How To Buy A Timeshare - Resale & From Developer
Looking to buy a timeshare? There are many ways to buy, from buying from a resort directly, to buying resale. Both choices have advantages and disadvantages to consider.
Of the many things to consider before you buy a timeshare through either methods, including the cost to purchase, are the costs of ownership, as after you buy a timeshare you need to be aware that there are costs to maintain it, such as a maintenance fee.
Information On Buying & Renting
Whether it is better to buy or rent a timeshare depends on your unique situation and needs and whether you want the extras that come with buying directly from the developer or resort.
Some of the advantages of buying a timeshare rather than renting is being able to walk the resort, as well as the many perks and features only available for those who purchased their timeshare directly from the resort or developer.
Before you buy a timeshare, you will want to know what kind you want to purchase so that you can make an informed decision on what to buy depending on your situation.
Are you going to want a timeshare where you own only the right to use the property, or fractional ownership where have actual ownership in the property? Are you going to go with a points based system or weeks based system? Deeded or leased?
Also read our How Timeshares Work article so that you know what you are getting into before you go in to buy a timeshare either resale or buy directly from a developer.
Need help understanding your timeshare better? Visit our FAQ Page on timeshares.