”

That’s clear advice from none other than the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Unfortunately, “The Sunshine State” features plenty of shady timeshare characters with plenty of promises. That is especially true in the burgeoning vacation timeshare resale market. With the devastating real-estate meltdown of 2007, many timeshare owners

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