If you are thinking about purchasing a timeshare resale you will want to do your homework, take the time to do some research and be an educated and informed buyer and consider several other points before proceeding with the purchase.  While timeshare should never be purchased as a financial investment, owning a time share is an investment in quality vacations in the future for your family and loved ones.

Who is selling the timeshare resale?

The developer – some of the major developers are Hilton timeshares,  Marriot timesharesHyatt timeshares and Starwood timeshares, in addition to smaller developers in popular vacation destinations like Florida, Hawaii and California.

An individual owner – an individual who has purchased a timeshare and for any number of reasons, has decided they want to sell it.

A licensed timeshare resale broker – this is a licensed real estate professional that specializes in timeshare resales and is responsible for the honest representation of all the facts and details surrounding the timeshare interval that is for sale.

Why is this important?

There may be certain advantages or “perks” when purchasing from a developer. There may be additional benefits associated with the purchase that would not necessarily be available on the timeshare resale market from an individual or a broker.

An individual owner advertising their owned week for sale, may not be as forthcoming about details such as taxes, existing mortgages, maintenance fees or special assessments.

A licensed timeshare resale broker is held to a higher standard of ethics and has the obligation of disclosing all pertinent information (good and bad) and any other details surrounding the timeshare resale.

Why purchase a timeshare resale?

Timeshare resales have proven to be one of the best buys on the timeshare market offering significant discounts at some of the most prestigious resorts and properties around the world such as Hilton timeshareMarriot timeshareHyatt timeshare and Starwood timeshare. If you don’t know all the ins and outs of a property or are unsure of what questions to ask the seller, then hire a licensed timeshare resale broker who is reputable and knows his market.

At  Advantage Vacation our goal is to educate the public on the timeshare industry and timeshare resales. If you are interested in purchasing a time share resale, the licensed professionals at Advantage Vacation would be happy to assist you, answer your questions and be with you every step of the way – even after the transaction is completed. Advantage Vacation offers the best buys on the timeshare resale market! We never charge an upfront fee and only receive a commission, paid from escrow, when the transaction is closed.

We are committed to keeping you informed and updated through our educational platform – wetalktimeshare which will give you the latest timeshare news, timeshare trends and answer your timeshare FAQ’s (frequently asked questions). We have been in the timeshare industry for over 30 years and are proud that our business has been founded on owner’s referrals.  We are Accredited Members of The BBB with an A + Rating.