FCA Instructs Amaryllis Associates Ltd to Stop Claims Activities

November 19th, 2019

Since June 2016, all Claims Management Companies (CMCs) have been aware of the proposed change in practice; in respect of the governing bodies that should regulate claims.  The FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) was to take charge of the regulations that CMC’s should abide by going forward, and they did so on the 31st March 2019.  […]

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The Great Escape from Timeshare

November 12th, 2019

It’s that dreaded time of year again; when you know that a little envelope is going to land on your mat, containing a very large bill.  This is your lovely timeshare resort wishing you a Happy Christmas by sending you their best wishes in the form of a massive maintenance bill. Unsurprisingly this is also […]

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Silverpoint Timeshare property seized by Courts

October 9th, 2019

It has been reported that the Court of Arona in Tenerife, has placed an embargo on the property of timeshare giant Silverpoint Vacations (formerly Resort Properties).  The group pf properties held by the Silverpoint Vacations are Hollywood Mirage Club, Beverly Hills Heights, Beverly Hills Club, Palm Beach Club and Club Paradiso/Paramount. This is a first […]

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The Cost of Timeshare Freedom

September 24th, 2019

We are contacted daily to advise and assist clients who are desperate to get out of their timeshare agreements.  For most of these clients when they purchased their timeshare umpteen years ago, timeshare appeared to be the best thing since sliced bread; it gave clients the luxury holidays they were looking for, worldwide destinations and […]

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Sure Legal – Scam!

August 21st, 2019

Once again, we have been contacted by clients who have been receiving unsolicited calls from a scam company going buy the name of Sure Legal.  This whole scenario sounds very similar to a scam we reported on a few weeks ago, please read on to ensure you do not get caught out. It appears agents […]

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The Great Timeshare Swindles

August 1st, 2019

Over the years timeshare companies have had more makeovers than any other industry, be it due to changes in regulations or just bigger and better money-making schemes, here we outline the most common practices you may fall foul of: “Part 1 – Phoney Legal Firms” It is very important that you are aware of the […]

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Sutton Hall Timeshare Part 3

June 28th, 2019

Extortion, coercion? You decide. So, to recap, TCA is receiving calls from anxious, elderly Sutton Hall timeshare owners who are stuck in an 80 year contract with ever increasing maintenance fees. We have analysed the annual accounts of Sutton Hall Timeshare Club Ltd.  A summary of the key figures that we will discuss is below: […]

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Sutton Hall Timeshare Part 2

June 26th, 2019

Extortion, coercion? You decide.  As we said in Part 1, we are receiving a worrying number of calls from Sutton Hall owners who are receiving threats of legal action for unpaid maintenance fees.  We also know of some owners who have actually received a County Court Summons.  In all these cases the owners are elderly […]

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Excel Overseas Lodging Participation Programme (ELPP’s) Update

June 25th, 2019

Further to our recent article regarding the Excel Overseas Lodging Participation Programme (ELPP´s) sold by Silverpoint (formerly Resort Properties), we have received a further update from a concerned client in the form of a letter from the liquidators. As previously discussed, each client invested approximately €40,000 for one ELLP; some clients bought more than one, […]

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Sutton Hall Timeshare Part 1

June 24th, 2019

Extortion, coercion? You decide. We are receiving a proportionately large number of phone calls from worried Sutton Hall timeshare owners lately. Sutton Hall is suing owners for non-payment of maintenance fees, so we decided to investigate. Sutton Hall Timeshare Club Ltd is a company limited by guarantee: it is not a charity. This company runs […]

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