Marriott Surf Club Aruba – International Foreclosures

We received the following comment from one of our users:

"Help–I haven't paid my maintenance fees or renewal fees since October. I cannot afford it anymore since my husband passed away...I spoke with a rep who stated it was international and would not affect my credit too much, my name would just be in the back of the newspaper. Then another rep said the complete opposite. The sad part is I didn't owe too much more but now with late fees it adds up. Please help me find a reputable person to take this off my plate!"

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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 »

What to Expect at a Timeshare Presentation

[ad#readmore]Going in we are not really sure what to expect at a timeshare presentation. With a little knowledge and a lot of truth-telling, we EASILY survived a timeshare presentation! Granted, we spent a sleepless night beforehand worrying about the upcoming event and imagining our 10 year old becoming unglued. We strategized, planned and IT WORKED.

TIP #1

Do not lie.

Don’t lie about your income, don’t lie about your profession, traveling habits or anything else. You don’t need to. There is no obligation to buy. As such, you can be honest. It relieves stress not to lie. You also... Read the rest of this entry »