Hotel Equipment

The process of purchasing a hotel and getting it up and running can be a long, drawn out process. From obtaining hotel financing to taking stock and doing inventory to purchasing supplies and marketing your

[INFOGRAPHIC] Understanding the Negotiation Process

  • hotel broker

Hire the Right Team

Congratulations! So now you have secured financing, negotiated like a pro and bought yourself a hotel. This is a significant accomplishment and worth celebrating! But the initial legwork phase is not over yet. Now it

Independent Hotel/Mixed Use Development

The Passport Group has been retained as exclusive broker to offer the fee-simple interest in an independent, fully tourist licensed hotel located at 259 Seventh Street, San Francisco, California. The hotel is permitted nonconforming use. The hotel is located at 259 Seventh Street, San Francisco, 94103. This is an exceptional opportunity to acquire a cash flowing asset with significant upside potential as a multi-use development project.
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San Francisco
$11,500,000
1900
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Selecting the Right Partners

So what do you need to buy a hotel? Money, right? For some eager buyers just entering the hotel industry, landing that initial start-up financing often seems like the toughest challenge.

But in hindsight, getting the

Securing Financing and Raising Capital

If you have reached the stage where you are researching hotel financing options, you already have a good chunk of time and effort invested into your new business venture.

For our purposes in this section, we

Have An Exit Strategy

As an aspiring hotel owner-operator, you are in very good company. After all, you are chomping at the bit to enter an industry that generates an estimated $7.6 trillion dollars per year globally!

But even the

Know Your Loan Options

Every day, somewhere in the world, someone is either buying or selling a hotel. And every time a hotel business changes hands, these two activities happen together.

So many factors go into getting your start in

  • business model

Choosing the Right Business Model for your Hotel

Like any successful business or company, one of the key foundational aspects of running a hotel is having a good business model. There are a vast number of business models to choose from, but most

How to Assess your Available Cash

Assessing the actual cash you have available – and the cash you will need – to purchase a hotel or other hospitality property can be a tricky enterprise. One of the most important aspects of

Coho Cottages & China Creek Cottages

The Passport Group has been retained as exclusive broker to offer the fee-simple interest the Coho Cottages and China Creek Cottages. Both are located in Willow Creek, California. This is an opportunity to acquire independent cottages and RV park. The Coho Cottages and China Creek Cottages are cash flowing assets.
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Willow Creek
$

Understanding Loan to Value Options

Taking out a loan for a hotel or other commercial property operates on much the same principles as taking out any other kind of loan. Any time a lender loans money, they are taking a

Creating a Hotel Scouting Strategy

Purchasing a hotel can be a long and exhaustive process that begins with finding a location you wish to purchase in the first place. While you may do some work securing financing or attracting partners

  • insurance

Finding The Best Insurance For Your Hotel

Finding an insurance company that can provide a range of coverage for hotel owners is not extremely difficult, but finding an insurance company that truly understands the unique and incredibly complex needs of the hospitality

  • Revenue Management

3 Keys to Profitable Revenue Management

Running a hotel optimally and efficiently is something akin to being a savvy trader on Wall Street. Hotels have inventory that changes on a daily basis with rates that are heavily dependent on outside factors

Understanding The Financial Process Of Hotel Buying

Buying a hotel is, or at least can be, a hugely complicated process for even the most experienced of investors. Not only are you buying a piece of real estate (which has its own complicated

Why You Want To Investigate A Buyer’s Credentials Before Selling Your Hotel

When it comes to selling a hotel, many, if not most owners and investors see the buying process as being the riskiest. Obviously, the buying process is fraught with all kinds of tensions and perils

Chandler Inn

The Chandler Inn is located at 700 N Arizona Ave, Chandler, Arizona. The Inn is positioned on approximately 1 acre, centrally located and newly remodeled hotel with free full cable for its guests.
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Maricopa
$2,100,000
50

Motel 6 in Globe

The Passport Group has been retained as exclusive broker to offer the fee-simple interest of a 79-guest room Motel 6 located at 1699 E Ash St. Globe, Gila, AZ. The Motel 6 is positioned on approximately 4 acres.
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Globe, Gila, AZ
$2,390,000
1987
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Choosing the Right Location For Your Next Hotel

When visitors choose which hotel to book, they usually consider the location over just about anything else. They want to be as close to the action as they can afford, meaning they usually want to

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Travelodge Willcox

The Passport Group has been retained as exclusive broker to offer the fee-simple interest in the 90-guestroom Travelodge Willcox is located at 1100 W Rex Allen Dr, Willcox, Arizona and is positioned on approximately 2.3 acres. The Travelodge Willcox is located on I-10 at Exit # 340 between Tucson and Las Cruces, NM. It has good visibility and is easy to find. This is an opportunity to acquire a Wyndham hotel with upside potential.
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Cochise
$1,600,000
1980
90

