Bluebeard’s Castle Foreclosure

We received the following submission from one of our users about their experience with Bluebeard's Castle Resort in St. Thomas:

"I was roped into buying a timeshare in 1993 on my honeymoon. Once we returned my wife and I realized we couldn't afford it so never paid for it. We received a foreclosure notice from the bank that financed it and never heard from them again until last month. I received a collection notice from a collection agency saying we owe $25,000 in back maintenance fees and interest. The deed is still in my name? How is that possible when... Read the rest of this entry »

Timeshare Deedbacks

We recently received the following submission from one of our users regarding their timeshare property at Orange Lake Resort and Country Club in Florida:

"We bought our timeshare 21 years ago and used it to exchange vacations in other resorts. It was a good experience but now that my wife has passed away and I am older, trying to unload the resort proves difficult. I am willing to surrender my title to the resort but the warranty deed does not say a word about releasing me from all obligations; I have to take their word that after the title reverts... Read the rest of this entry »

Peterson’s Waterfront Resort Review

Peterson's Waterfront Resort is a four-season property located on Lake Chelan in central Washington state, USA. The units are 1 and 2 bedroom condominiums equipped with a full kitchen, dishwasher, TV, and washer & dryer as well as a variety of other amenities including access to the lake, swimming pool and hot tubs, recreational equipment, etc. The resort is within walking distance to downtown Chelan and an hour-long drive to Wenatchee.

Water sports and other outdoor activities are the most popular pastime in the summer months on Lake Chelan. Guests are able to swim, fish, wind surf, water ski, and boat... Read the rest of this entry »