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Canadian Vacation Ownership Association Officially Joins the GSMC

By Member Services | April 16th, 2018 | Resale, Timeshare, Timeshare News, Timeshare Rental, Timeshare Resale

CVOA announces that they have joined the GSMC work group to assist in constructing an operable framework of the vacation ownership industry’s secondary market. After a successful launch of the Global Secondary Market Coalition, the CVOA announces that they have joined the GSMC work group to assist in constructing an operable framework of the vacation […]

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FTC: Florida-based timeshare resellers took $15 million from consumers

By AVOEditor | January 6th, 2017 | Fraud, NTOA News, Resale, Scam, Timeshare News

Susan Salisbury – December 22, 2016 The Federal Trade Commission has charged the operators of a Florida-based timeshare reselling scheme with bilking at least $15 million dollars from timeshare property owners by imposing hefty up-front fees based on false promises that they would sell or rent their properties. At the FTC’s request, a federal court temporarily […]

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ADVISORY – FTC Action Halts Timeshare Resale Scheme

By AVOEditor | December 22nd, 2016 | Alerts, Fraud, Resale, Timeshare News, Warnings

The Federal Trade Commission has charged the operators of a timeshare reselling scheme with bilking at least $15 million dollars from timeshare property owners by imposing hefty up-front fees based on false promises that they would sell or rent their properties. At the FTC’s request, a federal court temporarily halted the operation and froze the defendants’ assets […]

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Alert for Connecticut Timeshare Owners: Beware of Resale Offers

By AVOEditor | July 13th, 2016 | Fraud, Resale

HARTFORD, June 14 — The Department of Consumer Protection has learned of several resale or transfer companies, such as Timeshare Free, Resorts Rescued, Transfer Smart andTransfer America, which are soliciting consumers in Connecticut. In some cases, these companies do business under several different names. Due to the variety of companies and the wide scope of resale offers, the Department […]

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Let’s Talk Resale….Top 25 Timeshare Resorts 2016

By AVOEditor | June 27th, 2016 | Resale, Timeshare News

How important is our annual Top 25 Timeshare Resort Report?  According to our research, more than 50% of the total resale market dollar volume takes place at the Top 25 resorts! Of the more than 1,400 resorts reporting sales in the Sharket database, only seven earned a perfect 10 Saleability Score™ and six are Disney Vacation […]

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