Empangeni Man's TikTok Video of His R650K Dream Home Trends: "I Grew Up Without Proper Housing"

Empangeni Man's TikTok Video of His R650K Dream Home Trends: "I Grew Up Without Proper Housing"

  • A KwaZulu-Natal man showed off his beautiful home, which cost him over half a million rand to build
  • The gent shared images of the progress of his home being built from when there was nothing to when it was complete
  • South Africans blessed him and congratulated him on his massive achievement
  • The fellow told Briefly News that it took him two years to build the house

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A man build himself a stunning home
A fellow from KZN made netizens proud when he completed his home after spending R650K on it. Image: @sfisochoncho2
Source: TikTok

A man from Empangeni in KwaZulu-Natal spent R650K building his dream home from scratch. The gent shared the progress of the house from when it was just an empty stand to a jaw-dropping place of beauty.

Man builds home for R650K

@sifisochoncho2's TikTok video was well-appreciated by over 444K people online. The clip is a compilation of different stages of the house's construction. The first image is of a stand without a house. It then shows the house's foundation and gradually progresses until it shows the completed house.

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The house has beautiful grey paint and the kitchen has a gorgeous black-and-white finish.

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Man shares challenges of building the house with Briefly News

Sifiso Chonco told Briefly News that he started building the house in July 2021 and finished it in July 2023.

"Building a house from scratch is not easy. I faced many challenges during the process, including financial issues, labour, admin and technical difficulties that I had to deal with from time to time, but I managed to pull through. This is an outstanding achievement for me! I grew up without proper housing, and no one worked.
"I've always wanted to change that situation since I started working. Despite the challenges, seeing everything working out the way I planned was the epitome of success for me. My family is also proud and happy to see my project finally end, as they have supported me throughout the process," he said.

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South Africans bless man in comment section

Netizens fawned over the man's beautiful home and congratulated him on the achievement.

Wandile said:

“As the TikTok family, we release you and give you permission to go to Konka.”

Sisipho loved the home.

“Whoever did your home, including the inside, knows their job. Everything is on point.”

Ncamie Ngcobo shared her dream.

“My dream is to build my parents a home, even though they are no longer with us. I know they would be happy.”

Buhle Hlophe added:

“May your pockets never run dry.”

Saneledlala praised him.

“Indeed, I always see people building beautiful homes, but this one tops the cake.”

Mbali Madela prayed for him.

“May God protect your home.”

User3969817065225 added:

“We are thankful for the little and the big things. Such a beautiful home.”

Child of God remarked:

“The kitchen is fire. I wouldn’t be lazy to cook in it every day.”

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Dv gushed over him.

“I congratulate you, brother. You did what was considered impossible by your enemies. More life to you and your family.”

Nosiie_Zikhali Ngwane elihle drew inspiration from his house.

“I just got motivated to go study harder.”

Man builds big home in rural area

In a similar article, Briefly News reported that a man flexed his beautiful home, which he built in a rural area.

The man's stunning mansion is out of this world and looks like it dropped from Heaven as it is. Netizens tapped into his blessings and praised his achievement.

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Source: Briefly News

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Tebogo Mokwena (Current Affairs editor) Tebogo Mokwena is a Current Affairs Editor at Briefly News. He has a Diploma in Journalism from ALISON. He joined Daily Sun, where he worked for 4 years covering politics, crime, entertainment, current affairs, policy, governance and art. He was also a sub-editor and journalist for Capricorn Post before joining Vutivi Business News in 2020, where he covered small business news policy and governance, analysis and profiles. He joined Briefly News in 2023. Tebogo passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative Email: tebogo.mokwena@briefly.co.za

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