Clark Howard Hates Timeshares

Clark Howard calls timeshares a defective product
When deciding on a major purchase, many consumers look to expert opinions to help them decide whether or not a purchase is a good idea. As the star of The Clark Howard Show, Clark Howard is a consumer expert who speaks his mind on a variety of financial topics, and his opinion of timeshares is clear. According to Howard, timeshares are nothing more than a “defective product.” He doesn’t recommend timeshares as something anyone should purchase.

In a post on Howard’s website from last year, he goes into great detail as to why he considers timeshares a defective product. He also focuses on a new law which passed in Florida making it even harder for those who own timesha


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4 Responses to Clark Howard Hates Timeshares

  1. Francis says:

    I would have to agree with him here. Timeshares are the worst purchase you could ever make and you will lose thousands of dollars buying one. Just stay away from them, or rent them instead of buy.

  2. dave says:

    The “defective product” label about sums it up. If the resorts don’t want the timeshares back when people are willing to give them back for free, you know something is wrong.

  3. tony frensley says:

    I refuse to pay maintenance fees. Unit mortgage is paid. Fees have increased exhorbantly. I can’t sell, give it away, or transfer the deed because the resort blocked it. I am retired and have a mountain of medical bills. Will the resort sue? Will court be held in Florida or Tennessee? I can’t afford to go to
    court in Florida. Is death my only option?

  4. James says:

    For sure, I had a contractor friend who bought a timeshare. He regretted the purchase and couldn’t unload it.

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