- A woman has gone online to share how her family spent N2m to get an abandoned bus and converted same into a flat
- The woman said that they spent over $20,000 (N8,932,600) converting the bus to a habitable space for the family
- Many TikTokers who briefly saw the interior of the bus said that it was really a big cost-saving move
To save money, a family, @roamwithbus, decided to buy an old school bus and convert the vehicle into their home. It took them many hours to see it to completion.
After paying $4,500 (N2,009,835) for the vehicle, they got to work. The mother in the family stated they spent $1,250 (N558,287.50) on outside materials like paints.
Beautiful bus conversion
For lumbers and counters, they paid $3,732 (N1,666,823.16). Electrical and appliances gulped $8,106 (N3,620,382.78). They had to part away with $1,342 (N599,377.46) for plumbing work.
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To make the interior of the bus cool, they spent $2,125 (N949,088.75), bringing their total conversion cost to $21,055 (N9,403,794.65). The woman said that it is cheap, considering that they spent $22,500 (N10,049,175) a year on rent.
Watch the video below:
As at the time of writing this report, the video has gathered over 3,000 comments with more than 300,000 likes.
Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:
"It would have been nice to see the inside properly."
"That’s a really smart move cause they can live like that a couple of years save cash and buy their own house later on insted of paying alot of rent."
"In 10 years from now, half of the population will be living in buses and vans."
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"I like the fact you did everything yourself."
Karter Johnston said:
"All in $20k!!! Woah that’s dirt cheap very practical."
Lady arranges her 1 room well
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a young lady, @sebeti, who rented a one-room apartment has made a video to show people how she portioned the space into different sections.
At the entrance of the apartment is her gas cylinder. Beside it was her cooker, kitchen cabinet and fridge. The kitchen part of the house was well arranged.
The lady placed her bed in the rear section of the room and complemented the space with a beautifully made wardrobe.