Timeshare – Hidden Costs

September 11th, 2017

There are lots of things to consider when selling your timeshare because there are so many things to think about so important things can be overlooked. One of the most important financial aspects, that is sometimes not considered is the cost to transfer the ownership of a timeshare. It is common practice for the timeshare […]

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More Telesales Scams!

September 8th, 2017

During a well-earned break in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico, Carlos and his wife Maria purchased a timeshare which cost $58,000 dollars at a timeshare resort named Club Regina. The purchase allowed them one week per year with a yearly maintenance fee of $1,400. Unfortunately for the couple, they have used their week once in past 17 […]

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Divorce and Timeshare!

September 1st, 2017

As we know when married couples divorce all assets and liabilities are normally split. Houses, bank accounts, and cars are the most common assets, however, there can be other assets out there that will need addressing as well, and one that seems to pop up regularly is a timeshare contract. Such an asset can be […]

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Is Timeshare Resale a Bad Idea?

July 14th, 2017

Think again, if you believe that timeshare resale is the way forward, we at TCA have highlighted several reasons why it’s proving to be a bad idea and in most cases unfortunately a scam. It appears that there are more owners trying to sell their timeshares than there are buyers? The current situation is so […]

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Arrests throughout Costa del Sol – Multi Million Pound Timeshare Scam

July 7th, 2017

Police said they believe individuals affected were fleeced out of approximately £15m, with an £11m profit being made. Most of those arrested are believed to be British. The company is based in the coastal city of Velez-Malaga, east of Malaga. The police seized a yacht, more than £100,000 in cash, multiple designer watches, jewellery and […]

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Keeping it Simple.

May 17th, 2017

As we know holiday timeshares are a thriving successful business.  Alone, more than 3 million Americans are timeshare members, and many of them are very pleased with their purchase.  While the chances of being conned have drastically decreased, insiders still warn that are still plenty of unethical sales representatives out there, better known as “heat merchants” […]

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Allied Services Cold Calling Timeshare Owners

April 28th, 2017

It has been reported by TATOC in the past week that there is a new fraudulent company calling timeshare owners without their expressive permission.  Generally known as cold calling, which is not allowed in the UK, but still acceptable in other countries in Europe.  This company is targeting timeshare owners, and several of TATOCs approved […]

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Timeshare Resale Flop in California’s Laguna Beach

April 24th, 2017

Laguna Surf Resort, Laguna Beach, California saw its units being put up for online auction last Wednesday.  The reason for the sale was to raise the funds for unpaid taxes to Orange County Treasurers Tax Collectors Office.  These taxes have gone unpaid to the county for a period of over 5 years which has led […]

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Fractional Property Services to Pay Compensation to Consumers

April 20th, 2017

It was reported in the Atlanta, GA dated April 13th, 2017 that the Georgia Department of Law’s Consumer Protection Unit “CPU”, on behalf of the State of Georgia, has reached an agreement with Fractional Property Services “FPS” and the owners Matthew Delatorre and Joshua Wright. Fractional Property Services offered to advertise and market consumers’ properties […]

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Timeshare Re-sales.

April 5th, 2017

We at TCA have recently been contacted by a consumer with a very interesting story with regards to their timeshare purchase.   If you are thinking of buying into timeshare this is something that you should consider before agreeing or signing into any type of contract or verbal agreement. Having purchased their timeshare several years ago […]

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