Summers County offers a wide range of affordable housing and an experienced group of REALTORS to assist you in your selection of a place to live. Sales prices of different housing types are shown in the chart below.
Type of Property ===== Median Sales Price
2-Bedroom Home ====== $50-60,000
3-Bedroom Home ====== $50-75,000
Waterfront Property ==== $10,000
Farm Property ========= $50-185,000
2-3 Bed Apartments ==== $200-500/mo
Most homes in the county are heated by gas, but cooled by electricity. Special senior pricing is available for telephone service. Cable and satellite television service is widely available.
Property Taxes are assessed at 60% of appraised (fair market) value and seniors are eligible for a $20,000 tax exclusion on their home.
West Virginia has a 6% sales tax and an income tax based on federal adjusted gross income, but there are no county or city sales or income taxes.