June's First-Time Homebuyer Report for Berkeley County

The population of Berkeley County ranks as the second-largest in West Virginia with 104,169 residents. It also ranks as the fourth-most dense county with 324.4 people per square mile. The three cities with the largest populations are Martinsburg, Inwood, and 25419. With an ownership ratio of 66.5%, most people in Berkeley County are homeowners. Leading the list of best schools in the county are Rosemont Elementary School, Hedgesville Middle School, and Hedgesville High School.

Price Range

Berkeley County has some of the more expensive homes in the state with a median home value of $127,100 and a current average list price of $190,562. Hedgesville, Inwood, and 25419 are the least costliest places in the county. While home sales in the Berkeley County market have been above average, in this week's report they slid 4.1% to 186 homes sold over the last 30 days.

Typical Dwelling

A three-bedroom detached home valued around $184,036 is considered a typical dwelling in Berkeley County. If a buyer was looking for a similar home, they would need good credit and a $36,807 cash down payment to get a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate. The monthly payments would be $810 and the property tax rate is $5.90 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

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Data reported through 6/15/2017

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