How To Handle Timeshares in a Divorce

Unfortunately, divorce is a very real possibility for some married couples. Timeshares, like all other shared assets and liabilities, must be addressed in the event of a divorce. Because divorce is a complicated and often emotional process, it is a good idea to consider hiring a divorce lawyer to help you navigate the system. But whether you have a lawyer or not, your options for handling a timeshare in a divorce are the same as any other asset: sell, award, or share it.

  1. Sell: Timeshares can de difficult to sell, but if neither you nor your spouse wants it,... Read the rest of this entry »

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!"

As with any other... Read the rest of this entry »

IBD Marketing to Sell Timeshare

A friend of my recently came across a company called IBD Marketing and was in contact with them regarding selling an RCI affiliated timeshare unit in Orlando, Florida. After offering them a sum about 3k higher than what they had assumed they would be able to sell their timeshare for, they called me for assistance. I was unfamiliar with their organization and decided to do some investigating before giving my friend the go ahead to try to list and sell with them. My first search was a simple Google query for "IBD Marketing", and I have to say I was... Read the rest of this entry »