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Timeshare And Vacation Budgeting….Not hard to do.

How to Afford a Summer Vacation When Money is Tight Here Is What We Did Budget Wise

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Court reaches decision on RCI Europe claims…

OCTOBER 21ST, 2016 Do you own RCI points?  The Courts in Europe ruled, “the timeshare exchange company, RCI Europe, was found in breach of contract with consumers and that it had mislead its members.”  The original concept was buying a deeded week of vacation  and being able to trade one week to another resort in […]

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The elusive value of timeshare points

26 October 2016.. This was a well written simple article about timeshare points. Elusive is right on!  It will only take a few minutes but it is well worth it. Also, in the same article a number of other points such as; “The buy or never” qualify again for the 1st day bonuses. Ya gotta […]

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Six indicted in timeshare scam!

Of course, these indictments are always after the victims of timeshare fraud lost their money. What saddens us is the huge fines assessed against these fraudsters. How do the courts recover these huge amounts of monies when these scam artist are in jail and after they get out?  If they manage to attach any money […]

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Wyndham Loses Bid To Toss Timeshare Whistleblower Suit

Former Wyndham employee whistle-blowers are allowed to continue their claims of fraudulent practices. This is like David and Goliath, The judge rules that Wyndham’s arguments are muddled and the suit can move forward. Click here to read the story.

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Is RCI Points Worth It?

This is a valid question to ask yourself if you are interested in timeshare vacations. We wish you would do this before getting caught up in a high pressure timeshare presentation, it’s like going for a ride and telling your wife let’s look at cars for the fun of it. She knows that you mean […]

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How to escape the clutches of a points club…

If you’re a holiday-club member who owns points, as opposed to a deeded timeshare, and you no longer want the points for whatever reason, send a letter to the club stating that you are relinquishing your points and cancelling your membership. It’s that simple, and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. This article well written […]

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Beneficiary Deed vs the Cost of Probate in Timeshare Ownership

Good morning everyone. We sit here watching out our kitchen window watching the fall leaves coming off the trees. It’s a sad reminder here in Minnesota that winter may be only a month or two before the snow shows up. And to think that we only rode our motorscooter less than 10 miles this past […]

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Inheriting A Timeshare From Parents — And You Don’t Want It — Advice Column

We found these two article about inheriting a timeshare a quick and light read! Do your self a favor and read if you are thinking of leaving timeshare property to your children. Click here for some quick advice from some people who are advising. Talk with them before hand. 

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Florida–Osceola Appraiser’s Office wins timeshare valuation lawsuit

This is interesting! This involves the valuation of the Cypress Palms timeshare resort that concluded on July 25 of this year. This assessment case could have affected all timeshare properties across the State of Florida. The property is affiliated with Wyndham Vacation Ownership a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation, which is one of the largest timeshare resort […]

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Can you trust a firm that says it can get rid of your timeshare – for a price? These families did – and regretted it

It seems to be no end to the timeshare scam business. This article was written overseas and does not involved U.S.A. timeshare owners but the scheme is no different then here in the U.S.A. Click here to read the story.

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Federal judge halts ‘timeshare donation scheme’ pitched in Kansas City Area!

We have written about this type of scheme many times. Click here for the story.  For more information that will clarify how the IRS considers these schemes, click here.  Folks, do your research. Almost all your timeshare answers can be found here.  Just type in what you are looking for in the “WHAT QUESTIONS DO […]

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Dept of Justice Investigates; Supposedly Donation Schemes That Timeshare Owners Are Falling For

Warning! As much as a person hates to hear this, some timeshare donation schemes are out and out rip-offs. It makes a person mad that they are caught up with these fraudulent websites, letters and phone calls when it comes to hoping you have found a way to rid yourself of a timeshare property. It […]

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Timeshare Title And Deed Options – Ways To Avoid Probate If You Purchased Timeshare Property Out of Your State.

We found this article worth reading. We know your time is valuable but if you own timeshare either in the state you  live or out of state it’s worth your time. We have solved our 3 deeded timeshare weeks through a “Beneficiary Deed”. You can do this also. It’s not hard to do and now some […]

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Before You Consider Creating A Timeshare Class Action Lawsuit…Read This!

