Dates, Menus and Concert Lineup for the 2016 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

The 2016 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival will begin September 14, 2016 and conclude on November 14, 2016. This will mark the 22nd year of the event, which began in 1995. Throughout the Festival concerts from various artists from the 80’s, 90’s and 00’s will take place each evening at the American Gardens stage […]

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Parks News You Need – July 2016

So many factors contribute to the value of a DVC Membership, whether you’re looking to buy, maintain, or sell a contract. Being a smart DVC owner or consumer means staying in the loop on the news that surrounds your ownership from changes in the company to changes in the parks and resorts. In an effort […]

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

In the month of May, Disney exercised their right of first refusal (ROFR) on 3 contracts that were sold through the DVC Resale Market. The 3 contracts consisted of 2 Old Key West contracts and 1 Boardwalk contract.  Both resorts have been historically popular buy backs. It was interesting to note, that all 3 contracts […]

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

In the month of April, Disney exercised their right of first refusal (ROFR) on 2 contracts that were sold through the DVC Resale Market, representing a less than 2% buy back rate.  This was lowest number of buy backs we have observed since this time last year.   Before April, the average buy back amount per […]

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

In the month of March, Disney exercised their right of first refusal (ROFR) on 8 contracts that were sold through the DVC Resale Market. This was down 2 contracts from the 10 bought back in February.  The theme for buy backs in March included a heavy amount of Old Key West.  In fact, 5 out […]

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Best Economical DVC Resort to Purchase: Spring 2016

At DVC Resale Market we like to keep an economic Disney Vacation Club Resort ranking updated for our clients as prices, dues, resorts and Disney can change over time.  We started providing this ranking in the Fall of 2014, and this article represents our 4th in the series. For those DVC Members looking to add-on […]

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