Timeshares By Owner

Timeshares By Owner

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At Timeshares By Owner, we are proud to offer an extensive database to help you find the Timeshare Vacation Property of your dreams. Timeshares By Owner is not a timeshare resales broker, so you pay no commission when you purchase or rent your Timeshare Vacation Property. Our professional staff is totally committed to the success of our program! Put one of them to work for you and sell your timeshare quickly!


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Rated with 1 star
Verified Reviewer
Original review: Nov. 22, 2022

RUN! SCAM! Harold ** will call and act like your best friend, give you his license number, make you feel crazy for doubting them, tell you the complaints are about “old programs” they used to do, blah blah blah. You’ll pay your initial amount for your timeshare property because he’s going make it sound amazing, “guaranteeing” they’ll sell your property quickly because the market is so hot, and you’ll be making money on rentals in the meantime. I specifically asked him if I was going to be bugged in the future for more money, and was guaranteed it wouldn’t be necessary.

NOPE! I (stupidly) went against my gut and paid the initial amount (I want to say around $800) and NEVER received ANY offer. I did receive 1 call asking for more money ($1100+) to be put into a more exclusive marketing program, but I declined and he quickly got upset. I would periodically receive calls saying they are still working on it, but no one had any answers. I knew what I signed and admit I stupidly paid the fee, but I am determined to not let anyone else fall for this scam! RUN! Read the other reviews and see the pattern. They claim to have an A+ rating with the BBB, but that’s only because of the responsiveness (and honestly ridiculousness) of their VP. They are NOT BBB accredited.

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Rated with 1 star
Verified Reviewer
Original review: Sept. 21, 2022

In December 2021, was called by Keith ** to sell my Timeshare in Orlando. I paid $1900 at this point to do this. In Jan/Feb 2022 was called by Bryan ** and paid another $2800 to be in the "Show Case". He must have given his license number at least 5 times, I guess to sound official? Then in March 2022, got a call from David ** who I gave another $1500 for some other reason...This company does not live up to what they are selling and I feel totally stupid for falling for their **. Then in August got another call with Great News! only to ask me for another $3200, which they did not get.. Please stay clear of this company and I only wish I had done my homework and found this out before falling for this scam...How do they get away with this? And looking at these reviews, they've been doing this for a while.

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    Rated with 1 star
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Oct. 12, 2021

    I signed up with company in December of 2020. I sent them $2000.00. I could just as easily set that money on fire for the good it did me to be with these people. They did bring me 2-3 offers in the last 10 months. Ridiculous offer from people that want to pay almost nothing for great accommodations. In March I spoke with their "Jeremiah" who came up with ideas to place my points in their system. He did not advise it could be done by sending even more money with them. Then I tried to reach him back via e-mail 3 times and he never returned contact.

    Today I spoke with "Nikki" who is a supervisor or manager. All she offered me was a boil plate answer saying there are no guarantees blah, blah, blah. I realize and acknowledged in the beginning that I understood there are no guarantees. I get it; I'm a businessman. But zero reasonable offers in 10 months and zero dollar return on my investment just evidences that these people are a sham. They take your money and return to you zero income, no follow-up and boiler plated answers from a script. I highly suggest that you don't think about spending a dollar of your hard earned money with these people. Go out and buy yourself something nice that you can enjoy. Your money would be much better spent.

    15 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 1 star
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Sept. 7, 2021

    First time it cost me $800. Second time $500. Third time they called and I told them I am not buying any more advertising. They hung up on me. What does that tell you! I should have read the reviews first but they keep you on the phone telling you how busy they are and it will go fast and how happy you will be blah blah blah. Trust me it's ALL **.

    13 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 1 star
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Jan. 8, 2021

    Like most elderly owners the time had come in our lives to let go of our timeshare due to health and medical reasons. So when Timeshare by Owner approached us about selling, we thought it would be the logical thing to do. They talked a good game and I was completely taken in by the southern charm of my sales lady. The asking upfront cost was more than I could afford but by the end of the pitch we had reached an agreeable amount. Based on her pitch, we should sell quickly because of the low amount I was asking. However, after 7 months...nothing. No offers. At that point I decided that I had been scammed.

    But they are not done with me yet. I get another call offering me an opportunity to enroll in the "Elite" program which I qualified for. After the sales lady went on with her very well rehearsed pitch I asked what was the additional cost for this service. You guessed it, an additional $1400. I told her I was not going to invest any more money. I explained that we were on a fixed income with a lot of medical expense and I just could not afford any more. She was very persistent. The conversation did not end well. My advice...don't fall for this scam!

