Couple builds own house in township after bank rejects home loan

Couple builds own house in township after bank rejects home loan

- A man revealed online that a bank told him and his partner they could not afford to buy a house in the suburbs

- Instead of giving up on his dreams to own a home, Sandile Hadebe decided to build his own crib in a township

- Hadebe posted snaps of the stunning house on Facebook and wowed South Africans

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With the current state of the country and the insanely high house prices, not everyone is in a position to buy their own properties. Sadly, many people will never in their lives own a house.

However, one man decided to make a plan after a bank told him he could not afford to buy a house in the suburbs.

Instead of giving up on his dream crib, he decided to renovate his township home and turn it into a mansion.

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Taking to Facebook, Sandile Hadebe showed off the progress he and his bae, Gabi, have been making with their home.

He captioned the post:

"31st July VS 31st August 2020... The bank said we cannot afford it in the Burbs, so we decided to build it in the township for cash within a month. Hadebe Residence."
Couple builds own house in township after bank rejects home loan
A man showed off the house he is building in the township after the bank said he can't afford a home in the suburbs. Photo: Sandile Hadebe / Facebook.
Source: Facebook

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Take a look at the post below:

Social media users congratulated the Hadebe family on their achievement and they were in awe of the stunning house.

Yoghurt Gabriel Masweneng commented:

"Congratulations Hadebe's family."

Mdu-Big M Zwane added:

"Wow, that looks cool bro. Congrats."

Molefe Pooe said:

"Well done Sandile. Your story is inspirational."

Meanwhile, previously reported on a young woman who is building her own house. Zama Philisiwe Zungu went viral in Women's Month when photos surfaced online showing her building an additional room on her home.

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The 26-year-old inspired South Africans with her skills in construction and she proved women have what it takes to succeed in a man's world.

Zungu made the decision to become an engineer in 2014 and her father was a major motivation for her.

"My dad was my inspiration since he is also a builder," she said, adding: "Also I was inspired by the lack of women in this industry, since it was labelled as a man's job. I took the challenge knowing very well there are quite a number of challenges I'd encounter in a male-dominated career."

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