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Forum: Wyndham Resorts July 18, 2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 15,731
Posted By Tedpilot
I believe it is a tad of a sham. You'll get...

I believe it is a tad of a sham. You'll get unrealistically nice treatment at very high "rental" rates. I came across this as well when discussing a purchase w/ a Wyndham salesman I said the VIP...
Forum: Wyndham Resorts June 26, 2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By Tedpilot
Thanks again... The screenshot is about what I...

Thanks again... The screenshot is about what I expected. As always, we always want more don't we?
Forum: Wyndham Resorts June 26, 2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By Tedpilot
Linda/Ron - Thanks for the quick replies. Seems...

Linda/Ron - Thanks for the quick replies. Seems that there are some features that are helpful and it gives you a descent scope of what is available without running scores of screenshots.

Thanks...
Forum: Wyndham Resorts June 26, 2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By Tedpilot
Reservation System Features

Hi, since I'm still researching a purchase we were curious about the reservation system itself:

1) Can you make system-wide searches for a particular date and point value?
2) Does the system...
Forum: Wyndham Resorts June 22, 2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 739
Posted By Tedpilot
Thanks Mass. It makes sense fiscally and...

Thanks Mass. It makes sense fiscally and semantically but just wanted to check.
Forum: Wyndham Resorts June 22, 2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 739
Posted By Tedpilot
Multiple Reservation Stays

Assuming availability, is a 2-3 week vacation possible at a single resort in the same room w/o checking in/out? What if combining a 3 & 7 day reservation, again, assuming availability and also that...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership February 20, 2008, 11:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,418
Posted By Tedpilot
LTFM/Pwrshift - Ironic as one of my issues was...

LTFM/Pwrshift - Ironic as one of my issues was the reservation system when I joined. I hate the current idea of being the first to click my mouse...

I'd much prefer a lottery system to what we...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership February 20, 2008, 08:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,418
Posted By Tedpilot
LTFM - Sounds like you need to go the VRBO route...

LTFM - Sounds like you need to go the VRBO route to guarantee your dates. However, keep in mind that only about half of the HCC members can book holiday reservations one year out.

I hope that...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership February 20, 2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,917
Posted By Tedpilot
I agree with Perry...the media for the most part...

I agree with Perry...the media for the most part doesn't get it right. Whenever they have a story that is in my profession they are reporting irrelevant facts, opinions that don't matter and somehow...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership February 11, 2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 998
Posted By Tedpilot
Brian - Glad you enjoyed your trip! HCC is a...

Brian - Glad you enjoyed your trip! HCC is a great venue...where might your next HCC trip be to?
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership February 10, 2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,147
Posted By Tedpilot
The local contact should be able to help you find...

The local contact should be able to help you find the stuff you need and also rectify any issues you have with the unit. Also, send a precursor to Chris or your agent at HCC and they will make sure...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership February 9, 2008, 11:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,861
Posted By Tedpilot
I just got back from my second week in La Quinta...

I just got back from my second week in La Quinta and the pool lights worked! I think a new heater too...I was able to get the pool up to 95 degrees by 11:00 each day...made for a nice warm bath with...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership February 7, 2008, 10:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,590
Posted By Tedpilot
We're a little different with time away and like...

We're a little different with time away and like to spread our weeks out. Right now we're in La Quinta, Keystone this summer and Beaver Creek Village Hall in December. Who knows what else yet...??
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership February 6, 2008, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,590
Posted By Tedpilot
Bill - Sounds like fun...2 weeks in Hawaii is...

Bill - Sounds like fun...2 weeks in Hawaii is good for the soul. Any luck yet w/ the airline tickets?

Ted
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership February 5, 2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,477
Posted By Tedpilot
Vivalour - All of the Colo destinations have...

Vivalour -

All of the Colo destinations have great hiking so no worries there. Canoeing...if you want river canoeing that might be a challenge. If you want pristine lakes then you are in luck. ...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership February 1, 2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,555
Posted By Tedpilot
PWRSHIFT - Are you a "closet" HCC member? Seems...

PWRSHIFT - Are you a "closet" HCC member? Seems that the only place that HCC even classifies thsi anything close to a beach is under the member reservation portion.

