Tag: Maintenance Fees

Maui Timeshare Tax Increase Could Spell Trouble

Timeshare owners have long been concerned with rising maintenance fees and taxes which make the cost of owning a timeshare increase virtually every year. Regular readers of our blog will know this is one of the main subjects discussed here, to be able to fix the problem both owners and resorts need understand the reasons […]

Starwood Fights Property Taxes

Timeshare owners have long been concerned with rising maintenance fees and taxes as these are due on a yearly basis for every owner. Some owners have found maintenance fees and taxes to be so high they have to abandon timeshare units, which in turn increases the burden on other timeshare owners at the given resort. […]

USA Today Timeshare Article – Our Thoughts, Part 2

Earlier this week we began our commentary on a recently released USA Today article titled “Many fed-up time share owners are stuck trying to sell”, the story covers tells the a common tale of a timeshare owner who is no longer able to afford her property due to rising maintenance fees and taxes. In the […]

USA Today Timeshare Article – Our Thoughts, Part 1

The timeshare industry makes the news almost on a daily basis shining both a positive and negative light on the industry as a whole. Recently in the USA Today there was an article entitled “Many fed-up time share owners are stuck trying to sell” written by Preston C. Mack, which covers some issues many timeshare […]

Mustang Island Beach Club – Owners Revolt

Maintenance fees and special assessment fees are both necessary to keep timeshare resorts in running order and make improvements when facilities become outdated, however many owners’ feel maintenance fees and in some cases special assessments have been rising at a rate that is not justified. Maintenance fees are paid on a yearly basis to cover […]

Diamond Resorts International Threatens Lawsuit

It seems there is some controversy coming out of the Hawaii timeshare community, mainly from one resort in particular the Point at Poipu. This resort is currently managed by Diamond Resorts International, a well known name in the timeshare industry. It seems that recently owners have shown a growing concern for the raise in maintenance […]