FAQ

What is a timeshare?
In the most basic terms, timeshare is buying and owning your vacation accommodations, as opposed to renting a hotel room, resort room or vacation home. The ...
Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 8:59 AM
How do I buy a timeshare?
Timeshares can be purchased on the primary market, i.e. from the developer, or on the secondary market from an existing owner. Developer sales are generally ...
Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 9:05 AM
Can I sell my timeshare?
In most cases, the legal answer is “yes.” Although the value of the timeshare maybe far less than what you originally paid (see below) and some timeshares s...
Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 9:06 AM
Why is the resale value of my timeshare so much less that what I paid for it?
Timeshares purchased on the primary market, e.g. from the developer, include the cost of building plus the cost to sell plus the profit margin, just as with ...
Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 9:08 AM
Is timeshare a real estate investment?
The short answer is NO. Even if a timeshare is backed by physical real estates (and many timeshares are not), a timeshare should not be thought of as a real ...
Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 9:09 AM
What is the difference between timeshare weeks and timeshare points?
Timeshare weeks are the standard and are the simplest to understand and use. Owners have the right to use 8 days 7 nights, consecutively per year, at a home...
Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 9:10 AM
Can I donate my timeshare to charity?
No charity will accept a timeshare due to the ongoing annual fees involved. If you receive a call from anyone saying otherwise, promptly hang up and report ...
Mon, Mar 5, 2018 at 4:12 PM
What happens if I stop paying my annual maintenance fees?
As mentioned above, timeshare ownership carries with it benefits and responsibilities. One of those responsibilities is to pay your share of the annual maint...
Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 9:16 AM
What is an HOA and what does it do?
Your HOA or Home Owners’ Association is in charge of the management of the resort or in some cases, responsible for the hiring of the management company of ...
Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 9:16 AM
Is a timeshare the same as a vacation or travel club?
No. While vacation and travel clubs differ, they are both are distinct from timeshare in that a vacation or travel club involve a membership vs. ownership r...
Mon, Mar 5, 2018 at 4:11 PM