Yucca Motel

The Passport Group has been retained as exclusive broker to offer the fee-simple interest in the 21-guestroom Yucca Motel located at 836 E Pima St, Gila Bend, Arizona and is positioned on approximately 2.51 acres. The Yucca Motel is located on Route 8, this low-key motel is 5.2 miles from the Gila River, 1.3 miles from Burleson Park and 8.6 miles from the Gila Bend Indian Reservation.
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Maricopa
$1,050,000
21
  • marketing and selling your hotel

Introduction to Marketing and Selling your Hotel

Managing the operations of an entire hotel can be an incredibly complex task to undertake. There are countless aspects of maintaining a successful hotel, and there are even more details involved in putting that hotel

Factors To Consider When Finding The Right Hotel Broker

At what stage do you currently fall in the lifecycle of hotel ownership? If you are either seeking to sell or buy out a hotel or some other hospitality property, it is advisable that you

Top 4 Reasons To Invest In Technology Before Selling Your Hotel

Whether you are selling a home, a car or a hotel, it’s a fairly common practice to make certain upgrades to whatever you are selling to make it more attractive to buyers. If you are

  • Business Plan

Why You Want To Create A Business Plan Before Buying A Hotel

Investing in hotels is a very unique venture. If you invest in commercial real estate such as an office building or warehouse, you own the building and the land the building sits on, but you

Holiday Inn Express Hotel Development – Holbrook

The site is located along Navajo Boulevard (I-40 business), adjacent to Interstate 40, approximately 1.5 miles north of the Holbrook town center. It is part of a planned mixed use project known as Holbrook Town Center containing a mix of retail, restaurant, hotel, and a distribution center. The total site is approximately 65 acres of which approximately 2 acres represent the hotel site.
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Fronts Navajo Blvd
$1,050,000
75

Holiday Inn Express Hotel Development – Maricopa

There are no modern hotels in Maricopa, except the Harrah’s Casino Hotel wi th 144 rooms that cater to its Players Club membership. The nearest major hotel is 16 miles away. The casino hotel is often full, and is not meant to serve the general traveling public. The Chamber of Commerce Director stated that Amtrak makes a late night stop in Maricopa, and often people have no place to stay.
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Maricopa
$1,100,000
80

Introduction to Operating

Tips on Operating a Well-Run Hotel
The operation of an entire hotel can seem like a daunting task unless the owner breaks it down into a series of manageable pieces. Assigning different folks to attend to

Do Your Homework (Due Diligence) Before Buying a Hotel

Before purchasing any hotel or motel property, a prospective buyer should always establish its assets – both real and intangible – and liabilities to evaluate its commercial potential. Here are the basic steps that should

Creating a Strategy for Selling Your Hotel

While most owners enjoy the position of prestige and responsibility that owning a hotel entails, there usually comes a time when they must consider selling their property. Unfortunately, most owners do not take full advantage

JnR Hotel

The JnR Hotel is located in the Modoc County, in the center of Cedarville. The street corner location offers ideal visibility for both eastbound and westbound California State Route 299 traffic.
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Cedarville
$280,000
1890
14

Executive Inn & Suites

The Executive Inn & Suites is Located in the heart of the “Tallest Town in Oregon.” It is close to the Warner Mountains and the high desert region Oregon.
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Lakeview
$599,000
1977
  • preparing a hotel for sale

Preparing a Hotel for Sale

The preparation of a hotel for sale requires attention to innumerable details; everything from your Profit & Loss statement to the HVAC system has to be examined. Still, there are some tasks in the process

Star Broker Sells Six Hotels in Six Months!

There are good hotel brokerage firms, and then there are great ones. What makes The Passport Group one of the greats is its dedicated and hard-working agents, who in just the past six months have

Days Inn Red Bluff

Days Inn Red Bluff is in the county seat of Tehama County, California, United States. The population was 14,076 at the 2010 census, up from 13,147 at the 2000 census. The Days Inn is located off Interstate 5 and a mile from the Sacramento River. The hotel is located 4.4 miles from Tehama District Fairgrounds.
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Red Bluff
$1,450,000
1966
47

Introduction to Scouting for Hotel Ownership

So you’ve decided to become a hotel owner? Global hotel industry revenue is predicted to reach $550 Billion US dollars in 2016, with revenue for the United States hotel industry reaching upwards of $176 Billion.

