Category Archives: For Owners

Spotlight on Marriott Vacation Club

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We’ve already featured Wyndham Vacation Ownership, RCI, and Interval International, so up next we’re shining some light on the ever-popular Marriott Vacation Club! Whether you are interested in buying or renting one of these versatile vacation properties, or are an owner who would like to learn more about the brand, this blog post is for you!

What is the Marriott Vacation Club?

Marriott is a household name that is associated with quality hospitality, high service standards, and pristine accommodations. Therefore, it isn’t surprising that this hospitality brand so easily created the incredible vacation ownership program known as the Marriott Vacation Club.

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Know Your Timeshare: What is Fractional Ownership?

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As you may or may not be aware, there are different types of vacation ownership. While often times people think of timeshare ownership as owning a single specific week every year, that is no longer the case. While deeded fixed weeks are still available, many vacation ownership brands have shifted to offer different styles of ownership to cater to people’s diverse vacation wants and needs. At SellMyTimeshareNow.com, we are you experts on all things timeshare. And as such, wanted to give you the full run down on a type of ownership you may not know much about, fractional ownership.

What is Fractional Ownership?

In the simplest of terms, fractional ownership means that the purchaser owns a part of the title. Meaning, rather than owning time at a specific resort or vacation club, you own an actual share of the resale estate.

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What Determines Your Timeshare Value? [Infographic]

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Ever wonder what a timeshare is actually worth? Chances are, you bought your timeshare from a resort developer and paid a sales commission along with additional fees without knowing it. In short, you overpaid for your timeshare! But that is okay, you can still get money back when you sell on the resale market.

On the secondary market, owners advertise their timeshares for their true worth, which is appealing and affordable to interested buyers. This gives them the chance to enjoy all the benefits of vacation ownership without the added cost. You, the seller, also get money back in your pocket and no longer feel the pressure to use your unwanted timeshare if it no longer fits your lifestyle or budget.

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2016 Gift Guide for the Traveler in Your Family

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We all have a member of our family who suffers from extreme wanderlust. They can’t sit still and are always yearning to travel someplace new and exciting. Sounds like a tough life, right? This year, treat the avid traveler in your family to a gift they can use to support their travel addiction. It will make their traveling easier and they will appreciate you supporting their passion!

Our gift guide for travelers ranges from gadgets and accessories, to even gifting them a vacation. How so? Read on to find out!

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2017 Maintenance Fees: Are They Increasing at Your Resort?

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Each year, maintenance fees are billed to timeshare owners around the world, usually in the month of January. With the new year approaching in just a few weeks, many bills for 2017 maintenance fees will be approaching as well. Seasoned timeshare owners will likely already know what this means—an increase in the yearly costs paid by owners to cover updates or renovations at their resort, as well as operations and taxes. However, some owners may find the results of their 2017 surprising due to hurricanes and other significant events. We’ve got all the information you need to know on timeshare annual dues for 2017 right here at SellMyTimeshareNow.com.

Major Brand Timeshare Maintenance Fees

Owners at resorts belonging to famous brands like Disney, Marriott, Hilton, Wyndham, and others can generally expect an increase of several percentage points for their fees and dues next year. While specific fees typically differ by individual resort, timeshare owners at the brands below can expect the following:

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