Can timeshares be resold?

Resale timeshares often sell for only 50% of the original price – some for as little as 20-30%. You can still sell your ownership easily, but you have to price your property competitively. Because there are so many similar properties and weeks on the resale market, the differentiating factor is price.

Is there a legitimate way to sell timeshares?

List the timeshare for sale on a consumer sales website, such as eBay or Craigslist. Use an online advertising site that specializes in timeshares, such as RedWeek or Timeshare Users Group. Sell your timeshare through a licensed timeshare resale company.

Can I sell my timeshare privately?

You can sell your ownership with a licensed brokerage without paying any upfront fees. However, if you are behind on your timeshare maintenance fees or have any outstanding dues, you will need to pay them off first. Normally, the buyer will pay for closing costs when making an offer on your timeshare.

Why is it so hard to sell a timeshare?

Why is selling a Timeshare so tough? The main reason is quite simply, supply and demand. The supply of timeshare resales greatly exceeds the demand for resales. This has always been the case in the timeshare industry due to the fact that so few people even realize you can buy a timeshare resale!

How do I find the value of my timeshare?

How much a timeshare is worth are determined by factors such as:

  1. Ownership Type (deeded vs. right to use)
  2. Usage Type (fixed or floating week, points)
  3. Usage Frequency (annual, biennial, etc.)
  4. Week/Season (high vs. low demand)
  5. Home Resort and Location.
  6. Points Allocation.
  7. Unit Type and Size.
  8. Brand and/or Exchange Affiliation.

Why are resale timeshares so cheap?

Most people trying to sell their timeshares aren’t businesses, and so don’t have those costs to recoup. This helps keep the prices low, even though they’re selling the same thing as the developer or resort. Additionally, businesses can afford to wait for a while to find a buyer that’s willing to pay a higher price.

Is there a legal way to get out of timeshare?

If you missed the recission period, there are still ways to get out of your timeshare. Some are surprisingly simple, like a timeshare deed-back. This is a legal, low-cost way to give the property back to the resort. Look through your timeshare’s paperwork to see if this is an option for you.