6 episodes

Interviews with Hospitality Industry Experts, specializing in Bed and Breakfast Inns, Boutique Inns and small hotel properties. Topics include what's happening now, plus how to Buy and Sell an Inn, and Aspiring Innkeeper Workshops.

The BnB Expert , Pattie Detwiler, BnB Specialists & Broker/Consultant Pattie Detwiler

    • Business

Interviews with Hospitality Industry Experts, specializing in Bed and Breakfast Inns, Boutique Inns and small hotel properties. Topics include what's happening now, plus how to Buy and Sell an Inn, and Aspiring Innkeeper Workshops.

    2021 Must Know Information for Independent Inn Properties

    2021 Must Know Information for Independent Inn Properties

    It's been a year since Covid 19 shut down.  What has happened since?

    How this affects Independent Inns.  What underwriters have dropped out of insuring Independent Properties

    What is Employees Practice Liability verses Worker's Compensation

    Can SBA bailout money up your Insurance?

    • 34 min
    2020 Residential Insurance Changes Interview with Debbi Allen, Residential Insurance Expert

    2020 Residential Insurance Changes Interview with Debbi Allen, Residential Insurance Expert

    Residential Property Insurance could be receiving non-renewal notices.
    What should Homeowner's do Now?
    Mobile Homes will have premium increases.
    What does Windstorm Insurance Cover?
    Ways to decrease or receive discounts on your homeowner's insurance.
    What are Wind Mitigation Reports and 4 Point Inspections?  Will they help reduce premiums?
    Homeowner's Insurance without Wind Mitigation, what does that cover?

    • 24 min
    Insurance Changes 2020 for Bed and Breakfast Inns, Interview with Thom Norush

    Insurance Changes 2020 for Bed and Breakfast Inns, Interview with Thom Norush

    Major Insurance Companies sending non-renewal notices.
    Insurance Coverage premiums are expected to increase about 20%.
    What you can do to decrease these expected premium increases up to 23%.
    How Inns can save money.
    What is a Wind Mitigation Inspection and how it can help.

    • 33 min
    Corona Virus Plans For Small Inns -Interview with Lisa Kolb, Acorn Internet Service,

    Corona Virus Plans For Small Inns -Interview with Lisa Kolb, Acorn Internet Service,

    What should Small Inns do today to survive in the wake of the corona virus era. Lisa shares the webinars available now to help innkeepers with Financial Issues, Re-opening Strategies and ways to Market.  Stay Safe, Stay Small, Stay Inn!

    • 26 min
    Selling a Bed and Breakfast Inn - Sellers Preparation List

    Selling a Bed and Breakfast Inn - Sellers Preparation List

    Presented by Pattie Detwiler, @TheBnbExpert and Hospitality Properties For Sale

    What Seller's need to know to prepare their Bed and Breakfast Inn for Sale.

    Concrete Information and steps to take.

    Hint:  Always be prepared to sell even if you don't want to right now.

    • 12 min
    Bed and Breakfast Insurance in the Aftermath of the Corona Virus

    Bed and Breakfast Insurance in the Aftermath of the Corona Virus

    Interview with Thomas Norush of Florida Hospitality Insurance who is an expert in the hospitality field. Interview by Pattie Detwiler, The BnB Expert.  

    What is the Story with Inn Properties that had income protection Insurance? The Big Myth.

    What's happening in the Insurance Market Place?

    Is there legislation out there?

    Safety Measures & Protocols & Inn Liability.

    @thebnbexpert

    • 26 min