An Introduction to Buying Hotel Real Estate

The Second Phase of Hotel Ownership
Playing the Game Without Taking a Gamble
Does buying a hotel seem like a gamble to you? It doesn’t have to be. Make the smart play by getting to know the

Econo Lodge Sacramento North

Located in North Sacramento, Quality Inn Sacramento North is within a 10-minute drive of popular attractions such as California State Railroad Museum and Sleep Train Arena. In central Sacramento, the hotel is also close to Discovery Park and American River Bike Trail.
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Sacramento
$8,995,000
1988
131

5 Simple and Effective Ways to Increase and Sustain Profit

Maximize the Profitability of Your Hotel
Anyone who has worked in, with, or around the Hospitality Industry can tell you that it’s a fast-paced and often chaotic bonanza. Most days you might as well put on

[Infographic] Announcement: Upcoming Hotel Owner’s Toolkit

The Passport Group is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of the Hotel Owner’s Toolkit: a comprehensive resource exclusively catered to owners and operators of all stages of hotel ownership across the entire spectrum of the Hospitality Industry.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Developing an Essential Business Plan

Do you have a sound business plan? Tips from a leading hotel broker:
It’s easy to feel secure when bookings are up. As hotel brokers will gladly tell you, the industry’s fluctuations, good days and bad,

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The Redwood Riverwalk Hotel

The Redwood Riverwalk Hotel is located in Fortuna in the Humboldt County. Centrally located for business and leisure activities. It’s just 15 minutes south of Eureka and 15 minutes north of the Avenue of the Giants and Humboldt Redwoods State Park.
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Fortuna
$4,000,000
1993
46
  • Clear Lake Cottages and Marina
  • motel for sale
  • motel for sale
  • motel for sale
  • motel for sale

Clear Lake Cottages and Marina

The Clear Lake Cottages and Marina is located directly on the lake, three miles from Anderson Marsh State Historic Park and nine miles from the McVicar Wildlife Sanctuary. The waterfront resort offers direct lake access.
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Clearlake
$1,990,000
18
  • Western States Inn
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  • Western States Inn

Western States Inn, San Miguel, CA

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  • Anchorage Inn, motel for sale

Anchorage Inn, Lakeport, CA

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  • Holiday Inn Conference Center and Casino, hotel for sale

Holiday Inn Conference Center and Casino, Great Falls, MT

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  • Halcyon Hotel, motel for sale

Halcyon Hotel, San Francisco, CA

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  • Super 8, motel for sale

Super 8, Eureka, CA

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  • Comfort Inn, motel for sale

Comfort Inn, Garibaldi, OR

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  • Comfort Inn, motel for sale

Comfort Inn, Arcata, CA

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  • Clarion Resort, hotel for sale

Clarion Resort, Eureka, CA

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  • Eagle’s Nest Restaurant

Eagle’s Nest Restaurant, Merced, CA

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  • Ramada Inn, hotel for sale

Ramada Inn, Merced, CA

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  • hotel brokers, Hospitality Trends

5 Hospitality Trends to Expect in 2016

2015 was quite the year for the hotel industry with exponential acquisitions and dramatic increases in numbers. For example, there was a 63.5% increase in room reservations and the number of luxury chains increased by

  • Dean Creek Resort, motel for sale

Dean Creek Resort, Redway, CA

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  • Eagle’s Nest Restaurant

Best Western, Kansas City, MO

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  • Travelodge, motel for sale

Travelodge, Clearlake, CA

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  • Scottfeild Inn, hotel for sale

Scottfeild Inn, Eureka, CA

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  • Comfort Inn, hotel for sale

Comfort Inn, Eureka, CA

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  • El Monte Inn, motel for sale

El Monte Inn, Concord, CA

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  • Ramada Limited, hotel for sale

Ramada Limited, Eureka, CA

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  • Crest Inn, motel for sale

Crest Inn, Reno, NV

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  • Days Inn, motel for sale

Days Inn, Oakhurst, CA

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  • Gold Lodge, motel for sale

Gold Lodge, Sonora, CA

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  • Halcyon Hotel, motel for sale

Halcyon Hotel, San Francisco, CA

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  • Ramada Limited, hotel for sale

Ramada Limited, Eureka, CA

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  • Chablis Inn, motel broker

Chablis Inn, Napa, CA

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  • Courtesy Inn, motel for sale

Courtesy Inn, King City, CA

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  • Golden Bear Motel, motel for sale

Golden Bear Motel, Berkeley, CA

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  • Eagle’s Nest Restaurant

Hotel Brady Acres, San Francisco, CA

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  • Holiday Inn, hotel for sale

Holiday Inn, Concord, CA

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  • Holiday Inn Express, hotel for sale

Holiday Inn Express, Grover Beach, CA

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  • Shell Beach Motel, motel for sale

Shell Beach Motel, Pismo Beach, CA

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  • Holiday Inn Express, hotel for sale