Ted
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership January 28, 2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,917
Posted By Tedpilot
Tinkerbell - Pwrshft makes some good...

Tinkerbell -

Pwrshft makes some good points. As with any of the DCs there are pros and cons as with any vacation "venue" you use and teh value which you hoep to achieve given the amount of money...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership January 23, 2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,250
Posted By Tedpilot
Awesome review Doug. Sounds like you really...

Awesome review Doug. Sounds like you really enjoyed yourself in the Big Apple!
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership January 17, 2008, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,107
Posted By Tedpilot
Bill - Now that sounds like fun....oh the...

Bill - Now that sounds like fun....oh the "controlled" chaos that would be.
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership January 14, 2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,477
Posted By Tedpilot
Brian - The Hyatt facilities are available for...

Brian - The Hyatt facilities are available for your use. I thought there were some fees involved but I was never charged when I went over there.

Any of the properties in the mountains are great...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership January 14, 2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,277
Posted By Tedpilot
Perry - Curious, I assume that you are making...

Perry - Curious, I assume that you are making assumptions about the debt structure, if any, at HCC or any other club there is without known disclosure, correct? I say this because you do not know...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership January 10, 2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,326
Posted By Tedpilot
Perry - At that rate why not buy a 1/12th...

Perry - At that rate why not buy a 1/12th fractional?

Also, as far as DCs go they are clubs, nothing more...modeled just like a country club and I doubt anyone expects investment return from these...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership January 9, 2008, 09:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,326
Posted By Tedpilot
You may also consider a friends and family plan. ...

You may also consider a friends and family plan. The last time I checked you can add/delete members as youy see fit over time. It could be once they are of legal age you can add your children to...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership December 29, 2007, 11:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,620
Posted By Tedpilot
Vivalour - Curious about your statement of...

Vivalour - Curious about your statement of fairness...what is your concern there?

Pwrshift - I've been to all of the European cities you mentioned except Barcelona, but I've heard great things...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership December 29, 2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,046
Posted By Tedpilot
I've been asking about this property each time I...

I've been asking about this property each time I correspond w/ HCC. I'm not sure who else it may have been sent to or not? My friends and family that are members too did not receive this either. I...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership December 29, 2007, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,046
Posted By Tedpilot
HCC OBX Pics

I posted a file with pics of the new OBX property that I rec'd from HCC over at this location: http://www.destinationclubforums.com/f4/hcc-obx-pics-352.html#post595

Enjoy,
Ted
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership December 28, 2007, 10:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,793
Posted By Tedpilot
Mark - I think you are correct about the...

Mark - I think you are correct about the Affiliate membership once being offered w/ a 12 month holiday reservation. If I remember correctly, in the beginning all reservation plans had the 12 month...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership December 27, 2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,793
Posted By Tedpilot
As of two weeks ago OBX is scheduled to be avail...

As of two weeks ago OBX is scheduled to be avail end of 1st qtr 08'. Apparently many delays w/ construction but they are pre-positioning the furniture and such to get it up and running ASAP. I...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership December 22, 2007, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,479
Posted By Tedpilot
Aaahhhhh....no points!!! That would be a...

Aaahhhhh....no points!!! That would be a slippery slope too quick. 1 night = 1 point period if you must think in points otherwise they'd start having holidays count as more and I'd hate to see...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership December 20, 2007, 09:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,479
Posted By Tedpilot
Jack - From my point of view this is pretty...

Jack - From my point of view this is pretty simple.

Likes: The quality of properties are very nice and the price is superb. Locations. Ease of reservations. Service. Not paying for extras or...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership December 7, 2007, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,423
Posted By Tedpilot
OBX is not open yet...hopefully soon! HH is not...

OBX is not open yet...hopefully soon! HH is not on the beach but close.

HCC has not had hardly any events like this that I am aware of. I hope that they increase in the future though.
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership December 4, 2007, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,119
Posted By Tedpilot
Also, check out this thread as it may be helpful...

