How to Sell Disney Vacation Club Points

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Good research is part of any big decision. Before buying DVC, it’s helpful to know how to sell Disney Vacation Club points just in case the need ever arises. Sometimes people change their mind about the home resort they want to own at. Others outgrow the Disney timeshare. You can sell Disney Vacation Club points for any reason or no reason. Just know that DVC Resale Experts is here to help. Here’s what all Members should know about how to sell Disney Vacation Club points.

What Owners Should Know: Tips for How to Sell Disney Vacation Club Points

When a Member sells their contract, it is considered a resale Disney Vacation Club contract.

A Member does not need to find their own buyer. However if you have a buyer and want a professional to write up your contract, oversee the sale, answer your questions, provide a detailed, estimated timeline and more, work with a licensed real estate broker. 

You do not have to own your contract for a long time in order to sell. If you’ve had a change of heart after only a few years or find yourself in hardship and preferring to have money instead of your contract, you can sell with no issue. The DVC resale price history shows resale prices can go up quite a bit in just a few years.

The process: When you sell Disney timeshare what happens?

Expect a complete transfer of ownership when selling Membership. No more annual dues! The process of selling your Disney timeshare might look a little something like this. First, get in touch with DVC Resale Experts or fill out your interest to sell online. You can call, use the website chat feature or email, using the method of communication that is most convenient for you. Getting the details of your Membership right is important like your home resort, point value, points available on the contract and owner information.

Your contract will be listed quickly, also considering our list of buyers who are seeking a certain kind of contract. Everything can be done digitally except for a few steps at the end that require a notary. You do not need to go to any Disney Destination to sell. It’s possible you’ll be matched with a buyer right away when your contract is listed. You could also wait to hear from an interested party. Once a buyer is found and you agree on a price, there is paper work to fill out, some back and forth with Disney and then a closing. Your Expert is happy to answer any questions about the process of selling your contract before, during and after. 

Where to sell: Will Disney Vacation Club sell your contract for you?

Disney Vacation Club does not have a resale department and is not able to sell Disney Vacation Club points for you. An industry exists to help though! As with any real estate transaction it can be very helpful to have someone to consult regarding selling your points. 

Timing: How long does it take to sell DVC points?

How long it takes to sell DVC depends on the details of your contract and if there are buyers waiting for a contract with your home resort, a comparable point value and an appropriate budget. Take a look at our current resale DVC listings to get an idea for how many contracts like yours are on the market. 

Make it easier: How to sell Disney Vacation Club points without negotiating

There is no negotiating when buying Disney Vacation Club points from DVC directly. However, on the DVC resale market, it is possible to negotiate if the buyer and seller are both willing. We understand not all sellers want to negotiate with potential buyers. Putting in the thought upfront is how to sell Disney Vacation Club points without negotiating. Let your Expert know you would rather not negotiate if possible. If it’s your priority, your Expert can help you price your contract to sell with the least amount of effort. Excellent service is a must and each DVC resale experience is catered to the client.

Moving right along: How to sell Disney Vacation Club points quickly

Consult with an Expert about tips for selling DVC points to help you have a smooth and easy experience. Each seller’s needs are unique. Our licensed real estate professionals know your time is valuable and work to provide an efficient, streamlined sale. If you can sell Disney Vacation Club points quickly will depend on if there is a buyer interested in what you’re selling. 

The DVC Resale Buyer Wish List may have someone waiting to purchase a contract with the details of yours.

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Ask an Expert your questions about how to sell Disney Vacation Club points.

FAQs: How to Sell Disney Vacation Club Points

Will Disney buy my DVC points?

At times, you may receive an offer to sell DVC back to Disney. This is not considered DVC resale. These per point prices are usually much lower than anything you could make when you sell Disney Vacation Club points on the resale market. 

It’s also possible to sell back to Disney with a DVC ROFR buyback. ROFR is a part of the DVC resale process where Disney gets to choose if they would rather buy a contract back instead of letting a resale transaction go through. When Disney chooses to buy back, it happens at the same per point rate the buyer would have purchased for. ROFR is written in the DVC contract and unavoidable. It’s not possible to request or ensure Disney will buy a contract back during the ROFR process. It doesn’t make much of a difference for sellers but can be disappointing for buyers when Disney buys their potential contract.

Can you make money when you sell Disney Vacation Club points?

Unlike other timeshares, Disney Vacation Club retains a fair value. It’s possible to be a Member, vacation with your contract for many years, and then sell Disney Vacation Club points and make your money back. Basically, with the way Disney prices go up, it makes sense for DVC to go up in price too.  

Where can I sell Disney Vacation Club points?

You can sell Disney Vacation Club points right here with DVC Resale Experts. It would be an honor for our Experts to assist you with your Disney Vacation Club resale needs. The Experts are Disney fans who know and love the product and understand people’s needs change. They are knowledgable and friendly and fast to respond. You can sell Disney Vacation Club points without needing to even go anywhere until near the end of the process. Nearly everything can be done digitally except for a few notarizations.    

What is the best time of year for selling Disney Vacation Club points?

There isn’t a guaranteed best time of year to sell DVC points. Selling DVC Membership as soon as you’ve decided it’s what you want to do might be your best option. Paying annual dues every year is always part of ownership until you sell. DVC goes up in price over the years but often fluctuates from month to month. We’ve seen early in the year be a time when resale prices are down. Even that trend was quickly upended as market variables changed this year. If financial return is your motivation for selling, talk to your Expert about how to sell DVC points resale for the most profit.

Is renting the same as selling DVC points? Can you rent DVC points out through Disney?

When owners are still deciding if they want to sell or not, renting can be a good option. Renting out your DVC points is different than selling DVC timeshare. Disney does not rent out a Member’s DVC points. There are online services that help Members rent out their points when they are not going to use them and don’t want to bank them. This can help pay for your annual dues when you’re deciding if you want to sell and prevent unused points from going to waste. 

It is good to know that if you have more points available, you will be able to sell your DVC contract for more money. This is one point to consider when deciding on if and when to sell.

DVC Resale Experts Can Help

Still have questions about how to sell Disney Vacation Club points? DVC Resale Experts is a licensed real estate broker with a team that specializes in resale DVC. Whether you’re adding on points, buying or selling Disney Vacation Club, the Experts can help you find the right price to place a bid with or list your contract for. Our independent, licensed real estate agents are former Disney Vacation Club Guides. They have decades of pixie dusted experience selling DVC and delight in providing excellent service to their clients. The Experts have seen it all and are happy to answer your questions throughout the process.

DVC resale prices can pleasantly surprise Members interested in selling DVC. See our resale DVC listings for a look at real time availability and pricing. Ready to sell DVC? Get in touch for a complimentary valuation of your specific contract today. There may be someone waiting on our Buyer Wish List for a contract just like yours.

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Nicole is a native Floridian who attended the University of Central Florida and decided to call the land of theme parks home. She’s been sharing magical tips, tricks and Orlando travel and tourism favorites online for over a decade.

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