What Is Fractional Ownership

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Many people ask “what is fractional ownership?” and the closely related question “Is it timeshare? In this article I will attempt to answer these questions. This article is concerned exclusively with the fractional ownership of leisure/luxury assets. However most of the principles would apply equally to the fractional ownership of a practical item (e.g. for […]


The Timeshare Secondary Marketplace The Rest Of The Story

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Market Differences Aside from the obvious, there are two major differences between traditional real estate ownership and resort vacation ownership. First, traditional real estate is a necessity item and vacation ownership is a luxury item. Second, in traditional real estate, the consumer seeks the product, and in timesharing, the consumer is enticed to the product. […]


Things To Keep In Mind While Buying A Timeshare

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Timeshares, also known as fractional ownership, is something that has been around since the first extended family decided to save on the cost of their vacation by sharing the cost of renting a cottage or vacation property. An important thing to decide is whether you need fixed or floating timeshare? Actually, it depends on your […]


Selling Timeshare Property

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It seemed like such a good idea at the time. But now, that Adirondack cottage you shared with your college buddies isn’t the best place for your growing family. Or maybe that singles resort you joined doesn’t really fit with your retirement plans. For whatever reason, you may no longer want or need the timeshare […]


Sell Your Timeshare

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There are not many things more difficult then selling a timeshare. Even with the multitude of people that say they can help you. Unfortunately, many of these people are ready to take advantage of you lack of comfort and insecurity of the market. The Internet has countless stores of fraudsters that have robed timeshare owners […]


The Concepts And History Of Timeshare

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The multiple ownership of individual weeks brought with it the guarantee of reservations for those who wanted to ski in the area. It was an immediate success. By the 1970’s some faltering condominium projects in St. Thomas, Fort Lauderdale and Puerto Rico were converted over to vacation ownership and thereafter timesharing became a viable vacation […]


What Timeshare Is All About

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With timeshare the use and costs of running the resort are shared among the owners. While the majority of Timeshare resorts are condominium vacation resorts, developers have applied the timeshare model to houseboats, yachts, campgrounds and motor homes. History of Timeshare The notion of a timeshare was originally created in Europe in the 1960s. A […]


Faqs Of Timeshare

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Q:Who or What is TUG? A:The Timeshare Users Group (TUG) is a web site operated by Bill Rogers and a group of volunteers who have a common interest in vacation timeshare ownership. Q:I’ve read that this is a “not for profit” web site. Why is there a membership fee? A:The membership fees pay for this […]


Tips On Buying A Timeshare Resale

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Have you ever bought an inexpensive car only to find that upkeep and dissatisfaction made it more expensive than if you had just bought a better one in the first place? The same is true in timeshares. The “satisfaction quotient” of a timeshare will actually be determined by your buying the right one in the […]


Why Buy A Timeshare

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The security of other Timeshare owners at your resort. Many resorts to choose from with the exchange program world wide . Lock in your timeshare vacation accommodations. For example: If you purchase a timeshare today at $5,500.00, use it 10 years and sell it at the same price you paid for it originally…you end up […]


Timesharing Is It Finally Time To Buy

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The “hard” sales techniques, unexplainable price drops, and low-quality resorts are generally disappearing. That means many vacationers now view timesharing as a viable and economical option for future vacations. But they need to know much more to make an intelligent purchase. With the entrance of companies like Disney, Marriott, and Hilton into the field, the […]


What Are Timeshares

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It worked well, and the idea spread throughout the world.1 There are two main types of timesharing plans: deeded and non-deeded. With the deeded type, you buy an ownership interest in a piece of real estate. In the non-deeded plan, you buy a lease, license, or club membership that lets you use the property for […]


Take Advantage Of The Timeshare Offers

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For about the same money as it would cost to “rent” a few vacations in a nice hotel, accommodations can be owned forever in a deeded vacation timeshare condo that exchanges via computer to resorts virtually anywhere in the world! Vacation timeshare is more popular than ever! The largest and most respected companies in the […]


How To Sell Your Timeshare

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The first question is, should you really sell in the first place? We find many potential sellers who want to sell for the wrong reasons. They can’t get the reservations they want, are unsuccessful trading their time through the exchange companies, can’t get the property rented or similar such problems. This tells us they probably […]


The Basic Of Timeshare Portfolio

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A few of our customers told us about their creative ownership methods and use. They are very creative ideas on building and effectively using a timeshare portfolio. There is a simple idea to most of these portfolios: Travel to the nicest places they could find as inexpensively as possible. They had found that timeshares let […]


Knowledge About Timeshare Resale Business

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Since the product is so sound, it has withstood assaults by the scammers and marginal developers. It has reached maturity to the point that the major timeshare players from here on will be the Hiltons, Marriotts, Hyatts, etc. Timesharing works! Most people who own them love them. Not everyone, however, can keep them forever. While […]


The Hotel Industry Timeshare

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TACKLES TIMESHARING With lower occupancy rates, a sagging economy, and the changing demographics of travelers, hotel industry officials are constantly searching for ways to fill rooms. One hot topic is timesharing. Long considered the bad boy of the hospitality business, timesharing is coming of age in both size and stature. The entrance of companies like […]