Daily Archive: 03/17/2012

Odds and Ends: March 17, 2012

Here’s your direct link to Part 4 of Scoop’s Timeshare Race to the Bottom: So let’s take a moment to answer this question. If a person were offered an opportunity to invest (e.g.) $105,000 for a 24-month period but before doing so every certified financial planner or investment expert could absolutely guarantee, in writing, that …

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Video of the Week: March 17, 2012

Have any of you been watching HBO’s new series “Luck”, starring Dustin Hoffman and Nick Nolte (award-worthy performances, IMO)? If so, then you’re familiar with the theme song. That song is called “Splitting the Atom” from an EP of the same name by Massive Attack. It was released as a download on 4 October 2009, …

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Eastern USA: March 17, 2012

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FLORIDA: TALLAHASSEE: The wine cellar will have room for tastings and 20,000 bottles. “It’s going to be beautiful,” says David as he walks back up the circular staircase to the main floor. “But I don’t even like wine.” Then through the chef’s kitchen, the family kitchen, and into the living room. “Here’s the part I’m …

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Midwest and Southern USA: March 17, 2012

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LOUISIANA: MANDEVILLE: Do you know who’s managing your resort? Do you know how your maintenance fees are being spent? Well here’s a heads up for ya. In 2008 Amanda Sturdivant was hired as the office manager of the sold-out timeshare resort Bon Temps Village, in Mandeville. The resort’s HOA hired her to pay the bills …

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Western USA: March 17, 2012

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COLORADO: ASPEN: Aspen’s premier private residence club, Dancing Bear Aspen, has been purchased by residential developer Sunrise Company and and certain funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management L.P. Sunrise, along with Oaktree, purchased the luxury mountain retreat with no debt and has added it to its portfolio of exceptional private clubs. In addition, Sunrise and …

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International: March 17, 2012

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CARIBBEAN: THE BAHAMAS: I might as well just make a whole new category called Club Land’or, the complaints are coming in that fast and furious. So let’s get right to it. With an exemplary 30 year record in resort development, Land’or International stands as a leader in the vacation ownership industry. All of our divisions …

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Morning Meeting: March 17, 2012

Join us for a pithy morning meeting timeshare sales tip of the week, originally published in InsideTheGate.com, to help you to greater success in selling timeshare. Brief and to the point, these sales training tips are designed to get you thinking, to expand your knowledge, to help you to become all that you can be …

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Idle Thoughts: March 17, 2012

QUOTABLE QUOTES: “There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why… I dream of things that never were, and ask why not? – Robert Kennedy In case you didn’t bother to look at ARDA’s “timeshare fan of the month” video for March 2012, I thought I’d make it handy for …

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