October 3

Timeshare Exit Companies Lose Motion to Dismiss

In another blow to Timeshare Exit Team and other exit companies, a federal judge in the Middle District of Florida, Orlando Division, has denied the defendant’s attempted motion to dismiss the lawsuits brought against them by Wyndham Vacation Ownership (WVO). Thank you to The American Resort Development Association – Resort Owners Coalition (ARDA-ROC) for this.

September 17

How to avoid timeshare resale scams

The scammers prey on your desperation and tell you anything to get your money and never deliver. Thank you to WTMJ in Milwaukee, WI for this important reporting on timeshare resale scams: https://www.tmj4.com/call4action/how-to-avoid-timeshare-resale-scams They may ask you to pay a large upfront fee and not provide you with any legal documentation.  They may promise you they.

September 3

Pennsylvania Attorney General Targets Timeshare Reseller

Thank you to Fox43 for this reporting Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has set his eyes on a timeshare reseller, Groupwise, Inc. and its former officers, Derek J. McGuire and Andrew J. Harkins, alleging violations of state consumer protection laws. https://fox43.com/2019/06/05/ag-shapiro-announces-lawsuit-against-former-mercer-county-timeshare-reseller-officers/ As of the publication of this article, Shapiro’s office has received 88 complaints against.

July 23

The Perfect Scam

The timeshare exit scam is getting more and more sophisticated.  The most recent ploy is to convince the timeshare owner that they have a potential buyer and all they need from the timeshare owner is money wired to the lawyer doing the closing on the property.  Many people, desperate to unload their timeshare for legitimate.

June 20

What to watch out for…when dealing with timeshare exit companies

You’ve just signed up for a timeshare or had one for years and now decide you want to get out of a timeshare agreement for multiple reasons – you were pressured into it, you did not realize that your children/grandchildren/great-grandchildren were going to be liable for the unpaid mortgage or maintenance fees, the yearly fees.

May 22

The Dirty Dozen: Holiday Inn, Orange Lake, & Silverleaf – The Silverleaf Merger

Next on our list of the Timeshare Industry’s Worst Divestment Performers and a member of “The Dirty Dozen,” is the Holiday Inn—Orange Lake—Silverleaf trio of resorts. Once a privately held company out of Texas, Silverleaf grew into its own right as a multi-million multistate resort. At that time, Silverleaf operated a consumer-oriented business selling timeshares..

February 12

Sell a Timeshare -or- Cancel a Timeshare

Timeshare Attorneys — TheAbramsFirm.com Be Careful Selling a Timeshare Beware of Timeshare Fraud: Many consumers have been victimized by timeshare scams, especially prevalent in the aftermarket. Whether you own a timeshare club (timeshare membership interest) or a deeded timeshare, false and deceptive statements are used to try to trick consumers. A good resource for timeshare.