2021 Inn Financing Update

By Richard K. Newman, Founder – Commercial Capital Network, LLC The last time we had interest rates at present levels we were faithfully watching such great shows as Leave it to Beaver, Dennis the Menace, and I Love Lucy. By Richard K. Newman, Founder – Commercial Capital Network, LLC. Times have changed, and interest rates […]

Determine Market Value Before Marketing Your B&B or Country Inn


All Bed & Breakfasts/Inns are unique by design; in fact, it is that special and unique quality that distinguishes one Bed & Breakfast/Inn from the next. Innkeepers invest their creative energy and capital over time to create a welcoming and hospitable environment that is unique to their community and valued guests. While the charm and […]

Tips for Innkeepers Preparing for a Sale of a Bed & Breakfast or Inn

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Conventional wisdom among B&B/Inn consultants is that an innkeeper should have an exit strategy the day they purchase the inn, in fact, some contend it should be part of the initial business plan. Since it is my job to work with a buyer from an aspiring innkeeper to innkeeper, I thought it might be useful […]

Six Myths About Inn Financing

By Rick Newman, Founder of Commercial Capital Network 1. Any bank will finance the purchase of an Inn or Bed & Breakfast. THIS IS A MYTH – Many banks view the hospitality industry as a high-risk property type of business, second only to restaurants. As such, if a borrower is under-capitalized or if the property […]