Top 17 Disney Parks and Resorts Announcements from the D23 Expo

The question you’re asking yourself is no longer, “Are we going back to Disney any time soon?” In the wake of the D23 Expo, the new question is, “How many times are we going to Walt Disney World? And are we going to Disneyland, too?” It’s the only logical conclusion after Disney just spent the […]

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What to Look for When Selling a DVC Membership

Are you ready to sell a Disney Vacation Club contract? You could have several reasons for doing so. Perhaps you’ve had an unexpected expense and need some quick cash. Maybe you have too many points that have either gone unused or you had to rent them out/give them away. It’s even possible that you’re a […]

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DVC’s 15th Resort Announced: Disney’s Riviera Resort

At the D23 Expo on July 15th, 2017 it was announced that Disney’s Riviera Resort would be the 15th Disney Vacation Club Resort.  The approximately 300 unit resort will be near Epcot and will be linked on the new Disney Skyliner gondola system.  Additionally, the new gondola system is to connect Disney’s Art of Animation, […]

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

Summary In the month of June, Disney exercised their right of first refusal (ROFR) on 4 of 163 contracts sold through the DVC Resale Market, representing 2.5% of the contracts sold.  This lowers the year-to-date (YTD) buy back rate to 8.4%.  June represented a 4th straight month in the buy back rate declining, but 2017 still has […]

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Ratatouille Ride coming to Epcot’s France Pavilion and More News You Need!

Welcome to the News You Need! June brought us tons of news that will affect DVC members and Disney Parks guests alike, and so much of it’s exciting! Let’s find out what’s happening in the world of Disney vacationing! The Pool is OPEN! – Disneyland’s Grand Californian is undergoing extensive renovation and the most recent area to reopen […]

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The Best Parts of DVC Membership

Hi, my name is David, and I’m a Disney Vacation Club evangelist. No, you don’t have to respond with, “Hi David” in a monotone, robotic voice. You already get where I’m coming from on this subject. Those of us who spread the word of DVC have a reputation among our friends. We’re the weird people […]

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Introducing the 2nd Generation DVC Resale Market App

The 2nd Generation DVC Resale Market App has many improvements both functionally and stylistically when compared to its predecessor.  In 2015, DVC Resale Market launched it’s first app. The original concept was designed as a Listing Notifier App.   So, if the listing a buyer wanted was not currently available, they could download the app, […]

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Pandora Opens at Walt Disney World and More News You Need!

Welcome to the News You Need! May was an exciting month for the Disney parks, and as you know, all the great news makes your DVC memberships and those contracts you’re looking at worth even more. So let’s find out what’s happening! Double Days at Castaway! – If you’ve ever been cruising with Disney, you’ve fallen in love […]

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

Summary In the month of May, Disney exercised their right of first refusal (ROFR) on 13 of 182 contracts sold through the DVC Resale Market, representing 7.1% of the contracts sold.  This lowers the year-to-date (YTD) buy back rate to 9.2%.  While May represented a big change in what was being bought back, it stayed fairly consistent […]

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Why a Healthy Resale Market is Great for Disney Vacation Club

In a 2016 Interview with the Orlando Sentinel I was asked, “Is a healthy resale market good for DVC?”.  My answer was an instant, “yes, of course”. I think the answer surprised the interviewer as having a strong resale value is not common with many timeshares, and if those timeshare developers do alright then why […]

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