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How to Get Out of Time Share [duplicate]

One of my friend bought a time share (in the Las Vegas of Midwest) about 5 years ago. He has barely used it since then. And recently he had some hard time with some financial troubles and death in the ...
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Can I buy a timeshare off ebay for $1 then deed it back to the timeshare company and go on a vacation for $1

Several timeshares are listed for $1 on eBay. Some companies offer a deed-back program, which lets owners who have paid off their timeshare simply return the time-share to the timeshare company. Is ...
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how to determine value of time share

At a resort, we were offered to buy one week of timeshare. It sounded gimmicky and their pricing was not clear. The starting ask price was a one time $50k payment and a yearly maintenance fee of ...
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Donation of worthless/toxic assets: How does this scam work?

I received the following spam email (I redacted identifying information to avoid boosting their Google results): We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization designed to help other companies ...
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How to find a reputable company to help sell a timeshare?

My family bought a timeshare in Vegas. It was basically a scam. There are tons of companies offering to help sell it, but since this area seems crowded with scammers, I'm hesitant to pick any of them. ...
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What is a timeshare?

What is a timeshare and why might I want one? Are there any hidden costs to timeshares?
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