Resale Policy Update – Effective January 19th

ResalesDVCBuying DVC, DVC Resales

The following policy change has been posted to the DVCmember.com website: Update to Disney Vacation Club Resort Access for Contracts Not Purchased Directly from Disney Effective January 19, 2019, only Members who purchase directly from Disney will be able to use their Vacation Points at the 14 existing Disney Vacation Club Resorts or future Resorts—such as Disney’s Riviera Resort or Reflections … Read More

Nov/Dec 2018: DVC ROFR & Resale Data

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

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 months of November/December. So far, ten (10) contracts has been exercised with the majority at Old Key West. We will continue to update the data below as more ROFR decisions come in for these sales. It typically takes … Read More

2018 DVC Condo Meeting Highlights

Kristen TutasAnnual Dues, Disney Vacation Club, DVC Owner Benefits

Its that time of year again! We ventured out to Coronado Springs for the Disney Vacation Club Annual Condominium Association Meeting and gathered with fellow DVC members to reminisce about the past year (and get a free cookie!)   As part of the rules and regulations set forth in the DVC bylaws, this meeting is held every year so the … Read More

Why To Consider A Stripped Contract

Kristen TutasBuying DVC, DVC Resales, Vacation Planning Tips

Listings that are void of points until the following year tend to come with negative connotations — “No points until next year”… ‘“I can’t book my trip until when?” … “I’d have to borrow points and always be behind” … etc. Today I want to put aside the negative aspects and look at the benefits that come with purchasing a … Read More

2019 Proposed Dues & DVC Resort Budgets

Kristen TutasAnnual Dues, Disney Vacation Club

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

October 2018: ROFR and Resale Data

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

October 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 October. So far, only two contracts has been exercised for October. We will continue to update the data below as more ROFR decisions come in for these sales. It typically takes 30 days to hear from … 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