Morgantown Events – Polar Plunge

Polar Plunge –Events in Morgantown, WV

It’s almost time to take a dip in the icy cold Monongalia River.  The Polar Plunge will be held Saturday, February 9, 2013, at the Star City Marina.  The Polar Plunge is where all the contestants run into the icy cold Monongahela River.

http://www.wvpolarplunge.com/morgantown/

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This annual event benefits the WV Special Olympics.  Polar Plunge is a great family event and even includes the family pet.

The costume contest starts at 1:15 and is followed by the PLUNGE at 2 pm.  There will be an after Plunge Party at the Morgantown Brewing Company.

http://www.morgantownbrewing.com/

SO COME SUPPORT THE PLUNGERS AND MAKE A PLEDGE TO RAISE MONEY FOR WV SPECIAL OLYMPICS

Polar Plunge Events in Morgantown, WV

Morgantown, WV, Ranked #7 by Forbes for best places to live

Morgantown, WV was rated #7 by Forbes Magazine for Best Small Places to Livehttp://www.forbes.com/places/wv/morgantown/ Morgantown is a great place to live.  I moved here 6 years ago.  The Morgantown community is the best I have ever experienced.    Having lived in Ohio, Iowa, Michigan, Pennsylvania and ProvidencialesTurks & Caicos Islands I have a lot of experience with different places in the country.

Morgantown, WV is located approximately 1 hour 15 minutes from Pittsburgh, PA.  This gives us all the niceties of small town living with the advantages of big city living.  Population is approximately 130,000. It is home to West Virginia University.

We are blessed with Cheat Lake, Monongalia River for boating and water activities.  Coopers Rock State Park http://www.coopersrockstateforest.com  for hiking and outdoor activities, and a wonderful Rails to Trails system for biking and walking.

The people here in Morgantown are truly nice to each other.  People don’t just take from the community they give back!  If you ever have the opportunity to move to Morgantown my advice is “TAKE IT”.

These are but a few of the reasons Morgantown, WV was ranked #7 by Forbes for Best Small Places to Live!

314 Anini, Morgantown, WV 26508

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3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home located in the Cheat Lake area. Flowing open floor plan.
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This home features hardwood flooring, 1st floor laundry, spacious master bedroom and bath.
Finished family room on lower level. Priced to sell! $215,000.
Call or Text – Jo Poulin, 304 906 7400, Jo2453@comcast.net KLM Properties, Inc. 1533 Mileground Rd, Morgantown, WV, Kathy L. Martin Broker

Westminster Townhouse, Morgantown, WV

Westminster Townhouses in Morgantown, WV are quality new construction town homes starting at $210,000.  Primely located directly across from Marilla Park,  http://www.boparc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=78&Itemid=5   between both WVU campuses,  close to both hospitals, with easy access to I79/I68 interchange.

Consisting of 3 bedrooms, 2 full and 2 half baths, and 2 car garage, they offer 2200 SF of living area.  Open floor plan with 3 sided gas fireplace that is viewed from the living room, dining room and gourmet kitchen.  There is no lack of space in the kitchen with center island, pantry, and under counter lighting.

Within 1 mile of the Westminster Townhouse are grocery store, pharmacy, post office,  and large selection of restaurants.

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For additional information about Westminster Townhouses in Morgantown, WV contact:

Jo Poulin, CRP, ABR

KLM Properties, Inc.

304 906 7400

Jo2453@comcast.net

Cedarhurst Subdivision, Morgantown, WV, 26508

Cedarhurst Development – Morgantown, WV 26508

Neighborhood Located in the Cheat Lake Area

Cedarhurst is a small neighborhood located in Morgantown, WV, consisting of approximately 26 homes, mostly built in the late 1970’s.

It is located off Tyrone Rd very close to Cheat Lake Elementary School, and approximately 1 mile from Cheat Lake http://www.city-data.com/city/Cheat-Lake-West-Virginia.html .   This convenient location gives great access to Interstate I68/I79.  You are within minutes of grocery stores, restaurants and Lowes etc.  Cedarhurst is also just minutes from the Botanical Gardens http://www.wvbg.org , which has 82 acres and plenty of walking trails.

Most of the homes are situated on large lots (approximately .4 acres) with plenty of trees and privacy between homes.   While the terrain is sloping, there are also flat areas for outdoor activities.

Homes in this neighborhood sale between $230,000 – $450,000.

Fences are allowed but need to be approved by the HOA.

There is a Homeowners Association.  Yearly dues are $1,000.   Dues cover road maintenance, snow removal and common area maintenance.   They will be asphalting the roads within the next 3 years.  Dues will decrease after completion.

October Home Prices

October home prices nationwide increased on a year over years basis by 6.3 % in October 2012.  This is the biggest increase since June 2006 states CoreLogic.

http://rismedia.com/2012-12-06/corelogic-prices-on-track-for-7-1-percent-increase/

November is slated for an even larger increase.  The housing recovery continues to gain momentum.  Reduced inventories and improving buyer demand are contributors.

 

Morgantown Community

Well this will be my first post/blog on WordPress.  I am excited to get started.  This will open up a whole new world in my real estate career.  I have been attending plenty of webinars on social media and how to start blogging.   I think I am finally getting it!

Morgantown is a great place to be in real estate.  I moved here 6 years ago.  The community here is the best I have ever experienced.    Having lived in Ohio, Iowa, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Providenciales Turks & Caicos Islands I have a lot of experience with different places in the country.

The people here in Morgantown are truly nice to each other.  People don’t just take from the community they give back!  If you ever have the opportunity to move to Morgantown my advice is “TAKE IT”.

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