Student-Built Houses Sold to Highest Bidders

Student-built home with blue exterior and red front door.

WINTERVILLE—Three houses built by students enrolled in Pitt Community College Construction and Industrial Technology programs were sold by public auction Nov. 4. 

The sale featured a pair of 1,248-square-foot homes that went for $126,000 and $134,000, respectively, and a 1,344-square-foot house that sold for $133,200. Auction proceeds will be used to purchase materials for future home-building projects at PCC, which have provided students hands-on learning opportunities since the summer of 1988. 

In addition to the homes for sale, the auction featured three 10-by-12 storage buildings constructed by students taking a PCC continuing education framing course. They sold for $3,400 apiece.