February 2016: DVC ROFR & Resales Data

Kinn TutasDVC Resales, DVC ROFR Data

DVC ROFR data Feb 2016

Part of every resale purchase is Disney’s Right of First Refusal (ROFR) which takes approximately 30 days from the date contracts are submitted to DVC. Below you will find sales and ROFR data from offers that were accepted and sent to ROFR during the month of February. Compared to January resales, average sale prices remained steady for most resorts with slight increases seen at … Read More

Changes to DVC Resale Policy: What Does It Mean?

Kristen TutasBuying DVC, Disney Vacation Club, DVC Owner Benefits, DVC Resales

Early this morning, Disney announced further restrictions for new buyers who purchase their ownership on the resale market, in addition to the resale policy announced in 2011. As of April 4, 2016, owners who purchase from anyone other than Disney will not have access to DVC incidental benefits (also known as Membership Extras) such as Member discounts on dining, shopping, Member-exclusive events, and … Read More

Adding Points to DVC Memberships: 3 Things to Consider

Kristen TutasBuying DVC, Disney Vacation Club

Adding to DVC Memberships

As vacation habits change and the “Disney Bug” sets in, many DVC members find themselves needing more points than they originally purchased. Instead of renting extra points each year or purchasing “one time use” points directly from Disney, most owners will choose to simply buy another contract to supplement their current points. We like to call this an “add-on” contract … Read More

March DVC Giveaway Winner

Kristen TutasDVC Resales

Our Great DVC Giveaway contest for March just ended and what a great bunch of participates we had this month! Thank you to everyone who joined and also to those that voted. With over 100 great entries, we couldn’t have picked a winner without you! To enter the contest, users were asked to come up with a creative response to a question … Read More

Selling A DVC Membership

Kinn TutasDVC Resales, Selling DVC

Selling A DVC MEMBERSHIP

Thinking about selling your Disney Vacation Club membership but not sure how to begin? Here are some frequently asked questions about resale with answers directly from the DVC member website. We at ResalesDVC (Garden Views Realty, Inc) have been specializing in the resale of DVC points since 1998 and would be thrilled to assist with your sale. If you have … Read More

The Great DVC Giveaway: March 2016

Kristen TutasDVC Resales

Get ready for another “GREAT DVC GIVEAWAY”! This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Disney Vacation Club and to join in on the celebration, we’re giving away prizes throughout the year on our Facebook page to lucky winners of our monthly contests. Winners are decided by you, our valued DVC family members and friends, by your “Likes” for best and most creative … Read More

January 2016: DVC ROFR & Resales Data

Kinn TutasDVC Resales, DVC ROFR Data, Selling DVC

DVC ROFR data January 2016

Part of every resale purchase is Disney’s Right of First Refusal (ROFR) which takes approximately 30 days from the date contracts are submitted to DVC. Below you will find sales and ROFR data from offers that were accepted during the month of January. We strive to inform all buyers and sellers of current market conditions and because of that, we typically run a … Read More

Vero Beach DVC Refurbishment Underway

Kristen TutasDisney Vacation Club

“Work has commenced on extensive refurbishments to Disney’s Vero Beach Resort, a project budgeted at more than $3.8 million. Of the nearly $4 million earmarked for this renovation, the Vero Beach Press Journal cites figures of $2.7 million for the main inn building, $936,000 for renovations to Building 12, which houses Disney Vacation Club villa rooms, and $113,000 for the … Read More

Disney Considering A Nightly Resort Fee

Kristen TutasDisney Vacation Club, Walt Disney World

DVC Beach Club

According to a recent Walt Disney World survey sent out to previous guests, Disney is looking at adding a nightly resort fee to its hotels. Many hotels already require a nightly resort fee, and the new survey suggests Disney is looking to follow the trend. The survey mentions a $15 per night resort fee to cover the cost of Disney’s Magical Express, MagicBands, FastPass+ … Read More

2015 DVC ROFR Data

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

Disney’s Right of First Refusal (ROFR) is in place to protect the value of ownership by not allowing their product to be sold below “fair market.” Although price is an important factor in Disney’s decision making, there are other factors that are not made public and we never know for sure why one contract is chosen over another. We strive … Read More