Monthly Archive: May 2017

Weekly Wisecrack: May 27, 2017

cigar chomping man

  Q’s Listen up everyone; the sales center just dropped the qualifications. So, beginning today, if they are in the early 20’s snag ‘em. Singles males too. Same goes for the young newlywed and the widow or widower regardless of their age or health. As for income, don’t even ask. And I don’t give a …

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Timeshare Odds and Ends: May 27, 2017

American War Deaths

  ► There’s no dicking around on this week’s subject. Short and sweet: To ‘celebrate’ this most solemn of holidays, companies are inundating us with ads asking us to immediately Buy here, save here. Our biggest discount of the year. Save, Save, Save. Get 2 for 1. Kids eat free. 40% off cphones. All Mattresses …

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Weekly Jukebox: May 27, 2017

  OK, I agree that it’s time for something more modern, some good current pop that makes you feel good – and the video has a cute ending, too (the very ending, so stick around for it). You can’t get much more current than Shape of You, a song by English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, released …

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Pennsylvania USA Timeshare News: May 27, 2017

>> EASTERN USA TIMESHARE NEWS EAST STROUDSBURG: Here we go again. Yet another independently owned, single-site timeshare resort has been sold off. In this case Bushkill Group, owner of the The Villas at Tree Tops & Fairway in the Pocono Mountains, has been sold to Cerberus Capital Management for an undisclosed price. Yeah sure, it …

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South Carolina USA Timeshare News: May 27, 2017

>> EASTERN USA TIMESHARE NEWS: CHARLESTON: Bluegreen Vacations hasn’t been pushing the knowledge, but they are quietly preparing to open a new timeshare resort in Charleston called King 583 for its address on King Street, one of the top 10 most famous streets in America. This is one of Bluegreen’s Ascend Hotel Collection properties, with …

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Virginia USA Timeshare News: May 27, 2017

>> EASTERN USA TIMESHARE NEWS: NORFOLK: Look back for a moment to November 20, 2014, when the FBI scooped up Keith Kosco in Miami, FL, arresting him on warrants issued on November 17. He was rather quickly extradited to Virginia, where an arrest warrant and indictment awaited him, and he was charged with one count …

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Washington DC USA Timeshare News: May 27, 2017

>> Eastern USA Timeshare News WASHINGTON, DC: Hilton Grand Vacations is getting BIGGER. The company has opened a new urban resort called The District by Hilton Club, which is not only the biggest timeshare resort in the city but is also the first HGV property to be located there. When you visit, you will find …

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Ya Burnt! May 27, 2017

  There’s a certain timeshare development company that I won’t name, but its sales/marketing division has a reputation going back for decades for ‘hard selling’. But that’s being generous; they have the reputation of doing ‘whatever it takes’ to get the sale (literally) and are notorious for pitching all kinds of heat, covering passages in …

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Idle Timeshare Thoughts: May 27, 2017

  QUOTABLE QUOTES: “When a man opens a car door for his wife it’s either a new car or a new wife.” —Prince Philip What do you think? Should Right-to-Use vacation ownership which is not a deeded product be considered real estate or personal property? If, for instance, Company X were successful in creating a …

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The Timeshare Grapevine: May 27, 2017

Is there any truth to the rumor— that RCI has downgraded King’s Creek Plantation in Williamsburg, VA from Gold Crown to Silver? Well yes, it is true, Bunkie; the question is, Why? Is the downgrade deserved or is it politics? Some people say that KCP has been pushing conversions and new sales to Interval Gold …

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Weekly Wisecrack: May 20, 2017

new rules

  The New Pay Schedule Though we’ll no longer have cash spiffs, effective immediately we’ll pay 25% of your commissions at the end of each business day the commissions are earned and the balance of any commissions due will be paid directly to you after our clients have paid their 3rd annual maintenance fee in …

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Timeshare Odds and Ends: May 20, 2017

  ► Did you know that Russia’s mafia is called the “Bratva” (brotherhood)? And of course besides the Bratva the world has other mafias, too. Japan, for example, has the notorious “Yakuza”; China and nearby nations have the “Triads”. In the USA we’ve got our own ‘mob’. And Mexico has its “Cartels”. Ahhh, Mexico. Besides …

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