Vacation ownership continues to be a popular alternative to traditional vacations, but there are a few reasons why you might consider selling your timeshare. Even though the industry is growing for the eighth straight year in a row, some owners may find that their timeshare no longer fits their lifestyles or travel needs. If you find yourself making the decision to sell your timeshare now, here’s why it’s a great time to post your timeshare for sale.

1. The Timeshare Industry saw $9.6 billion in sales in 2017.

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Timeshares are still growing in popularity. With more travelers than ever opting to buy timeshares, the industry is growing each year. The growth of the timeshare industry means there are a lot of people interested in buying timeshares. The health of the industry as a whole means posting your property on the resale market should be a key part of your timeshare exit strategy.

2) Confidence in the timeshare resale market is growing.

The general US economy is currently on the upswing. More people feel confident about the economy and are spending money on luxury items such as timeshares. Consumer confidence is high and it shows. Timeshare sales are also projected to rise in the next four years. Simply put, a better economy means more potential buyers for your timeshare. And confidence in timeshare resales is growing too.

3) You can rent your timeshare while you wait for a buyer.

Over 86 percent of resorts now offer some type of rental program and over 10 million nights are rented each year. That means renting your timeshare while you are on the market for a buyer is a wise move. Timeshares Only can help you place your vacation ownership on the rental market.

4) Vacation ownership is appealing to more people than ever before.

With the US economy going strong, the timeshare industry on the rise and traditional travel costs skyrocketing, it’s a wider variety of people are now opting to purchase timeshares. Research shows that new owners are now younger, richer and come from a more diverse set of backgrounds than ever before. That means you have a great chance to sell your timeshare to a buyer that can enjoy it for decades to come.

 5) It can be seamless to sell your timeshare.

Selling your timeshare can seem like a daunting process at first glance. Finding the right company to help you post your timeshare for sale can be a difficult task. Some common resale scams to watch out for are companies that charge high upfront fees or don’t have a large marketplace. Make sure a company is a member of ARDA, the American Resort Development Association. Do your research before deciding on a company to assist you with your timeshare sale.

Contact Timeshares Only

Need help selling or renting your timeshare? Let us help. Call 1-800-213-7733 today to speak to a qualified timeshare consultant that can help you post your timeshare on the world’s largest resort marketplace.

Author

Ryan Pittman is the Vice President of Marketing at Timeshares Only, Fidelity Real Estate, and Clearshare with responsibility for marketing programs, brand management, and corporate sponsorships. Prior to his current role, he worked in SEO, Network Engineering, Omnichannel Marketing, and Sales at several companies, and served as Cyberspace Information Technology and Information Systems Management positions for the United States Navy. Ryan’s greatest strengths are his intelligence, creativity, drive and leadership. In 2010 Ryan was recognized with the Letter of Appreciation by Commander A. G. Myers, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet for outstanding achievement, extraordinary dedication and professionalism. He lives in Orlando, Florida and loves to travel the world. Some of his favorite destinations are: The Caribbean, Israel, San Diego, Chicago, Austin and New York. In his free time, he likes to work on projects around the house, entertain guests, and you can generally find him on the water.

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