Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52COMING Discover what residents have always known— that our county is a great place to live, work, raise a family, and for many a perfect retirement solution The Greenbrier Valley has long been a popular place to relocate. Residents of urban areas often see the region offering life at a more enjoyable pace, but with the amenities and services they have come to expect. With its rich history, beautiful scenery, low crime rate and friendly people, it’s easy to understand the valley’s appeal. A thriving real estate industry serves the area, offering single-family homes, farms, fine country estates, recreational properties and tracts of land. In recent years the rapid growth of the 800-student West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine has increased the demand for rental properties, which are also readily available. Property taxes are modest compared to those in many other states, helping make home ownership more affordable. In fact, West Virginia enjoys the highest rate of home ownership of any state in the nation: 75%. The Greenbrier Valley is a popular choice for retirees. Many find the scenery, cultural amenities, excellent health care, fine dining, shops and boutiques, and ready access to transportation appealing. Increasingly, millennials are also being drawn to the area. Young singles and families recognize the Greenbrier Valley as a great place to make friends, raise children and get involved in the community. They enjoy the doorstep access to outdoor recreation, like kayaking on the Greenbrier River and biking on the 78-mile long Greenbrier River Trail, as well as the availability of music, theatre, restaurants and pubs. The Greenbrier Valley Board of Realtors offers a comprehensive Multiple Listing Service. Whether you are looking for a moderately priced home in a planned neighborhood, a property on the National Register of Historic Places, a rustic retreat, or high-end luxury, you’ll find it here. ** Household Income and Home Values are Median Averages sampled from 2009 Census. Average Age is from the 2000 U.S. Census. REAL ESTATE •12• G R A C E FU L LIV IN G HOME 10 | Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce