Timeshare Articles



timeshares-and-taxes
Published by David Van Norman

  Tax season is not normally anyone’s favorite time of year. Trying to figure out what costs are deductible and what is not, can make your head spin. The purpose of this series of articles is to break down the…

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marriott-vacation-club-overview-in-depth
Published by David Van Norman

What’s The Scope Of This Article? This article is intended to provide factual information about the Marriott Vacation Club system. This article does not answer all questions, especially those that are subject to change often or frequently. Within this article,…

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Travel-For-More-Affordable-Healthcare
Published by David Van Norman

Since the mid 20th century health care costs have exploded in many developed countries especially in the United States. Some have blamed this on a closed system of procedure and drug pricing which does not allow for free market competition.…

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new hilton resort in new york city announced
Published by David Van Norman

Hilton Grand Vacations recently announced a new property in the heart of the cosmopolitan grandeur of New York City. The Residences by Hilton Club, located on the penthouse floors of the New York Hilton Midtown, is opening June 2018. Overlooking Central…

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hgvc-fees-icon-thumbnail
Published by David Van Norman

Many are confused about what maintenance fees are, and how they work, when it comes to resale timeshare ownerships. They are a major factor in owning and enjoying a timeshare ownership with HIlton. Hilton timeshare maintenance fees are a part…

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timeshare-industry-grows-8-years-in-a-row
Published by David Van Norman

The U.S. timeshare industry witnessed its eighth consecutive year of growth in 2017, according to the State of the Vacation Timeshare Industry: United States Study 2018 Edition, conducted by EY for the ARDA International Foundation (AIF). Sales volume increased by nearly four percent to…

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hgvc-rci-trading-point-values
Published by David Van Norman

As an HGVC owner, you may want to trade in your points from your home property or season to visit another location outside of the HGVC resort portfolio. Fortunately, HGVC Points Values for RCI exchanges are straight-forward and easy to…

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calendar
Published by David Van Norman

One of the greatest gifts of all is the gift of new horizons, novel experiences, and stories that last a lifetime. What better way, for an HGVC timeshare owner, to bestow these qualities upon their closest of family and friends…

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timeshare-seasons-explained
Published by David Van Norman

As the timeshare industry has evolved over the last few decades, timeshare seasons have found a stable home in a majority of the name-brand hotel chains, such as Disney, Hilton, Marriott, and Wyndham. In this article, we will break down…

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Are-Hilton-Grand-Vacations-Club-Elite-Benefits-Worth-The-Price
Published by David Van Norman

When purchasing Hilton properties, one of the most notable differences between buying resale and buying direct from the developer is that buying direct can provide you with Elite Status, which allows for a few additional benefits for ownerships 14,000 points…

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