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The three most common questions people ask about owning a bed & breakfast

If you are thinking about beginning a bed and breakfast, chances are you love to meet new people, cook, entertain and take pride in your home. You would be unusual if you didn’t! Most people have questions (and fears) about making such a major change in their life, and the most common questions are discussed below.. Continue reading

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Buying a bed & breakfast B&B For Sale: why wait?

An economic crisis often means: postponement of your plans and dreams. But if you’re dreaming of starting a bed & breakfast, a crisis may very well be that little nudge you need. You can now buy a (second) home to start a B&B in for a very affordable price. Continue reading

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Starting a bed and breakfast: What about your mortgage?

You would like to start a bed and breakfast in your house. What does this mean for your mortgage? Do you need to report your B&B-plans with your bank? The terms can be different with every mortgage company. Therefore, check your mortgage and if needed, visit your bank. Continue reading

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Workshop starting a Bed & Breakfast: golden tips

On the B&B Expo in Brussels last weekend the workshop ‘starting a Bed & Breakfast’ took place. In an hour, Hanny Hoedemaker, founder of Bedandbreakfast.eu, pointed out the most important guide lines and marketing tips for B&B owners to be. Continue reading

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Bed & breakfast emerging in Europe

The phenomenon of bed & breakfast is flourishing in Europe. Research showed that during the past five years, many B&B’s were started. On January 5 2012, Bedandbreakfast. Continue reading

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Get to know your guest when starting a B&B

If you want to start a bed & breakfast then it’s important to get a clear image of your target group in advance. Ask yourself the question: who are the guests I am going to welcome in my B&B? It makes a world of difference if you focus on business people or families with children. The more concrete you can describe your target group, the more aimed you can adjust your promotion and offer to that. Continue reading

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Starting a Bed & Breakfast: coming up with a name

If you want to start a bed & breakfast, sooner or later you are going to have to think about it: how are you going to call your B&B? Maybe you’ve had a name in your head for a long time and you’ve made your choice a long time ago. If you don’t have a name yet, then read these tips for coming up with a good name for your B&B.. Continue reading

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Starting a B&B: Make a financial plan

Running a B&B provides a lot of satisfaction, but you have to handle it well from the start. On this blog we frequently publish a golden tip for a good start. This time: put your financials in order before you start!. Continue reading

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Starting a bed & breakfast: how much do you want it?

You’re dreaming of starting your own bed & breakfast. You would like to entertain nice people and let them enjoy your accommodation, a delicious breakfast and the surrounding area. A great intention, but running a B&B isn’t as romantic as you may think. Continue reading

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