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

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

Top 5 Features on ResalesDVC’s New Website

Kristen TutasBuying DVC, DVC Resales, Selling DVC

Hello everyone and thank you all for being a part of our “family” for so many years!  We are constantly working to bring you the best resale experience and are very excited to announce a newly designed website. We hope you find the new site a bit more functional and helpful in your search for the perfect DVC. So, what’s new? … Read More

Changes to FIRPTA

Kinn TutasSelling DVC

Non U.S. Sellers: On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 into law. This new Act increases the FIRPTA withholding for Non-U.S. Citizens from 10% to 15%. This change is effective for closings occurring February 16, 2016 and after. You can file with the U.S. Government to receive a refund as the tax … Read More

DVC Foreclosures: There are other options!

Kinn TutasDisney Vacation Club, Selling DVC

A recent article posted in the Orlando Sentinel brought to light the foreclosure process that occurs each year for hundreds of Disney Vacation Club owners. Although foreclosures with DVC are very low at less than 1% of total ownerships, its still a hard reality for some owners who cannot meet the financial requirements for their membership. If you are an owner struggling to make … Read More

DVC Resale Market Better Business Bureau Reports

Kinn TutasBuying DVC, Selling DVC

Here are shortcut links to DVC resale companies’ Better Business Bureau Reports. Please note: due to the short longevity of pop-up companies, not all brokerages or marketing companies are listed. We are focusing on reports associated with companies that have a long track record in the DVC resale market. Click on the companies below to read their Business Review. BBB … Read More

Beware of DVC Seller Scams

Kinn TutasSelling DVC

Garden Views Realty, Inc (ResalesDVC) does not collect up-front money from sellers, EVER! We only earn at closing and monies are disbursed by a licensed, bonded, and insured title company or real estate attorney. If you have been contacted by someone requesting money in advance to sell your ownership, hang up the phone! Fraud is rampant these days and you can check … Read More