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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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Disposing Of Your Timeshare

By AVOEditor | May 5th, 2015 | Resale

By Elliot Raphaelson, Tribune Content Agency, The Savings Game It is no secret that many who have purchased timeshares no longer wish to own them for a variety of reasons. One major reason is the obligation to pay a yearly maintenance fee, even if you don’t use your timeshare. Those fees often rise considerably over […]

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We Never Knew You Cared!

By AVOEditor | January 20th, 2015 | Timeshare News

Recently a first-of-its-kind study was conducted about how time share owners really feel about their time shares. What’s unique about this study is the way the information was gathered. Instead of the normal survey, the information was gathered from more than 500,000 publicly available conversations on the internet! It was conducted from January 1 through December […]

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