First Quarter – ROFR & Resale Report 2022

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Jan March ROFR

This article contains our First Quarter DVC resale market report for 2022. This will include Right of First Refusal (ROFR) and average sale prices from offers that were accepted and sent to ROFR during the months of January, February, and March 2022. Garden Views Realty (ResalesDVC) sold close to 28,000 DVC points this quarter. That’s an increase of 55% from … Read More

Merchandise for EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival 2022

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Here’s a look at some of the 2022 International Flower and Garden Festival merchandise found at Port of Entry in EPCOT. Lots of fun fashion and cute merchandise. Theming includes, but is not limited to: “Grow Happiness”, “Grow Green”, Spike the Bee, and of course the adorable Original Florida Orange Bird. “Grow Happiness” large mug/utensil holder and Mickey water bottle. … Read More

Eating EPCOT: International Festival of the Arts

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Everyone loves a good EPCOT festival. What’s a good festival without the food? We stopped at three quick service locations during a short visit to the EPCOT International Festival of the Arts. PopEats! was by far our favorite. Here’s a review of our tastings. Pop Eats! Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese: A simple grilled cheese sandwich made with buttery Texas … Read More

Sweet Treats for Disney’s Most Magical Anniversary Celebration

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Aside from the new golden statues and the fancy light displays on each theme parks’ featured attraction, my excitement lies mostly with the new dessert items offered through Walt Disney World during this “Magical Celebration.” Here are my reviews of the sweet treats I’ve sampled so far for Disney’s 50th Anniversary. Some are a hit, some are a miss. Glimmer … Read More

4TH QUARTER – DVC RESALE AND ROFR REPORT

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This article contains our Fourth Quarter DVC resale report which includes Right of First Refusal (ROFR) and average sale prices from offers that were accepted and sent to ROFR during the months of October, November, and December 2021. Average sale prices continued in an upward trend for most resorts as Disney continues to exercise their Right of First Refusal at … Read More

DVC Leaves RCI for Interval International

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interval international

Exchange Network Update Disney Vacation Club is leaving RCI and joining Interval International (know as “II”) as their new exchange provider beginning January 1, 2022. External exchanges through RCI® will end December 31, 2021. All confirmed exchange reservations and deposits made with RCI® through December 31, 2021 will be honored until December 31, 2023.  Below is a copy of the email … Read More

2022 DISNEY VACATION CLUB ANNUAL DUES

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DVC dues 2022

Disney Vacation Club proposed dues for 2022 have been posted along with planned budgets for each resort. These budgets are still preliminary, but they are expected to be formally approved by the DVC Board of Directors during the Condo Association Meeting on December 9, 2021. The 2022 Budgets were calculated based on the Association’s 2021 fiscal year operating experience and … Read More

Top Reasons to Love Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort

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The Grand Floridian is one of the most well-appointed and upscale Deluxe Resorts at Walt Disney World.  This Disney Vacation Club location invites guests to relax in the lap of Victorian luxury. The iconic, red-topped buildings with their imposing white walls, steeply pitched roofing and spire-like accents are purely Victorian, and visually stunning. There are many reasons why the Villas … Read More

RunDisney Returns – Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend

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RunDisney Wine and Dine

Return to Racing at Walt Disney World Resort RunDisney races were finally back in person. Fellow runners may have looked a little different this weekend donning masks indoors and on buses, but not socially distanced as this writer had expected, aside from the vendor booths at the Expo. But the same exciting vibe was there this weekend during Disney Wine … Read More