We know that many disgruntled timeshare owners wish to maybe consider a class action lawsuit. Here is an excellent article of someone who tried to do it.  Another example of doing your research before moving ahead with your plans. Click here to read the article.

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We Enjoyed This Timeshare Story. You might also. It’s a light read…Enjoy!

It starts out “When people find out I was a devout Mormon”.  Take a few minutes and read this light story It’s kind of funny, kind of sad but to each his/her own, right? Click this link to read it. 

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This Might Be Worth Your While Checking Into. Do Your Research, of course….

Want to get rid of your timeshare property?   We are not endorsing this company but think you might give it a try. Its endorsements seem to be in place and includes Dave Ramsey which whom in the past does not recommend buying timeshare property.  Click here for more information.     Timeshare Exit Team Earns […]

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Good News! The Virginia State Bar Association Is Taking Away A Timeshare Lawyers License

The Virginia State Bar Association Is Taking Away A Timeshare Lawyers License. Click On This Link for Information    

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Financial Planners And Their Views. Pros – Cons. A Link To Advice From Their Points Of View..

We always like to give out information other than our own about the opinion of others about timeshare properties. We, here at timesharefun.com do not believe in the RCI point system. Only title and deeded timeshare properties purchased on the resale market. There are lots of resale timeshare properties on the market all over the […]

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Timeshare Sales Are Racketeering Scheme – A Newspaper Article.

My wife and I do not believe in the timeshare points program. We have written many articles on it in the past, but here’s an article you might be interested in watching and reading about from a different prospective. Click Here! Article we wrote about points in the past. Click Here! All 3 timeshare vacation […]

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Treetop Village, Lake of the Ozarks – Buy a Vacation Week For Pennies on the Dollar…

My wife and I do not receive any compensation on behalf of Treetop Village. We love the resort and it offers fantastic exchange abilities because of its high demand to come into the resort. Now my wife and I are partial to this resort because we purchased some 13 years ago a summer week directly […]

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Living like a millionaire, if only for a week – Travel – The Buffalo News

Read this article of another satisfied timeshare family who initially paid $23,000 for a timeshare unit. They are happy campers, so to speak, even though they did not purchase on the resale market. Today, there are thousands of timeshare owners who have owned timeshare properties for years and are now ready to sell for little […]

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Love them or hate them; little mid-ground for timeshare owners …

Another very good article about timeshare property owners for you to read. This article talks about average timeshare maintenance fee’s today are in the $800 per year bracket. None of the 3 resale timeshare weeks we purchased are near that $800 amount. Even so, if you had maintenance fee’s that high it would only amount […]

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Midian Group Launches New Travel Club Opportunity – One News …

Here we go again. Another travel club using the RCI point system. This is what we here at TimeShareFun.com call buying air. Our opinion only. You own nothing. Think about it. What do you really have. A nice packet of papers and pictures of beautiful resorts and luxury hotels with the fine print of legalize […]

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Timeshare Managers Will Be Able To Monitor Sales Presentations In Real Time..

New Generator Systems module can monitor sales presentations in real timeRCI Ventures, on Thu, 03 Mar 2016 01:00:00 -0800The new module, which can be added to the current Generator Presenter, allows sales managers to follow and monitor the sales process from start to finish, in real time and in multiple languages. Sales managers can see […]

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Sandals All Inclusive Resorts – We Will Never Forget Our Experience!

Our daughter was getting married. She said, “she and her husband to be would be paying for their wedding, all we had to do was get there”. Outside of our timeshare resort experiences over the last 15 years, staying at a Sandals All Inclusive resorts for our daughter’s wedding was very special. Here, check it […]

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Timeshare Points – Simple Example…

Timeshare Points – Simple Example Let’s take an example of one spring/summer week we purchased on the resale market. The previous owner was a 2nd owner. We were the 3rd owner. We purchased the two bedroom deeded timeshare week for only $400. The owner we purchased the week from owned it for 10 years and […]

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Wyndham’s Timeshare Vacation Exchanges…An Explanation Of How It Works!

