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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
Beautiful mountain living in this move-in-ready luxury home located inside The Retreat, a gated mountain community. Captivating views, fresh air, and a serene lifestyle are just a few of the many things offered by this stunning mountain-top home!   Quietly nestled in White Rock Mountain, this exquisite property was built in 2023 but never occupied, this single-story home sits on a double lot & includes a large 2-car garage and strong weatherproof black metal roofing.   MLS#  24-229 List Price: $795,000   Enjoy expansive views in all directions from every window and the large 8-foot wide porches. Great for entertaining or just relaxing and watching the sunsets.   The 2-car garage is also log with black metal roofing.   Inside enjoy the spacious open floor plan with 3 bedrooms and 2 bath...
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Nestled within the enchanting gates of Capitol Square, the Governor's Mansion, Richmond, VA, is lovingly referred to as the Executive Mansion by history buffs and locals. It stands as a true marvel of historic significance and outstanding architecture.A Living Legacy since 1813Governor's Mansion in Richmond, Virginia, has proudly served as the official home of the Commonwealth of Virginia's governors and their families for over two centuries. Its continuous occupation makes it the oldest such residence in the entire nation. The Mansion's creation resulted from the brilliant vision of Boston architect Alexander Parris, whose design was masterfully brought to life by Christopher Tompkins. In the 1950s, the gardens received a stunning makeover courtesy of landscape architect Charles Gillet...
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When it comes to elegance and charm, the West Virginia Governor's Mansion, also known as the West Virginia Executive Mansion, stands as an iconic symbol of the state's grandeur. This magnificent residence serves as the official home of the West Virginia governor, and its history is as captivating as its architecture.A Historic Transformation: From Private Housing to a Mansion for the GovernorBefore 1893, West Virginia governors were responsible for finding their housing, often leading to diverse and sometimes less-than-suitable accommodations. However, everything changed after a devastating fire consumed the State Capitol in 1921. In response, the Legislature passed a sales tax to fund the construction of a Capitol complex, which included allocating funds for a governor's house. The res...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
Many people nowadays want to live on huge plots of land with wide-open spaces where they can see far into the distance without being obstructed by tall buildings. They also look for cleaner air than what is commonly found in cities and buy property outside of the town.Owning land can provide you with tax breaks and cash returns. It all comes down to the property’s value, that is, if your lot value improves over time. It might be a rewarding purchase if you buy land in the right place.Making the right real estate decisions can be challenging. The average person has only basic knowledge of the buying process, market value, or the benefits of buying the property. I’m here to help you make the best decision you'll ever make when you’re looking for lots and homes for sale in The  Retreat, Ca...
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By Robert J. Russell, IRES, ICREA, REBS, GMA, LAS, LUTCF
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
If you have never bought a home before, the first time can be quite difficult. There is a lot that you need to be aware of. Sometimes, it may seem like there isn’t a good source with the necessary information. That’s why getting a real estate agent is the best way to make this process easier. They have sold many homes and worked with numerous first-time buyers. A good agent will know how to guide you through the process.  A home is a major purchase. Making a mistake can be serious, and every first-time homeowner wants to avoid this. Not only are there mistakes that can be prevented, but tips that can be taken advantage of. Knowing these can make the process much smoother for first-time buyers. A house sale can be difficult to close for even the most experienced people. This post will le...
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Rockport, WV Community and Real Estate InformationWood County, West Virginia's southernmost town, is Rockport. The shortest route to the unincorporated community is Interstate 77, about a 22-mile drive south of Parkersburg. The area is largely undeveloped, with huge forested hillsides stretching for miles in every direction. Several country roads pass through these hills, heading to the community's many private homesteads. Rockport's properties are widely dispersed, which is an essential factor for families considering relocating. Rockport real estate consists of a combination of multi-acre assets and custom-built homes scattered around the community's large land area. Since most homes are spread out very far from one another, you can enjoy a great deal of privacy that you won't find in...
