After Saving Her Salary for 2 Years, Lady Returns Home and Builds Stylish House, Video Emerges

After Saving Her Salary for 2 Years, Lady Returns Home and Builds Stylish House, Video Emerges

  • A lady has stirred massive reactions after she showed off her new bungalow house, which is almost completed
  • The excited lady revealed she built it with her salary she saved for two years while working overseas
  • Some people, however, faulted her for building a house with her salary, saying it was a bad move as it doesn't generate income

A lady who moved abroad in search of greener pastures has celebrated becoming the latest house owner in town.

Taking to TikTok, @charizonempire5 stood before her house, which was nearing completion, and spread her arms wide in appreciation to God.

Video emerges as lady builds house after saving her salary for two years
A woman stands in front of the house she built with her salary of two years. Photo Credit: @charizonempire5
Source: UGC

Woman saves up to build house

According to @charizonempire5, she built the house with her salary, which she had saved for two years.

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The returnee from abroad revealed she had been working in Saudi Arabia. In a follow-up video, she danced in front of the completed house with a woman believed to be her mother.

Netizens tackled her for putting her resources into something that won't generate income.

Watch the video below:

Opinions divided over her house feat

Netizens flocked to the comment section to share their thoughts.

Nicky Tapkoh Bates NTB said:

"Then how will you finish it now that you are in your country in addition no standing business so you may end up selling the whole plots and the house."

Dantez Alvez said:

"I may not your plans, but you could have a generating income project first."

cassimramadhan831 said:

"Madam don't be discouraged with other people that just like to stay in rentals, this is a step, congratulations."

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Eshiatu Kamara said:

"It's not possible my sister, as for the house it needs another two years so it will complete."

zully..@19 said:

"Congs buh I can say constructing a house like this ain't my dream for now, business fast."

Gilbow said:

"My advice to all of you who come abroad to work is that u come to look for capital wait building a house coz also that house needs another money."

Frank said:

"How can you spend a two-year salary to build a house that is not generating income? And then what next???"

Woman built a house on a low Salary of R4 900 in one year

Meanwhile, Briefly News reported that a Mzansi TikTok user has shared how she built a house in a year on a salary of R4 900 per month. Netizens have been amazed and inspired by her achievement, with many commenting on how she did it on such a low salary.

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Netizens have shared their own experiences of building houses, while others have expressed disbelief at how quickly the woman completed her project.


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