Selling the Hospitality Lifestyle - inns in Maine

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Maine Inns for Sale and all things food, wine, travel, art & entertainment for the aspiring innkeeper. Why not just my listings? Because lodging brokerage involves emotions a bit more than buying a residence; it involves entertaining, travel and the innkeepers sharing their personal style with their guests. So it's not just about providing for the guests, it's about the gratification and innkeeper experiences as well.
In anticipation of an upcoming closing, I went to a store in Bar Harbor, Fiore, that offers the most wonderful oils and vinegars. I've been buying them since they opened the store and am hooked, but I thought a gift box with a variety of the products would make a nice closing gift. And this buye...
What's happening in the bed and breakfast brokerage market? It's a frequently asked question by both buyers and sellers. Actually, add in appraisers and bankers as well. Everyone wants to know if there are buyers out there. The answer is absolutely, yes. However, the ratio of buyers in certain bu...
This question comes up more often than we think. And I get my brain picked enough to find it important to write this post geared toward residential real estate agents as well as buyers who want to do a startup bed and breakfast by converting a home.Let me start by saying that I don't claim to kno...
I have to admit that my last post on AR was June. I have made comments on others' posts and I have read posts since then, but I have not kept my blog active. I attended a REBarCamp in Boston in June and learned not only some interesting things, but was encouraged to get my own domain for what I d...
New Waterfront Listing with a Spectacular view of MDI If a picture speaks a thousand words, this one speaks two.This is Island View Inn in Sullivan, Maine. This is undoubtedly one of the most incredible panoramic views of Mount Desert Island. And it is enjoyed from Island View Inn's sandy shorefr...
New listing on Mount Desert Island in Southwest Harbor, Maine - Kingsleigh Inn The Kingsleigh Inn was built in 1904 and offers eight guest rooms in the heart of Southwest Harbor, just minutes from Acadia National Park. With its village location, walking to dinner, the shop and marina are a simple...
Fantastic Price Reduction! Lakeshore Inn B&B in Rockland, Maine Priced below assessed value! A great 5 bedroom home or 4 guest room bed and breakfast with a spacious one bedroom owners quarters (living room, fireplace, eat-in kitchen, powder room, laundry), detached garage, across from Lake Chick...
NEW PRICE, Captain Briggs House B&B, Freeport, Maine $819,000 - This is Captain Briggs House in the heart of the popular town of Freeport, home of L.L. Bean. Situated on a quiet side street just one block from the shops on Main Street, there are 7 guest rooms and a very spacious 2 bedroom 2+1/2 b...
Get INNspired Innkeeping Seminar September 13-15 Portland, Maine Our fall innkeeping seminar/workshop is now being held at the newly remodeled Danforth Inn in Portland, Maine. This all inclusive session will help you determine not only if innkeeping is right for you, but which type of property mi...
Historic Restoration Progress of The Guilford Bed and Breakfast... The Guilford Bed and Breakfast, circa 1905I was looking forward to my Guilford Bed and Breakfast visit last week - a beautiful drive through farmland north of Bangor offering incredible views of the mountains. When I arrived I was...

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I am an Associate Broker with The Swan Agency Sotheby’s International Realty. I specialize in marketing and selling Inns and Bed and Breakfasts in Maine. I focus on some of the common elements which draw us to innkeeping: food, wine, travel, art, entertaining and sharing your personal style, as a lifestyle, investment, job and a home. My husband and I moved here five years ago from the Washington, DC area to enjoy the Maine way of life as Foodies and innkeepers ourselves. Soon we had increased the room revenue by 80%. Realizing the impact the web had on our business, I decided to apply my marketing tools to help sellers find buyers for their properties. My combined 20 years of experience in commercial real estate, property management, marketing and innkeeping enables me to be a well versed Realtor. Maine offers such an abundance of natural beauty for nature lovers, photographers, or anyone who can appreciate unspoiled nature. I believe that quality photography is key and hope that my passion for marketing, graphic design, innkeeping and all things Maine is evident. Everything in moderation, wine and cheese daily and my glass is always half full. I hope that my blog conveys this.