Fractional ownership offers individuals the opportunity to purchase partial ownership at an extremely nice place, most often in a highly sought after resort area. Sounds a lot like timeshare right? There are similarities between the two types of vacation ownership including:
If you were unfortunate enough to buy timeshare as a result of high pressure sales techniques or misrepresentation of information you do have options. Even though you have signed a legally binding contract there are protections in place for timeshare buyers that change their minds during the “cooling off” period that follows a sale. An unhappy or misdirected timeshare buyer should be able to file for a rescission of timeshare property purchased given that the following 10 steps are followed:
Despite the fact that timeshare has been gaining a more respectable reputation as a result of major resorts such as Marriott and Hilton now offering timeshare packages, there are still some resort companies that use deceptive tactics to secure a sale. There are still incidents of resort companies using hard-sell intimidation or illegal sales tactics in selling timeshares. It is because of the existence of these dishonest resort companies that rescission regulations exist. Victims of illegal timeshare sales practices need to be aware of their rescission rights in order to get out of their contract without penalty.