Holiday Inn Express, Merced, CA

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  • Downtowner Inn, motel broker

Downtowner Inn, Bakersfield, CA

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  • Cinderella Riverview Motel, motel broker

Cinderella Riverview Motel, Red Bluff, CA

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  • Econo Lodge, hotel broker

Econo Lodge, Prinville, OR

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  • Ambrose Bierce House, motel broker

Ambrose Bierce House, St. Helena, CA

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  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Phoenix Chandler
  • motel for sale
  • hotel for sale
  • hotel for sale
  • motel for sale

Fairfield Inn & Suites Phoenix Chandler

The Fairfield Inn & Suites Phoenix Chandler is located in Chandler in the Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, and is a prominent suburb of the Phoenix, Arizona, Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is bordered to the

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Chandler
$4,800,000
1995
64

[INFOGRAPHIC] Leaving the Hotel Franchise System

Roadmap for Hotel Management Owners Leaving the Franchise System
Getting started in hotel management is an ambitious endeavor.  A franchise can seem to be a safer and easier way to run a property, albeit at a

[INFOGRAPHIC] Improving the Value of Your Hotel Investment

Hotel Management: Improving the Value of Your Hotel Investment
Walkable location, friendly customer service, and competitive pricing are all factors for why travelers choose somewhere to stay. Naturally, these are all components you need to consider

  • Motel 6, motel for sale

Motel 6, Wenatchee, WA

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  • Chablis Inn, motel broker

Chablis Inn, Napa, CA

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  • Rodeway Inn, motel for sale
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Rodeway Inn

Rodeway Inn is located in Silver City, a town in Grant County in southwestern New Mexico, USA. In 2013 the population was 10,273. It is the county seat and the home of Western New Mexico University.
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Silver City
$1,400,000
1967
75
  • Copper Queen Hotel, hotel for sale
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  • motel for sale
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Copper Queen Hotel

The Copper Queen Hotel is located in Bisbee, a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States, 92 miles southeast of Tucson. According to the 2010 census, the population of the city was 5,575. The city is the county seat of Cochise County.
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Bisbee
$3,600,000
1902
57

Clarion Hotel by Humboldt Bay – Eureka, California

The Clarion Hotel by Humboldt Bay is located in 2223 Fourth Street, Eureka, California.
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Eureka
$3,850,000
1992
65

Quality Inn and Suites of the Sun Cities

The Quality Inn and Suites of the Sun Cities is located adjacent to the Days Inn and Suites, just off of Bell Rd., near Route 60 and just 30 minutes from Phoenix.

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$3,600,000

Days Inn and Suites

The Days In and Suites of Surprise is located on Bell Rd., near Route 60 and just 30 minutes from Phoenix.

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$3,500,000

Landmark Lookout Lodge

The Landmark Lookout Lodge is conveniently located within minutes of downtown Tombstone with easy access to key attractions such as the OK Corral, The Bird Cage Theater, Boothill Graveyard, Tombstone Courthouse and Wild West shows and gunfights. It is about 24 miles from I-10 turnoff at Benson, AZ and about 19 miles from Sierra Vista, home to Ft. Huachuca.
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Tombstone
$1,200,000
1964
40

Blue Spruce Motel

The Blue Spruce Motel in Lamar, CO, is an independent, 30-room, single story motel complex, situated at the crossroads of multiple state highways on the beautiful, wide open Colorado plateau. Within walking distance of the Prowers Medical Center, Lamar Community College, and numerous traveler services, motel guests enjoy the natural aesthetic of the nearby Willow Creek Park and the Arkansas River.
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Lamar
$875,000
1966
30
  • check inn

Chek Inn

The Chek Inn is located on Lamar’s Main Street, this low- rise inn is 0.9 miles from the Lamar Chamber of Commerce. It’s a 3-mile drive to the Arkansas River.
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Lamar
$775,000
40
  • Best Western Tolleson-Phoenix Hotel, hotel for sale

Best Western Tolleson-Phoenix Hotel

The Best Western Tolleson-Phoenix Hotel is located in a suburb just west of Phoenix, the county seat of Maricopa County. The Interstate 10 and Arizona State Route 101 location offers great visibility to travelers. Originally

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Tolleson
$4,170,000
1999
60
  • Executive Inn & Suites, motel for sale

Executive Inn & Suites

The Executive Inn & Suites is located in 411 North “F” Street, Lakeview, OR 97630.
  • motel for sale

Motel 99

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Stahlecker House Inn

This charming boutique inn is a perfect base of operations for visitors to Napa Valley’s world famous food and wine country. During the late 1940s, the initial building of the Stahlecker House Inn was constructed on the grounds of an existing apple orchard in Napa County.
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Napa
$2,100,000
1970
10
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