Rumors are circling that Disney Vacation Club will soon raise selling prices for thirteen older timeshare proprties.
While DVC focuses the bulk of its marketing on the newest resorts, persistent buyers can still acquire points at the older locations. Despite the diminishing contracts--some expiring less than 23 years from now--Disney has been rather aggressive in boosting those prices in recent years.
According to one source, prices may rise between $5 per point, for Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa, to $20 per point at Villas at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel.
Meanwhile a DVCNews sponsor has heard that some locations may rise up to $50 per point. No formal announcement has been made. The new rates are expected to be in place before the end of October.
Disney Vacation Club reacquires a modest amount of points at older properties via foreclosures and by exercising Right of First Refusal on resale transfers. These points are most commonly sold to existing members who wish to add to their ownership. DVC will sell add-on contracts with as few as 25 points to a current owner.
Interested buyers may wish to contact DVC to inquire about resort availability before the price increase occurs. However the relative scarcity of points at many locations often means that DVC does not have points readily available to sell.