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 »

Issues with Westgate

[ad#readmore]I had an awful experience with Westgates concerning my timeshare. Three years ago I purchase a timeshare with Westgate and I only used it one time. The other time, I could not use it because of problem with my mortgage and other financial issues. I contacted Westgates and told them that I was having financial hardship and could not make a payment for fees and taxes. I purchased this timeshare with cash and didn't owe money on it. They said they could not help me and it was none of their concerns.

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Orange Lake Timeshare in Kissimmee Florida

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Timeshare Kissimmee FloridaI sold my timeshare in September 2007 that I owned at Orange Lake Country Club in Kissimmee Florida and that's when my nightmare started. I only owned it for a year before I realized what a big mistake I made and sold it the next year!

It turns out that the new owners actually own the timeshare thru Orange County (state of Florida), but my husband and I still own it at Orange lake. There was 1 witness signature on the Quit Claim deed,... Read the rest of this entry »