And they're out the fees, too. Many consumers have reported losing as much as $5,000. to these con artists.
To report a timeshare resale scam either operating out of, or victimizing a resident of South Carolina- please call the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs at 800-922-1594 or visit the state website at http://www.scconsumer.gov.
To protect yourself when selling a timeshare, buying a timeshare, or renting a timeshare, always contact a respected and properly licensed real estate broker who offers resale or rental services in the state where your resort is located. And never make any agreements over the phone or online. Always get everything in writing, and have the agreement reviewed by a competent real estate attorney who is familiar with the timeshare resale marketplace.
If you need a free consultation with a licensed real estate agent, please take the time to contact an associate with the Progressive Real Estate Agency by phone at 800-868-8290 or by visiting the brokerage website at http://progressiveresales.com. If the real estate agent you speak with cannot help you directly, they will be happy to refer you to someone who can!