Tip Sheet on How to Change Ownership of Timeshares in California, Florida, Hawaii and Nevada by Deed and Record

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Timeshare ownership change is needed for divorce, marriage, trusts, and gifts. Tip Sheet is on how to change ownership for timeshares located in the states of California, Florida, Hawaii and Nevada by Deed and Record.

Change ownership due to divorce or marriage, to fund trusts, and to add friends or relatives for timeshares in the states of California, Florida, Hawaii and Nevada

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Timeshare ownership change is by deed recorded in the State where the timeshare is locate.

Tip Sheet by Deed and Record on how to change timeshare ownership. Tip Sheet is for timeshares located in California, Florida, Hawaii and Nevada. The process begins with a deed.

A deed is an eight and one-half by 11 inch paper signed by the current owner who grants or conveys ownership to another person. The owner’s signature must be notarized. The deed must at a minimum have a legal description and property tax identification number. The deed must be recorded and made part of the public record.

In Florida deeds are recorded electronically with the County courthouse. In Hawaii deeds are recorded electronically with the Bureau of Conveyances. In Nevada deed are recorded electronically with the County Recorder. California law does not allow for electronic recording and each deed must be mailed to the County Recorder. The time to record electronically is one to two days. The number of days to record by mail in California is 30 to 45 days.

A copy of the recorded deed must be provided to the resort company that manages the timeshare. The resort will require the deed to update their records on the change of ownership. New owners will be allowed access to the timeshare and the prior owner will be denied access.

Timeshare ownership change is needed for divorce, marriage, trusts, and gifts. Ownership change is by deed. The deed must be recorded in the State where the timeshare is located. A copy of the deed must be provided to the company that manages the timeshare resort.

Deed and Record is promoted through the internet, primarily at a website address of http://www.deedandrecord.com. The website is owned by Mark W. Bidwell, an attorney licensed in California. Office is located at 4952 Warner Avenue, Suite 235, Huntington Beach, California 92649. Telephone is 714-846-2888.

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