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  • Buying a Timeshare in a Tax Auction


    If a landowner fails to pay their property taxes, the county can seize the property and put it up for auction. Did you know timeshares can also be seized for tax default and auctioned by the government? There are online auctions where you can find these… Continue…

  • Selling Timeshares Like Tupperware


    Back in the 1950s, ladies would gather at a friend’s house for a Tupperware party. Over cookies and tea, they’d hear about (and purchase) the latest food storage products. Today, similar parties sell everything from jewelry, to chocolate, to… Continue article…

  • When is a studio not a studio?


    When you stay in a timeshare, companies make it sound like choosing a unit size is straightforward. There are studios, 1-bedrooms, 2-bedrooms, etc. But watch out, because a studio isn’t always what you think it is! […] Continue article…

  • RCI Platinum Membership – Is It Worth It?


    If you’re a timeshare owner who’s part of RCI, then you’ve undoubtedly seen promotions from them pushing the Platinum membership upgrades. RCI gives you a long list of benefits you can get, but is it really worth it? Here’s my full evaluation […] Read article…

  • Westgate Versailles rises again


    No, this isn’t a new timeshare resort. It’s a private residence – a 90,000 square foot new home for the founder of Westgate Resorts. After an earlier foreclosure, construction on the palatial residence named Versailles has resumed. See the rags to riches story…

  • What? No DVD player?


    We just checked into a timeshare for a week on Cape Cod, and I was shocked to find that our unit had no DVD player. There was no dishwasher, and only a small kitchen counter. What’s the world coming to? Then I brought myself back to reality. Continue…