Serving the hospitality industry,
Selling the hospitality lifestyle.

I'm a Real Estate Broker, Hospitality Consultant, Hospitality Investor, Experienced Innkeeper and Cookbook Author. I've been an inn broker since 2008 with close to 100 million dollars in sales and am very well versed in the industry.

Whether you're a buyer or seller, I'll help you understand the nuances of a hospitality transaction and guide you through the intricate steps. My strengths in marketing, financing, understanding of tourism, hospitality and my creative vision will help buyers pursue and live their dreams, successfully.

The hospitality industry is my sole focus. I love Maine and love what I do!

My relationship with my clients doesn’t end at the closing table.

 

The sale is not my goal, your success is my goal.

Featured Listings

Below is a just a rotating selection of some of my listings. Click the button to view all listings.

​Our seminars and workshops are Maine-centric, for buyers looking to purchase in Maine. We’ll discuss Maine tourism and the state of the hospitality industry in Maine. It’s never too soon or too late to learn. Buyers and Brokers establish relationships, they don’t just take part in a quick transaction. Click here to learn more about our seminars.

Since 1986, our Company has been a leading brokerage in Maine’s strong hospitality market. Sellers trust Swan Agency Real Estate to promote their properties to a worldwide audience and know that we understand the nuances of the transaction, from start to finish. We have walked in a buyer and seller’s shoes.. Click here to learn more about our experienced team!

Thinking of buying? It is important to understand the financials and everything that ties to the financial side of the business. You want to be an educated buyer, and sellers need to understand what buyers go through when it comes to the financing. Click here to learn more about what you need to know. 

Reviews

I build strong relationships with my clients and I want to see everyone I work with succeed. Click here to learn more about what my clients are saying about working with me.

My Blog

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Cookbooks

My 3rd cookbook published May 2021 titled​
“LOBSTER: 75 Recipes Celebrating The World’s Favorite Seafood” is
available on Amazon! Click here to learn more.

What you Need to Know

If you are an innkeeper, or looking to buy or sell an inn, click here to read more about what you need to know.

What my Clients are Saying

Inn Brokerage Blog

Just Listed in Bar Harbor!

Located on just shy of 3 acres perched high above Frenchman Bay, Inn at Bay Ledge has such an incredibly unique waterfront and cliffs that lead down to the shoreline. The inn offers 12 guest rooms with ensuite baths. The common spaces are plenty and include a large porch with plenty of seating, an in ground pool, breakfast room, a cozy den with fireplace, and a couple of other comfortable seating nooks throughout. The inn is comprised of three buildings: the Main Inn,

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Just Listed in Kennebunkport!

The 1802 House Bed and Breakfast Inn is a historic, independent property in the beautiful seaside town of Kennebunkport Maine. The house is of original Colonial design and as the name implies, was built in 1802. Extensions were added over the years, and in the 1990s it was converted into the charming bed and breakfast you see today. For more details, visit the listing page.

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What about Financing Metrics?Cap Rates, GRM, DCR, RevPar, ADR, COC, oh my!

So many financial terms….do you understand what you’re looking at? Your first step, other than working with me as your investment specialist, is to understand the metrics. GRM: GROSS REVENUE MULTIPLIER DCR: DEBT COVERAGE RATIO 8 CAP: 8% CAP RATE COC: CASH ON CASH ADR: AVERAGE DAILY RATE RevPAR: REVENUE PER AVAILABLE ROOM OCCUPANCY (ANNUALIZED AND WHEN OPEN) NOI: NET OPERATING INCOME STABILIZED NOI And the list goes on and on. So how do we value inns in general? I go through the

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