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Case study: selling boat shares in a Fairline Phantom 48

| Boat share, Case studies | October 16, 2012

Andrew A sold a 25% share in his 2010 Fairline Phantom 48 based in Cala D’Or, Mallorca, Spain a couple of months ago as a result of an ad posted on yours2share. The current motor yacht share ads are here.

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Case study: successful property sharing in France

| Case studies, Property | October 16, 2012

This case study is about a French property which was sold in tenths by a regular yours2share advertiser Ginny Blackwell of FrenchPropertyShares.com. Ginny advertised shares for sale in Maison Bleue in Quarante, Languedoc, France in 2007 and 2008

Maison Bleu is a three storey, three bedroom, three bathroom village home in Quarante, a small historic village with all services, only 30 minutes from the Mediterranean beaches and near the Canal du Midi. Narbonne is 30 minutes drive and it is 45 minutes to Carcassonne, with easy connecting flights to London.

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Case study: Toronto dog sharing

| Case studies, Dog sharing | October 16, 2012

Six months ago Dr Barbara Langford and her husband Robert unexpectedly lost their beloved dog Charley. He was a black Cookerpoo, one of a kind and they adored him – they were three of a pack. When Charley died, they weren’t able to commit to the full responsibility of another dog at that time in their lives. Here are the current dog share listings.

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Case study: successful boat share sales

| Boat share, Case studies | October 16, 2012

Margaret Flatman from Norwich in Norfolk sold her 1/5th share in a Hunter Legend 340 based in Nidri, Lefkas, Greece to Peter Dow from Topsham, near Exeter in Devon. The share was advertised in October 2008 and was sold the following month. The current sailing boat share ads are here.

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Case study: horse share in Berkshire

| Case studies, Horse share | October 16, 2012

Georgie Lynch shares her horse Merlin, a 16.2 Irish draft, with Charlotte Sheringham whom she found through website yours2share. Here are the current horse share listings.

Georgie, a 33 year old software business development manager from Warfield in Berkshire, has shared several of her horses before, but always with friends or friends of friends. This is the first time she has advertised for a sharer and the first time she has shared Merlin.

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Case study: sharing a second home, Sheldon Manor in Wiltshire

| Case studies, Property | October 16, 2012

Sheldon Manor was one of the very first properties to be advertised on yours2share, offering its cottages as second homes for fractional rental. Sheldon Manor is Wiltshire’s oldest inhabited manor house with a 13th century porch and a 15th century chapel.

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Case study: sharing a Jeanneau Sun Odyssey in Spain

| Boat share, Case studies | October 16, 2012

This case study is unusual in a couple of respects:

  • The owner, who only uses their boat occasionally, has sold a 25% share to keep the boat in use throughout the year and to create some income. Although it is more common for the shares to be equal, they don’t have to be.
  • The arrangement is based upon the sharers using the boat together, rather than each owner having sole use of the boat when it is their turn

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Case study: three Yorkshiremen share a boat in Mallorca

| Boat share, Case studies | October 16, 2012

Three Yorkshiremen, Ian Chapman, Tom Harrison and Geoff Sumner had never heard of each other until autumn 2007, but six months later, they bought a Fairline Targa 40 together for £155,000.

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Case study: informal car club: Baked Bean Club in Lewes

| Car club & car share, Case studies | October 16, 2012

Adrienne Campbell started the Baked Bean club in September 2006 with four friends in Lewes, East Sussex, as an informal car club. The club started because they all needed a car at the same time. The car is a little Daewoo Matiz (called the Baked Bean, for obvious reasons) that was owned by one of the group.

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Case study in fractional ownership: yacht share in Southampton

| Boat share, Case studies | October 16, 2012

Nick Fieldhouse, a solicitor from Redhill in Surrey, didn’t realise that yours2share really doesn’t charge commission and when he’d completed the sale of his share in this unique Italian racing cruiser, the Lady Emma, he emailed yours2share to find how much he owed them. Sophie Garrett explained that there was no comission.

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