Disney Vacation Club timeshares expand and Disney timeshare brand takes on a grown-up look

The Disney Vacation Club (DVC) is experiencing rapid growth of 500 units. And the 16-year-old timeshare firm owned by the Walt Disney Company is taking on a more sophisticated, grown-up look. The expansion includes plans to add 50 two-bedroom suites in Anaheim, California, as part of a 2009 250-room expansion of the Disney Grand Californian Hotel & Spa. The expansion […]

Sex on a yacht

When a lost customer a couple of years ago phoned me from Washington, I was delighted. He had been reading Boat International magazine on a flight and realized that I had left my old brokerage to start working for Camper & Nicholsons. When the global recession started, he had instructed me to sell his small fleet of 88 ‘to 112’ […]

How big is an acre, really?

An acre is the typical measurement of a parcel of land, used by buyers and sellers to understand the size of a property. Much like home buyers use square footage to determine the size of a home, acreage gives buyers a better idea of ​​the size of the property, which is easier than using lot measurements, which can vary widely. […]

The Impact of the BP Oil Spill on Florida Travel

The west coast of Florida and the Florida Panhandle have seen a 15 to 70 percent decline in summer tourism this year. However, hotels, motels, and entertainment venues along Florida’s east coast report that there is no oil on their beaches. While tourists initially seem reluctant to travel to any Florida destination, things are looking up. The recent July 4 […]