December 27, 2018

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December 18, 2018

Laurie Schreiber of MaineBiz wrote a wonderful article on the sale of Belmont Inn in Camden to Kim Caffe.  So fun for readers to learn some of the background on the great people moving to Maine to open businesses.  

It's a busy time for small inn sales as our Kennebunkport six room listing, 1802 House just went under contract.  Seller, Teri Walker has joined our inn brokerage team. 

Here's the link to the...

December 18, 2018

Our listing, Lodge at Moosehead Lake in Greenville is featured in a wonderful article in Yankee Magazine.  This remarkable property has the extra feature of an absolutely beautiful owner's home on property.  

The inn itself is gorgeous, luxurious and every attention to detail has been made.  

Click here to read article:

December 14, 2018

This is a sneak peek at our newest listing going live on Monday, December 17th.

The Lindsey in Rockland, Maine is located right in the heart of this seaside town with guests enjoying the fantastic location merely feet from Main Street. 

There are nine guestrooms and separate owner's space.  Check out the website at and see if you can picture yourself welcoming guests to this charming spot.

It will be agg...

November 27, 2018

Just like in residential real estate, location. location. location are three of the most important words in the hospitality business too.  

Often, when aspiring innkeepers are pouring over listings looking for their property they see the facades and pictures of rooms but if they don't know the area it is hard to get a feel for location.

We find that in a lot of cases aerial photography helps people get a better feel for...

November 8, 2018

Company President, Kimberly Swan, is proud to announce that Teri Walker of Kennebunkport has joined the Swan Agency Sotheby's International Realty specializing in Maine Inns for Sale.  

Teri is a successful Maine innkeeper with the invaluable experience of owning and operating a hospitality business in today's rapidly changing world of lodging.  Teri's broad range of expertise and background will provide our buyers and sell...

November 7, 2018

It has been a crazy, crazy summer and that is NO excuse to have not kept up on sharing information with you.

That all stops now - we are back and promise to stay current.

There are many many items to talk about and share with you but today is the status of The Belmont Inn in Camden, Maine which SOLD yesterday, brokered by Kimberly Swan and Erica Brooks of The Swan Agency Sotheby's International Realty.  

The Belmont is s...

April 1, 2018

So, here's a fun thing we do for our inn sales, a full page congratulations in Maine Magazine WITH their website for guests to visit.

Watch for the May issue for TWO full pages for both Bass Cottage Inn and Belfast Bay Inn and a full page ad for a new listing.  

Our interaction doesn't stop the day of the closing, we want people to succeed and thrive in this business and we stand by to assist in any way we can.

2018 Seas...

March 26, 2018

We send out beautiful Sotheby's International Realty postcards to 100 Maine innkeepers every time we sell a property.  We ask them to join us in welcoming the new owners the innkeeping community.  It is fun to hear how many of the postcard receivers take a moment to reach out to the buyers.  We are lucky to live and work in such a supportive environment.

If you want to be a part of this wonderful world o...

March 24, 2018

There is SO much snow on the ground in Maine.  It sure doesn't look like spring.  BUT!  That's Maine and the snow will melt then BAM, Season 2018 will be upon us.

You still have time to get in on the fun.  We showed several properties this week to buyers looking to be part of the Maine innkeeping community in 2018.

If you are prequalified, working with a broker who "gets it", and have your life lined up to move - i...

March 17, 2018

Check out the Bangor Daily News story about Judy and Ed Hemmingsen who sold Belfast Bay Inn and purchased Bass Cottage Inn on the same day.   We don't finish our work when the sale closes.  Our PR team helps to announce the sales and get press coverage for our buyers and their new businesses as they have enough to do after closing.

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Bar Harbor, Maine 04609


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