List of Questions to Ask When Considering Timeshare


If you have decided to purchase a timeshare you may be unsure what types of questions to ask before becoming a time share owner.  While everyone will have their own personal preferences regarding location, amenities, time of year, and perks, the following checklist is a good starting point for anyone new to timeshare to be sure to cover all of the bases.  If you are unsure of any of the terms listed below you may want to refer to the following Timeshare Glossary, or click on the links included in the checklist (they will open in... Read the rest of this entry »

Off Property Timeshare Consultants


What is an off property timeshare consultant?

To keep it short and sweet - these are the people lurking around hotels, shopping malls, resorts, and calling you on the telephone to that try to convince you to attend a timeshare presentation.  They are known as an OPC's, or off property consultants, and tend to be some of the best salespeople in existence.  The OPC I encountered during my stay in Vegas was very successful in coercing my husband and I into attending a "brief" presentation for some property down the street in just a matter of minutes. ... Read the rest of this entry »

Timeshare Foreclosures and Your Credit Score


Timeshare ForeclosureIf you have exhausted all of your other options for getting rid of your timeshare including selling on the web, auctions sites like eBay and Craigslist, donation to charity, and giving it away, a timeshare foreclosure may be your only option.  The time share foreclosure process is somewhat similar to a home foreclosure, in that eventually the property will eventually be returned to the lender and sold at a sheriff's auction to the highest bidder.  Being armed with information, and knowing how this process can affect you and your... Read the rest of this entry »