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Old Saturday, April 6th, 2013, 09:45 AM
Arubasun Arubasun is offline
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Default 1 year price maintainence fee increase

I recieved an email on Thursday informing me that Divi was doing a 1 yr increase in maintenence fees for the year 2014 of $346.37 for every member for each week... I go for 2 weeks every year and that works out to almost $800 more to do my 2 weeks next yr..I was told that the fees would then drop back in yr 2015. I'm not very confidant in that happening.
It is for "upgrades"..I know they do need the upgrades but to stick it to every member for what works out to a plane fare or so is rediculous. If anything, I believe they should stretch it out or let the members pay the increse over time.. Does this company have any clue as to what is happening in the economy or they just don't care... Any thoughs from other members?
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Old Sunday, April 7th, 2013, 11:57 AM
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Default Re: 1 year price maintainence fee increase

I had heard that the increase is only being applied to those owning in the tower? We have our invoice (we are in the beach resorts) and there is no mention of the increase?

Edit: It appears on the Divi Owners website that just Ph I is being charged the additional fee.

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Old Friday, July 19th, 2013, 09:13 AM
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Default Re: 1 year price maintainence fee increase

Sad part is we will see nothing until 2015. I am renting my 2 weeks and just going somewhere else. I do think it should be shared by all owners. There are no credits while we put up with construction and just this year they offered to buy back weeks at $1000 per week. An insult. I love the Phoenix and Aruba but this was unnecessary. Our fees cover repairs now.
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Old Sunday, September 22nd, 2013, 06:35 AM
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Default Re: 1 year price maintainence fee increase

DIVI maintenance fees go up every year. How would you like to pay $952 per week? That's what I pay for my 2 br in Building B. I agree that DIVI will ultimately price themselves out of the market if they are not careful.

But to assess all members for the tower renovation would be ridiculous. If your unit get's renovated, you should be the one paying the assessment- not all the members (especially those that paid 3 times the price of the tower units to own in the new buildings).

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Old Friday, September 27th, 2013, 10:57 PM
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Default Re: 1 year price maintainence fee increase

Hey John,

Quite honestly , I don"t give a rats butt what you pay for a maintenance fee. I look at it this way, Since not a damn thing has been done to the tower or the Villas in the 15 yrs that I have owned here, My maintenance fees and all others that own in the tower or villas paid for the expansion that took place.
And again, knowing what you paid for one of the "new" units, its just more money than brains..I do 2, sometimes 3 weeks and I come down for the beach and weather.. All I want is a clean room, bed , and shower. No need to impress people with what my room looks like..
But since you probably spend all day in the room, you probably need something pretty to look at..
So much for your opinion.
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Old Saturday, September 28th, 2013, 06:31 AM
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Arubasun...you must be a socialist! Since you have resorted to insulting posts about people not having brains and spending all the time in their rooms, you've shown your true colors. First, you have your facts wrong; second, I would bet you were against the expansion to begin with....sounds to me like you're just a jealous curmudgeon. You DON"T own this property but you talk like you do....all members simply lease the space. If you wanted a clean room, sun, and a shower, go to The Mill. Then you can penny pinch all day long. Nuff said.
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Old Thursday, October 3rd, 2013, 11:43 PM
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Default Re: 1 year price maintainence fee increase

Hey John,
What facts did I state that were wrong? Maybe one fact I did get wrong was that you DO probably get out of your room. Other than that I think I was right on the money with my post.
As for the expansion, I just didnt care about it.. period My complaint was about the fee increase. Obviously, you DIDNT read the post. or read into it more than what was stated.
I guess I should have made it a bit more plain for the slow minded here.
Ive owned at this resort for a long time...YES, I do consider my weeks as being owner weeks as that is what they are called...get it?
I was not happy with the increase , and YES again, I do know that they go up every year. and have seen them increase quite a bit since I BOUGHT here.
My units have not been touched since I BOUGHT here (again bought) and watched the expansion and listened to the BS as they tried to talk me into buy or upgradeing to the new area.
Obviously my fee increases went directly to expansion and now have an almost double maintenance fee for my weeks this year.
And you can bet your *** I feel the increse should be for the WHOLE resort.
Again, I dont give a rats butt what you pay for Maint fee or timeshare.
Next time, John , read the whole post and and get your FACTS straight.
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