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Old 05-17-2013, 01:47 PM   #1
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Buy direct

I have been looking for AKL and SSR and have lost two contracts in the past two days. Called Disney today to ask about direct. No two ways about it, it's more expensive, but my it's tempting. I could have those AKL points tomorrow, albeit at a $10 000 premium. Must give my head a shake!!
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I have been looking for AKL and SSR and have lost two contracts in the past two days. Called Disney today to ask about direct. No two ways about it, it's more expensive, but my it's tempting. I could have those AKL points tomorrow, albeit at a $10 000 premium. Must give my head a shake!!
Do you really want to pay $10,000 extra just so you can have something right now? There are literally dozens of AKV resale contracts out there. It's not that difficult to buy one of those and save ten grand.
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Do you really want to pay $10,000 extra just so you can have something right now? There are literally dozens of AKV resale contracts out there. It's not that difficult to buy one of those and save ten grand.
No I don't. It's just frustrating to see the change in the market. Listings come up and are gone at asking before you know it. I told my husband that the good part of it is that our DVC contracts are in high demand. If we ever need to sell, we'll be able to. I'll wait and stalk the resale boards.
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No I don't. It's just frustrating to see the change in the market. Listings come up and are gone at asking before you know it. I told my husband that the good part of it is that our DVC contracts are in high demand. If we ever need to sell, we'll be able to. I'll wait and stalk the resale boards.
Tell the brokers what you want ! Price range-Use year-appx points. Let them do the work on what becomes available.
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Tell the brokers what you want ! Price range-Use year-appx points. Let them do the work on what becomes available.
I tried this...no luck at all. I quickly realized I needed to be on top of finding them myself.
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Disney creates the negatives of buying resale and probably laughs all the way to the bank when people buy direct.

Their ROFR activity come in waves. There is a good chance when VGF goes on sale, (later this month) DVD will stop ROFR and focus on their favorite, selling new resorts which makes them more money.

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I tried this...no luck at all. I quickly realized I needed to be on top of finding them myself.
When I bought in Fidelity did this for me Hopefully you'll find something to your liking soon. Here's some
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No I don't. It's just frustrating to see the change in the market. Listings come up and are gone at asking before you know it. I told my husband that the good part of it is that our DVC contracts are in high demand. If we ever need to sell, we'll be able to. I'll wait and stalk the resale boards.
This is a good point. If you bought direct you would not be able to say the same thing.

Have you looked at Fidelity? They have a number of AKV contracts that don't sell as soon as they're listed. Perhaps you could try for one of those. Good luck!
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