Tips for Visiting Walt Disney World During the Summer

One of the true joys of membership in the Disney Vacation Club is that you can visit at all times of the year. Also, since you know you’ll return countless times, you don’t have the same sense of urgency during each visit. You can approach each visit differently, depending on your goals for the trip. […]

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Sky Lift Gondola System Coming To Walt Disney World and More News You Need!

Welcome to the News You Need! If you thought March was exciting with news of Pandora, the news from this past month is gonna blow you away. New transportation, new shows, and all kinds of things coming your way, so let’s get started!   Party Dates are Here! – Tickets are not on sale yet (though they […]

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DVC Right of First Refusal (ROFR): April ’17 Report

Summary In the month of April, Disney exercised their right of first refusal (ROFR) on 14 of 220 contracts sold through the DVC Resale Market, representing 6.4% of the contracts sold.  This lowers the year-to-date (YTD) buy back rate to 9.6%.  April marked the 2nd month in a row for the buy back rate to drop, pushing […]

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Selling DVC Resale: Price vs. Time on the Market

Every seller ideally wants the most money and the fastest sale.  However, often times these come at a trade-off. Through DVC Resale Market’s Broker Price Opinion Tool (patent pending) and Instant Sale program, there are several different ways to arrive at the best listing price for a seller’s needs. The graph below illustrates the trade-off of […]

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Pandora, Arguably the Biggest thing to Happen at Walt Disney World in Nearly Two Decades

Back when he was a teenager, a man who would become one of the most influential filmmakers of all-time used to daydream. Like most teens, he’d get bored in class and let his mind wander to faraway lands. The difference between that man and the rest of the world is that he remembered with clarity […]

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Why is the Resale Value of Disney Vacation Club so Much Stronger than other Timeshares?

Many people’s first reaction to why Disney Vacation Club (DVC) carries a higher resale value is perhaps the name itself.  While the Disney brand is undeniably a powerhouse, the name itself doesn’t tell the entire story as to why the resale value of DVC is so strong.  For example, a consumer could just as easily […]

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DVC Right of First Refusal (ROFR): March ’17

Summary In the month of March, Disney exercised their right of first refusal (ROFR) on 19 of 252 contracts sold through the DVC Resale Market, representing 7.5% of the contracts sold.  This lowers the year-to-date buy back rate to 10.6%.  Despite the drop, the 2017 buy back rate is still more than 2x that of the 4.4% […]

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Pandora is Coming Soon and More Disney Parks News You Need!

Welcome to the News You Need! Walt Disney World is ramping up for a big, big summer and March brought us lots of great details about what’s in store. Let’s take a look at some of the news that will affect how you vacation at the Disney parks in 2017! FastPass+ for Pandora’s two rides […]

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Best Economical DVC Resort to Purchase: Spring 2017

At DVC Resale Market we like to keep an economic Disney Vacation Club Resort (DVC) ranking updated for our clients as prices, dues, resorts and Disney can change over time.  We started providing this ranking in the Fall of 2014, and this blog represents our 6th in the series. The chart below will provide a […]

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Everything You Need to Know About the 2017 Epcot Flower & Garden Festival

Do you enjoy delicious foods and immaculately structured shrubbery? How do you feel about butterfly tents? Okay, you probably only have strong opinions about food. That hasn’t stopped Disney’s Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival from becoming one of the most popular events on the Walt Disney World calendar, though. In fact, the exhibition is […]

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