Also, check out this thread as it may be helpful too explaining all of the rules.

http://www.destinationclubforums.com/f4/high-country-club-new-reservation-policy-193.html
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership December 4, 2007, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,119
Posted By Tedpilot
Answer to #4: Depends on your plan, but...

Answer to #4: Depends on your plan, but basically there are reservation opportunities at 365, 180, 120 , 90, and 7 days/last minute reservations. Specifically, 365 day LTRs for holidays require a...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership December 3, 2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,483
Posted By Tedpilot
She's older than me now. In dog years I...

She's older than me now.

In dog years I hope....:)
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership December 2, 2007, 09:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,483
Posted By Tedpilot
Brian - Maybe I've been unlucky or need to be...

Brian - Maybe I've been unlucky or need to be more diligent when I look 'cause I like to bring the little critters w/ us. Over the last two years it has become more difficult to find good hotels...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership December 2, 2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,483
Posted By Tedpilot
We use to take our pets w/ us everywhere. It...

We use to take our pets w/ us everywhere. It seems that more hotels are actually retracting pet policies from the popularity a few years ago and now charging additional fees. I'd be curious to know...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership December 2, 2007, 05:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,483
Posted By Tedpilot
Currently HCC does not allow pets at any of it's...

Currently HCC does not allow pets at any of it's locations.
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership December 2, 2007, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,216
Posted By Tedpilot
I posted an XLS file that covers HCC's rules. It...

I posted an XLS file that covers HCC's rules. It can be seen/downloaded here: http://www.destinationclubforums.com/f4/high-country-club-new-reservation-policy-193.html

Hope that helps,

Ted
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership December 1, 2007, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By Tedpilot
I think their new angle is such to attract...

I think their new angle is such to attract members that are looking for a tax advantage. I wonder how they are re-characterizing current memberships to a truly equity based model to accommodate such...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership December 1, 2007, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,216
Posted By Tedpilot
Right, thanks, I have been working on a new...

Right, thanks, I have been working on a new graphic that explains the HCC booking rules and makes it easier to understand. I'll neaten' it up and post once it is ready.
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership December 1, 2007, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,216
Posted By Tedpilot
OK, obviously I am missing something...new system...

OK, obviously I am missing something...new system coming up or ???
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 29, 2007, 10:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,488
Posted By Tedpilot
Congrats Matt and welcome aboard.

Congrats Matt and welcome aboard.
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 28, 2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,488
Posted By Tedpilot
Blackjack, - I have a Group/Corp plan and...

Blackjack,

- I have a Group/Corp plan and unused days go to my family as gifts. That was purchased soley so that we could give away days if they went unused as there was not a family/friends...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 28, 2007, 07:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,483
Posted By Tedpilot
That was great.... I'd love to hear about your...

That was great.... I'd love to hear about your other travels...

Ted
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 24, 2007, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,504
Posted By Tedpilot
Bill hit it on the head. We all know that HCC...

Bill hit it on the head. We all know that HCC basically started as a regional DC and thus the preponderance of the properties were at ski resorts w/ people coming out of the Denver metro area. ...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 24, 2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,638
Posted By Tedpilot
Carl is correct, TCAS II has saved my hiney more...

Carl is correct, TCAS II has saved my hiney more than once! Of all the gadgets in the cockpit that is one that I look at quite a bit. TCAS is sweet, it is like having a miniature air traffic radar...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 23, 2007, 08:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,638
Posted By Tedpilot
Carl is right, if you buy fractional or...

Carl is right, if you buy fractional or otherwise, it is big bucks even for the super wealthy. Jetcards and the likes get you the services without huge outlays so they are attractive. I read an...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 22, 2007, 11:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,638
Posted By Tedpilot
Neil - There are many aircraft that would meet...

Neil - There are many aircraft that would meet your needs. An expert in the business would have the best information on range/payload capabilities regarding their fleet. However, looking at the...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 22, 2007, 06:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,638
Posted By Tedpilot
Thanks Richard & Bill - Happy T-day to you and...

Thanks Richard & Bill - Happy T-day to you and everyone else as well. I do not fly for Ted aka United. I fly for a much bigger organization...the best in the world hands-down...the USAF.
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 22, 2007, 10:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,488
Posted By Tedpilot
Tombo, you make some good points so maybe we...

