Selling Your Timeshare with the Right Company
If you have a timeshare property and you are looking to sell, you will be happy to know that it is entirely possible to do. Of course, it is very important that you make sure you are selling it using the right company. You must make sure that you are working with a company that you are going to be able to trust and that will be able to help you to get the right price for the timeshare with reasonable commissions.
People find a need to sell a timeshare for many different reasons. Some find that they can’t spend the time there they wish they could, while others are looking to buy a new timeshare elsewhere. Others find that they are no longer able to pay for the timeshare due to a lost job or other change in life. No matter the reason, there might just come a time when you have to sell. Here are some tips that will help ensure you are working with the top companies when it comes to selling.
Tip #1: Do Your Research
Before you bought a home, you did research. You made sure that you found a home that was within your budget, in the area you wanted to live, and that had the features you needed. You probably researched the realtor you worked with as well. You did the same thing when you were getting a new vehicle. Why would you do any less with a timeshare resale company? You have to make sure that you are looking into the history of the company to see how long they’ve been in business. You want to know whether they have a good standing in the field and what actual customers who have used them have to say. The BBB is a good place to start. The more information you have about the company the better off you are going to be. Never skimp on the research.
Tip #2: Use Companies that Have Real Licensed Brokers
You will find that many of the companies out there offering to help you sell that timeshare are not actual brokers and realtors at all. This is where many people make a mistake. You always want to make sure that you are working with a company that has licensed real estate brokers who are realtors and who know the business. You want to make sure that the company has accreditation from the BBB as well.
Tip #3: Understand the Finances of the Deal
You also need to make sure that you understand the finances involved. The timeshare resale company is going to make a commission, but you want to know just how much that commission is going to be before you sign anything. You also want to know when you are going to have to pay the commission. When you are working with a reputable company, you will find that you do not have to pay anything until after they sell your timeshare and the transaction completes. This is a far better solution to a company that charges any upfront advance fees for their services. It is going to help ensure that they are really working hard to sell that timeshare.
Tip #4: Ask Plenty of Questions
If this is your first time selling a timeshare, then you are probably going to have quite a few questions. Make sure that you ask all of the questions about the sale before you sign anything with the company. They should be forthright about their business, and they should be able to answer all of your questions to your satisfaction. If they start speaking in terms that you do not understand, make sure that you tell them so that they can explain things in a manner that most people can get. Some of the questions that you might want to ask include the length of time that it takes on average to sell a timeshare, and how the sales process is going to work.
These are some of the best and simplest tips that you are going to want to keep in mind and utilize when you are getting ready to sell your timeshare. Start your search for a reputable company that will be able to help you with the selling of your timeshare today.
Timeshare Broker Sales is a licensed REALTOR® (a member of the Licensed Timeshare Resale Brokers Association), and a BBB Accredited Business. We are timeshare resale specialists for Hilton Grand Vacations Club worldwide, and other premium resort developers such as Marriott, Starwood, Disney and Hyatt.
For timeshare sellers, our listing services are hassle-free. We never charge advance fees, collecting payment only once your timeshare is sold. If you would like to list with us, simply fill out our Free Listing Application. Or if you are curious what your timeshare is worth, please fill out the Free Market Survey form to tell us more about your timeshare.