New Name for Wilderness Lodge DVC

Kristen TutasDisney Vacation Club, DVC Resales, DVC Wilderness Lodge

Disney's Wilderness Lodge

Since welcoming its first Members home in 2000, this rustically elegant Disney Vacation Club Resort has celebrated the optimistic journey of Americans who rode the rails west to forge a new way of life. The villas draw inspiration from the quaint residential communities established by those pioneers along the tracks that enabled their mass migration. Beginning October 25th, the resort … Read More

Florida Vacation Home For Sale

Kinn TutasWalt Disney World

http://www.gardenviewsrealty.com/property/fl/port-orange/32127/portofino-cove/5090-drive-riverside/57cbdae9bb9752459000023d/

Courtesy of: Garden Views Realty LLC Located on the Port Orange Riverside Scenic Drive, just over the bridge from the beach and close to all major highways, this three story beauty showcases the premiere lifestyle that awaits you. The breathtaking, Mediterranean-style, Portofino Cove is beautifully framed with columns, arches, and barrel tile with a luxurious courtyard that has water views … Read More

Re-imagined Flying Fish Restaurant and AbracadaBar

Kristen TutasDisney's Boardwalk Villas, Walt Disney World

Flying Fish

With hues that conjure up the deep blue sea, the re-imagined Flying Fish restaurant beckons guests to Disney’s BoardWalk with a contemporary, sophisticated interior that pays homage to the golden era of seaside boardwalk dining. A clear-glass school of artful fish and bubbles is suspended from the stretched-fabric ceiling, adding a lightness to the dining room. White linens, wood, tiled … Read More

AULANI: New Entertainment & Dining Experiences this Fall

Kristen TutasAulani Resort & Spa, Disney Vacation Club

Aulani

Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa has announced new, creative guest experiences that will debut later this year. The resort will introduce KA WA‘A, a luau at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa providing families with an enchanting dining experience and imaginative entertainment, and visits from Moana, Disney’s newest heroine. The announcement was made as part of the resort’s fifth-anniversary celebration of offering … Read More

Is Use Year Important?

Kristen TutasBuying DVC, Disney Vacation Club, DVC Resales, Vacation Planning Tips

DVC USE YEAR

Use Year marks the time each year when members receive a new allotment of Vacation Points. It is the 12 month period starting on the first day of the Use Year you own. For example, if you own an April Use Year, DVC will put your allotted points into your account on April 1st each year for use through March 31st of the following … Read More

July 2016: DVC ROFR and Sales Data

Kinn TutasBuying DVC, DVC Resales, DVC ROFR Data, Selling DVC

July DVC ROFR

Below you will find sales and ROFR data from offers that were accepted and sent to ROFR during the month of July. Disney’s Right of First Refusal (ROFR) takes approximately 30 days from the date sale contracts are submitted to DVC. We saw three contracts exercised under Disney’s Right of First Refusal in July with all other contracts waived. Sale prices remained … Read More

New Disneyland DVC Resort?

Kristen TutasDisney Vacation Club

New-Disneyland-DVC

For the first time in 20 years, Disney officials have submitted plans to the city of Anaheim to build a new luxury hotel. Could this be the next Disneyland DVC resort? We sure hope so! This would be the fourth hotel at the Disneyland resort and a much needed addition to Disney’s portfolio. Disney’s Grand Californian Resort & Spa is currently the … Read More

The DVC Resale Market 2016

Kinn TutasBuying DVC, Disney Vacation Club, DVC Resales, Selling DVC

The DVC Resale Market 2016

In early April of this year, Disney announced more restrictions to their resale policy to coincide with the changes made in 2011. Following these recent changes to DVC’s resale policy, I was asked to give my opinion on Disney’s newest policy and the current state of the DVC resale market. Below is my broker interview that was featured in an article posted with Theme … Read More

DVC Direct Pricing August 2016

Kristen TutasBuying DVC, Disney Vacation Club, DVC Resales

DVC Direct Pricing Aug 2016

Below is the most current price list for new member purchases made directly through Disney Vacation Club. When purchasing direct from DVC, new buyers are required to purchase a minimum of 100 points for most of the resorts whereas existing owners can purchase as little as 25 points. NOTE: Disney Vacation Club has closed its waiting list for points at several resorts … Read More

August 2016: GREAT DVC GIVEAWAY

Kristen TutasDisney Vacation Club

The Great DVC Giveaway

Come join us for another edition of the Great DVC Giveaway! The lucky winner this month will receive one (1) copy of the book Walt Disney Imagineering: A Behind the Dreams Look at Making More Magic Real. About the prize: In this sequel to the best-selling Walt Disney Imagineering: A Behind-the-Dreams Look at Making the Magic Real, the Imagineers serve up another dose of … Read More