Tombo, you make some good points so maybe we could start a new thread of pros/cons of DCs vs timeshares vs fractionals vs renting (hotel, condo, resort, etc...). Perhaps capture the sweetspot of...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 22, 2007, 08:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,638
Posted By Tedpilot
Neil - Single engine planes are very safe,...

Neil -

Single engine planes are very safe, no worries. The pilatus PC-12 is a great aircraft IMO. I think of it akin to a modern King Air, just more efficient for it's payload capacity and much...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 22, 2007, 12:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,638
Posted By Tedpilot
Depending on your frequency of travel a straight...

Depending on your frequency of travel a straight charter jet may be the best option. Bill is correct in the sweet spots w/ the jets. The smaller jets only can reasonably go about 3.5-4 hours in a...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 21, 2007, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,154
Posted By Tedpilot
Texan - Most of questions are already answered by...

Texan - Most of questions are already answered by those that have fractionals for sale. The difficulty and often expensive part is setting it up legally if the fractions are to be deeded. ...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 19, 2007, 09:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,078
Posted By Tedpilot
Packaged Timeshares?

Hm, seems that someone has given a go to packaging timeshares together as a form of a DC. I'm not entirely sure of thr TS industry but it sounds like that from what I read....Global Connections?
...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 19, 2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,504
Posted By Tedpilot
I think you are reading that correctly. I like...

I think you are reading that correctly. I like most of the changes too, especially the ability to book 120 days out w/o an LTR. I do not know for sure why they changed certain items but I am sure...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 17, 2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,379
Posted By Tedpilot
Steamboat has an excellent small town atmosphere...

Steamboat has an excellent small town atmosphere and the lake above it is picturesque. There is ample camping there, rental boats, etc... The HCC unit, located on the ski mountain would provide you...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 14, 2007, 08:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,861
Posted By Tedpilot
Yes, the lights out back right? Yeah, I...

Yes, the lights out back right? Yeah, I addressed it more than once w/ the local mgt to no avail. Make sure that you let HCC know too so it will be fixed.
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 12, 2007, 11:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,861
Posted By Tedpilot
Laura - How was the trip?

Laura - How was the trip?
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 12, 2007, 11:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,902
Posted By Tedpilot
Number of memberships, whether "full memberships"...

Number of memberships, whether "full memberships" or not is not that much of a concern to me. What is, and I think more indicative of the health of the club is how many nights HCC provides in a year...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 12, 2007, 11:10 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,092
Posted By Tedpilot
Bill - CONCUR, can the thread be locked for...

Bill - CONCUR, can the thread be locked for viewing only?

Ted
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 12, 2007, 11:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,092
Posted By Tedpilot
Tombo, actually, the math of percentage...

Tombo, actually, the math of percentage properties leased has significantly dropped over time! When I joined, there were five properties, two of which were leased...that's 40%. Those two were Breck...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 12, 2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,902
Posted By Tedpilot
Yes, I'd like to see more homes to vs condos. ...

Yes, I'd like to see more homes to vs condos. Maybe the OBX property will satisfy our desires...for awhile anyway.
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 12, 2007, 04:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,902
Posted By Tedpilot
Thanks Bill, that is a great update. I wonder...

Thanks Bill, that is a great update. I wonder how some of the other DCs managed to get their homes in BC...must be leased as well then. I presume then that this does not apply to Arrowhead.
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 11, 2007, 09:22 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,608
Posted By Tedpilot
"what happens if the prize gets eaten before a...

"what happens if the prize gets eaten before a winner is declared?"

Rematch!!!
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 11, 2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,014
Posted By Tedpilot
Historically there has been great availability. ...

Historically there has been great availability. If you're flexible watch for last minute reservations. Also, note that the summit county properties fill up first on holidays and long weekends with...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 11, 2007, 08:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,092
Posted By Tedpilot
This just in from HCC, directly quoted in an...

This just in from HCC, directly quoted in an email to me regarding the inquiry:

"Yes, the owner of the house is trying to sell. This is one of our original homes and we do not own it. However,...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 11, 2007, 02:06 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,092
Posted By Tedpilot
Tombo said: "the first 3 posts in this thread...

