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Sell Your Timeshare

Steps to Sell Your Timeshare

November 01, 20233 min read

Whether you’ve cherished your timeshare as a haven for creating unforgettable family memories or it's turned into an unending drain on your finances, the thought has crossed your mind: “How do I unload my timeshare?” If this sounds familiar, know that you're not alone. In fact, you’re among the staggering 85% of timeshare owners wishing to part ways with theirs.

If you're on the brink of selling, we've got your back. Here’s a comprehensive guide, breaking down three steps to relinquish your timeshare and some common pitfalls to be wary of.

1. Assess Your Timeshare’s Worth

First thing’s first: it's crucial to have grounded expectations about the value of your timeshare. Forget what the salesperson might have promised – a timeshare isn't an investment that grows over time. Shockingly, its value depreciates faster than a brand new car driving off the lot.

Most owners would be overjoyed with the possibility of merely handing back the timeshare to the resort without any money changing hands. Even if you don't recoup the money spent, simply freeing yourself from ongoing fees can feel like a victory. It’s tough to hear, but honesty is our policy.

2. Dive into Your Agreement

Pull out your original timeshare agreement and all related documents. You'll need a clear understanding of what you signed up for.

  • Details, Details, Details: Be familiar with your timeshare's specifics – its location, the resort or developer's name, its size and description, and any included perks.

  • Ownership Papers: Examine if you hold a tangible deed to the property or just a “right to use.” Even if you’re listed as the deeded owner, often these are held by the resort or a trust firm. Secure a hard copy of the deed.

  • Usage Rights: Understand your access terms. Do you own a fixed week, a floating week, a point-based system, or a combination? If you shifted from a fixed week to points, check the resale protocol. You might need to revert your points to equivalent weeks before selling.

3. Navigate the Sale of Your Timeshare

Honestly, going solo to sell your timeshare isn’t advisable. It's intricate, and you'll benefit from an expert who knows the ins and outs of the timeshare realm.

  • Choose a Specialist: If you're seeking a real estate agent, ensure they’re versed in timeshares. Don't hesitate to ask about their track record in this niche.

  • Trustworthiness Check: When considering a timeshare listing company, exercise caution. Vet potential firms with the Better Business Bureau and the American Resort Development Association. Watch out for companies that seem too eager or make unsolicited calls claiming they have a buyer lined up.

  • Resort Return: If selling feels overwhelming, consult with your resort. Some have mechanisms in place to either aid in selling the timeshare or simply accept it back without a money transfer. However, watch out for enticing “upgrade” offers that could complicate matters even more.

Selling a timeshare can be daunting, but with the right information and guidance, it becomes manageable. And if you ever feel lost in this journey, Contact Us. At 'I Don't Want My Timeshare', we've assisted over 1000 families since 2017 in successfully navigating these murky waters. Don't go it alone; let us help you find your way out.

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How does the timeshare cancellation process work?

Our cancellation process begins with a thorough assessment of your timeshare contract and personal circumstances. We then develop a strategic plan to disengage you from your timeshare obligations. Our experienced team handles all the negotiations and paperwork, keeping you informed at every step until your timeshare is successfully cancelled.

What makes I Don't Want My Timeshare different from other timeshare exit companies?

We stand out due to our straightforward, results-oriented approach. Our focus is on transparency, personalized service, and a deep understanding of the timeshare industry, which allows us to navigate even the most complex situations with precision.

How long does the timeshare cancellation process take?

The duration of the cancellation process can vary depending on the specifics of your timeshare agreement and the responsiveness of the timeshare company. While some cancellations can be completed in a matter of months, others may take longer. We strive to expedite the process as much as possible and will provide you with an estimated timeline after our initial review of your case.