Question? If you own so many points in which resort worldwide do you specifically own? That would be a question to ask the salesperson when you attend a sales presentation, right? A deeded fixed week gives you a title to a certain resort and a certain time, which you can exchange to other resorts in […]

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Westgate Resorts And Their Never Ending Timeshare Sales Pressure…..

Westgate Resorts And Their Never Ending Timeshare Sales Pressure….. Should you attend any timeshare resort presentation, for the “free” gifts, you must have nerves of steel to get through the presentation and receive your “free gifts”. Also, you do not have to sit through 2-3 or more hours. You must follow the fine print at […]

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A Guide To Las vegas Timeshares…

A Guide To las vegas Timeshares! Onе оf thе mоѕt рорulаr lосаtіоnѕ tо hаvе a tіmеѕhаrе is Lаѕ Vеgаѕ, аlthоugh you dо nоt nееd to be a rосkеt ѕсіеntіѕt to undеrѕtаnd whу. Lаѕ Vеgаѕ has been knоwn fоr уеаrѕ as thе еntеrtаіnmеnt саріtаl оf thе wоrld, аnd hаvіng a Lаѕ Vegas tіmеѕhаrе to vіѕіt whеnеvеr […]

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FBI — Williamsburg Man Pleads Guilty to Timeshare Fraud

Always someone who cannot do the right thing. You wonder where all the money went, don’t you? FBI — Williamsburg Man Pleads Guilty to Timeshare Fraudhttp://www.fbi.gov/norfolk/press-releases/2015/williamsburg-man-pleads-guilty-to-timeshare-fraud Mar 17, 2015 … Williamsburg Man Pleads Guilty to Timeshare Fraud Fraud Resulted in More Than $800,000 in Unpaid Fees to Select Resorts … Williamsburg man pleads guilty in timeshare […]

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Timeshare Scams – Craigslist – How to Avoid Them…

We own 3 deeded timeshare vacation weeks,that we purchased for pennies on the dollar and look forward to using them every year. A couple of times we thought we might not be able to use one or more weeks for some reason or another and were tempted to advertise on Craigs List. We didn’t. Our […]

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Dial An Exchange, Independent Exchange – Competitor to RCI and II

Even though my wife and I have been happy with Interval International exchanges we have researched DAE and found it to be an excellent company to consider. It doesn’t matter if you are with RCI or II. You can deposit your timeshare weeks with this independent company and receive excellent service for less. Dial An […]

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What’s my timeshare worth? Links to different websites…For your search information

My wife and I purchased all 3 deeded timeshare properties at 5 star resorts on the resale market so we don’t have anything to lose if our adult children and their families do not want the properties. The only timeshare property that we own out of our state is at Treetop Village in Missouri. It […]

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Buyer Beware, Don’t Be Pressured…. Our Story – Read more…

Buyer Beware, Don’t Be Pressured…. Our Story – Read more… Oct.09,2013 We got the timeshare robo call yesterday. I wasn’t feeling well so hung up. Normally, I would have waited to find out how they found out I owned timeshare property, I would have asked for the saleman’s name and his or her phone number […]

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Explore Branaon Coupons and Specials!

My wife and I have been to Branson through timeshare exchanges at least 4 times and love the city and the area. We have a timeshare in “Lake of the Ozarks” also. We have used our timeshare weeks for the musical shows, motorscooter group rides and have also used the zip lines. A lot to […]

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How Timeshare Travel Clubs & Programs Differ From Timeshare Ownership!

How Timeshare Travel Clubs & Programs Differ From Timeshare Ownership! 1. My wife and I own 3 deeded weeks of timeshare vacation properties. In other words, we have a title to a deed no different than the home we live in. We pay our timeshare association a maintenance fee every year to make sure the […]

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Timeshare Scammers vs Happy Timeshare Owners!

We agree that there are timeshare scammers out there. We own 3 timeshare properties. Two in Minnesota and One in Missouri. We are in our 70’s. We purchased all three from owners in some of these videos who have complained to various new channels around the country. Some are legitimate claims and some are from […]

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Inheriting A Timeshare – What If You Don’t Want?

