Ask Stacy: How Can I Sell My Timeshare?

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Today’s question concerns one of the most common topics I’m asked about: unloading a timeshare. I’ve probably gotten dozens of these questions over the years.

I’d chop off my own foot with a dull ax before buying a timeshare, especially a new one from a developer. But if you’re considering a timeshare — or already are in one and want out — here’s what I think you should do:

For more information on this topic, check out “What You Need to Know About Buying or Selling a Timeshare Property” and “5 Keys to Selling a Timeshare Property Without Losing Money.”

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I founded Money Talks News in 1991. I’m a CPA, and I have also earned licenses in stocks, commodities, options principal, mutual funds, life insurance, securities supervisor and real estate.

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