    33 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 1 star
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: April 30, 2020

    Signed with them 4/30/2019. Cynthia said I would be getting offers faster than I could imagine. If they couldn't rent before my week I would get a "free" cruise. They didn't, I didn't. Within months I was asked for more money. I said I was a lung cancer patient with no more to waste on them. They keep pressure on for at least a week.

    Fast forward to FEB/March 2020. More calls from Dave saying I owed another payment and that I had an offer of 15000, I said, "Sell it." He said I need $1500 for marketing. They sent 2 ridiculous rental options (Not in my resort or occupancy limits). He says he guarantees money back. I said, "You already took me. Go away." Took a week to go away. Then last night, April 29, 2020 he calls again and asked, "What do I have to do to make this happen." I said, "Sell it and take the 1500 out of the proceeds." You know THEY WON'T DO THAT. I left it with, YOU will not get any more money from me. Go away. PEOPLE. DON'T EVEN THINK ABOUT IT. Run from these fraudsters.

    46 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 1 star
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: April 2, 2020

    I received a call from HGVC owners center, Michelle is who I specifically spoke to. When I asked what I thought was a realistic legitimate question, she laughed at me. HOW INSULTING! She does not deserve to be talking to people who have spent an abundant amount of money to purchase time share with the company that pays her salary. In addition to her rude reaction, HGVC has become more and more of a ripoff. There is never availability when you want it, they make you jump through hoops to get a reservation, and then they cancel it without an offer to reschedule anything. That company has become too big for what they offer. They are very expensive for what you get in return. I would not recommend HGVC to anyone that is thinking of a timeshare. Keep shopping before you sign on the dotted line.

    30 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 1 star
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: March 4, 2020

    This company makes all kinds of promises it never delivers on. They use a low amount to lure you in, and once they have you, do nothing. Then they get you to pay more money with promises of how much you will get. Nothing. I have received literally one rental offer from them that I could actually do. After spending over $3,000 with them. I have been passed around from one person to another in their company and all they ever do is try to get even more money out of me. This company is AWFUL. Steer clear!!

    30 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 1 star
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Feb. 9, 2020

    After contacting Marriott about any buyback program, I was told they do not buy back times shares even though the contract says they do. They said they would however let me give it up and walk away with nothing. Somehow, I got in contact with Timeshares by Owner. First mistake. They promised me the moon and then some. That was last July 2019.

    In October 2019 they came back wanting more money for their “Autumn Showcase”. Second mistake. In November 2019 they wanted still more money. I am embarrassed to say how much they have taken me for. To date I have received one rental offer which did not pan out. Every couple of months someone calls asking if I have had any offers. Why are you asking me? I thought that was what I was paying you for. Last Thursday they call to chit chat. They are going to do some checking and will call me back in 5 minutes. Two and a half hours later they finally call back. Of course, I am not there, and they won’t talk with my wife. Says they will call on Friday. Next morning, they do call and want to know if I am going to be around. I say yes and am told they will call me right back. Haven’t heard from them since. Don’t be a sucker. Run don’t walk away from these people.

    40 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 1 star
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Sept. 11, 2019

    Have been contacted by Tom of their office since November 2018; promising to get top dollar to rent our condo in West Palm Beach. Have been toying with idea, but since we own free and clear there is no hurry to do so. Finally to take the bait, got price reduced substantially to under $400 to be a "lifetime" client. Was going to enroll today, and it went downhill from there.

    Was asked for my card; which I declined with no documentation or paperwork. Tom assured me he was honest and would lose his job if he wasn't; told him I was sure he was but I would not be giving my card information to him without documents. Claimed they could not generate documents without having card information; told him that was problematic for me. He put his "boss" on the line, and it really deteriorated! Boss tries to shame me by basically saying Tom has been messing around with me long enough, I've had plenty of time to make a decision, didn't I see literature they sent me? I told him the slick flyers did not give ME any guarantees!

    Then he said, "here's the bottom line: you've talked with Tom long enough". Told him my bottom line was I would not be providing my card and prepaying for anything without 1) documentation, and 2) my husband's approval. He said "you're not going to make demands to me on my company" and hung up. Huh? What?? Are you kidding? Is this the customer service one could expect in the future? No thank you! I will not be questioned or belittled because I insist on accountability! Wish I had checked this site sooner to save myself time and irritation!

    47 people found this review helpful
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    Timeshares By Owner Company Information

    Company Name:
    Timeshares By Owner
    Company Type:
    Public
    Year Founded:
    1998
    Address:
    8810 Commodity Circle
    City:
    Orlando
    State/Province:
    FL
    Postal Code:
    32819
    Country:
    United States
    Website:
    www.timesharesbyowner.com