How to Sell a Timeshare

If you decide to sell your timeshare, learn how to proceed with care and caution in the marketplace.

You will need

  • Timeshare deed
  • Timeshare membership agreement
  • Documents related to maintenance and other fees
  • Publication listing fees
  • Online auction seller's account
  • Real estate agent
  • Attorney or title company
  • Timeshare closing service

Step 1 Gather all documents for the sale Gather all documents needed for the timeshare sale such as the resort’s name and contact information, the property deed, and the membership agreement.

Step 2 Establish an asking price Establish an asking price. Join the Timeshare Users Group (TUG) and check their database for going asking prices and get your resort’s resale asking prices.

Step 3 Decide where to advertise Decide where to advertise. Post with your resort’s bulletin board or newsletter for free, or list for a nominal fee in timeshare-related publications.

Step 4 Create an online auction seller's account Create a seller’s account at an online auction site. If there are opportunities to pay extra that could increase the number of looks at your timeshare, they’re worth it.

Step 5 Sell your timeshare condo yourself Sell your timeshare condo yourself, or hire a real estate agent to assist with the sales contract, negotiate with buyers, and help with the closing.

Step 6 Hire an attorney or title company Hire an attorney or title company to help you draw up a sales contract, or use a timeshare closing service such as Timeshare Transfer or JRA Services.