Risks You Should Be Aware of When Buying Timeshares
Buying a timeshare can be a very rewarding experience for almost anyone. For some
individuals it can prove to be a profitable venture as well. However on the other side of
the coin there are people who did not experience such great benefits from purchasing
timeshares, a rather find themselves caught in a move which cost them more than they
gain. It is therefore very important that before investing in any timeshare company that
the potential timeshare purchaser always be aware of the potential benefits and more
importantly of the potential risks which are involved with purchasing timeshares.
One of the most important things that you can do when purchasing a timeshare unit is to
read the entire contract and understand every word that is in it before putting your name
on it. Some contracts come with smaller print near the end and it is imperative that you
read this smaller print or you may find yourself in a timeshare nightmare that you are
legally bound to you.
Timeshares are usually classified into two separate types of timeshare plans. These plans
are known as deeded plans and non-deeded plans. The deed timeshare plan is where an
individual purchases part ownership of the real estate timeshare property. When
purchasing a deeded timeshare plan the owner will usually get a title of deed to the
property so that is inheritable to the purchaser’s heirs.
The non-deeded timeshare plan is also sometimes called a “right to use” plan. Basically
the non-deed timeshare plan is a license or a membership plan which allows the
purchaser of the use of the property during certain times throughout the year and is only
good for a specified amount of time. Just how many years the non-deed plan is good for
varies from resort to resort.
one thing that the deed it and the non-deeded timeshare plan has in common is the fact
that the units cost is always directly proportionate to the time of the year as well as the
laying of time that the individual wants to own. Of course in the right to own timeshare
plan once the agreed-upon time has expired, the purchaser no longer has the right to the
The most important thing you can do when buying a timeshare or getting a right to use
plan is to make sure that the company is actually a license to broker. One of the ways to
do this is by simply asking the broker for the license number. If a decline giving you
their license number, it is safe to assume that they are not a licensed broker. At the very
least they are not trustworthy if they cannot prove to you that they are licensed to sell you