Archive for the Timeshare Scams Category

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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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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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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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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