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

In the month of December, Disney exercised their right of first refusal (ROFR) on 8 contracts sold through the DVC Resale Market, representing roughly 5.6% of the contracts sold in that same month.  This month’s 5.6% percentage was above the 2016 percentage of 4.4%. Right of First Refusal is the option Disney Vacation Club has to […]

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Proposed 2017 Disney Vacation Club Annual Dues

Below is a table showing the proposed 2017 annual dues per point for all the Disney Vacation Club Resorts. Please note, these are only proposed 2017 annual dues, and these proposed dues will have the opportunity for approval at the 2016 Disney Vacation Club Annual Condominium Association Meeting on December 8, 2016.  The meeting will […]

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DVC Home Resort Priority vs. Years Left on a DVC Contract

When considering a Disney Vacation Club (DVC) Resale purchase, we often see buyers trying to decide between the resort they want to stay at versus the resort that provides them the most years of vacationing.   This is an understandable quandary as one contract can provide the buyer with Home Resort Priority (7-11 month booking […]

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Why Now is a Great Time to Buy a DVC Resale Contract

Timing for when to join or add-on with Disney Vacation Club will always be most influenced by someone’s current vacation needs and budget, but for those potentially in the market right now, the timing is great for two main reasons: 1. DVC Resale prices have experienced a small drop in the last 6 months, but […]

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

In the month of August, Disney exercised their right of first refusal (ROFR) on five contracts sold through the DVC Resale Market.  The resorts bought back in August (Bay Lake Tower, Boardwalk, Old Key West and Saratoga Springs) were consistent with what we have been seeing this year.  Year-to-date, Old Key West and Saratoga Springs […]

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

In the month of July, Disney exercised their right of first refusal (ROFR) on one contract that was sold through the DVC Resale Market.  That contract was the ninth Old Key West contract bought back this year, making Old Key West the most commonly bought back resort year-to-date.  The next most common resort bought back […]

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The Value of an Old Key West Extended Contract

The original Disney Vacation Club Resort, Disney’s Old Key West, opened in December of 1991.  In fact, the original name of the resort was the Disney Vacation Club Resort.  Later, the name was changed to provide it with more contrast from the other resorts.  The original deed expiration date was January 31, 2042. In 2007, […]

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