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The B&B Team

Rick Wolf and Peter Scherman (that’s Rick on the left and Peter on the right) are both experienced speakers who have presented on a range of innkeeping related topics at the state, regional, and national level. They gather and analyze research for the Innkeeping industry and welcome the opportunity to share it with others. Contact Us

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How to Make Your Inn More Valuable

February 4th, 2015 by Janet Wolf

Just received the March Consumer Reports magazine and a spark plug ignited in my brain! The cover story spoke to me. ‘Boost Your Home’s Value By 10%’.  Let’s see if what they say can also relate to how to make your Inn more valuable. Many of the suggestions made in this article are points we […]

Take the Fear Out of Learning Innkeeping

May 7th, 2012 by Scott Bushnell

The Class of 2012, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, graduated from the “Better Way to Learn Innkeeping” aspiring innkeeping workshop yesterday.  Held at The Inn at Turkey Hill, six attendees spent 3 days at this seminar designed to help those with the innkeeping dream to investigate the path to inn ownership which is often laden with speed bumps, roadblocks […]

T is for Trust…Especially Between an Inn Seller and Buyer

January 11th, 2012 by Scott Bushnell

Just yesterday I received a call from an innkeeper with whom I have had a relationship who was considering selling his inn, a 7 room bed and breakfast inn in a nearby state.  Just what we do!  Thanks for the call!   We opened up a dialog about the inn, its size, its location, discussed the process, […]

Innkeeping Excellence

May 16th, 2011 by Peter Scherman

The B&B Team is incredibly fortunate  to work with a number of inns who exemplify excellence in Innkeeping. Whenever we see innkeepers doing all the things that make inns great, we are so pleased, especially when we’ve been able to play even a small role in that success. This past weekend we held a seminar for […]

A Visit to the New Mexico B&B Association on Veteran’s Day

November 18th, 2010 by Scott Bushnell

After a productive meeting with the New Mexico Bed & Breakfast Association, it was a pleasure to return to the Chocolate Turtle inn to meet with the veterans taking advantage of the BnB’s for Vets program.

Winning in a Buyer’s Market

July 27th, 2010 by Rick Wolf

by Rick Wolf of The B&B Team All the recent news would indicate we are now entering a period of sluggish sales, inflated prices, and higher interest rates. What does this mean for the seller?…lower selling prices and a loss of control over the sale of their bed & breakfast inn? What does it mean […]

We’re Stuck with Social Media: Capitalize On It!

May 7th, 2010 by Peter Scherman

I subscribe to piles of blogs and newsletters about marketing and advertising, social media, hospitality, demographics, and trends that affect all of the above. Some of these are pretty esoteric, and some are very down-to-earth practical. One of our jobs at The B&B Team® is to weave the mass of information together and make at […]

2009 Inns For Sale Study Released

April 9th, 2009 by Peter Scherman

After much anticipation, the 2009 Inns For Sale Study researched by Hilary Jones of Inngenium, LLC was released at the recent Innkeeping Conference and Trade Show hosted by PAII, the Professional Association of Innkeepers International, in Atlanta. The study, now in its fifth year, takes a snapshot of the bed and breakfasts and inns for sale in […]

1031 Exchange Warning and Advice

January 21st, 2009 by Peter Scherman

1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges are wonderful when they work, but we've just learned of a financial disaster and believe everyone needs to take note. Simply put, a 1031 Tax Deferred Exchange is a mechanism whereby a real estate investor can roll over the cost basis from one investment property to another and defer paying capital gains taxes […]

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