Tombo said: "the first 3 posts in this thread wanted to know why HCC is selling it"

Hm, I started this thread and didn't say that HCC was selling it. I do know from my due diligence when I joined...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 10, 2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,092
Posted By Tedpilot
HCC Breckenridge Lodge For Sale????

I came across this: http://www.zillow.com/HomeDetails.htm?zprop=2146914024

Also: http://www.liquidsnow.com/235gk_web/

I wonder what is going on here???
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 10, 2007, 08:31 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,608
Posted By Tedpilot
Perry - A number of years ago I looked into...

Perry - A number of years ago I looked into timeshares. Specifically, I was interested in some south of Cancun. I never bit on the deal because all I had was some half-ass'd Mexican paper that was...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 8, 2007, 01:51 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,608
Posted By Tedpilot
He he...you all are killing me. I wonder if...

He he...you all are killing me. I wonder if there are any official statistics on "businesses" that were never started but considered failures?

Uh, No...because they weren't business failures,...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 7, 2007, 10:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,861
Posted By Tedpilot
You're welcome. Wife says the name of the BBQ...

You're welcome. Wife says the name of the BBQ place was Babes.

Ted
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 7, 2007, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,861
Posted By Tedpilot
Laura - The nearest shopping center at 50th...

Laura -

The nearest shopping center at 50th & Jefferson has an excellent Italian place out front in the strip mall - I forgot the name. Big portions, delicious and reasonably priced plus you can...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 5, 2007, 08:27 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,110
Posted By Tedpilot
Vivalour - Glad to hear that you are moving on...

Vivalour - Glad to hear that you are moving on your decision to join. I've only had good experiences in dealing w/ HCC and they have always answered my questions quickly and in a straight forward...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership November 5, 2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,861
Posted By Tedpilot
Ah Bill, I like to cook and eat T-bones but your...

Ah Bill, I like to cook and eat T-bones but your NY Strip is on request should our paths ever cross.

Parting thoughts on the property now that I have been home for a few days:

Will I go back? ...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership October 31, 2007, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,038
Posted By Tedpilot
Impressive!! :clap:

Impressive!! :clap:
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership October 31, 2007, 10:36 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,110
Posted By Tedpilot
Shocker....?

I feel compelled to go back to the original thought Perry had w/ VRBO. I have had average to poor experiences w/ VRBO...units are in the right place but tend to have poor finishings, are tired, or...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership October 30, 2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,861
Posted By Tedpilot
Pictures of the toys are here: ...

Pictures of the toys are here: http://12.227.214.171/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=2715&highlight=tigers My Dad and I took them out to Glamis which is a two hour drive from here to race all over the dunes...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership October 30, 2007, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,861
Posted By Tedpilot
Vineyarder, that certainly depends on your...

Vineyarder, that certainly depends on your tastes. I didn't bring my sticks this trip. The weather, pool, quiet, shopping, eats, scenery, etc... are what attracted me to this unit. There are a lot...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership October 24, 2007, 10:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,861
Posted By Tedpilot
HCC La Quinta

I'm off to La Quinta for a week...driving out tomorrow and dragging the toys along. I'll have a trip report to follow or as I go. If anybody would like for me to look into anything while I'm out...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership October 23, 2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,377
Posted By Tedpilot
just wondering why there are only 2 BR in PV with...

just wondering why there are only 2 BR in PV with over 2,000 sq. feet. I guess the other rooms are VERY spacious....

It is a layout decision that was made by the builder. They are designed as...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership October 23, 2007, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,377
Posted By Tedpilot
The PV prop looks very nice. The PM property has...

The PV prop looks very nice. The PM property has a better view than I expected. Looks like it would be great for a larger group...

Ted
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership October 22, 2007, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,971
Posted By Tedpilot
Plaina nd simply TUG BBS has the best...

Plaina nd simply TUG BBS has the best consolidation of the latest info out there.
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership October 21, 2007, 10:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,142
Posted By Tedpilot
Bill, a slight correction to one of your posts. ...

