You will get far different advice if you identify as a seller vs buyer. No one here will advise you to buy a stripped contact. But plenty will tell you how easy it can be to sell one. Don't be discouraged (or your bro). I watched a "$90 firm" AKV contract sit for months until finally it sold. I assume it sold (not taken off) because a newbie was on here talking about buying a small contract and how they'd found one for $90 and although it was high, it was still slightly less than going direct through disney. It disappeared a week later, as did another identical one. Right after that two more appeared (different number of points but still small) for "$90 firm" and one sold within a week. The other is still sitting. So it can be done. He only pays a fee if it sells, so he has nothing to lose.