Fund Announces New Rate

There has never been a better time to purchase a home in West Virginia. The West Virginia Housing Development Fund is offering qualifying homebuyers a 30-year fixed rate mortgage at 3.78%.  Down payment and closing cost assistance loans are also available.

“Owning a home is the cornerstone of the American dream and this is a wonderful opportunity for those looking to buy a home in West Virginia,” said Fund Executive Director Erica Boggess. “We’re excited about this fantastic rate and... Continue Reading

Huntington Homeowner Excited For Family

Of course she knows about the appliances, where the bedrooms are and how many bathrooms she has.

But she also knows where the studs are because she helped build the walls. She knows how the floor was laid because she helped carry in the tile. She knows the doors won’t stick because she helped to hang them.

“I was here a lot when we were building it,” said Patterson during a ribbon cutting at her five-bedroom, 1,440-square-foot house... Continue Reading

New Town Homes Open on Charleston’s West Side

Hope Townhouses, a new Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program Development, is open and ready for renters.

The townhomes, which sit along 2nd Avenue and Grant Street on Charleston’s West Side, feature both two- and three-bedroom units.

Each apartment is two stories with a large kitchen, living room and washer/dryer utility room on the first floor. In most units, both bedrooms and the bathroom are on the second floor, while some have a first-floor bathroom and bedroom.

Each unit also has... Continue Reading

Fund Mortgage Expert Featured in News Story

Jon M. Rogers, the Fund’s Senior Division Manager for Single Family Lending, was quoted extensively in a media report published Friday by the Charleston Gazette Mail. The focus of the article centered on what mortgage providers, Realtors and builders are doing to engage with millennial buyers.

“Like a lot of folks, we watched the millennials sit on the sidelines for quite a while as they reached the age where younger generations jumped into the homebuying market,” he said from his... Continue Reading

Work Crews Help Those in Need

HURRICANE – The sounds of hammers pounding in nails and circular saws cutting lumber filled the air during a recent morning at Whites Mobile Home Park.

And that is true music to the ears of Barbara Reynolds.

Reynolds, who has a pronounced mobility issue, has had serious trouble getting from the parking lot, up the steps and to her front door.

“My porch fell last year and I had a big step out of my front door. It was horrible... Continue Reading