Is your home suitable for a B&B/Inn. Is it paid for? Do you have enough money put away for all the essentials needed for this commercial endeavor. There will be numerous upgrades I am sure from painting your house inside and out, plumbing upgrades, flowers and other shrubbery to make the grounds look inviting. A commercial sign that has a logo and the name of you B&B/Inn as well as a entrance sign.
Feng Shui your Bed and Breakfast Inn for Good Luck, Harmony, Romance, Love, Wealth, and all Good thing in your life and your guests. Your in business so you must have plenty of light not only in your office but in the rooms your guests will be staying. Make sure your B&B/Inn is free of any clutter. Art on your walls will attract wealth, health, knowledge, fame, love, and family are to enhance your business just make sure you have chosen the right paintings. Bedrooms are your main source of income and needs sensual energy. If the bed is up against one wall or if there is only one night stand the couple may feel lonely. Make sure the bed does not face the bedroom door. No TV in the bedroom either.
Redesigning your Domain is important. Better is better and every year or so you learn new and different ways to make your site not only look better, navigate easier, give your visitors a friendly and appealing new look. Obviously you want it to not only have a professional appearance but to be search engine friendly. A professional web designer who knows seo is your best bet and will improve and move your web site to a higher position in the search engines. Obviously Google is in the strong ranking as well as Yahoo and MSN.
Rates are low but may not be for much longer… Interest rates seem to have hit bottom, but many experts express concern over the future of our economy and the impact market conditions will have on long-term interest rates. Innkeepers wishing to reorganize debt, make capital improvements or refinance a loan that is ballooning or adjusting would be well advised to begin the application process in the early part of 2010.
The beautiful state of Arkansas and those who call it home with it’s Southern hospitality and offering business opportunities is something to look into. It is a four season state and just a day’s drive from from the Gulf Coast. Fishing, golfing are just a few of the fun things to do. Theater and art are highly respected here and available. Arkansas has lower housing, taxes, utilities and cost of living than most states. Traffic here is rarely a problem. Health care facilities such as the University of Arkansas Medical Science is rated one of the best in the country. Purchasing a home or business here is said to be something to seriously consider.
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Tips on Buying and Bed and Breakfast
Now is the time to invest in an existing Bed and Breakfast/Inn or small boutique hotel. The price of a Bed and Breakfast Inn has dropped drastically because of the economic situation but this is not always a bad situation for those who can invest in these great historical or newly built properties. Mortgage modifications and term extensions from the Treasury are doing their best to provide less expensive mortgage financing and are cutting interest rates to make monthly mortgage payments more affordable. B&B/Inn owners who will pay lower monthly payments will be more likely to to have money to meet their B&B/Inn payment, which will then increase the value of the bonds that are secured by these mortgages. Affordable and predictable monthly payments are what everyone is looking for as an investment and a Bed and Breakfast Inn is an opportunity to not only invest but see a return in years to come. You may or may not want to be the Innkeeper as well but this is income property.
Time to Celebrate and Decorate
Christmas is the beautiful time for celebration and the joyous tradition of decorating our homes and our hearts. It is one that all families look forward to from trimming the tree, hanging our stocking over the fireplace (or somewhere near our tree) for Santa to fill. Christmas cooking, oh yes, thanks to all the wonderful cooks who make our cookies, homemade candy, pies, cakes to share with those we love and those we maybe just barely know or not we just want to smile and say Happy Holiday and here is a little something from our family.
Our beautiful Christmas trees no matter how small or large, real or artificial are a tradition. Carrying on this tradition is important to the family and friends we love. After all we sharing our beautiful “tree art” by inviting you to see our tree..