DVC Resale Market Interview with Theme Park Tourist on the Changes to Incidental Benefits

Earlier this month, I had the honor of being approached by David Mumpower from themeparktourist.com for an interview regarding the changes Disney Vacation Club made to incidental benefits for resale contracts purchased on or after April 4, 2016.   For those not familiar with the changes to incidental benefits, Disney’s statement on April 4th was, “new purchasers […]

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DVC Right of First Refusal (ROFR): June ’16 Report

In the month of June, Disney exercised their right of first refusal (ROFR) on two contracts that were sold through the DVC Resale Market. Both contracts were 300 Point Boardwalk contracts with excellent point availability.  These buy backs matched two ongoing trends: buying back Boardwalk and buying back contracts with strong point availability.   These […]

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Boulder Ridge Villas and Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

As it has been reported over the last few weeks the new name for Disney Vacation Club’s 14th resort will be called Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge.  But, the newest part of the Wilderness Lodge is not the only resort getting a new name.  Now, the existing Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, which […]

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Less “Incidental Benefits” for New DVC Resale Members, But How Much Do These Incidentals Matter?

Disney Vacation Club is doing a second iteration of DVC resale restrictions on “incidental benefits”, which will be effective April 4, 2016.  In summary, this change in incidental benefits states, “new purchasers of  Disney Vacation Club® ownership interests not purchased directly from Disney Vacation Development, Inc. will not have access to Membership Extras, including Member […]

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Analysis of DVC Resale Price Changes (2014-2016)

In recent years, some Disney Vacation Club resorts in resale have experienced significant price changes while others have had relatively small to moderate gains.    For example, resorts such as Saratoga Springs, Animal Kingdom and Hilton Head have increased less than $10/pt. since September 2014 while other resorts such as Beach Club, Boardwalk, Grand Floridian and […]

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Disney Vacation Club Price Increases Coming This Week

All Disney Vacation Club properties that are considered “sold out” by the developer, Disney Vacation Development (DVD) will be increasing in price on February 19th, 2016 with the exception of Vero Beach and Hilton Head.  This increase will be applicable to both existing Members and Prospects.  Note these increases on February 19th only apply to […]

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Presenting the 2006 Walt Disney World Ambassador

DVC Resale Market is proud to introduce its newest team member, Mike Collier.  Mike’s Disney career began back in 2004 on the WDW College Program, and soon Mike was promoted to Concierge Manager at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. In 2006, Mike had the honor of being selected as 1 of the 2 Walt Disney World Cast […]

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DVC Right of First Refusal (ROFR): January ’16 Report

In an effort to help educate Disney Vacation Club (DVC) resale buyers on the latest right of first refusal (ROFR)  information we provide a monthly report to show the DVC contracts in detail that were recently bought back by Disney.  This report for January 2016 is the 4th such monthly report. In the month of […]

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Introducing a Founding DVC Member…

Sue Saunders is the newest agent to join the DVC Resale Market team, and she brings a wealth of Disney Vacation Club knowledge and experience.  Sue and her husband Jim were the 158th member family to join Disney Vacation Club in 1991.  At the time Sue and Jim were living in Connecticut where Sue enjoyed […]

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Disney Vacation Club 25th Anniversary Information:  Park Tickets, Events and Much More

In 2016, Disney Vacation Club will be celebrating its 25th Anniversary.  As part of this silver anniversary Disney Vacation Club will be introducing several new membership enhancements including  a new theme park ticket offer, signature after-hour events at the theme parks, first-ever member lounge at Epcot, DVC sweepstakes, new DVC membership cards, DVC member website […]

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