Are timeshares a good investment?

Many would-be timeshare investors don’t realize that their seemingly low-priced vacation investment may come with hidden expenses and costs over time. But on the flip side, in certain locations and under certain circumstances, they may be able to make their money back and more. When, if ever, is timeshare purchasing a good long-term investment? Requirements: Financial and investment experts and independent timeshare experts, please include your geographic location, bio, contact information and tips/info in the pitch. Timeshare opportunity pitches will not be accepted.