If you live in Washington state and you are the owner of a timeshare that you no longer want and are interested in cancelling, then our team is ready to help you. We help timeshare owners connect with reputable timeshare exit solution providers who work towards helping timeshare owners cancel timeshares they no longer want.
Washington Timeshare Laws
Timeshare laws for the state of Washington can be found within the Washington Revised Code starting at Title 64, Chapter 64.36. The laws in this act that are related to applications for timeshare registration can be found at Title 64, Chapter 64.36, Sec. 64.36.030, while the laws relating to the inspection of timeshare projects can be found at Title 64, Chapter 64.36, Sec. 64.36.085. There is an extensive list of rules that timeshare developers and sellers are required to follow under Washington law. These laws are designed to protect consumers and can result in legal liability for developers and sellers if they don’t follow the law.
In the state of Washington, timeshare developers are required to provide timeshare purchasers with what is known as a disclosure document. This document is required to contain important information relating to the timeshare that is being offered for sale, including:
- The official name and address of the promoter
- A list of all units offered by the promoter in the same project
- A general description of the property and the timeshare units
- A description of any available financing being offered by the promoter
The laws that describe all of the mandatory disclosures that need to be made to Washington timeshare property buyers in a disclosure document can be found at Title 64, Chapter 64.36, Sec. 64.36.140 of the Washington Revised Code.
In the state of Washington, you have seven days to rescind a timeshare purchase from the date of the execution of the purchase contract. This Washington timeshare law can be found in the Washington Revised Code at Title 64, Chapter 64.36, Sec. 64.36.150. If you have any questions about Washington timeshare law, then you should seek the advice of an experienced timeshare attorney. We can help you find that attorney. Give us a call at 213-282-5595 or fill out a form on the right side of the page.
Frequently Asked Questions from Washington Timeshare Owners
1. Are there laws in Washington that protect consumers like me from misrepresentation and high-pressure sales tactics that can occur during timeshare sales?
Answer: Yes, Washington timeshare law lists unlawful acts and penalties at Title 64, Chapter 64.36, Sec. 64.36.210. The laws in this section make it illegal to make untrue or misleading statements of a material fact relating to the sale of a timeshare property. A violation of this section can result in a felony charge. Regulations regarding promotions or prizes are found at Title 64, Chapter 64.36, Sec. 64.36.320 of the Washington Revised Code. Other sections of Washington law may apply to your situation; it is important to seek the advice of an experienced attorney who can best guide you.
2. What types of financial harm can I face as a timeshare owner if I simply stopped paying my timeshare maintenance fees?
Answer: Multiple types, while it might be possible that the ownership of a timeshare can just return back to the timeshare developer/promoter if you stop paying your maintenance fees, most timeshare agreements allow timeshare companies to foreclose the timeshare in court which would likely result in a money judgement against you. Not paying fees or other money owed can seriously harm your credit and can result in garnishment. Washington foreclosure law and procedure can be found starting at Title 61, Chapter 61.12 of the Washington Revised Code which describes the procedures for foreclosure sales.
3. Will my heirs be responsible for my timeshare when I die?
Answer: Yes, heirs will most likely be fully responsible for any timeshare that is inherited. Under Washington law, however, you may able to give up ownership of a timeshare by filing for a disclaimer of interest. The law on disclaimers of interest in Washington can be found at the probate and trust law section within the Washington Statutes starting at Title 11, Chapter 11.86. It is best to speak to an experienced and qualified attorney to find out if you are eligible to file for a disclaimer of interest in an inherited timeshare. We can help you find that attorney, call (213) 282-5595 or fill out a form on the right side of the page.
4. Are there any laws pending in the Washington legislature that can help timeshare owners in the future?
Answer: No, not at the current time.
Our team of professionals is standing by to help you start the process of getting rid of your Washington timeshare. In Washington, our team’s network of timeshare exit solution providers have helped countless timeshare owners cancel their timeshare contracts legally and permanently without harming the timeshare owner’s credit. At Timeshare Exit Companies, we lean on our past experience to help you achieve future success. We help you discover the best timeshare exit companies that can help you get rid of your timeshare once and for all.
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Disclaimer: This page is for informational purposes only. Timeshare Exit Companies does not provide legal services, and none of the information provided in this article should be considered legal advice.