Serving the hospitality industry,
Selling the hospitality lifestyle.

I'm a Maine Real Estate Broker, Hospitality Consultant, Hospitality Investor, Experienced Innkeeper and Cookbook Author. I've been a hospitality broker since 2008 with over $195 million in sales and am 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 relationship with my clients doesn’t have to end at the closing table. I am always accessible. A successful sale is the obvious goal for my buyers and sellers. My buyer’s success is paramount.

 

My strengths in marketing, financing, understanding of tourism, hospitality and my creative vision will help sellers go smoothly from on market to close, and help buyers pursue and live their dreams, successfully.

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

Featured Listings

Below is a just a rotating selection of some of my listings. Click to view all of my Maine restaurants and Maine inns for sale.

​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

Click here to read my latest blog post. 

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.

Inn Brokerage Blog

When An Inn Has A Restaurant…

A Full Service Inn – Often buyers are concerned with the risk associated with purchasing a restaurant because of low profits, high staff turnover, and high food costs, and so on. But when that restaurant business is supported by a strong lodging component, then the restaurant becomes less of a concern, and more of an amenity. Keeping guests on property could increase revenue: relaxing by the fireplace with wine and cheese, enjoying in-room spa services, a picnic lunch’ to go’ on the lawn,

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Looking for a Wedding Venue Business?

This events barn was fully renovated in 2014 and sits right between downtown Bethel, Maine and Sunday River Resort! And with numerous lodging options providing hundreds of rooms , this business is well positioned to host even double wedding weekends. A huge commercial kitchen allows for weekday catering to supplement revenue. Bethel tops list of ‘Maine’s Hottest Towns of 2023’ according the Maine Biz Magazine article published January 10, 2024. Here’s what Maine Life Real Estate had to say: “Known for its appeal

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HELLO 2024…Happy New Year!

From the Maine Inn Team at Swan Agency Real Estate…. As we head into 2024….while I do not have a crystal ball, I believe we will see more hospitality inventory hit the market. I am seeing signs of this now as I have a few new listings in the works, some will be public, some confidential. Overall, there are some really nice options: classic B&Bs, catering and event venues, full service inns with restaurants, cottage colonies, and in various locations around our beautiful

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