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Stroman Realty Study Shows Timeshare Resales Prices Rose slightly In 2009

Timeshare resales prices show signs of a slight recovery while comparing 2008 and 2009 resales data at Stroman Realty. Sales data from the 2009 secondary market revealed a 4/10th of a percent increase in prices from 2008. Although our August report said that the average timeshare resale price showed a larger percentage bounce, last quarter 2009 sales prices resulted in an almost flat price performance for the year.

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HAR MLS Area 82 Celebrates One Year

HAR has created an area within the HAR MLS that allows subscribers to input international properties outside the United States. HAR has named this as Area 82. Wayne Stroman and Ward Arendt deserve special recognition for integrating Area 82 with HAR members.

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Wayne A. Stroman Appointed to National Resort Committee

Wayne A. Stroman, of Stroman Realty, Inc. (dba RiiŪ Stroman) in Conroe, Texas has been appointed to the National Association of REALTORSŪ Resort and Second-Home Real Estate Committee.

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The Time Is Right

He has 80 associates affiliated with his brokerage. So you'd expect that Wayne Stroman, president of Stroman Realty, would be moving a lot of houses. Actually, few of his associates sell homes. Instead, they sell timeshare intervals in resorts around the world. Stroman says he's hoping to broaden people's interest in timeshares at a time when the vacation home market is growing in leaps and bounds.

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How to Craft the Right Resume For an Executive Search Firm

Crafting the kind of resume that will land you the position you deserve is crucial no matter where that resume is going, but for executives in the timeshare industry working with recruitment search firms, the rules are a bit different.

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The Timeshare Secondary Marketplace: The Rest of the Story

Aside from the obvious, there are two major differences between traditional real estate ownership and resort vacation ownership. First, traditional real estate is a necessity item and vacation ownership is a luxury item. Second, in traditional real estate, the consumer seeks the product, and in timesharing, the consumer is enticed to the product. These two facts alone allude to the difficulties of selling timeshares.

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