- A young man with the name Zackary South on TikTok has stirred reactions on social media with his container house
- Zackary stated that the shipment took him three months to get from China after he placed the order
- Many people who saw how the house was installed asked how much the building cost him financially
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A man, Zackary South, has shown people the alternative route they can take to own a home without having to lay blocks and use cement.
In a video that has gone viral on TikTok, Zackary revealed he imported a container home from China and it took the order three months to arrive.
How it was installed
When the container got to his place, it turned out to be a 2-bedroom house with a kitchen and bathroom after installation.
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To set it up, the whole family had to put all hands on deck as they employed a car jack to place the house on some blocks.
They were able to stretch out the folded parts of the house. After spending hours on installation, the setup was completed.
In a subsequent video, the man revealed how much he spent for those asking him for the price of the house. He paid 20,000 AUD (GH¢43,771,436.72) for the building and the shipment was 5,000 AUD (GH¢26,349.29).
Watch the video below:
YEN.com.gh compiled some of the reactions below:
"Perfect prefab building (how much it cost) could be used for first homes young people."
Evan Payne795 said:
"Why are people so interested in these things a trailer is a trailer."
JOY MARY AMEDA said:
"How much does it cost, cause I would love one."
Claudia Cindy Gonzal said:
"Adult version of Barbie folding dream house."
"I just want to know how much it cost."
"Cause you never own and pay taxes for life at least with this house you'd really own it."
"This should be used for homeless what a great concept."
"Thats a final foundation. could have built a permanent foundation while waiting on this."
Container Houses: The New Craze for Affordable Housing Options in Ghana
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that people are looking for more sustainable and affordable ways to build houses other than the conventional brick and block buildings. Buying or building a house is one of the most expensive ventures anyone can embark on in Ghana.
The rental sector in Ghana is no less bearable. According to a report by Business Insider Africa, Accra is the second most expensive city in the world when it comes to property prices to income ratio and the first in the world.
Most landlords in Ghana usually take a year or two’s rent advance on a property. This makes it difficult for more people to rent decent places.
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