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 »

Wyndham- Obligation of Heirs

We received the following question from one of our users:

"I have been a happy Wyndham owner for many years. Recently, I bought more points because the salesman told us that upon our death, our children would not have to pay any of the maintenance fees until they wanted to use the resorts. Upon checking with Wyndham, I found this was a lie. Can I cancel this contract and get my money back?"

As with any timeshare contract, there is a rescission period (usually around 5-7 days, but varies by state) which allows you to cancel your contract. If... Read the rest of this entry »

Westgate Town Center

The following is a user-submitted story about their experience with Westgate Town Center in Florida:

"Let the buyer beware! As timeshares go this is far from the worse. I have stayed here a couple of times. The first year the accommodations were very nice and the view was awesome. We traded in, as we own via Marriott. Of course we received the hard sell presentation. We opted not to buy but were really considering and chose to wait until the next year when we returned to Orlando. We were then offered a "special offer" of a two bedroom unit for... Read the rest of this entry »