Inheriting A timeshare – What If You Don’t Want? This is brought up by many people. Parents who have purchased and used their timeshare vacation properties for 10 – 20 years, pass away leaving their timeshare property to their children. Many of today’s younger generation live such hurried life styles they do not want the […]

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Timeshare Scammers and How They Operate! Beware! Do Your Research…

As timeshares have grown more popular throughout the years, a growing number opportunistic scammers and dishonest people have become established in this industry, by using the hype to their own advantage. They have come up with all kinds of elaborate schemes with sophicated ideas to reel innocent timeshare owners of whatever cash they can get. […]

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Timeshare Scammers – Read And Learn from it!

It was a dream vacation for Joice Lynn and her husband Todd. “We did one of those all inclusive places. Just really great,” said Joice Lynn. Several year ago, they spent a week in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. They liked it so much, they bought a timeshare at Fishermen’s Village Beachfront Resort and Spa. “The […]

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Timeshare Property and Its Benefits-2015

Whenever you plan your winter or summer vacations, you should consider buying timeshares. These are units that are bought for a specific period of time, the most common of which are weekly timeshares, but you may also extend that period. There are a lot of things you can do on this kind of unit. You […]

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All About Timeshares – 2015

All About Timeshare In Simple Easy To Understand Language. Why spend $150,000 on a vacation home when you could get one for as little as $1.00 on the resale market? That’s part of the value of timeshares. By combining forces with other buyers, you can get a vacation home for a fraction of the price […]

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Timeshare Scammers vs Happy Timeshare Owners!

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Confessions Of A Timeshare Scammer Who Got A Conscience! Still Good People Are Out There!

Confessions Of A Timeshare Scammer Who Got A Conscience! Still Good People Our There! We ran across this article and felt it was worth adding to our post. It’s easy to condemn someone who went to work for a bad timeshare resale outfit. There is always two sides to a story. Although, we here at […]

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2015 TimeShareFun News – Start Your Timeshare Research Right Here.

2015 TimeShareFun News – Start Your Timeshare Research Right Here.

2015 TimeShareFun News – Start Your Timeshare Research Right Here. My wife and I want to thank all of you who have visited us during 2014. As we have indicated many times over the years, we love our timeshare vacations. In fact, we have paid for our 2015 timeshare vacations using our “coffee budget” formula. […]

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Timesharefun and traveling in Europe by train with “The Man in Seat 61…”

Timesharefun and traveling in Europe by train with “The Man in Seat 61…”

“Outside of vacationing in timeshare condos we like to motorscooter during the warm months of Minnesota. But my wife has been to Europe and stayed in hostels and taken trains. She like the information provided by: “The Man in Seat 61…” for timeshare owners who also like to travel by train in the European countries. […]

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Timeshare Users Group, Guest Newsletter, What They Offer…

My wife and I highly recommend a subscription to: Tug2.net before considering the purchase to a timeshare vacation property or resort. Timeshare Users Group, Guest Newsletter, What They Offer… TUG – Timeshare Users Grouphttp://www.tug2.net/ FREE TUG Newsletter!! … Free Timeshare Users Group Newsletter Signup! … This is a quick way to see how our members […]

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Timeshare Points programs

Timeshare Points programs Resort-based points programs can be sold as deeded and as right to use for a certain number of years or months. Timeshare Points based resorts at the beginning of every year give the owners a certain number of points equal to the level of original purchase. The owner in a points program […]

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Why You Need A Timeshare Beneficiary Title & Deed – If You Purchased Timeshare In Or Out Of State!

Beneficiary Deeds : Why Timeshares Should Have a Beneficiary Deedhttp://deedmonkey.com/pt/blog/default.aspx?id=14&t=Why-Timeshares-Should-Have-a-Beneficiary Probate Of Timeshares Can Be Expensive. If an individual dies owning a timeshare, their heirs may needlessly pay thousands in probate expense. A probate for a … What Is A Timeshare Beneficiary Deed? – Avoid Probate In …http://www.timesharefun.com/2014/09/14/timeshare-resorts-rci-ii-videos-photos-146/ timeshare resorts, rci, ii, videos, photos … […]

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