Guide to Disney’s Grand Californian Resort & Spa

A Brief History of the Grand Californian Disney’s Grand Californian Resort & Spa signifies one of the most important yet flawed expansions in the history of theme parks. After more than 40 years in operation, Disneyland’s need to grow was inarguable. Park officials led by then-CEO Michael Eisner chose to build a second theme park […]

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DVC Resale Average Sales Prices for 2018: January – April

DVC (Disney Vacation Club) resale buyers easily have a good idea of listing prices by simply browsing the current listings. However, we are often asked, what are contracts selling for? At DVC Resale Market, for several years we have published details of every contract that gets bought back in right of first refusal (ROFR), but […]

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DVC Right of First Refusal (ROFR): April ’18 Report

In the month of April, Disney exercised their right of first refusal (ROFR) on 35 of 293 Disney Vacation Club (DVC) contracts sold through the DVC Resale Market, representing 11.9% of the contracts sold. The waiver rate for April was 88.1%. April 2018, is second only to February 2017, for total number of buy backs in one […]

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DVC Resale Market’s Disney News for May 2018

The Walt Disney Company has announced a lot of exciting changes at their various theme parks over the past month. They’ve also introduced some new features at the parks and on the My Disney Experience app. They’ve even broken the most important of all movie box office records. Let’s take a look at Disney’s most […]

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Daddy Daughter Disney Cruises!

When a close friend of mine mentioned he was taking his daughter on a Disney Cruise, and asked if I wanted to join with my 3 year old daughter, Alex, I was immediately interested.  From taking  Alex on the Disney Fantasy last year, I knew she would love returning to a Disney Cruise.  Although this […]

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Guide to Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa

A Brief History of Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort Through no fault of its own, Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa is one of the most controversial DVC properties. The cause of its controversy stems from its construction. In 1996, Michael Eisner, who was CEO of The Walt Disney Company at the time, oversaw the building […]

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DVC Resale Market’s Disney News Update for April 2018

Hello, fellow DVC members! The past month has featured a series of exciting announcements about The Walt Disney Company. Let’s recap what you might have missed. New Toy Story Experience at Disney’s Contemporary Resort Do your children love the characters from Toy Story? Of course they do! Would you like some alone time during your […]

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DVC Right of First Refusal (ROFR): March ’18 Report

In the month of March, Disney exercised their right of first refusal (ROFR) on 22 of 295 Disney Vacation Club (DVC) contracts sold through the DVC Resale Market, representing 7.5% of the contracts sold.  The waiver rate for March was 92.5%. For a third consecutive month, March showed an increase in the buy back rate.  Overall, March […]

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Guide to Disney’s Beach Club Resort

A Brief History of the Beach Club Villas Disney’s Beach Club Villas became the sixth DVC resort when it opened to the public in July of 2002. Yes, as hard as it is to believe, Beach Club has participated in DVC for more than 15 years! The hotel portion of the property dates back even […]

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Best Economical DVC Resort To Purchase: Spring 2018

At DVC Resale Market we like to keep an economic Disney Vacation Club Resort (DVC) ranking maintained for our clients as prices, dues, resorts and Disney can change over time.  We started this ranking in the Fall of 2014, and this blog represents our 8th in the series: Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring […]

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