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
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
We’re entering a slight buyers market as prices start to decrease a few dollars a point. Disney Genie+ and Annual Pass increases with feature losses have motivated numerous members to list their contracts.
Scotty Kaufman’s love of Disney started when he was watching The Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color as an expatriate family serving overseas. Scott grew up on the island of Ohau in Hawaii and eventually married and settled in Orlando, Florida. Before Disney started selling Aulani, he transitioned from a sports reporter for the Orlando Sentinal to a DVC guide. His career took off with DVC, and eventually, he made his way to becoming a coveted dedicated cruise guide before leaving DVC direct sales to join DVC Resale Market. Join the conversation to hear his story and explain why Aulani and Hawaii are gems in the Disney Vacation Club portfolio.
Get a live tour of the Aulani beachfront from Scotty Kaufman. You don’t want to miss where Scotty finds a rare monk seal on the beach.