West Virginia Real Estate Market in 2021: Forecasts + Trends

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October 1st, 2021
Updated October 1st, 2021


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West Virginia real estate trends (October 2021)

How is the real estate market in West Virginia?
🏠 Average home value: $119,026
📈 0.84% home value increase month over month
💰 Median sale price: $243,000
⏳ 73 days on the market
🔑 Homes on the market: 3,257
📆 1.1 months of housing inventory
🏦 30-year mortgage rate: 3.36%
💵 Average income: 46711
State of the market: B-
Although listing prices in West Virginia have seen a recent bump, listings are still sitting on the market for quite a while, so something will have to give before the market picks up.
*Data last updated October 2021

Throughout its history, West Virginia's rugged landscape and independent spirit has inspired a thriving tradition of folk music that captures the state's heart. Today, West Virginia's biggest industries include manufacturing, agriculture, and coal mining.

The Mountain State is a major destination for anyone who loves spending time outdoors, featuring an impressive 627 hiking trails that wind through the lush, forested Appalachians and overlook scenic river valleys.

Though most of the state is considered rural, West Virginia's notable cities include Charleston, Huntington, and Morgantown, to name a few.

If you're thinking of buying or selling in West Virginia, these West Virginia housing predictions and stats can help you make an informed decision.

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Selling a home in West Virginia

West Virginia real estate market forecast for sellers
⏰ Homes are selling 16 days faster than the annual average
💰 Homes are selling for $11,021 more than the annual average
💸 Average listing commission: 2.92%
💸 Average buyer's commission: 2.62%

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Cost to sell a home in West Virginia

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Buying a home in West Virginia

How much home you can buy with $300,000 in...
🏠 Huntington: 3,418 sq ft
🏡 Wheeling: 3,154 sq ft
🏡 Charleston: 3,343 sq ft
🏠 Morgantown: 2,084 sq ft

Investing in West Virginia real estate

Best of West Virginia

Each month, we compare cities in West Virginia based on different criteria. This month, we're looking at affordability and ranking the best cities in the state.

Most Affordable Cities in West Virginia
1. Weirton-Steubenville
2. Charleston
3. Clarksburg
4. Wheeling

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Worst of West Virginia

Each month, we compare cities in West Virginia based on a different criteria. This month we're looking at affordability data. These are the cities that ranked the worst in the state.

Least Affordable Cities in West Virginia
1. Huntington-Ashland
2. Bluefield
3. Parkersburg-Vienna
4. Morgantown

West Virginia resources

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Clever's analysis of state market trends is based on local data from Zillow, realtor.com, Redfin, S&P Global, the U.S. Census, and Clever surveys. Our team of over 20 real estate analysts from across the country research local markets and data to compile our "Best" and "Worst" rankings.

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