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Davisville, WV Community and Real Estate InformationDavisville, further known as Clairville or Claysville, is an unincorporated community in Wood County, West Virginia, located southeast of Parkersburg. The town is located north of Mineral Wells along the Little Kanawha River, right on the outskirts of the county's vast forested hillsides. As the population of Parkersburg grew, more affordable housing choices and additional lots were needed. Most of these houses and apartments remain in the area, and modern developments have sprung up in the area, providing a diverse selection of property options for buyers looking to relocate their families to the area. Though several homes have already been built in Davisville, the majority of available real estate in the community is open land that i...
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Belmont, WV Community and Real Estate InformationBelmont is a city in Pleasants County, West Virginia, United States, part of the Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area. Because of the community's lovely surrounding hillsides, the city got its name from "beau mont," or beautiful mountain. Despite its small population of less than a thousand people, the city has a lot to offer. Families in the area can take advantage of a variety of well-kept community amenities and businesses that cater to the county's numerous smaller towns. Like many other communities along the Ohio River, Belmont is a working-class community populated by hardworking Americans. The many nearby industrial and energy-related companies provide ample employment opportunities for residents. Belmon...
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Waverly, WV Community and Real Estate InformationWaverly is a census-designated place (CDP) in Wood County, West Virginia, located in the northeastern part of the county. Parkersburg, Williamstown, and Willow Island are all within a short drive of the industrial riverfront town on the Ohio River's southern bank. A few hundred people live in the tiny city, home to a diverse set of industries. Waverly has a distinct small-town feel, with residents getting to know one another and community events taking place regularly. Waverly does not have any major residential developments with multi-family homes or large private subdivisions. The majority of the homes in the area were built to each property owner's specifications and budget. As a result, Waverly's housing stock is diverse, with homes d...
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Boaz, WV Community and Real Estate InformationIn Wood County, West Virginia, Boaz is a small riverfront town on the Ohio River's southern bank. Between the cities of Vienna and Williamstown, the census-designated place is centered along Williams Highway. The town is 4.5 square miles in size and was founded in 1878 when resident William Johnson chose Boaz from three other names. Boaz is now primarily a residential community with a main street lined with a variety of businesses. Residents enjoy a friendly small-town atmosphere with easy access to the Ohio River's many business and industrial centers. Consumers contemplating buying a property in the community have a wide range of real estate options and price ranges to choose from. In the Henderson Woods subdivision, there are highrise apa...
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North Hills, WV Community and Real Estate InformationNorth Hills is a predominantly residential community in Wood County, West Virginia's Mid Ohio Valley region. The town is located northeast of the county seat of Parkersburg, bordering Vienna to the west and Woodland Park to the south. The neighborhood has two entrances, one on Emerson Avenue and the other on Rosemar Road. A lovely cul de sac subdivision carved along wooded hillsides makes up the small community. Homebuyers will undoubtedly appreciate the home's peaceful and private setup. With phenomenal marketability and amazing overlooking views of the surrounding region, the neighborhood provides one of the most appealing environments in the region. The subdivision's overall aesthetic value is enhanced by mature trees and well-kept...
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Lubeck, WV Community and Real Estate InformationLubeck is a census-designated place in Wood County, West Virginia, part of the Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna Metropolitan Statistical Area. South of Blennerhassett, east of Washington, and southwest of Parkersburg, the town is located. The land area of Lubeck is 4.3 square miles, with several subdivisions, farmlands, and undeveloped forested areas. The neighborhood primarily serves as a convenient home base for the region's various manufacturing, industrial, and other businesses. Although Lubeck has several farms, the majority of its residents work outside the town. Lubeck real estate consists of various single-family homes in small cul de sac subdivisions that branch off the community's various roadways. These homes typically range in price...
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St. Marys, WV Community and Real Estate InformationIn Wood County, West Virginia, St Marys is a riverside community located on the south side of the Hi Carpenter Memorial Bridge. The town is located at the confluence of the Ohio River and Middle Island Creek, with two bridges crossing both bodies of water. Alexander Creel, who founded the town in 1849, is said to have had a vision of the Virgin Mary, who inspired him to do so. This story lives on in the city's name, which is now part of the Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town is now divided into two sections, one to the south and one to the north of Middle Island Creek. These areas are the most developed in the city and are home to the majority of St Marys's residents. The land surrounding these ne...
