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Timeshare resale advertiser BuyaTimeshare.com launches dynamic new website
Inside The Gate
In a significant step forward for the timeshare resale industry, online advertiser BuyaTimeshare.com has announced the launch of a newly designed website aimed at providing easier access for consumers seeking information about the secondary market. Using the new slogan "Buy Smart From The Start," the website launch also includes a mobile version of the site using new dynamic technology which allows the site to adapt to whichever mobile device is accessing the site.
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Jumbo Resort's last-minute construction push
The clock is ticking towards the deadline for Glacier Resorts to prove substantial progress has been made in constructing a controversial all-season ski resort in East Kootenay. Recently the company made a last-minute push to transform a wilderness valley into an active building site.
9 trends impacting where foreign homebuyers park their money
What's trending in the luxury international market? FIABCI, the International Real Estate Federation, is an excellent resource whether you serve international clients who purchase in your local market or you play in the bigger international arena.
Interval International adds 2 additional Palace Resorts' properties to its vacation exchange network
Inside The Gate
Interval International announced the affiliation of Moon Palace Jamaica Grande and Le Blanc Spa Resort in Mexico. Developed by Palace Resorts®, these luxury shared ownership properties follow Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort Nizuc, Cozumel Palace, and Isla Mujeres Palace, which joined Interval's global network earlier this year.
National Timeshare Owners Association CEO elected to CRDA Board Of Directors
The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) announced the appointment of Gregory G. Crist, to the Board of Directors prior to the opening of the Canadian Resort Conference.
This marks the first time in CRDA's history that an individual representing timeshare owners throughout Canada and the United States has been elected to the board.
Desperate baby boomers need millennials to buy homes
OC Housing News
Who cares whether or not millennials buy homes? Shouldn't the millennials themselves be the only ones who care whether they rent or whether they own? Shouldn't the choice be one for them to make in consideration of their own lifestyles, needs, and goals?
Besides millennials themselves, only two major groups of people care about millennial homebuying: real estate industry professionals, and baby boomer homeowners.
weholi launches easy-to-use online timeshare marketplace
Developed by Zurich based owners Thorsten Wieting & Nicole Wieting-Kälin, weholi is an easy-to-use online marketplace for renting, exchanging and selling all forms of vacation ownership, such as freehold vacation properties, fractional, timeshare, points, serviced apartments and more.
From a consumer aspect, weholi's goal is to bring a much-needed outlet to owners of vacation properties and vacation club memberships, whilst promoting the benefits of vacation ownership products to non-owners.
Top 3 real estate trends this fall
Realty Biz News
The housing market is expected to heat up this fall, despite buyers showing greater signs of being conservative in their home purchases. Bankrate.com recently highlighted the following trends to watch this fall in the nation's real estate market.
Ski homes: The latest hot property in luxury real estate
Waterfront homes and skyscraper condos boasting of panoramic views of the city's skyline may be prized luxury properties but when it comes to return on investment, nothing can beat homes or resort residences located in skiing attractions.
According to Knight Frank's latest ski property report, demand for properties in the snow clad mountains all across the globe has ramped up considerably pushing prices up.
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Seychelle Media advances timeshare marketing into the digital age
Inside The Gate
Two of the Vacation Ownership industry's most innovative marketing thought leaders have joined forces, creating a digital marketing agency focused on driving internet traffic, increasing quality customer leads and conversions and expanding brand reach. Seychelle Media is based in Orlando, FL.
Co-founders Tremblay and Doucha share a common devotion to promoting the benefits of leveraging online outreach to capture the attention of customers, the media and business-to-business audiences.
HomeAway and VacayStay Connect expand partnership bringing shared ownership resorts to leisure travelers
VacayStay Connect (formerly Vacation Storebuilder), a distribution and digital marketing platform provider for the vacation rental industry, has announced the expansion of their partnership with HomeAway, to offer thousands of shared ownership resort properties for rent across the global HomeAway® network of sites, including HomeAway.com® and VRBO.com®.
Guaduales Del Café in the Colombian coffee region joins Interval International
Inside The Gate
Interval International announced the addition of Guaduales del Café, the shared ownership component of a mixed-use resort in Montenegro, Colombia. The property is located within the heart of the Coffee Triangle — a region famous for its coffee that is considered by many to be the best in the world.
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