Category Archives: B&B Finance & Funding

bed and breakfast funding

English B&Bs dominate TripAdvisor 2017 awards list

The humble English guest house has triumphed over its international counterparts to claim five of the world’s top 10 best B&B slots, according to travel giant TripAdvisor.

Bindon Bottom B&B, in West Lulworth, Dorset received the top award, beating competitors in Florida, Prague and Belgium.
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How to find the best Bed & Breakfast finance advice

Ask The Experts At The B&B Show
22-23 February 2017 Bristol

Stewart Hindley & Partners, leading specialists for Bed & Breakfast finance, will be exhibiting at The B&B Show in Bristol later this month.

The Show provides a unique one-stop opportunity for Bed and Breakfast, Guest House, and small Independent Hotel owners to build up their knowledge of the latest techniques, innovations, issues surrounding this industry and to network and meet other people operating in the same sector.
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Training for bed and breakfast ownership on a B&B course

Did You Know You Can Attend a B&B Course?

When starting a new venture it is always a good idea to get as much information on the area in which you choose to go into.  You probably think that running a B&B or Guest House is fairly straightforward and on the whole it is, however, it is not just cook a breakfast and change some beds.

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bed & breakfast-finance

Getting a Commercial Mortgage is not always easy!

We were instructed by a client in East Sussex who had been with her bank for over 40 years. She purchased a house in a popular tourist town close to Brighton in East Sussex with a regular residential mortgage but after moving in she decided to let out two of her three bedrooms as B&B accommodation.  She traded well and paid her mortgage every month, unfortunately the bank then realised she was trading the business and as her mortgage was not a commercial one they called in her loan due to a breach of covenant.

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Elton Guest House

New Owners for Lake District Guest House

The Elton Guest House is located in the popular town of Grange over Sands and is close to the Lake District National Park and Morecombe Bay. Over the last 2-3 years it has been traded “quietly” which suited the owners’ lifestyle.  Our clients saw the potential of the Guest House and decided it was a perfect property for them to start their own Guest House business.

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Could you run a bed and breakfast?

Large properties can be costly and difficult to maintain as homes. One way to ensure the property is managed to a high standard is to turn it into a bed and breakfast. This could help you to unlock additional funds as well as giving you the extra motivation you need to keep on top of the maintenance. Additionally you’ll get to be your own boss and have the potential to tap into large profits. Continue reading

Forest How

Mis-selling Could Affect You!

Forest How Guest House is situated in the beautiful Eskdale valley in Cumbria.  It sits within 5 acres of countryside and provides guests with a natural wildlife show daily.  You can often share your breakfast with red squirrel, deer and a host of different birds!

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Bed & Breakfast Purchase – Blairgowrie

About Glenshieling House

Glenshieling House sits on the edge of the Scottish town of Blairgowrie which is an ideal location for visiting the many attractions that Perthshire has to offer.  It is a grand house and lodge sitting within its own grounds. Built in 1893 it is grade C listed for its local architectural significance.

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