Licensed timeshare resale brokerage Timeshare Broker Associates (TBA) supports the recent efforts by timeshare developers and the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) to rein in unscrupulous timeshare exit operators.
Those efforts include legal avenues to bring such companies as Castle Law Group and others before the courts to explain their business activities and, in some cases, “to stop the misconduct of those deceiving timeshare owners into paying for illusory timeshare exit services through fraudulent means” according to a recent public statement made by ARDA.
“We welcome the actions by ARDA and developers such as Diamond Resorts and Orange Lake Resorts to hold timeshare exit companies accountable for their actions,” stated TBA Managing Broker Jason Connolly.
“As a licensed brokerage, we abide by strict state regulations that many resale companies do not have to undertake. While we embrace the added credibility such regulations provide us, this also sometimes places us at a competitive disadvantage to other operators who do business outside of this framework.
“Timeshare exit companies can make promises to customers that they often cannot deliver because of the variables inherent within the product, regularly after taking thousands of dollars upfront from customers. Conversely, licensed brokers do not take an upfront fee, but are paid after a timeshare is sold.
“There are significant differences within the various sectors of timeshare resales, as not all secondary market operators function alike. So we are very pleased with the actions of ARDA and others to help clean up the industry and create a safer environment for customers looking for options,” added Connolly.
For more information about Timeshare Broker Associates, please visit https://www.timesharebrokerassociates.com/ or phone 877-624-6889.
About Timeshare Broker Associates
Timeshare Broker Associates, LLC works to provide timeshare owners with a way to sell their timeshares using a traditional real estate brokerage approach. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, and with a sales office in Orlando, TBA uses a network of timeshare brokers and FSBO resale avenues to match up timeshare sellers with buyers, specializing in premium Florida-based timeshares such as Wyndham, Disney, Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, and Westin branded resorts.
A member in good standing with the National Association of Realtors and a Broker Member of the American Resort Development Association, the friendly staff of TBA licensed agents can provide information to help owners set a good asking price and get their timeshare sold. The company works exclusively on a commission-only basis, which means no up-front fees, and does not get paid unless the timeshare is sold. For more information about Timeshare Broker Associates, please visit https://www.timesharebrokerassociates.com/ or call 877-624-6889.