Are Timeshares a Scam?

By Noah Belachew

Are Timeshares a Scam?

Timeshares themselves are not a scam, but there is a lot of information around their purpose. As well as some bad actors looking to exploit the innocent.

Are Timeshares a Scam? (cont.)

Timeshares can be a great product, so we'll go over whether its right for you and discuss ways to stay safe in the market.

What is the Purpose of Timeshares?

A common misconception is that timeshares are an investment, but they're not. Timeshares are meant to be enjoyed over several years as a luxury item.

What if I Want to Sell My Timeshare?

Timeshares are not an investment, but you can still sell them. It's unlikely you will sell for more than you bought if for,  but there is a strong market for them.

Avoiding Timeshare Scams

Next, we'll be taking a look at how to avoid timeshare scams and stay safe while navigating the market.

Unsolicited Phone Calls

Scammers will call out of the blue claiming they have a buyer waiting. It's actually illegal for a timeshare company to call you unsolicited, so avoid these.

Large Up-Front Fees

You should not be paying thousands of dollars to get out of your ownership. Contacting your resort for a solution or selling on the resale market are far more affordable.

Sell Your Timeshare With TSO

TSO has been in the business for over 25 years helping owners like you sell their timeshare. When you want to sell, there's no one better than Timeshares Only.

Rent Out Your Timeshare With TSO

Still not ready to give up your timeshare? You can rent it out on years where you're not using it to put some money back in your pocket.

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