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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

Archive for the ‘Better Way to Buy and Inn’ Category


Top 5 Features Buyers of Inns are Searching For

March 21st, 2019 by Janet Wolf

The B&B Team has years of experience in working with prospective buyers. We recognize features buyers are searching for and work with them to match their wants and expectations. Here are 5 features that often top the list. 1.       Financially Viable 2.       Destination Tourism Location 3.       Good Condition 4.       Expanded Owner’s Quarters 5.       Acreage All […]

Rooms and Food With a View-North Carolina OBX

February 12th, 2019 by Janet Wolf

Inns with restaurants for sale, #3 in The B&B Team series, features The Tranquil House Inn and it’s acclaimed 1587 Restaurant for sale. On the outer banks of Shalowbag Bay with vistas of Roanoke Sound sits a stately Outer Banks North Carolina Inn. There is a reason this Inn is called The Tranquil House, nestled […]

Historic Inns & Restaurants for Sale

November 29th, 2018 by Janet Wolf

Travelers throughout the world have always sought hospitable places to rest and eat. The history of country Inns that offer food and hospitality for the weary journeyer goes back centuries. The term ‘hospitality’ derives from ‘hospice’, meaning a place of rest. Today our historic inns & restaurants offer ‘hospice’ plus so much more. The B&B […]

Vergennes Vermont Champlain Valley Inn for Sale

October 29th, 2018 by Janet Wolf

Enjoy an impromptu picnic on a knoll overlooking a winding river Take a twilight or evening stroll on historic city streets Stop in a café for an espresso and pastry Snuggle with your love on a park bench gazing at the rich architecture of the city This must be Paris? No, its Vergennes. The small […]

Galena Country-Tourism Destination

August 29th, 2018 by Janet Wolf

What is a DMO? “In travel and tourism terms, DMO stands for Destination Marketing Organization. They represent destinations and help to develop their long-term travel and tourism strategy.” Galena Illinois has a strong one,  Greater Galena Marketing Inc. Their mission is to promote Galena Country and they do an outstanding job. Where is Galena Country? In the […]

Importance of Trust and Transparency

August 23rd, 2018 by Janet Wolf

In 2012 our friend, colleague and The B&B Team member affiliate Scott Bushnell, who sadly passed away this year, wrote an article about trust. I would like to revisit and share his inciteful  thoughts on this subject, the importance of trust and transparency between buyer and seller. “Just yesterday I received a call from an […]

Moosehead Lake-Maine Tourism Region

February 8th, 2018 by Janet Wolf

What is the top industry in your state? Do you know? In Maine it is tourism.  The Maine Office of Tourism is very robust and they work hard at promoting and expanding Maine’s top industry. Their Marketing Partnership Program provides marketing funding to the eight Maine designated tourism regions in the form of grants. The […]

Charlottesville Virginia-Destination Location with a Capital C

February 2nd, 2018 by Janet Wolf

Charlottesville Virginia is a true destination location. What is a destination location? Here is how we describe it in our world of hospitality. A tourism area where people want to come and is easily accessible. An area with a well-established ‘name’ or identity. The B&B Team represents a first-class collection of properties for sale in […]

Prescott Arizona- Golden Opportunity

April 14th, 2016 by Janet Wolf

Prescott Arizona markets itself as ‘true west’. The city’s old west history lore is classic pulp fiction material. Famous ‘Whiskey Row’ had 40 saloons and ‘ol Virgil and Wyatt Earp called Prescott home before moving on to Tombstone. Gold was discovered in 1864 that created this northern Arizona boom town but another reason Prescott Arizona is […]

Green Living Lodging

February 18th, 2016 by Janet Wolf

Kermit the Frog once reflected in song that it wasn’t easy being green. Today Kermit would be a great spokesfrog for living green and promoting eco-friendly practices. Green is in! Go Kermie. There is an increasing interest in staying in lodging that is more sustainable. Starting in 2013 Trip Advisor launched its GreenLeaders program. ‘The TripAdvisor GreenLeaders Program showcases a […]

Purchasing Your Inn-Price vs Affordability

October 20th, 2015 by Janet Wolf

You’re looking online at Inns for sale and your focus is only on the asking price. The price you THINK you can afford. Does this sound familiar? Price vs affordability…did you know that there is a very real possibility that the lower priced inns “may” cost you “more” than the higher priced ones? Sometimes the […]

Massachusetts Berkshires ‘Life is Calling’

September 3rd, 2015 by Janet Wolf

The Massachusetts Berkshires Tourism and Travel Planning website has a great tagline, “life is calling.” And life in the Massachusetts Berkshires is bursting with some exciting stuff! Lately there has been an explosion of a new and exciting local food scene. “A crossroads of culinary culture, the Berkshires attracts chefs and restaurateurs who are, in no […]

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