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Alabama Timeshare Laws
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Timeshare laws in Alabama are governed by the state legislature and regulated through the Alabama Real Estate Commission (AREC). The statute that relates specifically to timeshare law is the Code of Alabama, Title 34, Chapter 27. Article 3 provides jurisdiction for Vacation Time-Sharing Plans.
Timeshare Cancellation Process
Section 34-27-53: Timeshare law in Alabama gives a purchaser the right to cancel a timeshare contract within 5 days. However, should the fifth day fall on a Sunday, the right of rescission is extended to Monday as the fifth day. It is required that you send the seller notification in writing by certified mail. This right to timeshare cancellation must be included in the timeshare contract or the contract is in violation of Alabama state timeshare law.
Section 34-27-54: States that under timeshare law in Alabama, a timeshare owner is protected in that a seller or timeshare owners’ association must honor a buyer’s request to cancel a timeshare contract in the state of Alabama as described in Section 34-27-53
Timeshare Sales Law in Alabama
Section 34-27-51: A broker or salesperson must be licensed to sell, lease, or to solicit these transactions. If they are not, then said person is in violation of the Alabama code. The purchaser must also be provided disclosure of all advertising materials, prints of all rules and regulations to use the timeshare plan, a projected budget of all recurring expenses which may become then required by the owner, and a synopsis of any presentation made to the purchaser by the seller.
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