Is it Possible to Use Your DVC Membership to Pay Your DVC Dues?

There is a strategy some Disney Vacation Club (DVC) Members have used to successfully use their Membership to not only vacation on, but also cover the cost of their annual dues.  The strategy is “doubling up” on points. How does this work? Let’s say, for example, you determine your family needs 150 points to vacation […]

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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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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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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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DVC Right of First Refusal (ROFR): November ’15 Report

In an effort to help educate Disney Vacation Club (DVC) resale buyers on the latest right of first refusal (ROFR)  information we wanted to provide a monthly report that would show the DVC contracts in detail that were recently bought back by Disney. In the month of November, Disney exercised their right of first refusal […]

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Proposed 2016 Disney Vacation Club Annual Dues

Below are charts showing the proposed 2016 annual dues per point for all the Disney Vacation Club Resorts.  Please note, these are only proposed 2016 annual dues, and these proposed dues will have the opportunity for approval at the 2015 Disney Vacation Club Annual Condominium Association Meeting on December 10, 2015.  The meeting will be […]

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Selling Disney Vacation Club? Check the “DVC Resale Broker Price Opinion Tool”

One of the first questions you may have if you are considering selling your Disney Vacation Club Membership is how much is it worth?  Regardless of who you sell it through or who you sell it to, I highly recommend using the patent pending DVC Resale Broker Price Opinion Tool (serial no. 62/439,547).   This tool […]

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Best Economical DVC Resort to Purchase: Fall 2015

At the DVC Resale Market we like to keep this updated for our clients every 6 months as prices, dues, resorts and Disney can change over time so can the economic value of a Disney Vacation Club (DVC) resort.  We started providing this ranking in the Fall of 2014 and this article represents our 3rd […]

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Why have DVC Resale Prices Increased?

Over the past few years DVC resale prices have generally increased and the chart below shows the increases from Sep. ’14 to Sep. ’15.  Some people are surprised that resale prices would increase at all especially for the older resorts as DVC contracts have an expiration.  However, despite the fewer years the prices for DVC […]

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The Best Economical Disney Vacation Club Resort to Purchase in 2015

For those DVC members looking to add-on and potential new DVC members looking to join that want to answer the question, which resort should I choose?  Let the chart below add some assistance.  The chart below will not completely answer which is the right resort for you, but it will answer the question based on […]

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