WVOHOA cannot provide legal advice, though we can provide known information to assist you.

The following criteria is important prior to your decision to purchase within an HOA in WV:

Your own overall review should include:

  • Care & Condition of common areas, e.g. roads, pool, tennis court, play yard, street lights, signage, and homes in the community. The importance of care & condition is relative to the responsibilities of the HOA corporation to preserve & increase the overall property value.
  • The  current status of the HOA organization with the West Virginia Secretary of State.
  • Obtain and read a copy of the most current governing documents which should include the Declaration of Covenants (recorded & filed in the county where the HOA is located).
  • Review WV Code §36B Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act.