Over the last year, Carpentry students at Vantage Career Center used their skills to build a new home construction in collaboration with the Van Wert County Land Reutilization Corporation. The 1800 sq. ft. home is scheduled to be sold at public auction on July 27, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. Public Viewings are scheduled for Sunday, July 9th from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and Thursday, July 13th from 5:00 to 7:p.m.
The 1-story structure is located at 143 E. Raymond Street, Van Wert, OH. Construction on the house began in the fall of 2021 and concluded in the spring of 2023. The floor plan features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, open concept, large island/bar, large closets and an attached 2 car garage. Custom built cabinets throughout, along with luxury vinyl flooring.
Several Vantage programs collaborated to complete the house; including Carpentry, Electricity, and Construction Equipment Technology, providing students with training and experience in a real-world job setting and exposure to local businesses who are hiring in construction careers.
Auction terms are as follows, as announced on the Bee Gee Realty & Auction Co., LLC website: “$5,000 earnest deposit due day of auction. Closing by August 29, 2023. A buyer’s premium of 2.5% will be added to the final bid to determine the total selling price. Selling subject to confirmation of the owner. All inspections must be completed prior to auction.” Auctioneers: Bob Gamble, Broker; Dale Butler, Broker; Rob Gamble, Broker; DD Strickler”