Timesharing and the Economy – The Good and The Bad

It is no surprise that the depressed economy has started to effect the timeshare market.  Vacations are often among the first expenses to go in a climate of instability.  While it is still too early to tell what time share owners can expect from this most recent economic downturn, we can look at the positive and negative effects it could have on owners, and what you can do to prepare and/or take advantage of the present economic climate.

The Good - Who Prospers?

First, the good news.  If you are interested in purchasing timeshare, there are a lot of... Read the rest of this entry »

Best Websites for Renting and Selling Timeshare

How to Rent or Sell Your Timeshare

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Whether you are simply unable to use your timeshare week for one year, or want to get rid of your timeshare completely, there are a few honest sites out there that can assist you with either renting out or selling your timeshare. In this instance, sites that require no up-front cost are the way to go, and you should steer clear of the sites that require any payment to be made before the transaction is completed. ... Read the rest of this entry »

Do I Need a Lawyer or Broker to Sell My Timeshare?

Cancun Mexico TimeshareWhether you are considering selling your timeshare 'for sale by owner', or have already found a buyer for your time share property (in which case - congratulations), there are a few legalities you will need to consider before closing the sale. In either case, you may be wondering whether or not you need a lawyer or broker to complete the transaction. Timeshare is often considered to be tangible real estate, but it is not subject to many of the rules and regulations typical for traditional real estate property. Therefore,... Read the rest of this entry »