Timeshare owner finds solution to eliminate his liability

Mr. Stratman: I didn’t really have a bad experience with timeshares. We used it a few times. My wife and I bought it. We were young and naïve at the time, over 30 years ago. In ’94, she left her job to be a full-time mom and I lost my job through riff three months later. I went from making really good money to zero. We fell behind in our maintenance fees. They were never too high anyway, only about six, seven hundred dollars a year. We were able to afford that. After we ran into problems financially, we couldn’t afford that. Then we ended up in foreclosure and that started to be a big headache. I paid myself out of the foreclosure ’cause I didn’t want to hurt my credit. I didn’t know anything about getting out of the timeshare. Then, we were using it anymore. I wanted to get out of it.

Mr. Stratman: I had a lot of unscrupulous people, companies, talking to me, trying to buy it, sell it, lying to me. I imagine I had one that even sent me a contract for $14,000.00, and it was very skeptical. Even their speaking to me, what they said to me was crazy. This one agent said, “I’ve got this buyer and his wife is going crazy, wants your unit.” It just didn’t make sense. We didn’t sign it. It was bogus.

Mr. Stratman: I went to multiple presentations at hotels, people talking about being able to get you out of your timeshare. Must have been a dozen times. They were very expensive and they were promising too much. I didn’t believe them. Plus, their fees were so extraordinary, and I figured that one day I’d come up with this huge amount of money, and pay myself up, and pay my maintenance fees up, and keep on going.

Mr. Stratman: We tried to rent ourselves out of it every year. They would never rent all seven days of it. They’d only rent a few days here, a few days there, and we still had money to pay every year. This was a huge headache for me for years and years. We bought this unit over 30 years ago, and I didn’t know how to get out of it. It was like an anchor. I didn’t know what to do. It just dragged me down, sort of, worried about it over and over again for years. VOC answered that problem and took it away from me, like it never existed, very painlessly, too.

Mr. Stratman: I went to a home show and ran into Sherry, and she was very believable and explained to me that we can get out of it. I didn’t really believe that anymore. I took a chance and accepted everything she said. Lo and behold, it was fantastic. It was true. I’m out of it. It was quick, it was within a few months. VOC was done. At the time, I was concerned because we were buying a new house, is this going to go on my credit? Never did go on my credit. It still is not on my credit. It’s like it never even existed.

Mr. Stratman: I don’t have to worry about the timeshare. My wife passed away four years ago, so now it’s all on me. Then I find out that it’s in perpetuity. My kids get it and I didn’t want my kids to have to be burdened with this timeshare. They’re not gonna use it, probably. They’d be burdened with the maintenance fees. That was the biggest thing, the biggest reason to get rid of it, was my kids.

Mr. Stratman: I recommend VOC 100%. I’m out of my timeshare and I’m very happy about it. Yay!

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Rated 5 out of 5 Based on 84 reviews
May 01
Debbie Cline
Hallelujah, we are FREE! Thank you VOC
If you're looking to get out of your timeshare agreement, and looking for someone honest and trustworthy to do that job for you, then VOC is your group. Wyndham was less than honest with us as ...
Apr 28
Laniece Simmons
Vacation Ownership Consultants were outstanding!
Vacation Ownership Consultants were awesome! They were precise and told me up front what to expect out of the process. They carried out everything they said they would do. I received responses to q...
Apr 13
Debbie Staples
VOC took all of the stress out of the process.
We've tried to get this timeshare off our books ever since we purchased it. We talked to many companies to help us get out of ownership without any luck. When I stumbled on VOC at the Phoenix ...
Apr 10
Erica Andujar
VOC team was and is absolutely helpful…
VOC team was and is absolutely helpful through this frustrating and confusing time. I got scammed into a timeshare and VOC talked me through it and got me out of what I thought to be a life time st...
Mar 26
Great company
Great company, delivered as promised
Mar 25
Marinda and Berhnard Van Der Merwe
We had a great experience with VOC
We had a great experience with VOC. It took just over a year to change our deeded timeshare back to Island Links Resort, Hilton Head Island. A huge weight are lifted from our shoulders because we ...
Mar 23
Mary Blake
The best at what they do!!!
From the initial call to every call during the process, everyone has been so nice, professional and informative. The process was easy and simple and It feels so good to be free of that timeshare. T...
Mar 18
John Hagedorn
Vacation Ownership Consultants did a…
Vacation Ownership Consultants did a great job of getting me out of my time share legally. Wendy and the other consultants do a great job of telling you what the process is and roughly how long it...
Mar 06
John Linkus
Great People to work with
Great People to work with. Any questions I had they answered them and were on it to resolve any problems
Mar 03
Greg Ocello
They said what they would accomplish…
They said what they would accomplish and they did just that. Took nine months but I am out of the contract without affecting my credit rating. I would recommend them to anyone trying to give up t...
Feb 22
Don Damm
Wyndham Time Share Cancellation
I contacted Vacation Ownership Consultants to cancel the Time share I bought from Wyndham. It was causing me great hardship and worries from the Bills I was receiving. It just over One Year The can...
Feb 19
Jim Preston
VOC will help you legally with your Timeshare!!
I have spent years trying to get rid of my timeshare and have been scammed twice with a loss of money that was never recovered. Then VOC came into my life and threw me a life line. I contacted Wend...
Jan 31
Shatone Foster
I had a great experience with VOC
I had a great experience with VOC! They were very knowledgeable and answered all my questions. The process took about 9 months but I finally got the official paperwork and a huge weight lifted off ...
Jan 30
Robert and Lisa Richardson
Chose VOC to get out of your timeshare
VOC are the company to use if you need help with getting out of your timeshare. Wendy D. and team were awesome! They are true to their words and commitment. Our experience was just as advertised....
Jan 20
Gary Cannon
VOC helped us get out of our time after…
VOC helped us get out of our time after having the time suspend our membership and block our use for not paid hoa money the way they felt we should. We then began recieving letters so we decided to...

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