Archive for the Timeshare Reality Category

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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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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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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Managing Timeshare Points

In the days of original timeshare ownership, you purchased specific weeks at specific destinations. Life was simple. School and work vacations meshed, and you simply packed up and headed off to your Shangri-La without enormous scheduling dilemmas. Today’s point-based timeshare ownership appears to offer exotic destination choices

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