YOUR TIMESHARE

Renting your vacation membership

Selling your vacation property

RENTING YOUR VACATION MEMBERSHIP

Are you not using your membership as much as you ought to? Renting your unused weeks is a great alternative to just leaving those yearly weeks be. In best cases you’re your resort will not charge maintenance fees if you don’t actually visit during a given year and it’s really not going to cause a major impact to your pocket. Unfortunately this is not the case for a lot of timeshare holders out there. Most resorts practice mandatory yearly maintenance charges. Understandably this can be very irritating if your plans don’t include visiting that resort. Regardless of the situation you fall in the rental market is thriving and there for your advantage.

Many resorts will go through great lengths to discourage personal rental ventures. They will encourage you to sign up for resort oriented rental programs or claim that they will actively send rental opportunities to you should any arise as part of their membership package. Usually these claims are false or at least bear no results. An underlying factor here is that your resort is a business… and 99.999% of the time they will prefer to rent their own inventory instead of yours.

Seeking your own rental opportunities puts control in your hands and will undoubtedly provide for a great outcome if done right. Halicon Brokerage Group puts supreme visibility on your side through our broad marketing strategies garnishing top market pricing. Once a potential tenant is generated we will begin by setting the terms for the rental agreement considering time requested by the prospect. If the drafted terms are agreeable on both ends your prospect will be asked to deposit the agreed upon fare into trust. Once funds are confirmed you will be asked to reserve the stipulated time with your resort under the tenants name. Once the reservation is completed and a reservation ID is obtained from the resort the reservation confirmation is routed to your tenant and the funds to you. It really is that easy.

Selling your vacation property

Are you not using your membership as much as you ought to? Did you read our Renting your vacation membership section? We realize that a rental plan is not always a great fit if you’ve out-grown your current membership. In these cases Halicon Brokerage Group can certainly help! Rest assured that in the second hand resale market we can ensure supreme visibility to your membership through our broad marketing strategies on top of securing top market pricing. Once a potential purchaser is found we will start by drafting a sale agreement considering left over time and current conditions of the membership to be sold. If the drafted terms are agreeable on both ends your prospect will be asked to deposit the agreed upon sale price into trust. Once funds are deposited and confirmed the task of transfer of rights will begin. This is normally managed directly with the resort unless you have a deeded vacation property. In both cases we will ensure proper transfer and ease for both parties involved.

Many resorts will go through great lengths to discourage personal sale ventures. They will encourage you to sign up for resort oriented sale programs or claim that they will actively send sale opportunities to you should any arise as part of their membership package. Usually these claims are false or at least bear no results. An underlying factor here is that your resort is a business… and 99.999% of the time they will prefer to sell their own inventory instead of yours. The second hand sale market can be scary. A large number of fictitious companies have been identified in the resale industry. Claims to successfully market or list vacation memberships at a high upfront service fee with no success have been very prevalent in the past years. Under FTC regulations it is highly advised to pay company service fees at closing, after a job well done. We highly encourage this and use licensed professionals to manage any transactions. Your peace of mind and business is very important to us!