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Science-fiction writer's predictions are playing out in West Virginia

Arthur C. Clarke appears on the set of "2001: A Space Odyssey" in 1965.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In a black-and-white video now available on Youtube.com, science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke predicted the remote-work immigration affecting West Virginia. Clarke,...

Open house set at historic confectionary in southern W.Va.

David Sibray rolls out an awning in advance of a July 29 open house at Mount Hope.
MOUNT HOPE, W.Va. — The public is invited to tour an old-fashioned hardware store and sweet shop with a vintage soda fountain during a...

West Virginia landmark "Sinks of Gandy" still up for sale

Gandy Creek enters the legendary Sinks-of-Gandy Cave on a frigid morning. Photo courtesy Rick Burgess.
Every eighth-grader enrolled in West Virginia History learns of the Sinks of Gandy—a legendary cave through which Gandy Creek travels and amateur spelunkers often...

Built in 1800, historic New River Gorge landmark for sale

The large veranda along the front of the tavern is among the architectural highlights noted in the landmark's nomination to the National Register of Historic Places.
A national historic landmark built in 1800 near the northern end of the New River Gorge in West Virginia is for sale. (View the...

Shade trees can increase property values in urban West Virginia

Shade trees were planted at Maplecrest to keep the residence cool in summer.
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — Before you cut down that big tree in your yard, you might want to consider your property value, says a professor...

Home at site of abolitionist John Brown's hanging for sale

The tower on the McMaster's residence looks out across the historic landscape in Charles Town, West Virginia.
In the market for a new home? The Victorian mansion built on the site of abolitionist John Brown’s 1859 hanging in Charles Town is...

Trees can increase property value, especially in W.Va.

Capitol Street in Charleston, WV, Kanawha County, Metro Valley Region
Whether you love or hate trees, practical and profitable reasons to plant and maintain them exist. To some folk, they're limb-dropping, leaf-littering sources of...

Strong real estate performance reflects increasing confidence in W.Va., southern Va.

Real estate in West Virginia
Commercial real estate sales volume prices at the end of 2016 were up 34 percent over similar sales in 2014, according to the study....

W.Va. resort ranked among top five Mother's Day destinations

Mothers Day at Adventures on the Gorge
Adventures on the Gorge has been named one of the top five Mother’s Day destinations in the U.S. by national travel and realty magazine...

Registration open for historic real estate finance training in W.Va.

Buildings on Market Street, Spencer
The National Development Council will host the first of a two-part Historic Real Estate Finance Professional Certification series to Fairmont State University May 8-12, 2017,...

Townhomes near Beckley greet strong demand from WVU Tech

Responding to a marked uptick in inquiries, officials at Cranberry Woods Towhomes near Beckley, West Virginia, say they're preparing for an increased demand from...

Gift of vacation cabin aids flood recovery in Greenbrier Valley

Steve and Annette Marchetti's donation of a highland cabin in the Greenbrier Valley has boosted flood recovery in the region and attracted a new...


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