2019 Proposed Dues & DVC Resort Budgets

Kristen TutasAnnual Dues, Disney Vacation ClubLeave a Comment

Disney Vacation Club has finalized and posted the proposed budgets and annual dues for 2019 in preparation for the annual Condominium Association Meeting scheduled for Thursday, December 13, 2018. The 2019 Budgets were calculated based on the Association’s 2018 fiscal year operating experience and anticipated or known changes in costs for 2019. The estimated Annual Dues for the year January 1, 2019 through … Read More

Learn How To Rent Your DVC Points to Pay Your Dues

Leah AlthiserBuying DVC, DVC Rentals, DVC Resales, Vacation Planning TipsLeave a Comment

Before I bought my Saratoga Springs contract from ResalesDVC many years ago, I did extensive research into how to visit Disney World more often for less money. I read about how some owners rented out a portion of their DVC points each year to cover their annual dues, and I was intrigued! If you are considering buying a DVC ownership … Read More

Five Reasons to Stay at Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort

David MumpowerDVC Hilton Head, DVC Resales, DVC Resort Reviews, Vacation Planning Tips

By the end of 2019, the Disney Vacation Club (DVC) will feature 15 different resorts. Out of these properties, 80 percent of them are close to Disney theme parks. The other three may seem like anomalies, but they are perfectly in keeping with the concept of the timeshare. The Walt Disney Company merely modified the perception of the timeshare to … Read More

Aulani Owners: HARPTA increases to 7.25%

Kristen TutasAulani Resort & Spa, DVC Resales, Selling DVC

Disney's Aulani Resort DVC

The Hawaiʻi Real Property Tax Act, also known as “HARPTA,” is a withholding tax on sales of Hawaiʻi real property by non-resident persons. For DVC owners, if you own points at Aulani and are not a Hawai’i resident, you are subject to taxation when you go to sell your ownership. Per the State of Hawaiʻi’s Department of Taxation: “Hawaiʻi residents … Read More

September 2018: ROFR & Resale Data

Kristen TutasBuying DVC, DVC Resales, DVC ROFR Data, Selling DVC

September 2018 ROFR

Below is our Disney Vacation Club Right of First Refusal (ROFR) and resale data from offers that were accepted and sent to ROFR during the month of September. Nine contracts were exercised at Old Key West, Hilton Head and Saratoga Springs. In case you missed it, be sure to check out August’s ROFR data. Contract sizes sold in September ranged from 25 points … Read More

How to Rent DVC Points as a Resale Owner

ResalesDVCDisney Vacation Club, DVC Rentals, DVC Resales, Vacation Planning Tips

Magic Kingdom Fireworks

“Welcome Home!”  Hearing this greeting when you arrive for your Disney resort stay is like sweet music to the ears; it helps create a direct connection between your family and all of the magic that Disney has to offer. Choosing to purchase a Disney Vacation Club resale contract strengthens this connection. It allows for endless smiles and countless memories made over … Read More

How to Make the Most out of a Small DVC Contract

David MumpowerDVC Resales, Vacation Planning Tips

One of the most important aspects of the Disney Vacation Club (DVC) is that its pricing is elastic. No matter your budget, you can find a resales contract that will suit your family’s needs. As you plan your purchase, however, you might wonder exactly what you’ll get for your money. It’s an understandable concern. Over a series of articles, we’ll … Read More