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Mineral Wells, WV Community and Real Estate InformationMineral Wells, also known as Mineral Wells, is a small town in Wood County, West Virginia, just south of Parkersburg. The town is 1.5 square miles in size and is part of the Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town, founded in the colonial era, has since grown into a lovely community made up mostly of suburban neighborhoods and private subdivisions. Residents have access to a variety of family-friendly amenities, and well-established community organizations provide a warm environment in which neighbors can get to know one another. Mineral Wells' diverse real estate options provide a wide range of options for buyers with varying budgets interested in relocating to the area. The most common type of ho...
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Vienna, WV Community and Real Estate InformationWood County, West Virginia's Vienna is a lovely riverfront city. Parkersburg to the south, North Hills to the east, and Boaz to the north are all located along the Ohio River. The neighborhood has few industries, and its primary purpose is to meet the housing needs of the Mid Ohio Valley. The land part of the city is 3.79 square miles, with the majority of it being private suburban neighborhoods with beautiful single-family homes and multi-family housing projects. The real estate market in Vienna offers a diverse selection of properties to prospective buyers. Homes in this price range start at $100,000 to $150,000. These homes typically feature two to three bedrooms, 1,000 to 1,500 square feet of living space, and modest ranch or bungalow-...
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Williamstown, WV Community and Real Estate InformationWilliamstown, located in Wood County, West Virginia, is a riverfront city on the Ohio River. The city is located south of Marietta and includes the southern Interstate 77 bridge crossing as well as the Williamstown Bridge. The town is part of the Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna metropolitan area, with a total land area of 1.79 square miles. Despite its small size, Williamstown serves as a gateway community for visitors traveling by bus along the Interstate Highway. Williamstown is a well-developed community with all the amenities and facilities you'd expect from a small town, despite being smaller than Marietta's neighboring city. The majority of Williamstown real estate is made up of single-family homes lined up along suburban streets. ...
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Washington, WV Community and Real Estate InformationWashington is a census-designated place west of Parkersburg, West Virginia, in Wood County. The area is located along the Ohio River, and it borders the communities of Blennerhassett, Lubeck, and New England. Industrial and logistics facilities occupy the majority of the riverfront land area in Washington. These businesses employ a significant number of Washington residents, giving the city a distinct small-town feel. The majority of the residents are acquainted with one another, forming a unique social bond found only in small towns. The town's hillside areas are mostly private properties, with a few farmsteads and single-family homes. However, suburban properties centered along Dupont Road to the south make up the majority of the are...
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Parkersburg, WV Community and Real Estate InformationParkersburg is the county seat of Wood County in West Virginia's northwestern region. This city is the region's primary business and commercial center and is located along the Ohio-West Virginia border. Parkersburg is located along the Ohio River and borders Vienna, North Hills, Lubeck, Mineral Wells, Belpre, and others. Land rights were granted to Alexander Parker for his service in the American Revolutionary War, and the town was founded in the late 18th century. Parkersburg has evolved into the county's administrative and governmental center, with multiple government offices in the city's downtown district. The Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport is located in the area, and several highways, including Interstate 77 and US Highway 50, ...
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
If you play your cards right, a home can earn you more than what you paid for it. Buying a home and using it as a rental is one of the surefire ways to make money. Flipping houses and buying homes in neighborhoods increasing in value is also effective. If your community is developing quickly, you can sell the house at a profit, even after having lived in it. Recouping your initial expenditure and more is what makes an investment. There are different ways to make money off a home, each effective in its own right. For instance, real estate in Lewisburg, WV, can be a great investment. You can rent it out for a considerable amount of money each month. This provides steady income off of the property. Some homes have potential for renovation and upgrades. Once you get that done, you can sell ...
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