Lago Vista Buena Ventura

We received the following submission from one of our users regarding their experience with Lago Vista Buena Ventura:

"After years of difficult exchanges, this year the maintenance fees doubled, making continued participation not worthwhile. I guess it's no surprise that my investment is now completely worthless. To add insult to injury, the management is unwilling to accept the usual deed-in-lieu-of-foreclosure, wanting us to pay the $300 real estate fee. I have no interest in paying another penny into this abyss. STAY AWAY!!"

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The Colonies at Williamsburg VA – Pressured to Upgrade

We received the following submission from one of our users regarding their experience with RCI:

"We purchased at timeshare in 2006 had it paid for in full. In 2010 we both lost our jobs. We left the yearly fees go. And felt we lost the timeshare. In 2018 we receive a letter telling us that they will accept half of the fees to bring it up to date. Well, we both have good positions and are doing ok getting out of the hole we put ourselves in while out of jobs. So we took the offer took out a loan... Read the rest of this entry »

Timeshare Resale Scams – T.F.T.I.

Tales from the Inside

We've talked about timeshares and the many reasons not to get involved with them. We've covered the sleazy tactics many salespeople use to reel you in during the presentation. We've even discussed the most common myths of the Timeshare industry. It's no secret I am not a big fan of Timeshares or of shady salespeople. As much disdain I have for the industry, there is one industry that I believe I am even more upset by…

Timeshare resale scams.

The whole idea is a... Read the rest of this entry »