Lancaster, PA asked in Contracts for Virginia

Q: Are maryland residents required to take a tour of a timeshare if u are offered a free saty at the resort?

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A: I don't know if Maryland law requires this, but these transactions are usually governed by the law where the sale takes place. For example, if you purchase a timeshare in Florida, you're not required to take a tour of the resort. However, the state of your residence may dictate that the purchase agreement have specific disclosures, but I've never heard that any states have tour requirements.

Tim Akpinar agrees with this answer

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: Taking tours, sitting through sales presentations, attending lunch meetings, and similar forms of participation could be conditions of the timeshare company. A person has a choice not to stay at the resort and not be part of those sales approaches. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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