Building a Bed and Breakfast
Here's To Your Profitable
Bed And Breakfast
Building a Bed and Breakfast
Many people entering the bed and breakfast industry will buy one that is currently operating. These locations tend to be readily available. Sales listings are rarely lacking in choices. However, some people are much bigger dreamers. Building a bed and breakfast is not unheard of but it isnít easy either. If you want to build your business from the ground up there will be an array of legal requirements. Your local town or city hall should be able to give you the necessary information.
Before any ground work or construction can begin you need permission. Every jurisdiction has zoning laws for businesses. You have to obtain legal permission for building a bed and breakfast on the selected property. Depending on your chosen location you may have to apply for specific permits. Many areas will not allow construction because of residences or schools. Be clear on all aspects before going ahead with building.
Instead of building a bed and breakfast, some people use their own home. This is often the situation but it also must meet zoning requirements. Private property is subject to local laws. If you find yourself turned down in all aspects, get some legal advice. In some cases you may be able to have someone work on your behalf. There are lawyers who specialize in zoning regulation issues. Proving that your bed and breakfast would be a valuable asset to your community can often sway the decision of local law makers. Educate yourself so you know your options and rights. Everything worth having is worth fighting for.
The statistics don't lie!
Most new Bed & Breakfast don't generate the revenues the owners thought they would! A little insider information might be ALL that is standing between a profitable b&b, and becoming another struggling statistic!
Before you spend a small fortune opening (or buying) your b&b, we suggest you try our "B&B Business Quiz"
Find out whether your B&B industry information is up-to-date, or is it based on a training book that was written 20 years ago. (Things have changed greatly in this industry. Unfortunately, most of the training has not!)
Take Our B&B Business Quiz (click here)!
There have been a few unfortunate events that led us to sit down and write our ebook. It is our hope that another unsuspecting rookie owner won't lose their dreams due to a lack of good, current information. To read more of that story click here
Patricia and Robert Farnham
(authors of "Bed and Breakfast Profits)
(We really LOVE bed and breakfasts)
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Bed and Breakfast Owner
There are some sources of information that say being a bed and breakfast owner is one of the most satisfying jobs. For the type of person who would prefer a stay at home job this could be right up their alley. Not only does it allow you to stay at home but you also get the experience of being your own boss
(read the complete b&b article.)
Do You Have What It Takes To Become A Successful,
Profitable B&B Owner/Operator!
(click here to find out)
More Readers Comments
Thanks for your followup emails. I had no trouble downloading your ebook. Your information was exactly what we needed. Some great ideas in there.
Judith and Stan W.
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