INVESTIGATOR - Effective August 1, 2014, Robert W. Rucker began his employment as Investigator with the Real Estate Commission. Mr. Rucker is a graduate of WVU with a Degree in Accounting. He will begin traveling around the state and visiting the broker's offices in order to perform compliance audits. We are pleased to have Robert with us, and hope you will join us in welcoming him to the Commission staff.
NEW FEES IN EFFECT - The amounts collected by the Real Estate Commission have changed. In addition to increased fees for licenses, a new Application Fee of $25.00 has been added. Any person submitting an original application must now include the $25.00 fee at the time the application is submitted to the Real Estate Commission. For a copy of the new Schedule of Fees, go to: Schedule of Fees.
CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS NOW REQUIRED - Each and every applicant for an original Broker, Associate Broker or Salesperson is now required to submit to a state and national criminal background check. To schedule an appointment, go to: http://www.Identogo.com. Print out the Applicant Background Check form, fill out the top portion, and take it with you to your appointment - - You may get the form by "Clicking Here".
FLOOD HAZARD TOOL - The Real Estate Commission is pleased
to announce the existence of a free "West Virginia Flood Hazard Determination
Tool", which has been made available to the public by the WVU, GIS Technical
Center. The tool is designed to help real estate agents, other professionals
and the general public quickly, accurately and efficiently determine
whether a building or property is in or near a flood plain. You may
access this free tool at: http://www.
Capitol Street, Suite 400
Cheryl L. Dawson, Chairman
Richard E. Strader, Executive Director
West Virginia Real Estate Commission has the principal purpose of protecting
the public interest from the unauthorized, unqualified and unregulated
practice of real estate brokerage through enactment of
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