Rescinding With Credit Card and No Down Payment

One of our users left the following comment on our 10 Steps to Successfully Rescind Timeshare article:

I signed with RCI and Legacy, its past the cooling off period, but I haven't paid the down payment yet. Does that mean the contract is still valid? should I just cancel the card and not pay? would that cancel my contract?

credit cardIt would make things a whole lot easier if you could simply cancel your credit card to get out of your contract, but unfortunately that is not the case. According... Read the rest of this entry »

How to Transfer Timeshare Ownership

If you've decided to either gift your timeshare to a family member or sell your timeshare, you will transfer timeshare ownershipneed to transfer ownership of your timeshare to the new party. A transfer of ownership is handled in a formal, and often complex, process. Because of the nature of the process, it might be in your best interest to hire a closing company to take care of the paperwork for you. You can, however, handle the process yourself if you choose. If you decide to do it yourself, follow these steps to... Read the rest of this entry »

What to Look for in a Timeshare Contract

If you've attended a timeshare presentation and have decided to make a purchase, it is wise to take your time to read and understand all of the timeshare contract documents you will be signing. In fact, you have the right to do so. This contract-signing scenario will likely be taking place after several hours of sitting through a sales pitch – when you're tired and vulnerable – but remember how much money is at stake here. Don't rush through the process and make a hasty decision just to get it over with. Take your time, read the documents, and... Read the rest of this entry »