Category Archives: Buying an Inn or B&B

Vermont’s UVM Makes Top Ten List of Snowiest Colleges

We don’t have a lot of football here in Vermont. ESPN ranked us #50 on a list of college football states. No problem, our fields are used for farming. Instead we ski. We are known for it. Vermont Living lists the biathoners, skiers, and snowboarders we are sending to the Winter Olympics in Sochi: 20.Read More

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It’s a good time for new Innkeepers in Vermont

It’s easier now to become an innkeeper in Vermont. During the housing crisis, lenders kept their hands close to their chests, but today, banks and mortgage companies loosen up a bit once they see you have got all your ducks …Read More

The best pineapples can be found in Vermont Bed and Breakfasts

As a former innkeeper and a persistent lover of beautiful things, my heart belongs to the inns and bed and breakfasts across Vermont. This is where the body takes ease and the heart takes flight. You might imagine that the …Read More

Vermont Inns: Dreamy Vacations and Vocations

For sweethearts across the country, cozy Vermont Inns are the stuff of dreams. Especially in the Fall. Open your mind’s eye for a minute. Imagine crisp evening air, a crackling fire in the hearth and an exquisite meal of local …Read More

Inn for the Holidays: Fox Creek Inn, Chittenden

So many of us in Vermont travel during the holiday season, but the lucky ones stay in. The very lucky ones stay Inn. There is nothing quite as spectacular as spending the holidays holed up in front of a fire …Read More

What does it take to get a commercial loan in Vermont?

The short answer? Much more than it used to. There was a day when banks approached us. Once you could get a loan for a hospitality property based solely on a great business plan. Today it is a bit more …Read More

What does it take to get a commercial loan in Vermont?

The short answer? Much more than it used to. There was a day when banks approached us. Once you could get a loan for a hospitality property based solely on a great business plan. Today it is a bit more …Read More

Do you have what it takes to be a great Vermont Innkeeper?

Stick season in Vermont is a good time to take stock and determine if you have what it takes to be an innkeeper or run a B&B in the Green Mountain state. Traditionally this time of year marked a time …Read More

Time for another British Invasion? Can New England B&Bs stack up? Here is a Vermont contender

My favorite Brit tells me that the UK has the best B&Bs in the world. I don’t doubt it, but as a New Englander, and former inn-keeper, I have to defend my own. While the Bed and Breakfast industry in …Read More

Time for another British Invasion? Can New England B&Bs stack up? Here is a Vermont contender

My favorite Brit tells me that the UK has the best B&Bs in the world. I don’t doubt it, but as a New Englander, and former inn-keeper, I have to defend my own. While the Bed and Breakfast industry in …Read More

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