Retail vs. Resale

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What’s the Difference?

Retail vs. Resale

Selling Timeshares, Inc. would like to show you that buying a timeshare can be done with ease, integrity, and a pressure-free experience. Thanks to the often questionable, high-pressure sales tactics that are commonly practiced at timeshare presentations, there is a natural aversion to timeshares for some. We intend to show you the value and affordability that a vacation ownership can offer, and just how pleasurable the buying experience can be for our clients.

In presentation situations, it’s common practice for attendees to receive a gift, designed to entice them into listening to a sales agent’s pitch. It’s estimated that it takes approximately 50-60% of the sales price of a retail timeshare to cover the marketing and sales costs incurred by the presentation model. An unfair side effect from this model is that the people who are pressured into the purchase, and buy without doing their homework, will pay all the expenses of the presentation. These customers are forced to shoulder the expense of the gifts that were given to the people that didn’t buy. All owners should have the opportunity of at least knowing the difference between retail and resale, especially before buying a timeshare at a presentation.

Buying a resale vacation ownership on the secondary market can offer a much more affordable, realistic way for everyone to get away, and do it in style!

Selecting the Brokerage for You

The timeshare resale market can be intimidating. There’s a lot of variation between the different vacation clubs and timeshare properties. One club or vacation product may not meet everyone’s needs. But this is the fun part! You can generally get a feel for what you need based on asking yourself where you would like to travel most, as well as how much vacation time you plan on using each year. This is your chance to start crafting your dream vacation! When it comes to making an offer to purchase a resale ownership, it’s strongly recommended t0 work with a trustworthy, Licensed Brokerage that can guide you through the process of researching and buying a timeshare. We work hand in hand with your resort as well as a Licensed, Bonded and Insured Closing Company to facilitate the transfer of ownership and ensure the safe handling of our clients properties and deposits.

Licensed Real Estate Agents that are well versed in the timeshare resale market will be able to utilize their extensive knowledge of the many timeshare resorts and points systems in today’s market to benefit your family for a lifetime. Our profession is to help make your purchase a knowledgeable, safe, and fun experience. For more information, feel free to contact us and we are more than happy to have one of our agent’s reach out to you for a free consultation.