Why an Airbnb Vacation is Better Than Buying a Timeshare

When timeshares first became popular in the 1970’s, there were few alternatives for families who wanted access to the same vacation property, without actually purchasing the property.  For middle class and lower income families, the concept…

How Many Timeshares Do You Own? The Answer May Surprise You!

In the timeshare resort industry, increasingly memberships and developers are moving toward the timeshare points system.  Earning or paying for the privilege of using a timeshare gets far more complicated, when you have to deal with a point…

Disreputable Timeshare Sales Teams Attempt to Coerce Vacationing Families

A California couple was the victim of a high-pressure timeshare scheme, that they alleged involved a deliberate plan to get presentation guests inebriated, to solicit a sale.  Even after canceling their timeshare within the five-day period…

Three Reasons that Timeshares Are a Bad Choice for Consumers

 If we could share the stories of hundreds of disappointed owners who have regretted their purchase, and found themselves trapped in a timeshare contract, it would help others understand that the industry is full of buyers who wish…

What Happens When You Avoid Paying Timeshare Fees?

If you are a consumer who is frustrated with your timeshare developer or membership club, you may have thought about how avoid paying timeshare fees.  You do not own the property, and it is not the same as having a house and a mortgage, right?  …

How Selling a Timeshare Can Cost You More Money

If you have purchased a timeshare, and you enjoy the use of it and the return on your monthly expenses, then you are one of a small percentage of consumers who experience little to no buyer’s regret.  However, if you have found your way to…