Are you being scammed? Call the Timeshare Specialists and find out today!

The calls about timeshare resale solicitations have slowed a bit, but I still get them. And when I do, I now have something I can say besides, “RUN!” I can refer these folks to the Timeshare Scam Hotline at 888-642-4381. It’s a free hotline for timeshare owners to ask if the offer they received is legitimate or… Read more »

One Timeshare Agent Two Scams? – Timeshare Scam Alert in Washington State

A a couple owning a timeshare in Los Cabos Gold Resort in Mexico, receive a random call one day with an offer to sell their timeshare unit from a company called Oakwood Property Management. Oakwood Property Management guaranteed the sale of their ownership, and said they would only take their 7% commission after the seller received the proceeds… Read more »

Owner Becomes Target of Scam While Vacationing at his Timeshare – Decolar.Com

A timeshare owner we’ll call “Jeff” was staying at his timeshare in Cancun when he agreed to attend a meeting that was billed as informative in nature, one where owners would be updated on their resort’s latest features and benefits and how the management was maintaining their “investment”. The meeting ended up being nothing more… Read more »

Joseph Manning Poses as Hearing Impaired Timeshare Buyer – Online Scam Alert

Derek received an email from Joseph Manning a man claiming to be interested in purchasing his vacation resort week. Transcript of the email exchange is described below: Derek contacted Timeshare Specialists to make sure he was not getting scammed. Good for Derek! He was definitely being set up for a scam. Scammers name and contact… Read more »

Company Posing as Resort Closings Inc. – Largo, FL

Recently Gary Kane, President of Condo Resort Link, Inc. in Pinellas Park, FL contacted our closing and escrow company Resorts Closings Inc, to warn them scammers working out of a Largo, Florida were using the name to hide behind as they tried to scam timeshare owners across the country. These con-artists would successfully scam a timeshare owner,… Read more »

Timeshare Specialists Launches Nation’s First Timeshare Scam Hotline

Bozeman, MT,  April 10, 2017—Most timeshare owners never see it coming.  They think they’ve just closed a deal to sell their property, when in reality they’ve just been scammed out of thousands, sometimes tens of thousands of dollars. One timeshare resale company, Timeshare Specialists, just set up a hotline to prevent these scams before they… Read more »

Get Rid of Your Timeshare

How to Get Rid of Your Timeshare Whether you no longer travel as much as you once did, or you’re just fed up with annual maintenance fees that keep increasing, it’s time to get rid of your timeshare. You might think the best to do that is to sell your timeshare.  However, be forewarned.  There… Read more »

Want to Dump Your Timeshare? Read this first!

Want to Dump Your Timeshare?  Read this first! If you have a timeshare that you no longer use or want, there are much better ways to get rid of it than by turning it over to someone who will simply get you out of your annual maintenance fees—and then abandon the property.   Unfortunately, many… Read more »

Bob Massi, the “Property Man” talks with Timeshare Specialists about getting out of timeshares.

Although recent crackdowns on timeshare scams, like Florida’s “Timeshare Resale Accountability Act” have put many shady players out of business and behind bars, the Better Business Bureau still lists timeshare resale scams as one of the top ten scams in the country! Bob Massi talks with Timeshare Specialists about avoiding timeshare hucksters, how to find… Read more »

Referrals, References and Recommendations: How to find an honest company in the scam ridden timeshare resale market.

One of the best ways to determine the true measure of a company’s competence and trustworthiness is through referrals and recommendations. Unlike an ad, which is typically a self-serving statement made by the company itself, referrals and references are unbiased, third-party endorsements. They don’t come lightly. People must be confident enough that the product or… Read more »