Consumers who want to buy a shared vacation ownership product should check the following: Whether the developer or marketing agent is a member of a regulator y body approved by the Department of Trade and Industry. That the consumer actually wants to buy a vacation for the future and not just an investment. Does the sales documentation comply with the National Credit Act, Consumer Protection Act, Share Block Act and Sectional Title Scheme Act? Are you satisf ied that you understand all your obligations? Does the sales contract make provision for a deposit held in a trust account? Is the building complete according to section 7 of the Property Timesharing Control Act? That you have read all documentation and understand what t ype of product you are buying and asked questions if you did not. That you choose a shared vacation ownership option that suits your lifestyle. What you r oppor t unit i e s f or exchange are and buy t he most desirable unit in high season or the l argest points package you can afford. That you receive a copy of the contract on the day that you signed it. It must include the Acknowledgement of Presentation, Terms and Conditions and, where applicable, a Use Agreement and Management Rules, as well as a copy of the completed and signed section of the contract. Get your sales documentation checked by an attorney or f inancial adviser with the necessary knowledge.