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

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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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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?

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Innkeeper & Aspiring Innkeeper Training Workshops

Better Way to Buy an Inn™ Virtual Seminar

March 12, 2022-March 12, 2022
(9:00 AM-5:00 PM)

This is a live 6-hour webinar with a lunch break and a concluding Q&A session.

This Virtual Seminar covers all the essential aspects of finding, evaluating, and buying a unique lodging property. We will explore the personal and financial realities of acquiring a bed and breakfast, inn, or boutique hotel. Covers the same content as our day-long seminar, in a condensed format, tailored for online learning.
After completing this step-by-step session, you will know how to:

create a Read More personalized business model
evaluate an inn’s financial strength
develop an effective business plan
navigate financing options

Included:

5 hours of interactive instruction
Survey prior to starting the seminar
Links to downloadable exercises and resource material
Certificate of Completion
Follow-up consultation, if desired

Instructor:  Eliot Dalton  (eliot@eliotdalton.com)

Cost: $99 One Person or One Couple
Location: Virtual

Online Registration

Better Way to Buy an Inn™ Virtual Seminar

April 9, 2022-April 9, 2022
(9:00 AM-5:00 PM)

This is a live 6-hour webinar with a lunch break and a concluding Q&A session.

This Virtual Seminar covers all the essential aspects of finding, evaluating, and buying a unique lodging property. We will explore the personal and financial realities of acquiring a bed and breakfast, inn, or boutique hotel. Covers the same content as our day-long seminar, in a condensed format, tailored for online learning.
After completing this step-by-step session, you will know how to:

create a Read More personalized business model
evaluate an inn’s financial strength
develop an effective business plan
navigate financing options

Included:

5 hours of interactive instruction
Survey prior to starting the seminar
Links to downloadable exercises and resource material
Certificate of Completion
Follow-up consultation, if desired

Instructor:  Eliot Dalton  (eliot@eliotdalton.com)

Cost: $99 One Person or One Couple
Location: Virtual

Online Registration

Better Way to Buy an Inn™ Virtual Seminar

May 21, 2022-May 21, 2022
(9:00 AM-5:00 PM)

This is a live 6-hour webinar with a lunch break and a concluding Q&A session.

This Virtual Seminar covers all the essential aspects of finding, evaluating, and buying a unique lodging property. We will explore the personal and financial realities of acquiring a bed and breakfast, inn, or boutique hotel. Covers the same content as our day-long seminar, in a condensed format, tailored for online learning.
After completing this step-by-step session, you will know how to:

create a Read More personalized business model
evaluate an inn’s financial strength
develop an effective business plan
navigate financing options

Included:

5 hours of interactive instruction
Survey prior to starting the seminar
Links to downloadable exercises and resource material
Certificate of Completion
Follow-up consultation, if desired

Instructor:  Eliot Dalton  (eliot@eliotdalton.com)

Cost: $99 One Person or One Couple
Location: Virtual

Online Registration

Bed & Breakfast and Country Inn News/Client Blogs

Willy & Shawnie Gruber, Innkeepers

The Inn on Montford in Asheville, NC

  • Our Best Babymoon Ideas for Your Bed & Breakfast Getaway to AshevilleOur Best Babymoon Ideas for Your Bed & Breakfast Getaway to Asheville
    In just a short while, your precious little baby will be here, and what a wonderful time it is! You’re probably feeling all kinds of emotions right now from excitement to nervousness and everything in between. Any parent would agree that this is totally normal — whether it’s your first rodeo or your third baby […] The post Our Best Babymoon Ideas for Your Bed & Breakfast Getaway to Asheville appeared first on 1900 Inn on Montford. Read more »
Doug Bagnasco & Jim DeBlasi, Innkeepers

Devonfield Inn, The Berkshires in Lee, MA

  • Perfect Valentine’s Getaway in the BerkshiresPerfect Valentine’s Getaway in the Berkshires
    Let us help you plan the perfect Valentine’s getaway in the Berkshires to surprise your special someone this year. With so many ways to say “I love you,” the gift of a getaway speaks loudly. A romantic destination at any time of year, the Devonfield Inn becomes ever-so-much more dreamy with a fire in the… The post Perfect Valentine’s Getaway in the Berkshires appeared first on Devonfield Inn. Read more »
Chad King & Josh Larson, Innkeepers

The Yellow House Bed & Breakfast, Waynesville, NC

  • Activity Guide for a Western North Carolina Winter Getaway
    Western North Carolina is a wonderful place to escape when the temperature starts to drop. Smaller crowds, seasonal events, and stunning snow-capped mountains make this an ideal time to visit. Additionally, there are some exciting activities that only take place during the winter months. Here are some of our top picks for a Western North… The post Activity Guide for a Western North Carolina Winter Getaway appeared first on The Yellow House. Read more »
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