If you are buying a timeshare, you will want one that comes with a membership to an exchange company. Companies such as RCI or Interval International have exchange programs that allow their members to swap their timeshare with other members. This expands and facilitates the owner’s choices for vacation stays. Instead of being limited to one property, these companies have hundreds of affiliated resorts around the world. They even allow you to exchange timeshare points for cruises, golf vacations or spa vacations.
On occasion, a timeshare can make you money as a rental property, but unless it is located in Hawaii or an even more exotic and desirable location, it will not. Even in a great location, the rent on a timeshare will not be enough to create a reliable source of income.
on the other hand, can only be considered a reliable investment for family time. As a financial investment, they are not worthwhile. The depreciation, from the moment you sign the contract, can be staggering. It is a rare timeshare purchase that will pay its owner back when the time comes to sell.
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