We help the next generation of entrepreneurs and aspiring innkeepers
navigate the challenging process of finding, financing, and
purchasing the "Business of Their Dreams."

Commercial Capital Network

Commercial Financing, Acquisition and Funding Strategies for Bed & Breakfasts,
Country & Historic Inns, Resorts, Campgrounds & Other Hospitality Venues

InnFinancing.com and Commercial Capital Network are owned by Richard K. Newman, a nationwide inn consultant, specializing in Commercial Financing & Acquisition/Funding Strategies for Bed & Breakfasts, Country & Historic Inns, Resorts, Campgrounds & Other Hospitality Venues.  Rick consults with business owners who wish to restructure debt obligations, but dedicates the majority of his energy helping the next generation of business entrepreneurs and aspiring innkeepers navigate the challenging process to identify and purchase “The Business of Their Dreams.”  

Richard K Newman
Commercial Capital Network Owner & Founder

Recent Transactions


Marrero Guest Mansion

Key West, FL

Marrero Guest Mansion

Key West FL

13 Guest Rooms
Abbington Green Porch

Abbington Green Bed & Breakfast Inn

Asheville, NC

Abbington Green Bed & Breakfast Inn

Asheville, NC

8 Guest Rooms/Suites

Featured Bed & Breakfast Inns for Sale

Metrics above based on 

  • 3 years average income (not including 2020)
  • 25% down payment
  • 20 years amortization and 5% interest

What Clients Say . . .

Abbington Green B&B Testimonial

Abbington Green

“We had been considering buying a Bed & Breakfast for several years.  We stayed at B&B’s regularly and kept our eyes on the market, we also took the opportunity to chat with Inn owners across the country whenever we had the opportunity.” “Then, 2020 and the

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The Aerie B&B Inn

The Aerie

“For many years, we thought about owning a Bed & Breakfast when the time was right. When we reached that point, we set out to learn as much as we could about becoming innkeepers and how to avoid the pitfalls in finding the right property

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Oak Hill on Love Lane

“Rick is a master at helping people finance Inns and B&Bs. What not too many people say is that Rick takes each sale personally and you make a friend for life.  Rick helped me finance Oak Hill On Love Lane in Waynesville, NC last year,

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The Yellow House Bed & Breakfast

“We would not have been successful in achieving our goal of B&B ownership without Rick’s help and guidance. His thoughtful and smart approach consistently kept us a step ahead without overwhelming us, even when significant obstacles appeared. He was persistent and creative partner who focused

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Cornerstone B&B, Philadelphia, PA

Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast

“For more than 25 years, my grandmother (Rick Newman’s Mother) owned the New Hope Lodge in New Hope, PA.  I spent much of my childhood after school with her at the inn watching her work never imagining that one day I would want to own

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Sheridan House Inn

“We never would be here as innkeepers of the Sheridan House Inn at the gateway to the Grand Canyon, with guests from all over the world delighting in our special brand of Arizona hospitality, without Rick Newman of InnFinancing. It’s a fact that most B&B

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The Lion and the Rose – Asheville NC

“Rick was such a pleasure to work with. He was helpful in guiding us through the ups and downs of financing our inn. He was a huge part in making our dream come true and we cannot express how grateful we are to have connected

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North Lodge at Oakland – Asheville NC

“We spent the better part of 15 years dreaming of owning a Bed & Breakfast. We toured numerous Inns, attended The B&B Team’s Aspiring Innkeeper Seminar, and conversed with many Innkeepers to educate ourselves about the Innkeeping Business. We put in a great deal of

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Tall Pines Inn

“We started in October and missed 5 closing dates struggling to finance the purchase of Tall Pines Inn. We were told by every lender that we were well qualified, so we didn’t understand why we were having trouble securing a mortgage. We tried for months

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Get in touch and begin your journey to “Finding the Business of Your Dreams”


Hospitality Loan Prequalification

The Prequalified Buyer™ evaluation and designation provide Aspiring Innkeepers a credible way to quantify how much purchasing power they really have as it relates to identifying hospitality properties that best fit their financial qualifications and professional or personal objectives. A Prequalified Buyer™ designation identifies a person or persons as having

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Aspiring Innkeeper FAQs

How do I determine how much I can afford before I begin shopping for a B&B/Inn?