Bill, a slight correction to one of your posts. All new memberships are refunded at the rate you paid. Some of us that joined very early on get 80% of the current rates if we resign. I should have...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership October 18, 2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,539
Posted By Tedpilot
Great job Doug, it would be great if you could...

Great job Doug, it would be great if you could attach the file to share...

Ted
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership October 14, 2007, 11:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,650
Posted By Tedpilot
Check out MLS 11983, second listing on this page:...

Check out MLS 11983, second listing on this page: http://www.puertovallartabestrealestate.com/OUR_LISTINGS/page_1692482.html

Ted
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership October 13, 2007, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,389
Posted By Tedpilot
Brian - They are all nice in their own regard. ...

Brian - They are all nice in their own regard. Depending on if you are taking children or friends, if you like quiet or people, and if a lot of activities are your norm should guide you to the right...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership October 10, 2007, 10:43 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,055
Posted By Tedpilot
The dogs of the DOW...that reminds me of the...

The dogs of the DOW...that reminds me of the system that the Motley Fool invester use to recommend. Of course, their data was based on the history of the market and which ones would always out...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership October 8, 2007, 03:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,971
Posted By Tedpilot
BB - Send me an email, I am more than curious now...

BB - Send me an email, I am more than curious now what you have up your sleeve.

The beauty of real estate is that you can leverage OPM and reap the rewards from it without depleting your basis all...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership October 8, 2007, 09:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,971
Posted By Tedpilot
"I absolutely believe now that it is possible to...

"I absolutely believe now that it is possible to buy lots of property for no money down and without using your own credit. It's all about finding motivated sellers, creating various financing...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership October 7, 2007, 09:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,971
Posted By Tedpilot
Bocobum - I invest a significant portion of my...

Bocobum - I invest a significant portion of my porfolio in real estate which I have actively been involved in over the past 7-8 years. It started with one residential rental that grew to six, sold...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership October 7, 2007, 10:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,621
Posted By Tedpilot
No, I have not heard the news yet either - very...

No, I have not heard the news yet either - very curious though. I do like the google maps but I have problems with their website too - going back and forth between pages. I do not know if it is my...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership October 6, 2007, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,843
Posted By Tedpilot
Well, apparently I am norrow-minded as well too,...

Well, apparently I am norrow-minded as well too, and I love culture...we just do not have much here in the USA that I see spending $500k on would warrant. I would also gather to say that most people...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership October 3, 2007, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,412
Posted By Tedpilot
Give them time for expansion as this is the...

Give them time for expansion as this is the future expectation of air travel as we know it; the hub-n-spoke method that majors use will die a slow death to the likes of these carriers. We all have...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership October 2, 2007, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,247
Posted By Tedpilot
Talk to Chris at HCC about how many people Beaver...

Talk to Chris at HCC about how many people Beaver Creek Village Hall will actually sleep. Last I counted was 6 as there was not a hidden sofa in the basement gameroom. If you could fit everyone in...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership October 2, 2007, 08:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,475
Posted By Tedpilot
Welcome aboard Brian. I too have a...

Welcome aboard Brian. I too have a group/corporate membership for just about two years now. You will be very happy that you joined HCC.

Ted
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership October 1, 2007, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,610
Posted By Tedpilot
That is much better than the previous info I have...

That is much better than the previous info I have received. Glad to see they are working at making every aspect of our vacations experience better.
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership October 1, 2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,475
Posted By Tedpilot
So, what are the odds that the new unit is in...

So, what are the odds that the new unit is in this building? Looks to be on par with their current purchases.
...
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership October 1, 2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,068
Posted By Tedpilot
Nuff said, thanks for the inputs.

Nuff said, thanks for the inputs.
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership October 1, 2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,068
Posted By Tedpilot
Is it that bad being in the city for New Years? ...

Is it that bad being in the city for New Years? I'm considering putting my name in the hat for this one.
Forum: Non-traditional Interval Ownership September 30, 2007, 09:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,605
Posted By Tedpilot
JSC - I think that is a pretty subjective...

JSC - I think that is a pretty subjective question depending on your tastes and definitions. The 90 day reservation availability is sporatic from what I have seen. I would not expect to get Beaver...
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