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Wilderness Lodge Showdown:  Copper Creek vs Boulder Ridge

Wilderness Lodge Showdown: Copper Creek vs Boulder Ridge

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Wilderness Lodge Showdown: Copper Creek vs Boulder Ridge
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DVC Members Roxanne Steele, Holly Austin, and Heather Knecht join Chad in this lively discussion about the key differences between Copper Creek and Boulder Ridge Villas. Both are under the Wilderness Lodge umbrella, but if booking there, which should you choose? After this episode, you'll have a much clearer idea of which would be the better fit for you. However, the gang concurs that when at Wilderness Lodge, you really can't go wrong. Topics covered include room types and vibe of the rooms, amenities for each side of the resort, pool areas, proximity to restaurants, and lobbies. As a result of this episode, you'll want to put Wilderness Lodge at the top of your list for your next trip to WDW. Episode 209

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Highest Month Ever for ROFR and Average Prices Drop $6 a Point

Highest Month Ever for ROFR and Average Prices Drop $6 a Point

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My DVC Points Podcast
Highest Month Ever for ROFR and Average Prices Drop $6 a Point
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April 2022 set a new record high for the number of contracts Disney Vacation Club bought back through the Right of First Refusal process. The ROFR monster was set free and gobbled up 41.61% of the contracts sold in April. Average sales prices saw a decrease of about 3.1% or $6 per point on average. Numerous sellers also offered free closing costs. Episode 208

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Boulder Ridge Rooms: The Beverly of DVC?

Boulder Ridge Rooms: The Beverly of DVC?

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My DVC Points Podcast
Boulder Ridge Rooms: The Beverly of DVC?
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Our Boulder Ridge review series continues with a discussion about the rooms themselves. Boulder Ridge offers Deluxe Studios, One-Bedroom, and Two Bedroom rooms. Tune in to find out what Chad calls the Boulder Ridge floorplan, “the Beverly of DVC.” Episode 207

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History of the Wilderness Lodge – Part 2 (Boulder Ridge Review Series)

History of the Wilderness Lodge – Part 2 (Boulder Ridge Review Series)

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History of the Wilderness Lodge - Part 2 (Boulder Ridge Review Series)
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In Episode 206 we continue the conversation with Jim Korkis about the history and backstories of Disney’s Copper Creek Cabins and Villas at the Wilderness Lodge.  This blog post is a high-level summary for show notes and photographs of things discussed in the podcast.  For more information, you may want to see the articles Jim posted on MousePlanet.com. “The Wilderness Lodge Saga – Part One” and “The Wilderness Lodge Saga – Part Two.”

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History of Wilderness Lodge Part 1 (Rebroadcast for Boulder Ridge Review Series)

History of Wilderness Lodge Part 1 (Rebroadcast for Boulder Ridge Review Series)

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History of Wilderness Lodge Part 1 (Rebroadcast for Boulder Ridge Review Series)
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As we kick off the Boulder Ridge review series, we're rebroadcasting a show with legendary Disney historian Jim Korkis about the history and backstories of one of my home resorts: Wilderness Lodge. Jim is a former cast member at Disney in numerous roles. At one time, Jim led tour groups for Disney at Wilderness Lodge. In part one, Jim covers the history of the resort from the original concept of Cypress Point Lodge to what became Wilderness Lodge. Episode 205

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April 2022 Slowly Leaning Toward a Buyer's Market

April 2022 Slowly Leaning Toward a Buyer's Market

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My DVC Points Podcast
April 2022 Slowly Leaning Toward a Buyer's Market
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Jodi Gross from DVC Resale Market joins the show for our monthly recap show covering April 2022. We've started a slow shift towards a buyer's market. Prices have started to soften and motivated sellers are starting to pay for closing costs. Disney bought back significantly fewer contracts in April than in previous months. Inventory dropped slightly from last month's recording time. All of this has us keeping an eye on the market as we start to see a shift towards becoming a buyer's market. Episode 204

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Grand Floridian Review: Resort Activities

Grand Floridian Review: Resort Activities

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My DVC Points Podcast
Grand Floridian Review: Resort Activities
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What is there to do at Disney Vacation Club's Villas at the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa? These VGF owners have nothing but glowing things to share. A LOT! Chad chats with Sam Schapman, Ron Schammert, and Jacki Schammert to scoop on all VGF activities. If you missed the previous mDVCPoints episodes on VGC, visit https://mydvcpoints.com/vgf to catch up on our content. Episode 203.

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Grand Floridian Review Series:  Food and Beverage

Grand Floridian Review Series: Food and Beverage

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My DVC Points Podcast
Grand Floridian Review Series: Food and Beverage
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PSA: Do not listen to this episode hungry. It's time for the Grand Floridian dining review show. Chad chats and chews with Sam Schapmann, My DVC Points first-timers Pamela Schapmann and Christy Gerken, and DVC Resale Market's Scotty Kauffman. We'll cover everything you want to know about dining at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, from quick-service options to the finest dining at Walt Disney World. Episode 202

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DVC Villas Review: The Grand Floridian

DVC Villas Review: The Grand Floridian

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My DVC Points Podcast
DVC Villas Review: The Grand Floridian
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The grandest of DVC episodes starts here! Join a panel of experts to dive deep into Disney Vacation Club’s Villas at the Grand Floridian room types. From studios to the grand villas, we’ll talk about the views, the new DVC building at Big Pine Key, the value of our points, and tips for owning at the Grand Flo. Listen all the way to the end of this episode for some great tips on which rooms to request for your next Grand Floridian DVC stay. Special shout out to DVC News for their in-depth guide to all things DVC. Episode 201

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We're Celebrating Our Community

We're Celebrating Our Community

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My DVC Points Podcast
We're Celebrating Our Community
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Join us for our 200th My DVC Points Podcast episode. We asked community members to answer one of three questions. How has the My DVC Points Community Benefited Your Family? What is your favorite moment or episode?  What is the most useful tip you've learned from My DVC Points? The community response was overwhelming. Episode 200.

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