How much do I need to have for a down payment to purchase an inn?

How can I know how much of a loan I need to purchase the “Inn of my/our dreams?


Innkeeper & Aspiring Innkeeper Training Workshops

One-Day Comprehensive Seminar

October 16, 2021-October 16, 2021
(8:30 AM-5:00 PM)

Learn the essentials of finding, evaluating, and buying an independent lodging property in this fast-paced, intensely informative seminar.
This one-day comprehensive innkeeping seminar is presented in a logical step-by-step format. All the essential topics of finding, evaluating and buying an inn or bed and breakfast will be covered. Eliot Dalton and Marilyn Bushnell have each owned and run their own inns and have decades of experience helping buyers navigate the process of buying an independent Read More lodging property. You will benefit from their combined knowledge and experience in acquisition, valuation, financing, innkeeping, and hospitality. Instruction, workbooks, lunch, and a follow-up consultation are included. Consultations are scheduled individually at your option.
Attendees for this one-day seminar should plan on being at the seminar venue by 8:00 AM on Saturday. We will start at 8:30 AM and run until 5:00 PM.
Instructors: Eliot Dalton and Marilyn Bushnell

Cost: $175 Couple $125 Single
Location: Hampton Inn Airport West – East Point GA

Online Registration

Better Way to Buy an Inn™ Virtual Seminar

November 20, 2021-November 20, 2021
(10:00 AM-4:00 PM)

This is a live 6-hour webinar with a lunch break and a concluding Q&A session. You will receive a link to the seminar right after signing up. If you do not receive the link, please email us right away at: eliot@eliotdalton.com

Cost: $99
Location: Virtual

Online Registration

Bed & Breakfast and Country Inn News/Client Blogs

Willy & Shawnie Gruber, Innkeepers

The Inn on Montford in Asheville, NC

  • 5 Activities to Enjoy Asheville 2021 Fall Colors 5 Activities to Enjoy Asheville 2021 Fall Colors 
    It’s that time of year where morning air is crisp, red and yellow hues light up the mountains, and fires crackle at night.  Fall is in the air.  If you’ve never had the opportunity to experience Asheville fall colors, you’re in for a treat! We’re fortunate to live in an area that arguably boasts some […] The post 5 Activities to Enjoy Asheville 2021 Fall Colors  appeared first on 1900 Inn on Montford. Read more »
Doug Bagnasco & Jim DeBlasi, Innkeepers

Devonfield Inn, The Berkshires in Lee, MA

  • Explore The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Historic Estate in the BerkshiresExplore The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Historic Estate in the Berkshires
    Come explore The Mount, Edith Wharton’s historic estate in the Berkshires. This impressive estate is located on a bluff overlooking Laurel Lake in Lenox, Massachusetts. Its pastoral location inspired a decade of prolific writing by the author, along with her vision for the elegant gardens that surround the property. The historic significance and shear beauty… The post Explore The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Historic Estate in the Berkshires appeared first on Devonfield Inn. Read more »
Chad King & Josh Larson, Innkeepers

The Yellow House Bed & Breakfast, Waynesville, NC

  • Top Five Waterfalls to Visit in Western North Carolina
    Western North Carolina boasts some of the most spectacular waterfalls in the United States. Many of the very best are just a short drive from our luxury bed and breakfast in Waynesville! Visitors can fill a whole day exploring all the beautiful falls in the area. Here are some of our top picks. Moore Cove… The post Top Five Waterfalls to Visit in Western North Carolina appeared first on The Yellow House. Read more »
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