Ratatouille Ride coming to Epcot’s France Pavilion and More News You Need!

Welcome to the News You Need! June brought us tons of news that will affect DVC members and Disney Parks guests alike, and so much of it’s exciting! Let’s find out what’s happening in the world of Disney vacationing! The Pool is OPEN! – Disneyland’s Grand Californian is undergoing extensive renovation and the most recent area to reopen […]

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The Best Parts of DVC Membership

Hi, my name is David, and I’m a Disney Vacation Club evangelist. No, you don’t have to respond with, “Hi David” in a monotone, robotic voice. You already get where I’m coming from on this subject. Those of us who spread the word of DVC have a reputation among our friends. We’re the weird people […]

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Introducing the 2nd Generation DVC Resale Market App

The 2nd Generation DVC Resale Market App has many improvements both functionally and stylistically when compared to its predecessor.  In 2015, DVC Resale Market launched it’s first app. The original concept was designed as a Listing Notifier App.   So, if the listing a buyer wanted was not currently available, they could download the app, […]

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Pandora Opens at Walt Disney World and More News You Need!

Welcome to the News You Need! May was an exciting month for the Disney parks, and as you know, all the great news makes your DVC memberships and those contracts you’re looking at worth even more. So let’s find out what’s happening! Double Days at Castaway! – If you’ve ever been cruising with Disney, you’ve fallen in love […]

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DVC Right of First Refusal (ROFR): May ’17 Report

Summary In the month of May, Disney exercised their right of first refusal (ROFR) on 13 of 182 contracts sold through the DVC Resale Market, representing 7.1% of the contracts sold.  This lowers the year-to-date (YTD) buy back rate to 9.2%.  While May represented a big change in what was being bought back, it stayed fairly consistent […]

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Why a Healthy Resale Market is Great for Disney Vacation Club

In a 2016 Interview with the Orlando Sentinel I was asked, “Is a healthy resale market good for DVC?”.  My answer was an instant, “yes, of course”. I think the answer surprised the interviewer as having a strong resale value is not common with many timeshares, and if those timeshare developers do alright then why […]

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Tips for Visiting Walt Disney World During the Summer

One of the true joys of membership in the Disney Vacation Club is that you can visit at all times of the year. Also, since you know you’ll return countless times, you don’t have the same sense of urgency during each visit. You can approach each visit differently, depending on your goals for the trip. […]

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Sky Lift Gondola System Coming To Walt Disney World and More News You Need!

Welcome to the News You Need! If you thought March was exciting with news of Pandora, the news from this past month is gonna blow you away. New transportation, new shows, and all kinds of things coming your way, so let’s get started!   Party Dates are Here! – Tickets are not on sale yet (though they […]

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DVC Right of First Refusal (ROFR): April ’17 Report

Summary In the month of April, Disney exercised their right of first refusal (ROFR) on 14 of 220 contracts sold through the DVC Resale Market, representing 6.4% of the contracts sold.  This lowers the year-to-date (YTD) buy back rate to 9.6%.  April marked the 2nd month in a row for the buy back rate to drop, pushing […]

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Selling DVC Resale: Price vs. Time on the Market

Every seller ideally wants the most money and the fastest sale.  However, often times these come at a trade-off. Through DVC Resale Market’s Broker Price Opinion Tool (patent pending) and Instant Sale program, there are several different ways to arrive at the best listing price for a seller’s needs. The graph below illustrates the trade-off of […]

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