West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Determines State Recording Statutes do not Require...

MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. today announced that the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia held recording statutes in West Virginia do not require that the assignment of a trust deed be recorded in the office of the clerk of the county commission

West Virginia Joins 41 States, Territories Urging Congress To Extend The Mortgage Forgiveness Tax...

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey today announced that West Virginia has joined 41 other states and territories in sending a letter today urging Congress to extend the Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act through at least 2014 in order to continue to help financially strapped homeowners

More than 2,600 West Virginians to Receive Checks from National Mortgage Settlement

CHARLESTON - June 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Many West Virginians who experienced a foreclosure sale between Jan. 1, 2008, and Dec. 31, 2011, may be receiving a check in the mail for approximately $1,480 over the next few weeks from the National Mortgage Settlement

West Virginia Banks Launch 2013 Mortgage Grants Program

Charleston, W.Va. - April 24, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank) and three West Virginia Banks – CNB Bank Inc., WesBanco Bank and West Union Bank – had some good news today for first-time homebuyers: they and other Mountain State banks may be able to provide lower-income families with grants to help them meet their down payment and closing costs.


WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senators Jay Rockefeller and Joe Manchin today announced $173,125 in federal funding for two nonprofit organizations in West Virginia to support their efforts to provide affordable housing and home ownership advice for West Virginians.

West Virginia Homeowners Helped as a Result of Attorney General Darrell McGraw’s Outreach Effort

CHARLESTON - October 29, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- For Putnam county homeowner Regina Laury, there is no doubt that Attorney General Darrell McGraw’s mortgage assistance outreach program is working. Laury, who filed a complaint with General McGraw against Citi and successfully obtained a loan modification, is very clear, “The Attorney General saved my home.”

Attorney General McGraw Darrell McGraw Warns Against Mortgage Settlement Related Scams

Charleston - October 12, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Darrell McGraw warns West Virginia borrowers who lost their homes to foreclosure to avoid scammers offering help with the National Mortgage Settlement. McGraw reminds all consumers never to pay anyone to file a claim in a case brought by his office. Help from the Consumer Protection Division is always free.

Qualified Borrowers Who Lost Homes To Foreclosure to Receive Mailing, May Be Eligible for...

CHARLESTON - September 27, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Darrell McGraw announced today that claim forms are going out to approximately 5,222 West Virginia borrowers who lost their homes to foreclosure between January 1, 2008, and December 31, 2011, and who may be eligible for payment under the $25 billion national mortgage foreclosure settlement

Attorney General Darrell McGraw Begins “Project: Save Our Homes” Events in Putnam, Kanawha and...

CHARLESTON - April 4, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw today announced the details for the first four Project: Save Our Homes workshops to help the state’s homeowners obtain relief under the recent landmark mortgage-foreclosure settlement with five national banks as well as other options. Events for Putnam, Kanawha and Fayette Counties will kick off the personal assistance homeowner workshops to be presented throughout the state over the next three months.

Attorney General McGraw Executes Assurance of Discontinuance with American Neighborhood Housing Foundation

Charleston, WV - January 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Darrell McGraw today executed an Assurance of Discontinuance with American Neighborhood Housing Foundation, a Virginia company taking advance fees from West Virginia consumers to obtain loan modifications for consumers’ mortgages.


Attorney General Morrisey Protects Property Rights in Supreme Court Victory

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey claimed victory in efforts to protect the rights of property owners against the federal government with a unanimous decision from the U.S. Supreme Court.



The U.S. Department of Labor and a West Virginia nursing home and rehabilitation company have reached an agreement to resolve alleged overtime violations of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).